Category Archives: Business
Linda Gowens’ electric bill is usually $300 or $400 a month. This time of year, though, it generally triples as part of the cost of doing business at Linda’s Yard Arts on Highway 301 near Lawtey.
The Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce’s international trade office will be opening on Dec. 3 to help increase exports from Gainesville and expand local businesses.
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.
American Express’ “Small Business Saturday” Campaign benefits both shoppers and local store owners during holiday shopping sales.
Emerging from Chapter 11 bankruptcy, the North Central Florida YMCA Wellness Center must determine which programs to cut to start generating badly needed revenue.
Travel professionals reveal which days are cheapest to fly and how to cut traveling costs.
Organizations like the American Banking Association are lobbying for credit unions to be taxed.
Some popular additions to Halloween costumes, like contact lenses that change eye color or appearance, can be dangerous to health.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott visited Gainesville Wednesday morning to welcome two new businesses to the area.
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.