April 27, 2015

Friday's Daily Pulse

What you need to know about Florida today

| 2/21/2014

› HSN Inc. reports 4 percent sales increase in 2013
HSN Inc. announced Thursday its annual sales were $3.4 billion in 2013, up 4 percent over the previous year. The St. Petersburg-based ccompany reported net income of $178 million in 2013, compared to $131 million the year before.

› Orlando hotels off to a good start for 2014
Hotels in Orlando got off to a good start for 2014, with the highest January occupancy since the late 1990s. Orlando-area hotels filled 72.7 percent of their rooms during the month, compared with 69.7 percent for the same month a year ago.

› Broward's tourism campaign hits Chicago
Broward County's tourism marketing agency brought its own kind of sunshine and beach vibe to Chicago this week, the second stop of its winter roadshow that's aimed at increasing destination awareness and overnight visitation from key markets.

› Stonegate Mortgage creates headquarters in Pinellas County
Indianapolis-based home lender Stonegate Mortgage Corp. is creating a regional headquarters at Cardinal Point in Clearwater, a move that promises to add 139 jobs to its existing operations here.

Tags: Daily Pulse

In case you missed it:

Digital Access

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

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

ACCESS THIS ISSUE »

Florida Trend Video Pick

Chipola Feather Fest Preview
Chipola Feather Fest Preview

Between April 24-26 the Great Florida Birding & Wildlife Trail festival will take place in the Chipola area of the Florida Panhandle. See what the birders are looking for.

Earlier Videos | Viewpoints@FloridaTrend

Ballot Box

About the Everglades, we should...

  • Increase efforts toward restoration, esp. in light of rising sea level
  • Status quo - keep trying to fix it, as we have been
  • Get realistic. We will never restore it with millions living in South Florida.

See Results

Ballot Box
Subscribe