August 16, 2022

Northeast Florida Roundup

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TECHNOLOGY

  • Denver-based Glowpoint and Jacksonville-based SharedLabs agreed to terminate a planned merger. Glowpoint moved to end the deal, saying SharedLabs had breached “certain of its agreements and certain of its representations and warranties.”

SERVICES

  • Houston-based Waste Management bought Ponte Vedra-based Advanced Disposal Services for $4.9 billion, including the assumption of $1.9 billion in debt. Advanced Disposal had sales of $1.6 billion last year. It employs about 6,000 people in 16 states.

DISTRIBUTION

  • Cosmetics retailer Ulta Beauty plans to open an e-commerce distribution facility in Northwest Jacksonville next year. Ulta says it will invest $37.5 million to lease and equip the facility and will hire 30 full-time employees, plus hundreds of seasonal workers. The city council has approved a $1.4-million grant for the project.

TRANSPORTATION

Air Canada stopped non-stop service to Toronto from Jacksonville International Airport, leaving JIA without a direct international route.

The Jacksonville Aviation Authority chose local engineering firm Jacobs/RS&H to design a third concourse at JIA.

RETAIL

  • Jacksonville-based Sweet Pete’s Candy agreed to pay $2 million to settle a trademark infringement lawsuit after a federal court in California ruled in favor of Beverly Hills-based Sugarfina, which had accused Sweet Pete’s of copying its product names and package designs.

HEALTH CARE

  • Brett McClung is the new CEO at Jacksonville-based Baptist Health, succeeding Hugh Greene, who retired. Mc- Clung comes to Baptist Health from Texas Health Resources, where he was executive vice president and chief operations leader for a division with nine hospitals.
  • Two researchers at the UF College of Nursing received a five-year, $2.57-million grant from the National Institute on Aging and the National Institutes of Health to study how to prevent falls among older patients.
  • The University of Florida named Dr. David Nelson its top health administrator. Nelson, who held the position on an interim basis for nearly a year, oversees operations in Gainesville and Jacksonville, including six health sciences colleges, nine research centers, two hospital systems and dozens of physician practices.

 

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