Make us your home page
Instagram

Business

Nestle Professional shutting down Tampa office, relocating employees

TAMPA — Nestle Professional has begun rolling out severance packages as it lays off 45 employees serving its downtown Tampa offices, smaller than expected when it first announced the pullout …

0

Allegiant Air posts 57th straight profitable quarter

The profits keep on rolling in for feisty Allegiant Air even as the airline moves to buy new airplanes and retire its fleet of aging MD-80s. The Las Vegas-based airline announced Tuesday aft …

0

  1. Tampa International Airport holds meeting for public to view major expansion project

    Airlines

    TAMPA — Anyone who wants to take a gander at the $543 million second phase of Tampa International Airport's expansion can get a closer look at plans during a public meeting today starting at 6 p.m.

  2. So much for 'unprecedented openness' as Corcoran, Negron cut budget deal in secret

    Legislature

    TALLAHASSEE — After promising unprecedented openness, House Speaker Richard Corcoran has spent long days and nights negotiating an elaborate budget deal in secret with Senate counterpart Joe Negron, keeping most other lawmakers and the public in the dark.

    Florida's proposed budget is now in the hands of House Speaker Richard Corcoran, R-Land O'Lakes, and Senate President Joe Negron, R-Stuart. [SCOTT KEELER | TIMES]
  3. HSN CEO Mindy Grossman resigning to head Weight Watchers International

    Real Estate

    ST. PETERSBURG — HSN chief executive officer Mindy Grossman, one of the revered names in the retail shopping industry, is leaving the St. Petersburg TV/digital shopping company after 11 years to become president and CEO of Weight Watchers International Inc.

    Mindy Grossman, CEO of HSN Inc. since 2006, said late Wednesday she is stepping down. [Company handout]
  4. Analysis: Here are 4 reasons Obama's $400,000 Wall Street speech is a bad idea

    National

    Former president Barack Obama reemerged this week for his first formal public event since leaving office, but all people can talk about is a future event — specifically, one for which he will be paid his old annual salary for one speech.

    Former President Barack Obama speaks about civic engagement on Monday at the Logan Center for the Arts on the University of Chicago campus. [Zbigniew Bzdak | Chicago Tribune via TNS]
  5. Senate bill would expand protections for air travelers, require study of airline overbooking

    Airlines

    WASHINGTON - Legislation set to be introduced in the Senate on Wednesday would bar airlines from involuntarily removing passengers once they've boarded a flight and eliminate the caps on the compensation they can receive if they are bumped.

    United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz continues to deal with the fallout from the violent removal of a passenger from a plane earlier this month.  The latest: a proposal to bar airlines from involuntarily removing passengers once they've boarded a flight.
[AP file photo]
  6. Nestle Professional shutting down Tampa office, relocating employees

    Corporate

    TAMPA — Nestle Professional has begun rolling out severance packages as it lays off 45 employees serving its downtown Tampa offices, smaller than expected when it first announced the pullout in November 2016.

    Nestle has begun offering severance packages as it pulls out of its offices in downtown Tampa. [Times file photo]