Great holiday gift idea from Florida Trend!
Florida Trend
Get FREE Business News Updates


November 30, 2015

Who Said That?

Florida's quote of the day

| 12/13/2013

"The demeanor in that whole department is kind of a bummer."

-- Gregory Parady

Gregory Parady was buying some bikes at Walmart for a charity event when he overheard a woman talking about how she had to cancel her layaway purchases.

So Parady donated $20,000 to help pay down balances of almost 80 customers at Walmart in The Villages.

Those who got their entire accounts paid off included a single mom and an elderly woman battling cancer who was about to give up on getting a TV. The woman asked Parady if he was Ashton Kutcher, the actor who created a prank reality TV show. The single mom began to cry.

Read more at the Orlando Sentinel.

Digital Access

Add digital to your current subscription, purchase a single digital issue, or start a new subscription to Florida Trend.

An overview of the features and articles in this month's issue of Florida Trend.


Florida Business News

Florida Trend Video Pick

Why the best hire might not have the perfect resume
Why the best hire might not have the perfect resume

Given the choice between a job candidate with a perfect resume and one who has fought through difficulty, human resources executive Regina Hartley always gives the "Scrapper" a chance.

Earlier Videos | Viewpoints@FloridaTrend

Ballot Box

Do you think playing daily fantasy sports (and betting) is gambling, or not?

  • Yes, it's gambling
  • No, it's a game of skill

See Results

Ballot Box