Shop To It

Great Weekend Shopping Events and Sales

If you're in need of some retail therapy, we've got you covered.

04/13/2018 By Staff

Data

Number of Retail Jobs Declines

The number of jobs in the retail industry fell by 6,400 in March, according to new stats released Friday by the National Retail Federation.

04/09/2018 By Staff

Skin Love

We Tried It: A Gua Sha Facial Treatment

Elizabeth Thomas brings the ancient Chinese art of gua sha to her Bradenton skincare practice.

04/09/2018 By Megan McDonald

Lose Big

Health Expert Danee Barnett Talks Weight Loss

We talked to Danee Barnett, a local force in healthful weight loss, about her 26-day detox program.

04/06/2018 By Heather Dunhill

Services

New Dry Cleaning Franchise Opens This Month

Sarasota's new Tide Dry Cleaners franchise is celebrating its grand opening on Saturday, April 28.

04/02/2018 By Staff

In the Glow

Artist, Photographer, Former Model and Entrepreneur Alyssia Lazin Talks Beauty

The arc of Alyssia Lazin’s dynamic life and career is impressive. How's she's remained so gorgeous through it all is what we wanted to know.

03/29/2018 By Heather Dunhill

Nature to Gallery

A Local Designer is Raising Awareness About Predatory Snakes in the Everglades

Nikki Sedacca and Dusty "Wildman" Crum are using the skins of predatory Burmese pythons to create a line of jewelry and accessories.

03/28/2018 By Ashley Cooper

Nature's Way

Trend Report: Natural Elements

Bring the outside into your decor.

03/28/2018 By Heather Dunhill

Ships Ahoy!

What to Pack for a Cruise

Travel agent and cruise expert Lael Hazan’s must list.

03/28/2018 By Nancy Joy Cook

Flash Facial

We Tried It: At-Home Microdermabrasion

We all know beauty starts at home, but Donna Messenger, founder of Microjuvenate, has taken it to a whole new level.

03/26/2018 By Heather Dunhill

Trunk Show

Meet Designer Jonathan Simkhai and His Spring Collection

Here's a peek at the designer's new collection, which you can see and shop at The Met this week.

03/20/2018 By Heather Dunhill

Retail

'Shabby Chic' Popup Market Coming to Bradenton Convention Center

The Bradenton Area Convention Center is hosting a Shabby Chic Vintage Market & Artisan Day on Sunday, March 25.

03/15/2018 By Staff

Retail

Design Seminar Scheduled for April 5

Richard Tharp, a sales representative and brand ambassador for the furniture manufacturer Baker, is leading a design seminar at the Sarasota location of Robb & Stucky.

03/15/2018 By Staff

In the Glow

Lash Master and Beauty Authority Shoko Kubota Shares Her Favorite Beauty Products

Shoko Lash Studio's owner shares the details of her beauty routine.

03/14/2018 By Heather Dunhill

Clean Queen

Do Natural Deodorants Really Work?

Our beauty editor tried, tested and loved these three organic deodorants.

03/14/2018 By Heather Dunhill

Fine find

Green Bay Packers Fan Finds Luck at Goodwill

A helmet worn by former Packers cornerback Tyrone Williams in the 1998 Super Bowl cost one local fan $4.99.

03/02/2018 By Jordan Noyes

In the Glow

Art Ovation Director of Sales Asa Thomas Talks Beauty

Our beauty editor caught up with Asa to hear how she manages her beauty routine—inside and out—while navigating our hectic event season with grace.

03/01/2018 By Heather Dunhill

Heat Index

Trend Report: Ultraviolet

Here's how to incorporate the Color of the Year into your home and closet.

02/28/2018 By Heather Dunhill

Data

Florida Consumer Confidence Dips

Floridians' consumer confidence declined slightly in February after reaching near-record highs in January.

02/28/2018 By Staff

Data

Retail Federation Expects Growth in 2018

The National Retail Federation expects sales to grow between 3.8 and 4.4 percent in 2018, with growth in online and non-store sales at around 10 to 12 percent.

02/26/2018 By Staff