JAMBA JUICE’S BIG MOVE; GROOVE JONES FOR REAL; AMERICAN’S IN-FLIGHT CUISINE
Every day, we journey around the web in search of interesting, profound, and important stories about innovation, creativity, and educational subjects. Here’s what we found today.
Jamba Inc., the parent company of the Jamba Juice stores, is moving its headquarters from Emeryville, California, to Frisco’s Hall Office Park. The move’s going to bring more than 100 corporate jobs with it. It’s just the latest company to relocate to North Texas from California, joining Toyota and Kubota tractors, among others. What helped bring the office called the “Jamba Whirl’d Center” to North Texas? The Dallas Business Journal says a major ingredient was an $800,000 grant from the Texas Enterprise Fund. You can read more here.
The Dallas Morning News gives us a real-world look at virtual reality leader Groove Jones, the Dallas company that makes its home in Deep Ellum. Groove Jones’ team creates short films and animations into a variety of settings, that while they may seem real, aren’t.
A Dallas-based chef is going to help Fort Worth-based American Airlines Group (Nasdaq: AAL) beef up its in-flight meal offerings. Julian Barsotti, who operates Nonna, Carbone’s, and the recently opened Sprezza in Dallas, will join three other chefs from around the nation to revamp American’s cuisine. You can read more here.
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