August 22, 2014

North Central

Legislative Session
Sibling Spats

Faced with a slew of challenges, the GOP-led Legislature resorted to infighting. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2003

Hitting Its Stride

When John Hitt became president of the University of Central Florida in 1992, the school had 20,200 students and was mostly a local resource for community college transfers. Today, UCF... Read more »
Published on 6/1/2003

What Florida Buys — Orlando

Orlando residents drive domestic pickup trucks, and wash and wax them often. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2003

What Florida Buys — Jacksonville

Colds and allergies are a problem here. So is sleeping. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2003

What Florida Buys — South Florida

South Florida consumers buy more weight-control products but fewer quit-smoking products. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2003

What Florida Buys — Tampa / St. Petersburg

Consumers here have middle-of-the-road tastes and drink a lot of coffee. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2003

What Florida Buys — Regional

Regional snapshots of the state's consumer habits Read more »
Published on 5/1/2003

North Central Region

Grappling with Growth Read more »
Published on 4/1/2003

20,000 Dreams Under the Sea

Ah, the romance of treasure hunting in Florida -- a lot more money pours into the water in investments than comes out in treasure. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2002

North Central

Listening to the Locals Read more »
Published on 4/1/2002

Professional Services: Shifting Needs

Employee leasing firms may recover first. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2002

Eye Wars

A faltering economy and fierce competition are causing a shakeout in Florida's laser eye surgery market. The industry has already begun to focus on the next 'gold ring.' Read more »
Published on 10/1/2001

North Central Region

Bradford, Alachua, Putnam, Levy, Marion and Sumter counties Read more »
Published on 4/1/2001

Trendsetters

Retirement Communities: Coming of AgeLarry LandryCEO, Westport AdvisorsPalm Beach GardensRecent reading: "Eyewitness to Power" by David Gergen; "It's Not About the Bike" by Lance Armstrong.Favorite bicycle route: Along Juno Beach.Quote:... Read more »
Published on 2/1/2001

Readers

Jacksonville's Port AuthorityI enjoyed Lynn Koller's article examining the motivation behind the effort to split the Jacksonville Port Authority into separate airport and seaport entities. There is no business justification... Read more »
Published on 2/1/2001

Readers

GarbageCongratulations on an accurate and well-written cover story, ["Dumped On," November 2000]. I must correct one error, however. Independent Waste Consultants consults for businesses anywhere in the country, not just... Read more »
Published on 1/1/2001

Jeb and the Black Vote

There is no more urgent task for Gov. Jeb Bush than to emerge from the presidential imbroglio with a bold new agenda that focuses more attention on his goals for... Read more »
Published on 1/1/2001

Road Racket

Some Florida highway contractors are building court cases as they construct roads. The state settles up eagerly -- and generously. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2000

Palm Beach County

Special Advertising Section Read more »
Published on 6/1/2000

North Central

Bradford, Alachua, Putnam, Levy, Marion, Citrus, Sumter counties Read more »
Published on 4/1/2000

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