Education

Half-Day Workshop Focuses on Creativity and Innovation

State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota is offering the workshop on Friday, Feb. 1.

12:50pm By Staff

Finance

Federal Reserve Economist to Discuss U.S. Manufacturing on Feb. 1

The Global Interdependence Center, the Financial Planning Association of the Suncoast and Cumberland Advisors are hosting a talk by William Strauss.

01/15/2019 By Staff

New hires

Workforce Development Nonprofit Names New Program Manager

CareerEdge Funders Collaborative recently hired Shauna Donahue.

01/11/2019 By Staff

JOY RIDE

Testing Out Gotcha, Sarasota's New Ride-Share System

The i-Ride has gotten a makeover.

01/10/2019 By Giulia Heyward

Technology

Three Social Media Hotshots Find Their Niche—and Their Audiences

How did fashion star Blair Eadie, comic Tiffany Jenkins and guitar man Sean Daniel become such social media powers?

01/10/2019 By Staff

New hires

Law Firm Names Two New Partners

Jesse Butler and Andrew Douberly recently joined Dickinson & Gibbons, P.A.

01/10/2019 By Staff

Deals

Moving Company Partners With National Firm

Sarasota's Yarnall Moving and Storage Solutions recently began a new partnership with National Van Lines, Inc., an interstate moving company.

01/10/2019 By Staff

New hires

Manufacturer Names New Senior Vice Presidents

PGT Innovations recently announced new roles for Bob Keller, Scott Gates and Rob Moulds.

01/09/2019 By Staff

Data

Unemployment Rate Rises

The American economy added 312,000 jobs during the month of December, while the nation's unemployment rate rose to 3.9 percent.

01/04/2019 By Staff

Finance

Trust Company Names New Assistant Vice President

Venice's Caldwell Trust Company recently hired Reppard Gordon.

01/03/2019 By Staff

Public relations

Visit Sarasota Executive to Discuss Challenges of Marketing During Red Tide

Erin Duggan, the vice president of Visit Sarasota County, will speak at the next luncheon of the Central West Coast chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association.

01/02/2019 By Staff

Services

Car Wash Hires New General Manager

Tommy’s Express Car Wash, which opened in Sarasota in October, recently hired Dana McCaffrey.

12/27/2018 By Staff

Tourism

Tourist Development Tax Collections Down

Collections were down by 12 percent in October when compared to October 2017, a drop-off likely due to red tide.

12/26/2018 By Staff

Finance

Accounting Firms Merge

Walters & Associates CPAs and Bobbitt Pittenger & Co. PA recently merged and will now operate under the name Walters & Associates, CPAs.

12/26/2018 By Staff

Finance

Wealth Management Firm Names New President

Allegiant Private Advisors recently promoted Benjamin Jones, who currently serves as the firm's chief investment officer, to the role of president.

12/21/2018 By Staff

Retail

Bookstore Sales Up in October After Two Months of Declines

Bookstore sales totaled $699 million in October, up 7.7 percent from $649 million in October 2017.

12/17/2018 By Staff

Disasters

Hurricane Michael Insurance Losses Total Almost $4.3 Billion

Florida property and business owners have filed more than 131,000 claims related to damage caused by the storm.

12/14/2018 By Staff

Finance

Manufacturer Makes $4 Million Stock Grant to Employees

PGT Innovations, a maker of impact-resistant doors and windows, will offer a one-time grant of restricted stock to more than 3,000 of its employees in January.

12/12/2018 By Staff

Hospitality

Stylish New Rosemary District Hotel Opens

The Sarasota Modern, the new Rosemary District hotel designed as a tribute to the Sarasota School of Architecture, opens for business this week.

12/11/2018 By Staff

Services

Air Conditioning Executive Speaks at National Conference

W. Theodore Etzel, III, the chair of Conditioned Air, recently presented at the Air Conditioning Contractors of America conference in Fort Worth, Texas.

12/07/2018 By Staff