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MARKETING: Big Data, Acquisitions All Part of the Plan
It’s likely that more than a few San Diego business boosters haven’t heard of National Pen Co., a firm with a four-decade history in the region that is expected to earn $300 million in revenue in 2016. But chances are high that they’ve used the company’s products.
MARKETING: Branding Co. Founders’ Creativity Gets Fans Into the Games
When Jason Klein and Casey White were students at Helix High School in the 1990s, they never imagined their love of sports would lead them to form Brandiose, their own branding company.
Black Plague Brewery, Oceanside’s newest brewery, will lease a 12,945-square-foot, free-standing building located at 2550 Jason Court within the Jason Court Business Park, on the east side of Oceanside between State Routes 76 and 78. There already are eight breweries in the North County city.
Valentin Ramirez has been appointed CEO of San Diego-based Chicken of the Sea International, a division of Thai Union Group PCL, the world's largest tuna processor and owner of a portfolio of global seafood brands.
Qualcomm Inc. said June 23 that it took legal action against the Chinese company Meizu, filing a complaint in the Beijing Intellectual Property Court.
Stone Brewing Co. announced that Brewmaster Mitch Steele will be leaving the company at the end of June, after 10 years with the Escondido-based craft beer maker.
RF Industries Ltd., a San Diego business specializing in cables and connectors, reported a net loss of $113,000, or 1 cent per share, on revenue of $7.74 million in its second quarter, which ended on April 30. In the same quarter of 2015, the business reported net income of $448,000 on revenue of $7.59 million.
A Carlsbad company was recognized Monday by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for its production of a chemical that is used to make high-performance nylon used in a slew of products from paintbrushes to automotive oil.
RETAIL: Furnishings Store Sets Sights on Miami, Boston and D.C.
After less than seven years in business, San Diego-based home furnishings retailer Pirch recently landed its first location in New York City, in lower Manhattan’s trendy and upscale SoHo neighborhood.
RETAIL: Progress Driven By Steady Deliberate Decisions
As it continues to expand — recently opening its 12th Southern California store in Orange County — the family-run, San Diego-based Jerome’s Furniture is now also handling a significant transition in leadership.
MEDICINE: Latest Buy Is Health Information Co.
San Diego’s AMN Healthcare Inc., the largest health care staffing company in the nation, has snatched up its fifth health care company in less than two years. The acquisition of Franklin, Tenn.-based Peak Health Solutions, a health information management company, is expected to immediately boost AMN’s revenue.
The U.S. Navy awarded BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair in Barrio Logan a $53.4 million contract for shipyard work on the destroyer USS Russell. The Pentagon announced the award on June 6.
General Dynamics NASSCO said that it laid the keel of a commercial tanker to be named Liberty on May 26 at its shipyard in Barrio Logan.
San Diego’s Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits will invest $47.8 million to establish East Coast brewing operations in suburban Roanoke, Va., the Virginia governor’s office announced.
San Diego drugmaker Orexigen Therapeutics Inc. announced May 27 that Dr. Eckard Weber, the company’s co-founder and former chairman, has resigned from the board of directors.