Macy’s To Close Additional Stores This Year

CINCINNATI–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Macy’s, Incorporated Wednesday announced a series of actions to streamline its store portfolio, intensify cost efficiency efforts and execute its real estate strategy. These actions bolster the company’s strategy to further invest in omnichannel capabilities, improve customer experience and create shareholder value. The actions include: The closure of 68 stores and the reorganization of […]

San Diego Chamber, Kaiser Permanente Partner For 30-Day Fitness Challenge

SAN DIEGO–The San Diego Regional Chamber is kicking-off 2017 with a focus on health and fitness as part of the annual Get Fit San Diego 30-day Challenge which begins January 9. Sponsored by Kaiser Permanente, the Challenge, now in its fifth year, is a fun and friendly fitness competition that helps give a jump start […]

Qualcomm Signs 3G/4G China Patent License Agreement With Gionee

SAN DIEGO–(PRNewswire)–Qualcomm Incorporated Tuesday announced that it has entered into a new 3G and 4G Chinese Patent License Agreement with Gionee Communication Equipment Co. Ltd. Under the terms of the agreement, Qualcomm has granted Gionee a royalty-bearing patent license to develop, manufacture and sell 3G WCDMA and CDMA2000 and 4G LTE (including “3-mode” GSM, TD-SCDMA and […]

San Diego Coastkeeper Adds Marie Tahan Daniels To Board Of Directors

SAN DIEGO–San Diego Coastkeeper announces the addition of Marie Tahan Daniels to its board of directors. Daniels has been very involved in the San Diego community and has served as chair, committee member or board member for local organizations such as Kids Korps USA, The New Children’s Museum, San Diego Natural History Museum and United […]

Qualcomm, Lionsgate To Unveil Cutting Edge VR Experience Based On Film ‘Saban’s Power Rangers’

SAN DIEGO–(PRNewswire)–Qualcomm, Incorporated Monday announced that its subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., has worked with Lionsgate to power the Power Rangers Virtual Reality (VR) experience at the 2017 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. The cutting-edge VR experience powered by the upcoming Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 flagship processor is based on Lionsgate’s “Saban’s Power Rangers,” the […]

San Diego Chamber Adds Leadership Development Manager

SAN DIEGO–The San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce has added a new position to advance its goal of developing the region’s next generation of leaders. Hannah Castillo joined the Chamber today as Leadership Development Manager. Castillo will oversee and grow the Chamber’s three leadership programs: San Diego Young Leaders, Public Leadership Institute, and a new […]

Sears Holdings Board Member Steps Down

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. – Sears Holdings Corporation today announced that Steven T. Mnuchin has informed the company that he has decided to step down from the company’s board of directors, effective immediately. President-elect Donald J. Trump recently announced his intent to nominate Mnuchin as Secretary of the United States Department of Treasury. Mnuchin joined the board […]

Black-White Earnings Gap Returns To 1950 Levels

Durham, N.C. — (Newswise)–After years of progress, the median earnings gap between black and white men has returned to what it was in 1950, according to new research by economists from Duke University and the University of Chicago. The experience of African-American men is not uniform, though: The earnings gap between black men with a […]

Deputy DA Lawson Elected To San Diego County Bar Association Board

SAN DIEGO–A deputy district attorney from the San Diego DA’s office, Christopher Lawson, has been elected to the San Diego County Bar Association’s Board of Directors. Deputy DA Lawson began working at the DA’s Office in 2005 at the East County branch, since then he has worked in the Pre-Trial, Juvenile and Superior Court Divisions. […]

Southwest Strategies Expands Binational Efforts

SAN DIEGO–Leading California public affairs firm Southwest Strategies, LLC is expanding its services to meet the needs of clients on both sides of the U.S./Mexico border. Coming on the heels of its recent statewide expansion, this new binational focus marks the next step in the company’s continued growth and will further cements its role as […]