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.
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.
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.
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.
A new incubator at the San Diego International Airport is seeking applicants for its third cohort.
Approximately 79 employees, including 12 hosts and 26 servers, will be terminated as a result.
The judging took place earlier this month and included only beers brewed and available for sale in California.
Lack of Sponsorships For Group’s Inaugural Event Cited
After winning a three-year bidding war against other U.S. cities and seven countries to host the inaugural Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) World Beach Games this year, San Diego will no longer host the 2019 event.
P.E. Firm to Buy ProFlowers for $95M; 167 Face Layoffs
ProFlowers, headquartered in San Diego, will close its local facility and lay off 167 employees, according to a WARN filing with the Employment Development Department (EDD).
Workforce: Costs, Benefits and Enthusiasm Draw Startups
After working for San Diego-based software firm ArkusNexus for two years, Lonnie McRorey and Jesus Romero set out to start their own company. They founded Framework Science in 2017 in a tiny office in Tijuana.
According to press release, Qdoba's new offices are located in the Amp&rsand office complex, the former San Diego Union Tribune building, and will be dubbed the “Qdoba Flavor Central.”
BUILDING: From Refugee Camp to Gafcon Role, He Embraces Challenges
Canh Tran knew he wanted a career in construction from the time when a seventh-grade teacher told him he’d done a good job on a drafting project. “I was drawing and he would come up next to me and say, ‘you’re pretty good,’” Tran said.
According to a news release, ANOC has decided to relocate to a new host city that can provide "the best possible environment for NOC’s and their athletes.”
STARTUP: ‘Shark Tank’ Boosts Interest; Co. Battles Knock Offs
Founded in 2016 by CEO Noel Durity, a San Diego-based real estate broker, Twist It Up Comb came about after Durity realized using an actual tennis racket in a circular motion to twist his afro-centric hair was not only functional, but also cost-effective and sanitary; most twisting products currently in the market are porous sponges that tend to wear out after time.
Cucina Sorella in Kensington and Cucina Urbana in Bankers Hill, El Jardin in Point Loma, Juniper & Ivy in Little Italy, Kettner Exchange also in Little Italy, Lola 55 in the East Village and Solare at Liberty Station all made this year’s list.