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<img src="http://media.bizj.us/view/img/2732801/186632348*100xx338-338-85-0.jpg">Eight years after the state lost a lawsuit about the destruction of tens of thousands of citrus trees, Broward County residents will continue to wait for compensation.

A South Florida appeals court Wednesday turned down constitutional arguments aimed at forcing the state to pay an $8 million judgment, along with millions of dollars in interest and attorney's fees, to 58,225 homeowners who are part of a class-action lawsuit.

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Court says citrus legal battle not yet ripe

Eight years after the state lost a lawsuit about the destruction of tens of thousands of citrus trees, Broward County residents will continue to wait for compensation. A South Florida appeals court Wednesday turned down constitutional arguments aimed at forcing the state to pay an $8 million judgment, along with millions of dollars in interest […]

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<img src="http://media.bizj.us/view/img/7825732/img0025-copy*100xx3449-3456-0-0.jpg">As mainstream grocers like Publix Super Markets Inc. and Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) add upscale touches to their stores, Whole Foods Market Inc. (NASDAQ: WFM) is hurting.

Austin-based Whole Foods on Wednesday reported financial results for the 12-week second quarter that ended April 10. Sales were up and profits beat analysts' estimates, but same-store sales fell 3 percent. Same-store sales are indicative of a retailer's financial health because they do not take into account sales growth from new stores.

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Mainstream grocers like Publix and Kroger are forcing Whole Foods to shift its strategy

As mainstream grocers like Publix Super Markets Inc. and Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) add upscale touches to their stores, Whole Foods Market Inc. (NASDAQ: WFM) is hurting. Austin-based Whole Foods on Wednesday reported financial results for the 12-week second quarter that ended April 10. Sales were up and profits beat analysts’ estimates, but same-store sales […]

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<img src="http://media.bizj.us/view/img/9510212/karen-parkhill-medtronic*100xx1752-1754-404-366.jpg">MINNEAPOLIS — Medtronic has hired the chief financial officer of financial-services company Comerica Inc. as its new CFO.

Medtronic (NYSE: MDT) early Wednesday announced the hiring of Karen Parkhill as CFO and executive vice president, reporting to CEO Omar Ishrak. She replaces Gary Ellis, who managed the company's complex takeover of Covidien.

Ellis, who has been CFO at Medtronic since 2005, will stay on the Medtronic Executive Committee and continue leading Medtronic's information technology…<div>
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MINNEAPOLIS: Medtronic hires CFO

MINNEAPOLIS — Medtronic has hired the chief financial officer of financial-services company Comerica Inc. as its new CFO. Medtronic (NYSE: MDT) early Wednesday announced the hiring of Karen Parkhill as CFO and executive vice president, reporting to CEO Omar Ishrak. She replaces Gary Ellis, who managed the company’s complex takeover of Covidien. Ellis, who has […]

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<img src="http://media.bizj.us/view/img/9518492/paccar-wind-inside*100xx998-1000-51-0.jpg">Despite current low global fuel prices Paccar Inc. is pouring research dollars into developing more efficient trucks for the future.

Speaking from Paccar’s Bellevue headquarters, CEO Ron Armstrong said the truck builder is sometimes operating its new $50 million truck test facility around the clock, as it works to improve designs.

Paccar (Nasdaq: PCAR) a year ago opened the “climactic chassis dynanometer” near Mount Vernon, a small city north of Seattle. The facility is part wind tunnel,…<div>
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Paccar turns to new wind tunnel to develop more fuel-efficient trucks

Despite current low global fuel prices Paccar Inc. is pouring research dollars into developing more efficient trucks for the future. Speaking from Paccar’s Bellevue headquarters, CEO Ron Armstrong said the truck builder is sometimes operating its new $50 million truck test facility around the clock, as it works to improve designs. Paccar (Nasdaq: PCAR) a […]

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<img src="http://media.bizj.us/view/img/5798901/110212roptomflorsheimweycogroup11*100xx3744-3744-936-0.jpg">Footwear designer and marketer Weyco Group Inc. started off the first quarter of fiscal 2016 with a considerable increase in net sales for its Stacy Adams and Florsheim brands — growth that was offset due to a 17 percent decrease in net sales for the company's BOGS boot brand.

The Glendale footwear and accessory designer and marketer — which produces brands like Florsheim, Nunn Bush, Stacy Adams, BOGS, Rafters and Umi — reported Wednesday a slight boost in net sales for the first quarter of…<div>
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Sales growth for Weyco’s Stacy Adams, Florsheim brands offset BOGS decline

Footwear designer and marketer Weyco Group Inc. started off the first quarter of fiscal 2016 with a considerable increase in net sales for its Stacy Adams and Florsheim brands — growth that was offset due to a 17 percent decrease in net sales for the company’s BOGS boot brand. The Glendale footwear and accessory designer […]

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<img src="http://media.bizj.us/view/img/5798901/110212roptomflorsheimweycogroup11*100xx3744-3744-936-0.jpg">Footwear designer and marketer Weyco Group Inc. started off the first quarter of fiscal 2016 with a considerable increase in net sales for its Stacy Adams and Florsheim brands — growth that was offset due to a 17 percent decrease in net sales for the company's BOGS boot brand.

The Glendale footwear and accessory designer and marketer — which produces brands like Florsheim, Nunn Bush, Stacy Adams, BOGS, Rafters and Umi — reported Wednesday a slight boost in net sales for the first quarter of…<div>
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Sales growth for Weyco’s Stacy Adams, Florsheim brands offset BOGS decline

Footwear designer and marketer Weyco Group Inc. started off the first quarter of fiscal 2016 with a considerable increase in net sales for its Stacy Adams and Florsheim brands — growth that was offset due to a 17 percent decrease in net sales for the company’s BOGS boot brand. The Glendale footwear and accessory designer […]

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<img src="http://media.bizj.us/view/img/1011191/mcdonnellrussell1748-sb13*100xx987-987-248-0.jpg">The Small Business Administration named LGBT-owned Equator Coffees & Teas as its 2016 National Small Business of the Year award winner — marking a first for the nation's LGBT business community.

Such a designation from Washington rarely merits much media coverage. But this is different.

Many in the Bay Area's LGBT community are embracing the SBA's recognition, including some who recall having to hide their own sexual orientation or gender identity over concerns it would hurt their ability to…<div>
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Historic milestone: SBA names LGBT-owned Bay Area coffee supplier first in class

The Small Business Administration named LGBT-owned Equator Coffees & Teas as its 2016 National Small Business of the Year award winner — marking a first for the nation’s LGBT business community. Such a designation from Washington rarely merits much media coverage. But this is different. Many in the Bay Area’s LGBT community are embracing the […]

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