| Dec 4, 2013
| 5:18 AM
Two bills that would grant special tax breaks for three companies have stalled until state lawmakers return here in the spring.
The bills, aimed at allowing Archer Daniels Midland, Office Depot, and Univar to retain withholding taxes that would go to...
| Nov 17, 2013
As a corporate executive, Roland Smith is a fixer, repairing beleaguered companies. In his leisure time, he also embraces risk, climbing mountains and riding motorcycles. In the Army, he was a test pilot.
Analysts and merger experts say Smith, 59, may...
| Nov 26, 2013
More jobs were available in Broward County and parts of Palm Beach County in October. That may have contributed to October's lower unemployment rates of 5.3 percent and 6.7 percent, respectively.
Fort Lauderdale and other metro areas in the state saw...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 1:35 PM
Bargain-hungry shoppers may have to eat a turkey sandwich in line while waiting to score hot deals on Thanksgiving day.
Sawgrass Mills, BrandsMart U.S.A. and Walmart announced Tuesday that their stores will open at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving, continuing...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 7:07 AM
Editor's note: This is a guest post from Mike Tietjens of crazytowndeals.com.
Most, if not all, Black Friday deals will be offered online -- and most will hit the web before the in-store sales begin.
These Best Buy deals have gone live today,...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 4:01 AM
By Mitch Lipka
Nov. 27 (Reuters) - Attention, shoppers: If you just decided
to join the Black Friday shopping crunch but didn't prepare
well, don't despair: Just pick up your smartphone. It could be
your new best friend.
Even if you haven't invested a...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 6:00 AM
SWEETWATER STATION, Wyo. — In the fading afternoon light, the barnyard is turning raucous: the chickens are clucking, peacocks are pacing and sheep are bawling, making the llama a bit nervous. The donkey just works his gums as though chawing on a...
| Nov 20, 2013
Office Depot's board of directors has set a starting salary of $1.4 million for new chief executive Roland Smith, according to document filed with securities regulators on Monday. Office Depot recently merged with OfficeMax.
The estimated value of the...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 2:39 PM
A deal or a meal?
Some South Floridians think it's wrong to lure bargain-hungry shoppers and retail workers away from holiday tables and into stores on Thanksgiving.
On Nov. 28, Kmart will open at 6 a.m.; Toys R Us at 5 p.m.; Sawgrass Mills,...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 2:16 PM
Fast-food turnaround artist Roland C. Smith was named the new chairman and CEO of Boca Raton-based Office Depot on Tuesday, just a week after the company merged with rival OfficeMax.
Smith, 59, of Atlanta most recently led the U.S. division of $18...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 4:23 AM
Freebie Friday morphs into Shopping Saturday! Our fabulous freebie free-for-all goes coupon crazy so you can save at your all fave stores. Plus, I have loads of savings on fun things to do, and dining deals, too, so you can keep on saving right through...