Business Trends

S. Florida’s dollar stores growing into competition for Walgreens, CVS
Sun Sentinel, Published April 15, 2012, A1

While many retailers have struggled to stay afloat in a tough economy, South Florida’s dollar store chains have been steadily growing to compete with drug store chains.

Is that tomato’s blush real? It could be the LED lighting
Sun Sentinel, Published May 5,2012, A1

Super markets across South Florida are switching from fluorescent to LED lighting, energy-efficient bulbs that save money and also make items underneath look more vivid.

University Town Center could change retail landscape
Sarasota Herald-Tribune, Published Oct. 13, 2012, A1

A partnership between Taubman Centers Inc. and Manatee County’s Benderson Development Co. plans to break ground on a 276-acre parcel that will likely become the most upscale retail center between Tampa and Naples.