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Category Archives: Business
By Sean Bellafiore on November 21st, 2013 | Last updated: November 22, 2013 at 11:26 pm
A 27 percent increase in home sales in Alachua County reflects an upswing in the real estate market, said Matt Thomas, broker and owner of Thomas Group Realty. This October, about 166 homes were sold compared to 131 sales in October 2012.
By Joy King on November 18th, 2013 | Last updated: November 18, 2013 at 3:49 pm
American Express’ “Small Business Saturday” Campaign benefits both shoppers and local store owners during holiday shopping sales.
By Lauren Rautenkranz on November 15th, 2013 | Last updated: November 15, 2013 at 4:14 pm
Emerging from Chapter 11 bankruptcy, the North Central Florida YMCA Wellness Center must determine which programs to cut to start generating badly needed revenue.
By Mia Jones on November 4th, 2013 | Last updated: November 6, 2013 at 5:06 pm
Travel professionals reveal which days are cheapest to fly and how to cut traveling costs.
By Belinda Post on October 28th, 2013 | Last updated: October 28, 2013 at 8:35 am
Organizations like the American Banking Association are lobbying for credit unions to be taxed.
By Michal Higdon on October 25th, 2013 | Last updated: October 28, 2013 at 11:50 am
Some popular additions to Halloween costumes, like contact lenses that change eye color or appearance, can be dangerous to health.
By Jennifer Tintner and Abbey Taub on October 23rd, 2013 | Last updated: October 23, 2013 at 7:55 pm
Florida Gov. Rick Scott visited Gainesville Wednesday morning to welcome two new businesses to the area.
By Jaime Sloane on October 23rd, 2013 | Last updated: October 23, 2013 at 8:10 pm
Florida’s agriculture industry is continuing to grow, according to a report released last week by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. The report titled “Florida Agriculture: By the Numbers” cited increased sales of oranges, honey and other agricultural commodities.
By Jordan Albright on October 20th, 2013 | Last updated: October 28, 2013 at 8:47 am
More North Central Florida startup companies are turning to an online fundraising website, Kickstarter, to gain capital for their project ideas. The catch? If their dollar goal isn’t met, participants don’t see a penny of the funds.
By Mitchell Wohl on October 19th, 2013 | Last updated: October 21, 2013 at 4:19 pm
Franklin Percival, a government employee who was out of work because of the partial shutdown earlier this month, is back to work after a 16 day vacation he never wanted.