Mariel Concepcion

Staff Reporter

Email: mconcepcion@sdbj.com
Phone: 858-277-6359 Extension: 3114

Recent Stories

Chuze Fitness Brings In $59M in 2018

SPORT: Hospitality, Tiered Pricing System Pay Off

For Cory Brightwell, CEO of the San Diego-based Chuze Fitness chain, with seven locations locally and 26 throughout the Southwest, what has kept the company steadily growing the past 11 years has been one thing: its focus on the guest experience.

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International Smoke Sees Right Ingredients For S.D. Location

New Eatery Appreciates Foodie Reputation, Access to Quality Foods

Ayesha Curry isn’t letting recent bad publicity — or her husband, NBA Golden State Warriors’ Stephen Curry’s highly-anticipated NBA Finals run — distract her from growing her booming food business.

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Battle of the Beers Reveals Some Strong Local Breweries

State Fair Beer Competition Provides Chance to Standout

The local craft beer scene may be oversaturated. But, the good news is that just means there are plenty of really good San Diego-brewed offerings to choose from.

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USD Faculty to Travel To Mexico to Teach Leadership Program

First Time USD Degree To Be Offered Outside The United States

The University of San Diego School of Business has teamed up with Centro de Ensenanza Tecnica y Superior (CETYS) to offer CETYS University graduate students the opportunity to obtain the USD Master of Science in Global Leadership degree in conjunction with an MBA from CETYS at their campus in Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico.

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Uber to Begin Delivering Food by Drones This Summer

Uber will begin delivering food via drone this summer.

Fashion Valley TopShop Store to Close, Pending Buyer

The closing may come as early as Jun 19, 2019. As a result, 43 employees, including 24 sales personnel, will be terminated.

Chosen’s Choice Is a Fruitful One for the Food Company

FOOD: Avocado-Centric Fare Powers Strong Growth

For Gabriel Perez Krieb, CEO of San Diego-based Chosen Foods, it was a no-brainer to step in and acquire parts of the avocado oil company as soon as that became an option…. twice.

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Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurants to Close Mission Valley Location

Approximately 79 employees, including 12 hosts and 26 servers, will be terminated as a result.

Six San Diego Breweries Voted No.1 in 2019 California Beer Competition

The judging took place earlier this month and included only beers brewed and available for sale in California.

USD and Mexico-Based CETYS University to Offer Dual Graduate Degrees

This marks the first time a USD degree is offered and granted outside of United States soil, according to a press release.

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