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Callaway Golf to Acquire TravisMathew for $125.5 Million

Continuing to plant its flag in markets adjacent to its core business, Callaway Golf Co. said Aug. 3 that it agreed to buy clothing retailer TravisMathew LLC for $125.5 million in cash.

15 Companies Chosen for 2017 MetroConnect Program

Fifteen local companies looking to get their goods and services into the hands of international customers have been selected to participate in MetroConnect, an export assistance program run by World Trade Center San Diego, an affiliate of the San Diego Economic Development Corp.

Callaway General Counsel Brian Lynch Also Named CFO

Callaway Golf Co. said on July 31 that its general counsel, Brian Lynch, will take on the additional role of chief financial officer.

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Ballast Point Brewing Opening Chicago Venue in 2018

San Diego-based Ballast Point Brewing Co. plans to open a tasting room and kitchen early next year in Chicago, which will be the beer-maker’s first location in the Midwest.

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Senomyx Reports Q2 Results

Public biotech and flavor enhancer company Senomyx Inc. reported down revenue for the second quarter of this year.

Kratos Reports Revenue Increase of 10.4% for Q2

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. reported a net loss of $6.2 million but strong revenue growth in its second quarter of 2017.

Shoe Co.’s New Line Takes Untraditional Path

APPAREL: DSW Distribution Cuts Out Some Retail Costs

Kevin Gordon brings a fascination for history to work with him.

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Monkey Paw Deal Gives Brewer a Stronger Hand

CRAFT: From Management to Distribution, Move Makes Sense

The acquisition of six-year-old Monkey Paw Brewing Co. by the larger and more established Coronado Brewing Co. comes at a pivotal time in the histories of both brewers.

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Angel Investor Behind OH! Juice's Third Location

Local beverage company OH! Juice has lined up enough investment capital to open a third location — this time at a highly trafficked tourist spot.

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Chosen Foods Acquired by Mexican Company

Chosen Foods LLC, which sells specialty cooking oils and other products, has been acquired by a Guadalajara-based company that sells specialty oils, oily seeds and ingredients for Mediterranean cuisine in more than 25 countries.

In Carlsbad, Nordson Finds What It Needs for Manufacturing

PRODUCTION: Skilled Engineers Part of Co.’s 600 Local Employees

Dozens of empty steel cases, coated in white paint, stand chest-high at one end of Nordson Corp.’s big factory on Loker Avenue in Carlsbad. They line up like soldiers in formation.

Surftech Announces Partnership With BLOOM

Materials development company BLOOM, which makes flexible foams using algae harvested from freshwater sources, announced it has partnered with Carlsbad-based manufacturer Surftech to offer paddle boards with more environmentally sustainable deck pads.

New Drug, New Attitude: New Day at Pharma Company

Its diet pill was a commercial flop that almost sent Arena Pharmaceuticals Inc. to the grave. But now, following a major makeover, the company’s new experimental medicines could bring renewed life to the San Diego biotech.

Men's Footwear Startup Partners with Retailer DSW

Blake McKay, a new men's footwear brand based in San Diego, has entered into a partnership with Columbus, Ohio-based DSW Inc., which sells footwear and accessories at more than 1,000 locations in North America.

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LRAD's CFO Resigns

LRAD Corp. announced that its chief financial officer, Katherine H. McDermott, is leaving the company Aug. 10 after 10 years. In a company statement issued July 17, McDermott said she was leaving to pursue a new opportunity.