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Petco Animal Supplies Inc. announced it has removed all China-made dog and cat treats from shelves at more than 1,300 retail stores nationwide, including Unleashed by Petco stores and online at Petco.com, making it the first national pet specialty retailer to complete such a move, according to the company.
Trindl Reeves is principal/chief sales officer for Barney & Barney LLC.
hotels: Dual Brand Development Is Also Gaining Popularity
The San Diego region continues to get its share of large new luxury hotels whose developers intend to make a big splash in the market.
San Diego-based Broken Yolk Café has been signed as the newest tenant at the Beachside Del Mar retail center in Del Mar, according to the property’s owner, Donahue Schriber of Costa Mesa.
The Chinese government is close to settling its antitrust investigation with Qualcomm Inc., according to the Reuters news service, citing a Dec. 26 statement to that effect from China’s National Development and Reform Commission.
San Diego City College recently marked the opening of a new two-building, $94.6 million complex housing the college’s arts, humanities and business programs in the downtown area.
Sunita V. Cooke, superintendent/president of MiraCosta College in Oceanside, has been named to lead a 24-member Community Colleges task force. Members are charged with developing policies to prepare more students for existing high-value jobs and to promote job creation with workforce training that sparks small business development and lures out-of-state business investment.
AMN Healthcare Services Inc., the San Diego-based medical staffing firm, said it acquired Avantas, an Omaha, Neb. firm that provides clinical management services, for a price that could reach $25 million.
An appeals court has ruled against Salt Lake City-based Myriad Genetics Inc. regarding its gene sequencing patents used for breast and ovarian cancers. This ruling is not only good for defendant Ambry Genetics Corp., but for San Diego-based Pathway Genomics Corp., which has also been sued by Myriad.
Pacific Northwest grocery chain Haggen Inc. is acquiring 146 stores in five states, including 25 in San Diego County, as part of a government-required divestment brought about by the pending merger of Safeway and Albertsons, announced earlier this year.
Brenda Kasper and Lisa Frank, former partners at Paul, Plevin, Sullivan & Connaughton LLP, recently launched Kasper & Frank LLP. Kasper & Frank will specialize in providing practical, creative and cost-effective employment law advice and counseling to California and multistate employers.
Furlocity, a pet accommodations website and online booking platform that allows pet owners to search, identify and book trusted pet boarding facility stays, veterinary services and pet-friendly hotels, announced Thursday the successful completion of an approximate $1.2 million private offering.
AMN Healthcare Services Inc., a San Diego-based health care staffing company, announced an agreement to acquire Onward Healthcare, Locum Leaders and Medefis from OGH LLC for $82.5 million.
Imperial Beach Resort LLC has purchased an Imperial Beach parcel for $5.5 million, with plans to develop a 79-room boutique hotel, according to brokerage company Lee & Associates, which handled the transaction.
Teradata Corp., an Ohio-based public company with about 1,000 employees in Rancho Bernardo, said it completed the acquisition of RainStor, a business specializing in online big data archiving.