Amazon Challenges An Already Troubled Grocery Landscape

Amazon Challenges An Already Troubled Grocery Landscape

On Monday, March 4, Heather Haddon and Esther Fung of the WSJ reported that Amazon’s “latest plans threaten to steal sales of some of the [grocery] industry’s more profitable products.” According to their reporting, “The e-commerce giant plans to launch urban grocery stores that could offer a spectrum of goods that includes beauty products alongside […]

TEI Falls in December, Slide Continues

TEI Falls in December, Slide Continues

Tallahassee, FL – The Tallahassee Economic Index (TEI) recently released numbers ending December 2018. Following a .75 point slide in November, the Index fell .65 points from 36.21 to 35.56 in December. This is the fourth consecutive decline in the monthly index. The index is a measure of Tallahassee’s economic growth. The index is not […]

Leon’s 2018 Job Growth Ranks 29th Among Florida’s 67 Counties

Leon’s 2018 Job Growth Ranks 29th Among Florida’s 67 Counties

Recently released job numbers show that the average employment in Leon County for 2018 was 146,651. This level of employment is 1.95% above the average employment of 143,506 reported in 2017. Reports also show that Leon County’s average unemployment rate for 2018 was 3.3%. This is 10th lowest unemployment rate when compared to Florida’s 67 […]