How trade uncertainty is playing out at Tech Data

Tech Data Corp. is taking steps to protect itself in the face of escalating trade tension.

Tech Data (Nasdaq: TECD), a Clearwater-based technology distributor and the largest company in the Tampa-St. Pete area based on revenue, has cut inventory of some products, Chuck Dannewitz, chief financial officer, said during a conference call Thursday morning.

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Art O’Hara leaves legacy with R’Club’s historic Happy Workers project

For 90 years, Happy Workers has cared for children in South St. Petersburg. Now, the historic staple is finally getting the care it deserves. City Council member Gina Driscoll, accompanied by Pinellas County Urban League’s Watson Haynes and Bank OZK’s Barclay Harless, toured the historic Happy Workers site Tuesday morning to see the changes first hand.

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Local tech company takes on heart failure with new monitor

Jaeson Bang is turning his 15 years of experience in the cardiac healthcare field into a new concept to address heart failure.

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Community Voices: Working Women Stories with Kristi Campbell

In this fourth episode of our series, host Jessica Rivelli, the founder of Working Women of Tampa Bay, talks with Kristi Campbell, franchise owner of Home Instead Senior Care Tampa in Brandon.

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Your weekend arts forecast: Make mine Allman-esque; Spanish shots

There’s no easy way to say it: As the first and second generations of rock ‘n’ roll musicians die off, their music lives on, leaving a void for fans both young and old who crave the experience of seeing a band or performer live in concert, as they sounded (and looked) in their musical heyday.

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The Shuffle

Erynn Kirshner
Restaurant Magic


The Hustle

Alexa Fage

Alexa Burch is an anomaly in the photography/ videography industry. In a world of increasing specialization, Burch is a jack of all trades. Burch began building her own business in the middle of her education at the University of South Florida.

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Callyo provides policing technology that aims to help officers protect children from exploitation and human trafficking.

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Kyle Taylor
The Penny Hoarder

Focus: Housing

Americans spend too much money on housing. Why aren’t the candidates talking about it? [Curbed]

The topic has barely come up in the presidential debates, but it’s one of the biggest issues we face as a country

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Starbucks, monetary superpower [Moneyness]

Starbucks has around $1.6 billion in stored value card liabilities outstanding. This represents the sum of all physical gift cards held in customer's wallets as well as the digital value of electronic balances held in the Starbucks Mobile App.* It amounts to ~6% of all of the company's liabilities.

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