German-owned Adidas recently announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Carlsbad-based TaylorMade, Adams Golf and Ashworth golf brands to a newly formed affiliate of KPS Capital Partners, LP for a total consideration of US$ 425 million, around half of which will be paid in cash with the remainder in a combination of secured note and contingent considerations. The transaction, which is subject to customary closing conditions, is expected to be completed later in 2017. As a result of the transaction, adidas will record a non-operational negative P&L impact in the high-double-digit to low-triple-digit million euro range, which will be reported in discontinued operations as part of the company’s 2017 results. Continue reading “Adidas Sells TaylorMade, Adams Golf and Ashworth golf brands to KPS Capital Partners”
There are only so many hours in the day, so making the most of your time is key. As someone who’s been self-employed since the age of 23, Bella Bambino founder Rebecca Howard knows the ins and outs of fostering productivity. Inheriting her late husband’s business put her face to face with plenty of challenges, but with an eye for entrepreneurship and perseverance, she was able to take the company to the next level – watch Rebecca tell her story on MSNBC!
On her journey, she’s learned a few major lessons. First, there’s no magic potion to increase productivity Continue reading “Boost Your Productivity With Rebecca Howard”
Chuao Chocolatier, Carlsbad maker of culinary-driven, ethically sourced chocolate confections, launched two Latin-inspired chocolate bars this year at the 42nd Winter Fancy Food Show in San Francisco. Totally Tangy Mango and Cheeky Cheeky Churro join an existing roster of 23 mouth-watering chocolate bars.
“We are proud to launch these bars at Winter Fancy Food Show and share our two new innovative flavor combinations, which celebrate the lively culinary traditions of Latin America,” said Chef Michael Antonorsi, Chuao’s Co-founder and Master Chocolatier. “With Cheeky Cheeky Churro we are bringing the tradition of churros dipped in thick melted chocolate to our fans, while the tanginess in the Totally Tangy Mango Bar excites the palate and delivers an expansive taste distribution with every bite.” Continue reading “Carlsbad-based Chuao Chocolatier Debuts Two Latin-Inspired Chocolate Bars at Winter Fancy Food Show in SF”
Dr. Jenna Khoury DMD, a Carlsbad based pediatric dentist, has recently been selected as a ‘Best Next Generation’ dentist by industry experts and esteemed doctors. The honor, announced in Incisal Edge’s 2016 40 Under 40 issue, is a reflection of Dr. Khoury’s ability to combine the latest, cutting-edge technology with compassionate care for her patients.
The ‘40 Under 40‘ recognition is based on the “best next generation of dentists — doctors nominated by industry experts from around the country, vetted by an independent panel and presented in a manner befitting the honor; as the rock stars of our field,” according to Incisal Edge. Continue reading “San Diego Pediatric Dentist Honored By Colleagues as Leading Next Generation Dentist”
The single best source for social media marketing today? MaxAudience, and the proof is in the proverbial pudding. Recently, Clutch.co listed their list of top social media marketing companies for 2016, and MaxAudience was at the top of the list. Continue reading “Carlsbad’s MaxAudience Named to List of Top Social Media Marketing Companies”