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The store you probably spend the most time in isn’t a boutique or a department store. I’ll bet, over the course of a year, it’s the supermarket.
On average, supermarket customers shop for groceries twice a week and spend about $100. In South Florida, Publix is the marketshare leader – dominating with close to 250 stores. Winn Dixie is second. And then, we have Walmart and Sedano’s.
While each chain is distinct in terms of pricing and store environment, there are commonalities in how many of them are designed, said Paco Underhill, a consultant and author who studies the science of how people shop all over the world.
Alexandra Estrada (right) is studying Portuguese at the Cultural Center for Language Studies in Miami. Estrada encounters many Brazilian customers in her job with the cruise industry. Her teacher is Valmira Hayes.
The walk up of parties for the Miami Broward Carnival weekend has officially begun.
Still, the big parade at Sun Life Stadium with all the bands isn’t until Sunday and that means plenty of people are still hustling on the last minute preps, such as finishing the bright shiny costumes.
Inside one garage in Miramar the sewing crew hums to soca beats as they glue yet another rhinestone onto another skirt of a Carnival costume. Music plays from the computer.
Many respected leaders will point to mentors who helped them with their rise to success, and most of the time, that mentor was a more experienced individual. But a new local partnership is counting on younger mentors to school their elders.
The Miami Herald's Karen Rundlet tells us how digital proficiency is driving this program.
According to last month’s employment statistics, Broward County added more than 23,000 jobs. Miami-Dade didn’t do as well, with about 3,000 new jobs being added there.
But it’s not as though unemployment or underemployment have gone away. And a new program in Broward is trying to tackle those problems.
It’s called Startup Quest. The program puts patented ideas from universities into the hands of people who are underemployed or straight up out of work. Mentors and mentees serve as bosses and workers, respectively.
The owners of HurricaneStore.com say their 72-hour emergency preparedness kit is one of the company's bestsellers. The backpack contains several items including a radio/flashlight, toilet paper, ponchos, food, and water.
The Technology Business Incubator on the campus of Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton currently hosts 22 technology companies in the areas of pharmaceutical development, software development and logistics management.
If you had to guess where most of the TV programming for Latinos is being produced these days, where would you guess? L.A., New York, Texas? How about Miami? A recent deal has solidified Miami as a major television hub.
Ana Sagastegui was born in Peru. She has worked in the Miami TV industry for 20 years. Sagastegui remembers how different Miami was then. Just a few broadcast studios but plenty of open space.