7 things to know today and top American boomtowns (yes, Orlando is one of them)

Good morning, Orlando! A new ranking of top American boomtowns by MagnifyMoney puts Orlando 14th, along with two other Florida cities in the top 25. MagnifyMoney's methodology ranks cities based on multiple growth factors, including population, numb.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 10th, 2018

7 things to know today and restaurant trends to watch for in 2019

Good morning, Orlando! Since the average American eats out between four and five times a week, what's trending in restaurants affects your overall lifestyle more than you might think. That's why our sister publication, Bizwomen, compiled a nifty.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 2nd, 2019

7 things to know today and the Orlando metro housing market now is worth ...

Good morning, Orlando! For all of you interested in housing data, the Orlando metro housing market now is worth a cumulative $212 billion, according to a new report from Zillow. That said, despite holding the No. 2 spot when it comes to dollar co.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 3rd, 2019

7 Important Things You Have to Know Now

The war of words between President Trump and Democrats in Congress escalates, one of the leading figures in American retail dies, and other important things to know today......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstJan 3rd, 2019

7 things to know today and the 10 biggest box-office bombs of 2018

Good morning, Orlando, and happy New Year! Although the 2018 box office may have had its biggest year ever with an estimated $41.7 billion in ticket sales, that doesn’t mean there weren’t a few misses at the multiplex. Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A,.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 1st, 2019

7 things to know today and Disney"s limited-time foodie experiences for December

Good morning, Orlando! The Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) knows a big part of a vacation is the food — which is why the theme park giant provides meals with a special twist. That's the case for Walt Disney World Resort's the Appetizing Occasions, wh.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 13th, 2018

7 things to know today and Orlando International named "Large Airport of the Year"


Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 28th, 2018

7 things to know today and 3 out of 5 shoppers will buy most holiday gifts online this year

Good morning, Orlando! Every year, I always mean to start shopping midyear for Christmas stuff in order to spread out the cost, but, alas, I failed to do so (again) this year. A new study by shows I'm not the only one who has waited.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 12th, 2018

7 things to know today and the most favorite credit card perk of all

Good morning, Orlando! If you're like most Americans, you have at least one rewards credit card that let you earn points toward everything from gas and retail purchases to travel. But what, you might be thinking right now, is the most favorite perk.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 19th, 2018

7 things to know today and Orlando named a top foodie-friendly city

Good morning, Orlando! We like our food, we really do. But even so, the foodie lifestyle can be quite expensive, considering that restaurant prices rose 2.8% just between July 2017 and July 2018. And in 2015, Americans spent more money at food.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 10th, 2018

7 things to know today and Careerbuilder serves up a five-year job forecast

Good morning, Orlando! Chicago-based released a study on Monday outlining its predictions on how the labor market will evolve over the next five years. Careerbuilder’s bottom-line conclusion was not good news for workers stuck i.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 9th, 2018

7 things to know today and Disney drops more details on Star Wars land ride

Good morning, Orlando! If you're excited to see what Disney has in store with its Star Wars land, welcome to the crowd. But the good news is that more details keep being released, helping fuel fan frenzy as the work on the addition continues. This.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 8th, 2018

7 things to know today and Orlando among cities with the biggest houses

Good morning, Orlando! We like big houses, we really do. At least according to LendingTree, which ranked Orlando No. 10 on its list of cities with the biggest houses in America. Here's how the rankings were done: Using LendingTree’s database of .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 4th, 2018

7 things to know today and SEC charges Tesla CEO Elon Musk with fraud

Good morning, Orlando! It looks like interesting times ahead for Elon Musk: The Tesla CEO has been sued by the Securities & Exchange Commission for fraud, sister publication New York Business Journal reports. According to court documents filed Thursda.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 28th, 2018

7 things to know today and Taco Bell"s booze-serving concept eyes downtown

Good morning, Orlando. It appears that after years of struggling to get big national chains to open restaurants in downtown Orlando, at least one is thinking outside the bun. Yes, a Louisville, Ky.-based Yum! Brands Inc. (NYSE: YUM) subsidiary is cons.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 13th, 2018

‘I’m in Big Trouble.’ What It’s Like Inside American Firms Hampered by Trump’s Trade War

“My first reaction was this is stupid. If they are doing this smart, I have no complaint." Blue Ridge Home Fashions’ problem is feathers. For Empire Today, it's vinyl planks. At Jammy, there's a whole bunch of things, from tail .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneSep 5th, 2018

7 things to know today and how Whole Foods has changed since Amazon"s $13.7B buyout

Good morning, Orlando! The OBJ offices are closed today because of the Labor Day holiday, but I wanted to share a few business headlines in case you're curious about what's in the news this week. So here goes, with today's first item courtesy of .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 3rd, 2018

7 things to know today and the airlines most often guilty of mishandling baggage

Good morning, Orlando! Have you ever been flying somewhere and everything went exactly as planned until you got off the plane and discovered your luggage was misplaced, damaged or delayed? Unfortunately, U.S. airlines have a range of results when i.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 29th, 2018

7 things to know today and Disney chief Bob Iger reveals details about streaming service

Good morning, Orlando! It’s been a year since The Walt Disney Co. announced plans to launch its own Disney- and ESPN-branded streaming services. While the ESPN platform launched this spring, details about the direct-to-consumer (DTC) Disney ser.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 28th, 2018

7 things to know today and coffee-delivering drones in the office? Yes, please

Good morning, Orlando! I cannot begin to tell you how excited I was this morning, sitting at my desk, enjoying cup of coffee No. 1, when I came across an item by our sister publication in New York that literally turned my world upside down: Researc.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 23rd, 2018

7 things to know today and how Artegon will transform with Miami billionaire"s vision

Good morning, Orlando! OBJ reporter Richard Bilbao and Photographer Jim Carchidi had an opportunity on Wednesday to chat with Miami billionaire Michael Dezer, who bought the long-troubled Artegon Marketplace property in January for $23.75 million.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 9th, 2018