Retail

Consignment Shop Celebrates Expansion, Renovation

The Exchange, formerly the Woman’s Exchange, is celebrating the opening of its new 3,000-square-foot furniture wing.

11/06/2018 By Staff

Data

Unemployment Rate Holds Steady

The American economy added 250,000 jobs in October, while the unemployment rate remained 3.7 percent, according to new data.

11/02/2018 By Staff

Finance

Trust Company Names New Operations Specialist

Venice's Caldwell Trust Company recently promoted Kim Pettit, who joined the firm last year.

11/02/2018 By Staff

Manufacturing

Window and Door Maker's Sales Up 57 Percent in Quarter Three

Sales at North Venice's PGT Innovations totaled $199 million in the third quarter of this year.

11/01/2018 By Staff

Philanthropy

Grant to Help Create Fast-Track Job Training Programs

The National Fund for Workforce Solutions recently awarded the workforce development nonprofit CareerEdge Funders Collaborative a $150,000 grant.

10/31/2018 By Staff

Nonprofits

Gulf Coast Community Foundation Offers Free Workshops on Civility in the Workplace

The trainings will be offered on Thursday, Nov. 8, in Venice and on Friday, Nov. 9, in Sarasota.

10/30/2018 By Staff

Retail

Americans' Holiday Spending Expected to Top $1,000 on Average

American consumers plan to spend an average of $1,007 during this year's holiday season, 4.1 percent higher than last year's spending, according to new survey results.

10/29/2018 By Staff

Manufacturing

Boat Maker to Debut New Model Next Week

The Manatee County boat manufacturer Chris-Craft will reveal its new Launch 35 GT at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.

10/25/2018 By Staff

Retail

Sarasota Architectural Salvage Opens New Showroom

The new location is the company's first in a traditional retail shopping center.

10/24/2018 By Staff

Services

Retirement Community Named Top Spot for Workers

The Fountains at Lake Pointe Woods and its Arizona-based management company were recently ranked No. 23 in a list of 'The 50 Best Workplaces for Aging Services.'

10/19/2018 By Staff

Retail

Online Sales Up 8.9 Percent Year-Over-Year

Overall retail sales increased by 3 percent between September 2017 and last month, according to new data.

10/19/2018 By Staff

Hospitality

New Rosemary District Hotel Looking to Hire

The Sarasota Modern, a new hotel set to open in December, is holding a job fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 22, and Tuesday, Oct. 23.

10/18/2018 By Staff

Services

Printing and Shipping Company Owners Named 'Franchisees of the Year'

Lakewood Ranch's Brad and Shawn Cranston were recently recognized by the printing and shipping company PostNet.

10/18/2018 By Staff

Services

Local Molly Maid Franchise Named Tops in the Country

The co-owners of Molly Maid of Sarasota, Manatee & Charlotte Counties recently received the company's Franchise of the Year Award.

10/17/2018 By Staff

Services

New Car Wash Opens

Tommy’s Express Car Wash recently opened at 4615 S. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota.

10/09/2018 By Staff

Events

Vinik Executive to Headline Economic Development Corporation Event

Jim O’Connell, the president of Tampa's Vinik Family Office, will be the keynote speaker at the Bradenton Area Economic Development Corporation's 2018 Annual Update Luncheon.

10/09/2018 By Staff

Media

Public Relations Association Holds Media Roundtable Oct. 17

The Florida Public Relations Association event will include several representatives from local media outlets, including Sarasota Magazine.

10/08/2018 By Staff

Data

Unemployment Rate Drops to 3.7 Percent

The American economy added 134,000 jobs in September, according to new U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data.

10/05/2018 By Staff

Manufacturing

Drinkware Maker Names New Chief Commercial Officer

Tervis recently hired Jim Athey, who previously worked for Kimberly-Clark, Revlon and Eastman Kodak Company.

10/04/2018 By Staff

Retail

Floridian Consumer Confidence Drops Slightly

The University of Florida's consumer sentiment index dropped by one-tenth of a point between August and September.

10/03/2018 By Staff