Florida News

  • LG Household Considering Making Offer to Buy Elizabeth Arden

    Updated 2 hours, 23 minutes ago

    LG Household & Health Care Ltd., a South Korean cosmetics and beverages company, is considering a bid for fragrance maker Elizabeth Arden Inc. as it looks to expand locally and overseas by buying rivals.

  • Defying Gravity Coffee Surges to 26-Month High on Brazil

    Updated 25 minutes ago

    After surging 19 percent the past four weeks, coffee extended its ascent.

  • Clawson Wins Florida U.S. House Primary Rife With Super-PAC Cash

    Businessman and self-funded candidate Curt Clawson won a Republican U.S. House primary in Florida yesterday, a race marked by his own spending and outlays by super-political action committees.

  • Affirmative Action Ruling Challenges Colleges Seeking Diversity

    Updated 7 minutes ago

    The U.S. Supreme Court’s support of Michigan’s ban on race-based affirmative action in university admissions may spur colleges to find new ways to achieve diversity without using racial preferences.

  • Rand Paul Appeals to Democratic Base in Obama’s Hometown

    Updated 23 minutes ago

    Rand Paul came to Chicago yesterday and did something a Republican thinking about running for president typically wouldn’t do: subject himself to a nearly hour-long grilling by the one-time chief political strategist for President Barack Obama.

  • Keystone Allies Say New Delay Aids Push to Bypass Obama

    Updated 1 hour, 38 minutes ago

    The Obama administration’s latest Keystone XL delay is having an unintended consequence: the revival of the effort in Congress to circumvent the White House by forcing approval of the project.

  • Killing Dark Pools Is CME Chairman’s Fix for Broken Stock Market

    Updated 10 minutes ago

    Terrence Duffy, who as executive chairman of CME Group Inc. oversees the world’s largest futures exchange, has a solution for those seeking to fix the U.S. stock market: kill dark pools.

  • Starboard Asks Darden for Investor Meeting on Red Lobster

    Starboard Value LP asked Darden Restaurants Inc. to hold a special shareholder meeting where the fund will present a resolution asking the company not to spin off or sell Red Lobster before its annual meeting, unless investors approve a deal.

  • Breakfast Costs Poised to Increase as Coffee & OJ Surge

    The cost of breakfast beverages are poised to increase as coffee futures surge after a Brazilian drought damaged crops, while orange-juice prices climb with Florida’s output heading for a 29-year low.

  • Abe & Louie’s Fannin on Boston Resilience, Recent Sales (Audio)

    Tim Fannin, general manager at Abe & Louie’s steakhouse, recounts what is was like inside the restaurant, by the Herb Chambers Finish Line of the Boston Marathon on Boylston Street, when the second bomb exploded last year and how he and his staff reacted to protect their diners. He also explains why recent harsh winter weather did not have a big impact on the restaurant’s northeast locations, and why it was a boon to the restaurant group’s eateries in Florida. Fannin spoke with Bloomberg’s Kathleen Hays and Vonnie Quinn on April 21 on Bloomberg Radio’s "The Hays Advantage”.

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