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.
Tickets for the following events go on sale this week:
TAMPA — A sushi restaurant and ice cream shop are on tap to join the Armature Works' Heights Public Market near downtown Tampa.
1. Iron Giant: You can see a free Movie on the Green in Curtis Hixon Park on Friday, when an inflatable screen will be set up to show the animated favorite Iron Giant at 8:30 p.m. at 110 W Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa. Bring a blanket or chairs to sit on. Concessions will be available for purchase.
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?
RUSKIN — The first time Anthony Hucker visited the Winn-Dixie grocery store in Ruskin, he was the company's chief operating officer. Nearly a year later, he returned to celebrate the store's recent renovation, this time as chief executive officer and president.