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Business Spotlight: Essential Merchandising

In celebration of Black History Month, Jaynessa Rose stands as a beacon of inspiration for aspiring entrepreneurs, particularly women-owned businesses, as she shares her remarkable journey from a humble home-based … Continued

Personal Impact Story: JHale Guitars

Recently, our Business Assistance Team supported JHale Guitars, a musical instrument manufacturing business located in the Sherman Oaks region of the City of Los Angeles. After an assessment and creating … Continued

Personal Impact: Wynstan USA

Wynstan USA is an Australian company established in 1968 and has wanted a Los Angeles County manufacturing presence for several years. Wynstan does have showrooms in Culver City, Carson, Encino, … Continued

Personal Impact Story: Village Cleaners

Jung Wook Kwon owns Village Cleaners in Lancaster. She had some problems with applying for an Economic Opportunity Grant from Los Angeles County. What made this situation different was that … Continued

Personal Impact Story: Flor Boutique

Flor Boutique is a women-owned business located in Downtown Wilmington, CA; this small business faced multiple obstacles during COVID; the business was closed due to the Shelter in Place State … Continued

Success Story: BriteWorks, Inc. (Covina, CA)

BriteWorks, Inc. (Covina, CA) BriteWorks is a woman-owned Latinx business, providing commercial cleaning and janitorial services to businesses for 25 years. LAEDC has provided assistance to BriteWorks on incentives, workforce, … Continued

Success Story: Tete Snacks (Carson, CA)

Tete Snacks (Carson, CA) A food kiosk located near the South Bay Pavilion Mall’s movie theatre generated daily customers until the COVID-19 shopping mall closures. The owner, Sami Pinillos, contacted … Continued

Success Story: Orbit Event Rentals

Orbit Event Rentals “Thank You for the tremendous help and resources you provide Small Family Businesses such as ours. Your call in March (our 32nd Business Anniversary) was the key … Continued

Success Story: Johnny Rockets (Long Beach, CA)

Johnny Rockets (Long Beach, CA) LAEDC assisted Johnny Rockets’ owner, Becky Benam, during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Downtown Long Beach business is woman-owned and has eight employees. Our District Director … Continued