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San Diego-based Cohn Restaurant Group has opened Zigzag Pizza Pie, a new quick-service restaurant concept in Oceanside.
Mad Catz Interactive Inc., a maker of video game accessories, saw its net loss for the second quarter of its fiscal 2014 increase tenfold to $4.5 million — up from $450,000 in the like quarter of fiscal 2013.
Some of the business events happening around the county for the week of November 11, 2013.
TRAVEL: Marriott Makeover Part of Trend Of Property Upgrades
Downtown’s San Diego Marriott Marquis & Marina is in the midst of a long-term $200 million makeover that, by the time it’s done in mid-2016, will leave it practically unrecognizable from the property that first opened in 1984.
SPORT: National University Gets Publicity, Team Building
Although it’s got some recognition here, National University knows it’s not a household name, and it wants to change that.
Here’s a local angle to the upcoming Winter Games. Behind the Scenes Catering, a Sorrento Valley-Mira Mesa-based catering firm, will be cooking meals for 5,000-plus members of the U.S. broadcast and international media, as well as corporate sponsors and athletes, at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, come February and March.
RESTAURANTS: Plan Includes New Capital From Existing Equity Partners
Faced with rising competition on its soup-and-salad turf, San Diego-based Garden Fresh Restaurant Corp. has taken financial steps to grow its Souplantation and Sweet Tomatoes brands.
News and notes from communities around San Diego County
The Living Discovery Center, a nonprofit zoo and aquarium at the Sweetwater Marsh National Refuge, said it’s staying open after receiving sufficient donations to offset a budget shortfall.
SPORT: Dive Shop’s Guantanamo Bay Location Serves Navy Base Personnel
Werner Kurn has one of the most unconventional defense contracts in San Diego.
The 2014 Davis Cup is coming to San Diego’s Petco Park, the U.S. Tennis Association announced.
The Pizza Studio, a Los Angeles-based fast-casual restaurant, is planning to open its first eatery in the county with a downtown location in January of 2014, to be followed by a second location expected to open in Kearny Mesa in March of 2014.
Active Network, the San Diego provider of online registration services, reported third quarter net revenue of $117.5 million, up 8 percent from the like quarter of 2012.
SPORT: Diverse Product Line Counters Dips in Dive Market
On the surface — or rather, just below it — Aqua Lung International would seem to be merely a diving equipment company. But the Vista-based company has crafted a strategy of late to expand into neighboring market segments, knowing that the tides of business can quickly turn on a limited product line.
SPORT: Callaway Golf Takes Leaner, More Decisive Approach
Callaway Golf Co. seems to be shooting under par on its comeback course. The Carlsbad-based maker of golf clubs, balls and accessories reduced its traditional third-quarter loss, increased its yearly revenue forecast and said it might even turn a profit for 2013.
RETAIL: Urban Wineries Create a Following With Their Winemaking Talents and Central Locations
Mike McWilliams was looking for small wine bar as a retirement business several years ago before he ended up buying something called an urban winery.