SD BUSINESS JOURNAL DAILY ENEWS
Women’s clothing and accessories retailer Charlotte Russe Inc., which is based in San Diego, recently opened a new store at Viejas Outlets in Alpine, its 11th in San Diego County.
Slacker, the San Diego-based online music provider, said since the relaunch of the company’s digital service in February it’s added six million new listeners, including more than half using mobile devices.
San Diego’s Halozyme Therapeutics Inc. reported revenue of $11.8 million for the quarter of 2013 ending March 31, up from $7.4 million from the same period in 2012.
Ralphs Grocery Co. has opened the 23rd San Diego County location of its Ralphs supermarket in Point Loma.
San Diego-based Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. reported a net loss of $10.3 million on revenue of $252.8 million during the quarter ended March 31.
Business events in and around San Diego County for the week of May 13 - May 19.
Lumena Pharmaceuticals Inc., a San Diego-based manufacturer of liver disease drugs, has secured $23 million in Series A financing.
Summa Education, an SAT test preparation business based in Carmel Valley, recently opened a second office in Rancho Bernardo to handle its expanded business.
Culinary supplies retailer Sur La Table Inc. has signed a lease to open a 6,720-square-foot store in La Jolla, which will be its third location in San Diego County.
San Diego based E-Learning Mind said it was acquired by Capas Inc., a Detroit-based private equity investment firm.
Isis Pharmaceuticals Inc. has earned $3.5 million in milestone payments from Weston, Mass.-based drugmaker Biogen Idec Inc.
The city of Carlsbad will seek requests for proposals to develop portions of The Crossings at Carlsbad adjacent to the city-owned golf course.
Rancho Bernardo-based LRAD Corp. reported a net loss of $459,000, or 1 cent per share, on revenue of $3.2 million during its recently ended second quarter.
San Diego-based Pacifica Host Hotels is in the midst of a renovation of the historic La Valencia Hotel in La Jolla, which will include the addition of new suites and a signature spa in the final phase.
Novatel Wireless Inc., the San Diego maker of wireless solutions for carriers, distributors and retailers, reported first quarter net loss of $9.1 million on revenue of $85.9 million.
Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc. has entered a five-year research collaboration deal with La Jolla’s Scripps Research Institute to study infectious disease, particularly influenza.
San Diego-based developer OliverMcMillan and its investment partner, Capri Capital Partners of Chicago, recently began construction on The Lofts, a 208-unit apartment building in downtown San Diego.
Darren Pudgil, who has been the spokesman for such politicians as former San Diego Mayor Jerry Sanders, former Congressman Brian Bilbray, and the chief of staff to County Supervisor Ron Roberts, is the new vice president of communications and public affairs for the San Diego Tourism Authority.
San Diego’s Arena Pharmaceuticals Inc. will receive $65 million in milestone payments from Japanese pharma company Eisai Inc. after receiving U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration approval of its weight loss drug, Belviq. This approval will allow the drug to be sold on the U.S. market.
The U.S. Department of Defense reported that it awarded San Diego-based Epsilon Systems Solutions a $21.6 million contract for technical services.