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UF Economists: Post-Election Optimism May Lead To Higher Holiday Sales

Published: Nov 27th, 1996

GAINESVILLE — Strong consumer confidence may translate into good holiday sales for retailers, say University of Florida economists.

From Hogs To Lottery Tickets, Abstract Answers Florida’s Questions

Published: Nov 22nd, 1996

GAINESVILLE—A typical phone call in a typical day for Carol McLarty might be from a reporter wanting to know where Florida ranks in U.S. hog production.

UF Survey Shows Retail Theft Has A Multibillion Impact On U.S. Economy

Published: Nov 21st, 1996

GAINESVILLE — A comprehensive national retail industry survey released today reveals retailers lost $27 billion, or 1.87 percent of their total 1995 annual sales to a combination of employee and customer theft, administrative error and vendor fraud.