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Florida utilities' loss of $6.1 billion on bad fuel bets draws criticism

If you consistently lost money at a Las Vegas casino year after year, some would argue you have a gambling problem and ought to stay away from the poker table. In the world of Florida's elec …

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Trigaux: Amazon again pushing boundaries on customer delivery

You can almost anticipate the Amazon news release coming in, say, 2020. In a new service called Prime Ahead, Amazon announced today it will offer delivery of a wide range of goods to …

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  1. Collier family's $10.9 million donation will help USF business students

    Business

    TAMPA — The University of South Florida's Muma College of Business got a $10.9 million shot in the arm that will put the names of Barry and Dana Collier atop the college's student success program.

    Barry and Dana Collier have donated $10.9 million to the University of South Florida Muma College of Business. The Colliers have been supporting scholarships for business students for years, and now the renamed Collier Student Success Center will have even more resources with which to coach students for their future careers.
  2. Johnson & Johnson opening shared services headquarters in Tampa, adding 500 jobs

    Business

    TAMPA — Medical equipment and pharmaceutical company Johnson & Johnson will open a new 111,000 square-foot facility in Tampa that will create 500 new jobs over the next three years.

  3. Tampa-based Ironman brand now in hands of Chinese company

    Business

    One of the world's best known sports brands and symbols of endurance competition, Tampa-based Ironman, now belongs to a Chinese firm. Dalian Wanda Group of China bought Ironman's parent company, World Triathlon Corp., this week from Providence Equity Corp. for about $900 million in equity and debt.

    The Chinese firm Dalian Wanda has purchased the parent company of Tampa-based Ironman for $900 milllion.
  4. Florida utilities' loss of $6.1 billion on bad fuel bets draws criticism

    Energy

    If you consistently lost money at a Las Vegas casino year after year, some would argue you have a gambling problem and ought to stay away from the poker table.

  5. Burger King proposes collaboration with archrival McDonald's

    Business

    In full-page ads that ran in the New York Times and the Chicago Tribune on Wednesday, Burger King, a perennial also-ran in the burger races, has asked McDonald's, its battered but still potent archrival, to join forces.

    Burger King wants to team up with its rival for a good cause and  create the McWhopper.