Daily Archives: October 29, 2018

University of Oregon unveils Jordan/Nike collaboration

The University of Oregon football team on Saturday will wear uniforms that feature the the Jumpman logo of Nike's Jordan brand. Nike is the university's longtime apparel provider. It has been expanding the reach of its Jordan brand beyond the hardwoo...

By | 2018-10-29T22:20:14+00:00 October 29th, 2018|Education|

Hibbett Sports acquires Memphis company in deal worth at least $88M

Hibbett Sports Inc. (Nasdaq: HIBB) plans to acquire City Gear, a Memphis-based athletic footwear, apparel and accessory company in a deal that could eventually be valued at more than $113 million. City Gear has 135 stores in 13 states and recorded mo...

By | 2018-10-29T22:06:20+00:00 October 29th, 2018|Sports|

Exclusive: Apple supplier Jabil extends Silicon Valley furloughs by almost three-fold

Apple supplier Jabil is nearly tripling how much of its workforce will be affected by temporary shutdowns across its Silicon Valley facilities, extending a previously reported halt in operations at the manufacturing contractor.

By | 2018-10-29T21:52:57+00:00 October 29th, 2018|Budget and Tax|

Austin City Councilwoman congratulates #SaveTheCrew faithful in return visit to Columbus

Austin City Councilwoman Leslie Pool was among the 17,000-plus fans who turned out in support of Columbus Crew SC at Mapfre Stadium on Sunday. The team qualified for the Major League Soccer playoffs with a 3-2 victory against Minnesota United FC. Su...

By | 2018-10-29T21:45:54+00:00 October 29th, 2018|Sports|

Exclusive: Apple supplier Jabil extends Silicon Valley furloughs by almost three-fold

Apple supplier Jabil is nearly tripling how much of its workforce will be affected by temporary shutdowns across its Silicon Valley facilities, extending a previously reported halt in operations at the manufacturing contractor.

By | 2018-10-29T21:45:54+00:00 October 29th, 2018|Budget and Tax|

Birmingham restaurant among nation’s top 100 for wine

Where is the best place to get a glass of wine in the Magic City? OpenTable looked at the Birmingham restaurants best known for their wine lists and landed on Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille. The online reservation provider’s “100 Best Restaurants for Wi...

By | 2018-10-29T19:33:43+00:00 October 29th, 2018|Media|

KC’s CitySmart lands in Austin accelerator and makes key pivots

For tech startup CitySmart, Kansas City helped it build the foundation to land a coveted spot in Quake Capital, a seed and early-stage venture capital fund and accelerator. The program already has led to key connections and $200,000 in investment, Cit...

By | 2018-10-29T19:31:46+00:00 October 29th, 2018|Media|

Houston developer’s health care-focused subsidiary has up to $200M in purchasing power

The group's first project — a 100,000-square-foot medical pavilion with retail, restaurants, wellness, fitness and entertainment options — will deliver in Denver in 2020.

By | 2018-10-29T13:07:36+00:00 October 29th, 2018|Healthcare|

Here’s how the Bengals stack up (for its beer prices)

While the Cincinnati Bengals remain in playoff contention nearly halfway through the season, just where does it rank for a price of beer? Team Marketing Report has assembled the cost per ounce of beer for every NFL stadium, according to Food & Wine. T...

By | 2018-10-29T11:00:00+00:00 October 29th, 2018|Sports|

October’s swoon has erased trillions from America’s biggest companies. Here’s who’s down the most in Tampa Bay

October has been a rollercoaster ride for America's largest companies, with even the healthiest corporate titans racking up tens-of-billions in lost market value since the month began. A Business Journals analysis of the nation’s largest 3,000 public ...

By | 2018-10-29T10:30:43+00:00 October 29th, 2018|Economics|