Archive for April, 2017

As other malls die off, this one in Arcadia focuses on Asian shopper

Posted on April 10th, 2017 by imprentacomm

  hen Taiwanese menswear brand SST&C opened its first U.S. store last year, the company bypassed glitzy shopping hubs such as Beverly Hills or South Coast Plaza in favor of a mall tucked into the San Gabriel Valley. What Westfield Santa Anita lacks in name recognition, it makes up for with one huge edge: a […]

Business ‘One word says it all. Asian’: Airbnb host reportedly leaves guest stranded because of her race

Posted on April 10th, 2017 by imprentacomm

  An Airbnb host in California has been banned after an Asian American guest claimed her reservation was canceled at the last minute because of her race. Airbnb spokesman Nick Papas told The Washington Post in an email that the host’s behavior was “abhorrent and unacceptable.” The company has in recent years faced growing complaints of racial […]

Ronald Wong, CEO of Imprenta Communications Group, Named as an EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2017 Greater LA Semifinalist

Posted on April 10th, 2017 by imprentacomm

Ernst & Young (EY) announced that Ronald W. Wong, President and CEO of public affairs, ethnic marketing and campaign firm Imprenta Communications Group, has been selected as a semifinalist for the EY Entrepreneur of The Year 2017 Greater Los Angeles Region Award. Now celebrating its 31st year, the awards program recognizes entrepreneurs in over 145 cities and 60 […]

Louisiana cosmetology board, inspectors, Vietnamese-American salon owners reach settlement in inspection bias suit

Posted on April 3rd, 2017 by imprentacomm

  BATON ROUGE — The Louisiana State Board of Cosmetology, two salon inspectors affiliated with the Board, and the Vietnamese-American salon owners who brought suit against them have come to a settlement, the Associated Press reported March 9. The settlement came three weeks after U.S. District Judge Brian Jackson decided not to get rid of […]