GAINESVILLE, Fla. — When it comes to the holidays, says a University of Florida retail expert, men’s shopping and gift-buying habits can be summed up in one simple word: clueless.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Despite the contested presidential election and intense volatility in the stock market, consumer confidence in Florida remained steady in November, boding well for holiday sales, University of Florida economists said today.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida’s preservation-land purchases have outstripped the supply of people trained to manage them, prompting the University of Florida and The Nature Conservancy to create a program designed to teach the day-to-day skills needed to keep the sensitive acreage on an even keel.
GAINESVILLE — The recent Republican and Democratic national political conventions helped the Florida Consumer Confidence index soar to the highest point in its 16-year history, breaking a record for the second time this year, University of Florida economists said Tuesday.
GAINESVILLE — The Florida Consumer Confidence index remained unchanged in July for the fourth month in a row, suggesting unrelenting optimism in the economy, according to the latest report released by University of Florida economists.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Despite rising interest rates and higher gas prices, consumers in Florida continue to be optimistic about the economy, according to the latest consumer confidence survey released by University of Florida economists.