MAJOR INDUSTRIES: Tourism, entertainment, communications, shipping, manufacturing and finance. NUMBER OF MILLIONAIRES, LOS ANGELES COUNTY: 261,081 SALES TAX: 8.25 percent AVERAGE PRICE OF GAS: $4.47/gallon NUMBER OF MOVIE AND TV SHOW LOCATION DAYS, FIRST QUARTER 2008: 11,357. On any given day there are 30 productions shooting. TAXABLE RETAIL SALES (2008): $95.49 billion (est.) TOTAL PERSONAL INCOME: $411 billion ANNUAL AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT, MOTION PICTURE/TV PRODUCTION: 151,800 MEDIAN AGE: 32 POPULATION DENSITY: 2,447 people per square mile. OVERNIGHT VISITORS: 25.6 million annually. SQUARE FOOTAGE OF THE CALIFORNIA MARKET CENTER: 3 million
- On Aug. 2, 1769, Spanish explorers Juan Crespi and Gaspar de Portola entered the area to become known as Los Angeles.
Hermès is launching a Laundromat pop-up shop in NYC - dubbed Hermèsmatic - where customers can bring their old scarves to be dip-dyed by an expert. Get all the details on WWD.com. #wwdnews (📷: @donstahl)