August 1, 2014

Retail & Sales

Grocery wars in Florida: Publix vs. Walmart

Walmart and Publix go toe-to-toe for grocery shoppers in Florida and other markets where the two compete. Read more »
Published on 7/28/2014

Shrinking margins at car dealerships in Florida

Former dealership owner Tommy Gibbs now works as an independent consultant to car dealerships. Read more »
Published on 6/27/2014

Dealership snapshots

A list of the top 10 Florida car dealers and profiles of AutoNation, Rick Case Automotive Group and Morgan Auto Group. Read more »
Published on 6/27/2014

Driving profits: The competitive landscape in today's car business

The business - and reality - of automotive dealerships operating in Florida. Read more »
Published on 6/27/2014

East Coast Lumber & Supply

Allen Osteen's great-grandfather and three others founded East Coast Lumber & Supply in 1902... Read more »
Published on 10/10/2013

Priced out in Miami-Dade

When retailer Pink Palm began talks with its landlord about renewing its lease at Lincoln Road Mall, owners were told to expect a 300% rent increase... Read more »
Published on 9/19/2013

Online retailer Unloathe delivers bulk items

Online retailer Unloathe aims to offer the low prices and bulk quantities of retailers like Costco — but delivers the non-perishable goods... Read more »
Published on 9/10/2013

SmartBox: Cashless vending machines

Northeast Florida Business Profile Read more »
Published on 9/3/2013

If the shoe fits: Comfort, safety built into 'Shoes for Crews'

The Stanley and Arna Smith family's “aha!” moment came nearly 30 years ago, as their New York nursing uniform business struggled... Read more »
Published on 7/23/2013

Catalogs.com

Leslie and Richard Linevsky built their Fort Lauderdale-based Catalogs.com into an 18-employee, $5-million revenue business... Read more »
Published on 7/16/2013

Surburban Renewal in Southeast Florida

This fall, if all goes according to plan, 80 to 100 outlet stores will open on the site of the moribund Palm Beach Mall. Read more »
Published on 1/21/2013

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