TBO.com: Tampa Bay Online, The Tampa Tribune and The Tampa Times - breaking news and weather.
Friday, Oct 31, 2014

Business News

Deadline to apply for Innovation funds is Friday

The deadline is Friday to apply for the latest round of funds from the Hillsborough County Economic Development Innovation Initiative. EDI2 supports technology start-up efforts in the community.
Published: 10/28/14

St. Pete Trader Joe’s to open in February

ST. PETERSBURG - Shoppers anxiously awaiting the opening of the city’s first Trader Joe’s grocery store can mark their calendars for Feb. 13.
Published: 10/28/14
Taco Bell launches mobile app for orders, payments

Taco Bell launches mobile app for orders, payments

Taco Bell diners can now begin a run for the border by running their fingers though their cellphone or tablet.
Published: 10/28/14

Brandon Chamber names small business winners

BRANDON — Four businesses considered outstanding examples received recognition from the Greater Brandon Chamber of Commerce as the small businesses of the year.
Published: 10/28/14
Video: Wal-Mart apologizes for ‘fat girl costumes’ section

Video: Wal-Mart apologizes for ‘fat girl costumes’ section Video

Wal-Mart says it is sorry for labeling plus-size costumes as “fat girl costumes” on its website. The company caught plenty of flak on social media and has since renamed the section as “women’s plus costumes.”
Published: 10/28/14
Swank hotel proposed on Ybor's Seventh Avenue

Swank hotel proposed on Ybor's Seventh Avenue

There may soon be a striking new four-star, contemporary hotel along Seventh Avenue's main drag.
Published: 10/27/14
Architect Jacob joins HART board

Architect Jacob joins HART board

TAMPA — A local architect who has traveled the world and experienced, first hand, some of the globe’s most impressive transportation systems, has joined the Hillsborough Area Regional Transit board.
Published: 10/27/14

Citrus season forecast favorably in Florida

The 2014-15 Florida citrus season could be a good one for both growers and orange juice drinkers.
Published: 10/27/14
Concession companies donate to airport board campaign

Concession companies donate to airport board campaign

TAMPA — Next year, the board that runs Tampa International Airport will approve new concession contracts worth $1.3 billion.
Published: 10/26/14
Reinventing a night at the movies

Reinventing a night at the movies

Cue spooky movie music.
Published: 10/26/14