MANUFACTURING: Increased Computer Use Means Growth for Gunnar Optiks
With the majority of Americans working from home or virtually learning the past year, the blue light glasses category has seen a significant boost as a result.
LEADERSHIP: Prolific Homebuilder Al Baldwin Named a Chula Vista Community Champion
A long-time friend of Al Baldwin described the developer as “a man’s man” and “an all-around guy.”
RESTAURANTS: $21M Co. Banking on Brand Equity in Southwest Market
The fried chicken market has been arguably one of the top trending food segments during the COVID-19 pandemic.
RESTAURANTS: High Bluff Capital Partners Now Owns Over a Billion Dollars in Acquisitions
High Bluff Capital Partners LLC, a Del Mar-based private investment firm, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Church’s Chicken, the Atlanta, Georgia, headquartered fast food restaurant chain that specializes in fried chicken.
RESTAURANTS: Cross Street Chicken and Beer Meshes Cultures
It was during a trip to Seoul, Korea, in the early 2010s that Tommy Nguyen and his wife Grace Chi became inspired to introduce a Korean fried chicken food concept to San Diego.
Co. Raises $3.4M From Investors in Seed Round
San Diego-based Daasity, an analytics and data platform for e-commerce brands, has raised a $3.4 million seed round.
By Matt Hansen, CFP®, CEPA®, Financial Advisor at UBS Wealth Management USA
DINING: Dave’s Hot Chicken, Main Chick are the Latest Brands to Open Local Restaurants
DINING: Bourbon Burger, Tokyo Hot Chicken and Mac ‘N Cue All Open in Last Six Months
MANUFACTURING: Revenue Surpasses $1B
In spite of the pandemic - or possibly as a result of - Bumble Bee Foods, LLC, had a banner year last year, according to the company.
TECH: COVID Navigator Helps Cos. Manage Risk
MediKeeper launched a new addition to its COVID Navigator mobile app that helps employers track COVID-19 vaccinations within their workforce as businesses plan their return-to-work strategies.
Speakeasy Shows Cos. How to Sell Directly to Consumers
Since last March, alcohol sales have been a bright spot in the troubled COVID-19 economy. One local company, Speakeasy Co., is bearing the fruit — pun intended.
Special Habitat Will Open Next Summer
Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego will soon welcome new “tiny” tenants.
TECH: BlackOwned.com Aims to Elevate Black Business, Jobseekers and Culture
FOOD: Mushroom Broth and Coffee Blend are Latest Offerings
NONPROFIT: He Says It Is a Privilege to Serve Such a Reputable Organization
Dan Shea has been CEO of Feeding San Diego since November 2020, the county's leading hunger relief and food rescue organization. He served as interim CEO starting in July 2020.