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Tampa Bay business advocacy group backs Hillsborough transportation tax

Efforts to increase sales tax to pay for transportation and transit improvements are off to an early start with the backing of a local business advocacy group. After the All for Transportation campaign launched on Thursday, the Tampa Bay Partners.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 10th, 2018

Sound off: Readers have clear ideas about Hillsborough transportation priorities

Following the passage of a 1 percent tax to fund transit improvements in Hillsborough County, Tampa Bay Business Journal readers were asked to share their thoughts about priorities. Here’s a collection of some reader comments: We need to inves.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 11th, 2018

NC"s economic benefit from offshore wind? — More than $700M, report states

Environmental Entrepreneurs, a Washington-based clean business advocacy group, commissioned the report on the economic impact that offshore wind could have on five East Coast states......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 31st, 2018

New Group of Black Business Leaders Backs 4 Democrats With More Endorsements Planned

The Black Economic Alliance plans to spend millions in upcoming elections. A n.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneAug 14th, 2018

Tampa to host 6th annual Florida Autonomous Vehicles Summit

The Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority in partnership with the University of South Florida Center for Urban Transportation and the Florida Department of Transportation will again host the Florida Automated Vehicles Summit in downtown Tampa, the agenc.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 13th, 2018

Hot Leads: Superior Uniform Group, ID Plans and more

See business announcements from around Tampa Bay......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 13th, 2018

Photos: SVO honors Barry Swenson, region"s top business people

The Silicon Valley Organization, the region's biggest business advocacy group, honored Barry Swenson on Thursday night and bestowed on him its Distinguished Business Person of the Year Award. Swenson, whose family has been in a leading figure in busin.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 6th, 2018

FedEx and UPS stocks sink, after analyst says Amazon taking business in-house could weigh

Shares of FedEx Corp. sank 3.0% and United Parcel Service Inc. shed 1.3% in midday trade Friday, bucking the gains seen in the broader market, after fellow transportation company XPO Logisitics.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatch21 hr. 30 min. ago

CBJ seeks nominations for signature 40 Under 40 awards program

The Charlotte Business Journal is on the hunt to find a group of young professionals who stand out from the crowd, as the time has come once again for our signature 40 Under 40 awards program. Now in its 26th year, that program honors 40 outstand.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals22 hr. 45 min. ago

Former P&G president to help lead American Eagle Outfitters

Former Procter & Gamble Co. president Deb Henretta has been named to the board of American Eagle Outfitters Inc., a retailer of clothing, accessories and personal care products. Henretta, 57, had been group president of global e-business for the .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 15th, 2019

Covenant Transportation Group (CVTI) To Present At Stifel 2019 Transportation & Logistics Conference - Slideshow

Covenant Transportation Group (CVTI) To Present At Stifel 2019 Transportation & Logistics Conference - Slideshow.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaFeb 15th, 2019

Charlotte"s Women In Business: Ruby DuBay

Ruby DuBay, director of environmental, health, safety and human resources for Blythe Construction and The Hubbard Group, is a 2019 honoree in the CBJ’s Women in Business awards program......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 15th, 2019

Expert: Fix schools or ‘wolf is around the corner’ for economy

Texas’ economic future is in danger without significant and relatively fast improvements on the state’s education/workforce, infrastructure and health care fronts, the head of a new public policy group told business and non-profit leaders in Dallas......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 14th, 2019

Banks offered homeowners refinances after the crisis, but Americans stopped trusting banks

A study from a group of Columbia Business School professors found that more than half of homeowners passed up the opportunity to do a HARP refinance primar.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 14th, 2019

Expert: Fix Texas schools or ‘the wolf is around the corner’ for economy

Texas’ economic future is in danger without significant and relatively fast improvements on the state’s education/workforce, infrastructure and health care fronts, the head of a new public policy group told business and non-profit leaders in Dallas......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 14th, 2019

U.S. group says Trump trade tariffs cost businesses $2.7 billion in November

U.S. businesses paid an additional $2.7 billion in tariffs in November 2018, according to data from a coalition of U.S. business groups fighting President Donald Trump's trade tariffs......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 14th, 2019

Nestle"s overhaul starts to pay off as growth accelerates

Nestle put its Herta processed meats business on the block on Thursday, accelerating the food group's revamp as it reported an uptick in sales momentum for the first time in seven years......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 14th, 2019

Mistrust of banks kept millions from refis and nearly $9,000 in savings

A study from a group of Columbia Business School professors found that more than half of homeowners passed up the opportunity to do a HARP refinance primar.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 13th, 2019

St. Pete"s Bartique, which sued Tampa"s Don Me Now over the word "bartique," changes name after "negotiations" with North Carolina bartique

St. Petersburg's Bartique, which sued Tampa's Don Me Now for its use of the word bartique, has changed its name to Brutique in the midst of ongoing "negotiations" with a North Carolina business that holds the U.S. trademark to the word. "So we're m.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 13th, 2019

Property technology adoption accelerates in commercial real estate industry

Automation, the use of AI, and disintermediating business models are having major impacts on the commercial real estate (CRE) industry, according to a new report from Altus Group......»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkFeb 12th, 2019

Most Popular Movies for Valentine’s Day Since 1980

This year, Americans are projected to spend a record $20.7 billion on Valentine’s Day, according to industry advocacy group, National Retail Federation. The beneficiaries of all that spending are not........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstFeb 12th, 2019