| Jun 28, 2013
| 11:53 AM
WASHINGTON -- Anybody in Florida who makes a living from tourism stands to gain from a surge of foreign visitors – and their spending money – if an immigration bill passed by the U.S. Senate last week becomes law.
| Jun 10, 2013
| 12:51 PM
Library hounds, research heads and history buffs, Robert Darnton has been reading your diary.
Darnton, the university librarian at Harvard University, envisioned a digital library available free of charge to the public that would provide online access...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Last Wednesday, at the company’s Investor Day, Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank ended his opening statement by urging those in attendance to clap if they felt so compelled.
There were, indeed, moments that inspired people in the crowd to bring their...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 1:10 PM
"Man of Steel" will move faster than a speeding bullet at the box office this weekend, but how far can it travel?
The first Superman film to hit theaters in seven years is expected to soar with a debut weekend take of between $90 million and $100...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 2:47 PM
Last week: Last week we saw Tri-Rail release numbers showing that the Boca Raton Station on Yamato Road is the busiest of the 17 Tri-Rail stations in the tri-county region. The location’s proximity to Florida Atlantic University and the various...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 4:30 AM
Retailers plagued by slow sales might want to seek customers outside the U.S. -- places, for instance, such as Brazil, Chile and Uruguay.
Those countries top a 2013 ranking of developing countries for retail investment by consultant A.T. Kearney....
| Jun 21, 2013
| 11:43 AM
A new distribution platform is emerging and no one knows what to make of it. The established players are wary of it and see it as more foe than friend. Others are afraid of losing their shirt by investing in it. Sound familiar?
But this isn't the...
| Jun 29, 2013
Leslie Mancuso has been at the helm of Jhpiego, an international health affiliate of the Johns Hopkins University, for more than a decade.
Under her leadership, the Fells Point-based organization has expanded significantly. The nonprofit's budget has...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 9:48 AM
SFX Entertainment Inc., the electronic dance music promoter founded by Robert F.X. Sillerman, on Tuesday filed for an initial public offering to raise up to $175 million.
The New York company represents festivals and events including Tomorrowland,...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 12:41 PM
Last week: As reported by the Sun Sentinel, for the second straight year no school will be permitted to drop more than one letter grade when the State Department of Education releases its report card on schools. The Florida Board of Education took the...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 8:42 AM
Leigh Peterson has one of the coolest roofs in Baltimore. Her rowhouse near Patterson Park sports a blinding white cap, topped by a row of shiny solar panels.
Peterson, 29, a graduate student at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health,...