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Legal Trends: The Big Squeeze

As corporate clients apply the squeeze, law firms tighten belts or go out of business. Old fashioned partnerships at risk. Read more »
Published on 2/1/1996

Real Estate: Empty Nesters Aren't Buying

Once they were important investors in the Florida real estate market, but free-spending empty nesters have gone conservative. How can developers adjust? Read more »
Published on 2/1/1996

Tallahassee Report: Negative on Affirmative Action

A surprising new report, done by the Florida State University (FSU) College of Business, recommends scrapping Florida's main minority business program. The report concludes there's not enough discrimination, and too... Read more »
Published on 2/1/1996

Florida Economy: Florida's Foreign Policy

Next month, trade ministers from Canada, the U.S., Latin America and the Caribbean will meet in Cartagena, Colombia, to plot the steps in the hemisphere's march toward free trade by... Read more »
Published on 2/1/1996

The Great Train Race

I. Florida Maglev Consortium2620 Cow Creek Rd., Edgewater, FL 32141 (904) 427-6643Tony Morris, managing director.Corporate Structure: Consortium wholly owned by American Maglev Technology of Florida, headquartered in Edgewater, and Coleman... Read more »
Published on 2/1/1996

Florida Trend's 1996 Golden Spoon Award Winners

It's been the best of years for the Golden Spoon winners and the worst of years for many of their competitors.The current failure rate in the restaurant industry is extremely... Read more »
Published on 2/1/1996

Letters

PRETEND PAUPERS While reading Phillip Long-man's article on sheltering assets to meet Medicaid guidelines [FT, "Pretend Paupers," December], I was shocked to see that he perceives that Elder Law Section... Read more »
Published on 2/1/1996

What's It All About, Barry?

Since choreographing his theatrical exit from Burger King, the studiously quirky Barry Gibbons, earring firmly in place, has reinvented himself. Read more »
Published on 2/1/1996

Talk & Predictions

EDUCATIONMarketing 101Kids strolling the halls of Osceola County public schools will be urged to "Think Straight A's," and "Never Stop Learning." Noble messages, to be sure, but it's the medium... Read more »
Published on 1/1/1996

Not So Easy Money

Florida lenders are courting small businesses in a big way. But that doesn't mean loans are easy to get. Try the SBA. Read more »
Published on 1/1/1996

Technology

Growing Revenues, Not Jobs Read more »
Published on 1/1/1996

Going to the High Court

A little-noticed Florida case before the U.S. Supreme Court may determine whether banks can sell auto, homeowners and life insurance. Read more »
Published on 1/1/1996

Tallahassee Report: The Licensed Class

Florida's Department of Business and Professional Regulation wants to cut its red tape — much to the consternation of those who use it to make money. Read more »
Published on 1/1/1996

Florida Close-Up

Two Views Of Florida's Future Read more »
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Environmental Management

The Naturals Read more »
Published on 1/1/1996

Retail

Competing for Scarce Dollars Read more »
Published on 1/1/1996

Readers

SUGARDavid Poppe's article in the October issue of Florida Trend, "Sweet Talk," presented an inexplicable paradox. If we do not give out welfare and other entitlements to individuals without first... Read more »
Published on 1/1/1996

Media, Entertainment, Sports

Show and Tell Read more »
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Real Estate

Good But Not Great Read more »
Published on 1/1/1996

International Trade

The Trade Engine Hums Read more »
Published on 1/1/1996

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