Jack in the Box CEO Lenny Comma must have had dreams of driving up to a fast-food window and the cashier asking if he wants strategic alternatives with that burger. Well, things have sorted out at San Diego-based Jack in the Box.
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.
HOUSING: Rare Affordability, Variety Offered at Huge Long-Term Project
With some of its neighborhoods nearly butting up against the border with Mexico, Otay Ranch was once thought to be too remote by some homebuyers, too long a commute for people working downtown, and even thought by some to be part of Mexico.
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.
Nathan Rogge joined Bank of Southern California in 2008, just seven years after the growing community business bank was established with headquarters in San Diego.
According to a news release, Societe self-distributed for seven years, since launching in 2012.
Retail: Dr. Bronner’s $122.5M in Revenue Expected to Grow 10% in 2019
Dr. 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.
San Diego-based AttackIQ closed a $17.6 million funding round led by Khosla Ventures.
According to a news release, Jean M. Birch and John P. Gainor will each serve on the Compensation and Nominating & Governance Committees of the Jack in the Box Inc. board.
PROPERTY: Two Million Square Feet Project May Draw Other Companies
A four-story distribution center that would be among the largest industrial buildings in San Diego County is being built for Amazon on a 65-acrce site in Otay Mesa.
RETAIL: Plans Complete Line of Hemp-Based Products Free of THC
For the last 20 years or so, Gina Champion-Cain has made a name for herself in San Diego, mostly in the real estate, hospitality and retail industries.
BIOTECH: Contraceptive Gel Is Part of CEO's Health Mission for Women
Evofem Biosciences wants to be the next big thing in birth control. After a long road, the San Diego biotech finds itself in a pivotal stretch.
STARTUP: Event Creates 4 Tracks, Recognizes Need For Strengthening Teams
Once started as a way for founders to trade ideas, San Diego Startup Week continues to get larger every year as it brings in thousands of attendees. This year, the festivities will have a home in the San Diego Convention Center for the first time.
The program will use carbon neutral rides and will offer shared rides in an effort to fight climate change and be sustainable.