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Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soaps Has Prescription for Success, Social Change

Retail: Dr. Bronner’s $122.5M in Revenue Expected to Grow 10% in 2019Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soaps, the Vista-based soap-making company founded in 1948, has long been known for its Fair-Trade and organic castile soaps, lotions, cleaners and other personal care and home care products.

Ionis’ Spinraza Gets Some Competition From Novartis’ SMA Treatment

Ionis Having Good Discussions With FDA on Other Therapeutic

Ionis Pharmaceuticals’ drug for a muscle-wasting disease continues to be the company’s main driver of growth, with competition looming.

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San Diego County’s Craft Brewers Produce $1.2 Billion in 2018 in Economic Impact

The third annual report was provided by the California State University San Marcos Office of Business Research & Analysis and the San Diego Brewers Guild.

San Diego Based EdgeWave Acquired By Cybersecurity Co., GoSecure

Acquisition Brings More Customers and Skilled Employees to GoSecure

Massachusetts-based cybersecurity company GoSecure recently acquired EdgeWave, a San Diego company that specializes in filtering out fishy emails.

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Q2 Life Sciences Footprint Expands By 263,399 Square Feet

Expansions By Some Of the Bigger Players Are Expected in Q3

The leasing footprint of San Diego life sciences companies grew by 263,399 square feet in the second quarter, according to report from the brokerage firm JLL.

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Troubles in China Take a Toll on Qualcomm’s Stock

TECH: CEO Expects Headwinds for Next Two Quarters

China was the star of the show going into Qualcomm Inc.’s third quarter earnings report.

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NuZee Lands Co-Packing Deal with Kraft Heinz Co.

NuZee will prepare and package coffee by Kraft Heinz into a single serve pour-over pouch for sale under the Gevalia Kaffee brand.

Beauty Co. Raises $20M in Funding

RETAIL: Kopari Plans Worldwide Expansion

In early July, Unilever and L Catterton Growth Fund closed a $20 million funding round for Kopari Beauty.

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New CEO, $175M IPO Help Turning Point's Cancer Fight

MEDICINE: Strong Results Draws Investors

A class of drugs called tyrosine kinase inhibitors proved to be a breakthrough in cancer. But there’s a hitch: Tumors can develop resistance to the drugs.

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SlantRange Lands Partnership with Major Seed Research Company

AgReliant Genomics will use the startup's new aerial phenotyping solution.

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South Pacific Tuna Corp. to Sell Over Half of U.S. Fishing Vessels

According to a press release, the sale will bring the company’s fleet down to six by the end of 2019 and reduce production by 70,000 tons of tuna.

Healthy Times to Expand Distribution in Canada

According to a press release, Healthy Times is also launching two new products, including an organic baby teether and snack pack versions of its Hugga Bear Cookies.

Thirty Three Threads Sock and Accessories Company Signs Distribution Deal

According to a press release, Thirty Three Threads will now sell Salt & Honey’s microfiber grip products via more than 4,000 accounts in the United States and Canada as a result of the agreement.

New CEO to Lead PSemi in Producing Next Billion Chips

Semiconductor Maker Expects To Continue Growth Trajectory

Sumit Tomar took on the CEO’s role at Miramar-area semiconductor maker PSemi Corp. on July 1.

Iron Fist Brewing’s Lager Shines at Walmart’s Open Call

San Marcos-Based American Agave Expects To Be in Store in 2020

San Diego-based San Diego-based Iron Fist Brewing Co. has got the magic touch, as well as the right product, according to <Walmart.Iron Fist Brewing Co. has got the magic touch, as well as the right product, according to Walmart.

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General Atomics Satellite Rockets Its Way Into Space

Orbital Test Bed Goes Into Orbit With Diverse Cargo

General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems Group announced that SpaceX successfully launched its Orbital Test Bed satellite early in the morning of June 25.

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