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Richard Mullins Columns

Go gourmet on Turkey Day the easy way: Takeout

Go gourmet on Turkey Day the easy way: Takeout

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! Time to order takeout.
Updated: 2 hours ago

All Consuming: Go gourmet on Turkey Day the easy way

Tampa Tribune business writer Rich Mullins sits down with co-host Olivia Stacey to talk the latest trends in the consumer landscape. This week, they discuss people buying their holiday feast from restaurants rather than labor in the kitchen.
Published: 11/21/14
Hull of a restaurant: Shipping containers set in place for new Ferg’s

Hull of a restaurant: Shipping containers set in place for new Ferg’s

With a stiff breeze making things a bit more complicated, contractors on Friday used a crane and their own muscles to ease a giant blue shipping container off a truck and into place at the future Ferg’s restaurant across from Amalie Arena.
Published: 11/21/14
All Consuming podcast: The man who invented Christmas

All Consuming podcast: The man who invented Christmas

Tampa Tribune business writer Rich Mullins sits down with co-host Olivia Stacey to talk the latest trends in the consumer landscape. This week, a discussion of Charles Dickens, the book “The Man Who Invented Christmas,” and the business...
Published: 11/17/14

Poynter, Tampa Bay Times continued financial decline in 2013, documents say

The educational nonprofit group that owns The Tampa Bay Times lost $3.5 million in 2013, as the organization brought in fewer donations.
Published: 11/17/14
Dickens offers us a reminder this time of year

Dickens offers us a reminder this time of year

Deeply in debt and completely dejected, 31-year-old Charles Dickens looked out at his failing writing career in 1843 and seriously considered giving up.
Published: 11/16/14
Retailers creating their own special days

Retailers creating their own special days

Now companies are just making up holidays out of thin air.
Published: 11/13/14
22-story tower planned using Kress building

22-story tower planned using Kress building

TAMPA — The historic S.H. Kress & Co. building in the 800 block of North Franklin Street could soon become part of a 22-story tower, half filed with boutique hotel rooms and half with residences, as a pack of local developers are presenting pl...
Published: 11/10/14
Black Thursday? Not all stores on board

Black Thursday? Not all stores on board

Not every retailer in America wants to crash your Thanksgiving dinner.
Published: 11/07/14
Updated: 11/08/14
Latest trend in restaurants: Shipping containers

Latest trend in restaurants: Shipping containers

What’s the coolest trend in restaurants today? Shipping containers.
Published: 11/08/14