Long-struggling JCPenney announced Friday morning it is closing 130 to 140 stores nationwide in the next few months, in addition to shuttering its distribution center in Lakeland.
Tampa's Museum of Science and Industry is bringing back its pay for a day ticket deal starting Saturday, giving guests free admission for the rest of the year with one admission ticket.
TAMPA — A well-known Florida company has climbed to having the third best reputation among the most visible companies in the United States.
ST. PETERSBURG — Like a lot of Americans, HSN CEO Mindy Grossman is happy to say goodbye to 2016. It was not the best of times for her home-shopping empire.
TAMPA — The first thing I noticed when I walked into the Sprouts Farmers Market in the Carrollwood Commons shopping plaza in Tampa Tuesday was the produce section.
NEW YORK — The parent company of Burger King and Tim Hortons is buying Popeyes for $1.8 billion, with plans to accelerate the growth of the fried chicken chain.
TAMPA — South Howard is getting a cigar bar.
ST. PETERSBURG — The would-be farmers bought three transoceanic refrigerated shipping containers, just a little dinged up, for $6,500 each.
Bloomin' Brands, Tampa's beleaguered parent of such big-name restaurant chains as Outback Steakhouse and Carrabba's Italian Grill, must feel like it's been wandering the casual dining bog in search of solid ground for years.
Alas, there's no sign of dry land yet.
ST. PETERSBURG —The age of Amazon and online shopping has left a litany of retail casualties in its wake.