Bloomin' Brands CEO Liz Smith and executive vice president David Deno did their best to verbally wine and dine top restaurant analysts Tuesday morning.
Aquatica, SeaWorld Orlando's water park, will lop off more than half its admission price for three nights in May and have extended hours to celebrate the one-year anniversary of Ihu's Breakaway Falls, its new drop-tower water slide.
Today is Give Day Tampa Bay, a 24-hour giving event that benefits 550 local nonprofits. You can find your favorite charity and give them a boost at givedaytampabay.org. We found five off-beat ways to have fun while giving back:
Faced with slumping sales in its biggest markets, McDonald's on Monday announced the first steps of a global turnaround strategy, acknowledging that a business that has served up billions of burgers on the cheap is in urgent need of change.
1 John LeVique Pirate Days: Pirates invade Madeira Beach for a three-day festival that celebrates the discovery of John's Pass. There will be a Pirate's Ball Friday night, a sea battle and boat parade at noon Saturday, a family treasure hunt, adult and children's costume contests, merchandise, a pub crawl, …
Today is Star Wars Day, so prepare to be greeted with "May the Fourth be with you," by your nerdiest friends.
Spanx, the flab-obscuring, body-sculpting line of bras and bodysuits founded by Clearwater native Sara Blakely, helped a generation of women squeeze into ever-tinier dresses.
There's a common rule in retail that stores shouldn't offer their customers too many options. Cecelia and Shari Novak have never believed in that rule. For the mother-and-daughter duo who own the Colonial Charter Country Shoppe, it's "the more, the better," and the formula has been working for 12 years.
Winn-Dixie, the venerable Florida-based grocery chain, may not be able to keep up with the fancy foodie movement being embraced by such Tampa Bay competitors as Publix and Whole Foods Market. But that doesn't mean the 90-year-old Sunshine State institution isn't trying to keep up with the times.
Office supplies retailer Staples will begin shutting down a Tampa warehouse facility in June, a move that will eventually leave 47 people without jobs.