Monthly Archives: June 2010

Campbell Soup recalls 15 million pounds of SpaghettiOs

Due to a cooker malfunction at one of the company’s plants located in Paris, Texas, Campbell Soup. Co. has decided to recall 15 million pounds of SpaghettiOs with meatballs. Three varities have been recalled, each of which are highly consumed … Continue reading

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Jacksonville, Florida Business Provides Job Training for Young Adults with Special Needs

The Bark ‘n Howl Bakery provides a variety of flavors of dog biscuits for Jacksonville, Florida pets. The non-profit business doesn’t just provide doggie treats though – they provide vocational training and employment for young people with physical and developmental … Continue reading

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CVS and Walgreen settle contract dispute, customers will not have to change pharmacies

CVS Caremark Co. and Walgreen Co. have settled a contract dispute, which, if left unresolved, would have prevented thousands of customers from getting their prescriptions filled at Walgreen. Walgreen has 7,500 outlets and is the largest U.S. drugstore chain operator. … Continue reading

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Olive Oil market goes global

It has become so popular it has received its own abbreviation, EVOO—Extra-virgin olive oil. This oil evolution is booming thanks to two recent developments: a growing knowledge of olive oil as a healthy fat and technological improvements that make the … Continue reading

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Recession Forces Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida Sawgrass Marriott Hotel into Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

The Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort and Spa was purchased in 2006 for $220 million with financing from Goldman Sachs Commercial Mortgage Co. Revenue for the luxury property fell from nearly $60 million in 2008 to just over $40 million in … Continue reading

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Jacksonville, Florida Hummer Dealership Waits to See if Hummer Brand Will Survive

Nimnicht Chevrolet of Jacksonville, Florida was one made of the country’s first GM Hummer franchises in 2002. The dealership built a multi-million dollar dealership for the brand, which included an off-road test drive course. But times have changed. Consumers are … Continue reading

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Red Snapper Ban Hurts Jacksonville, Florida Fishermen

Government researchers say that the red snapper, which is concentrated near the Jacksonville coastline, is dangerously overfished and that the species is nearing collapse. Because of their report, the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council has imposed a no-catch zone that … Continue reading

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Jacksonville, Florida Franchise, Orange Tree Hot Dogs, Still Expanding Despite Slow Economy

Jacksonville based fast food franchise Orange Tree Hot Dogs’ first restaurant was opened in 1968 at the Regency Square Mall by Peter and Carolyn Koppenburger. The family-owned business now has three corporate owned locations, eight franchise locations and is slated … Continue reading

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Jacksonville, Florida Community Development District Sues Subdivision Developer

In 2005, when the real estate market was booming, Yellow Bluff Development LLC asked the Jacksonville City Council to create the Tison’s Landing Community Development District. In turn, the district issued nearly $40 million in bonds to pay for roads, … Continue reading

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Jacksonville, Florida Business District to Get Sidewalk Facelift

Downtown Vision is a non-profit organization funded by assessments on property in a ninety block radius around downtown Jacksonville, Florida. The organization has announced that it will be focusing its efforts on giving downtown Jacksonville a clean and safe appearance, … Continue reading

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