Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Restructuring Costs

Restructuring Costs
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2015
Restructuring Costs [Abstract]  
Restructuring Costs
13. Restructuring Costs


Due to the Acquisition of Prestige, a number of employee positions were consolidated. As of December 31, 2015, we had an accrual balance of $4.1 million for restructuring costs for severance and other employee-related costs. The expense of $15.0 million for the year ended December 31, 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     18,815  
Additional accrued expense     (15,003 )
Accrued expense balance as of December 31, 2015   $ (4,144 )