Finance

Wealth Management Firm Promotes Three

Venice's Caldwell Trust Company recently promoted Scott Antritt, Sonya Kristie and Sheryl Vieira.

05/08/2018 By Staff

New hires

Venice Builder Names New Office Manager

Venice's J.E. Charlotte Construction Corp. recently hired Christina Charlotte, the daughter of owner Jeff Charlotte.

05/08/2018 By Staff

Trade

Study Suggests Proposed Tariffs Could Cost Florida Jobs

The study estimates Florida would lose 7,128 jobs if the Trump administration's proposed tariffs on Chinese goods are put into place.

05/04/2018 By Staff

Data

Unemployment Rate Drops

The American economy added 164,000 jobs last month while the nation's unemployment rate dropped from 4.1 to 3.9 percent.

05/04/2018 By Staff

Data

Floridian Consumer Confidence Rises

After two months of declines, consumer confidence among Floridians increased in April.

05/03/2018 By Staff

Data

Venice Manufacturer's Sales Up

PGT Innovations' sales totaled $140.3 million in the first quarter of the year, 24 percent more than last year's first quarter results.

05/01/2018 By Staff

Marketing

Public Relations Professionals Honored

The local chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association recently announced winners of its 2018 Image Awards.

04/30/2018 By Staff

Tourism

New Dual-Concept Hotel Opens in June

The hotel's owner also plans to build an adjacent Comfort Inn & Suites with 110 suites and rooms.

04/30/2018 By Staff

Events

Manatee Chamber of Commerce Celebrates Small Business Week

Throughout the week, the Chamber will highlight the impact small businesses have on the area's economy and community.

04/27/2018 By Staff

Openings

New Business Coaching Agency Launches

Jaime Marco recently launched Evolve Business Consulting, a Manatee County-based business coaching and customer service training agency.

04/25/2018 By Staff

Finance

Bank to Pay $1 Billion in Federal Penalties

Wells Fargo agreed last week to pay $1 billion in federal penalties for violating consumer protection laws with its auto loan and mortgage lending practices.

04/25/2018 By Staff

Growth

Manufacturer Expands Miami Operations

North Venice's PGT Innovations, which makes impact-resistant doors and windows, recently opened two new facilities in the Miami area.

04/25/2018 By Staff

Honors

Englewood Roofer Wins 'Company of the Year' Award

Englewood's Commercial Energy System LLC was recently named Company of the Year by Manasota SCORE.

04/19/2018 By Staff

Education

New Foreign Language Learning Center Opens

Intraespa Intercultural Learning Center recently opened a new location at 5899 Whitfield Ave., Suite 107, Sarasota.

04/19/2018 By Staff

Networking

Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance Celebrates National Small Business Week

Running April 30-May 6, the week includes a number of parties, networking opportunities and updates on the state of small business in Lakewood Ranch.

04/19/2018 By Staff

Honors

Finalists for Small Business Awards Announced

Winners will be announced at a Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce luncheon on Friday, June 15.

04/18/2018 By Staff

Tourism

Four Local Sporting Events to Receive State Grants

The Florida Sports Foundation in February approved 32 grants for sporting events, including four in Sarasota County.

04/16/2018 By Staff

Science

Ocean Acidification May Harm Stone Crab Population

New Mote research finds that widespread ocean acidification caused by climate change could damage Florida's stone crab population and industry.

04/13/2018 By Staff

Services

Air-Conditioning Company Named a Top Dealer in North America

Conditioned Air was recently recognized as one of Lennox Industries' top 25 dealers in the United States and Canada.

04/12/2018 By Staff

Data

Unemployment Rate Remains Steady

The American economy added 103,000 new jobs in March, while the unemployment rate remained unchanged at 4.1 percent.

04/06/2018 By Staff