TAMPA — The parent company of Outback Steakhouse and Carrabba's Italian Grill hopes investing in restaurant delivery and international expansion will stem sluggish sales and slumping traffic at its U.S. restaurants.
TV ratings service Nielsen will begin tracking how many people watch network TV on YouTube and Hulu to gauge how many viewers broadcast networks have through streaming, the company announced Tuesday.
LONDON — American fashion brand Michael Kors has bought luxury shoemaker Jimmy Choo in a deal worth $1.35 billion (896 million pounds).
Natali Cespedes knew the next big thing was lash extensions.
Terry Lundgren, chairman of Macy's Inc., will replace Weight Watchers CEO Mindy Grossman as chair of the National Retail Federation, the organization announced Wednesday. Grossman stepped down from her position following her move from leading St. Petersburg-based HSN to Weight Watchers.
TAMPA — A sushi restaurant and ice cream shop are on tap to join the Armature Works' Heights Public Market near downtown Tampa.
DAVENPORT — A new Walmart e-commerce fulfillment center that opened Tuesday is bringing more than 1,500 jobs to this northern Polk County area.
ST. PETERSBURG — St. Petersburg's 3 Daughters Brewing is one of 17 national finalists for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's "Dream Big Small Business of the Year" award.
A 50-year-old professor and mother in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. A 19-year-old woman in Toledo, Iowa. A 48-year-old man who lives in Seattle.
There is the sound of roll-down windows thwapping closed after the tomato wedges are passed through in tiny plastic cups. All goes silent as a group of 10 tasters contemplate. Do they like this one? Is it sweet? Salty? Sour? Bitter? Or that magical unicorn of tastes: umami?