Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Restructuring Costs

Restructuring Costs
6 Months Ended
Jun. 30, 2015
Restructuring Costs [Abstract]  
Restructuring Costs
10. Restructuring Costs


Due to the Acquisition of Prestige, a number of employee positions were consolidated. As of June 30, 2015, we had an accrual balance of $7.2 million for restructuring costs for severance and other employee-related costs. The expense of $11.2 million for the six months ended June 30, 2015 is included in marketing general and administrative expense.


The following table summarizes changes in the accrual for restructuring costs (in thousands):


    Restructuring costs  
Accrued expense balance as of December 31, 2014   $ (7,956 )
Amounts paid     11,991  
Additional accrued expense     (11,244 )
Accrued expense balance as of June 30, 2015   $ (7,209 )