Services

New Pet Food Maker and Delivery Company Launches

Jilian Alumbaugh and Annaleah Prevatt recently launched Pet Wants Sarasota.

09/13/2018 By Staff

Data

American Incomes Rose in 2017

The median household income in America rose by 1.8 percent between 2016 and 2017, the nation's third straight year of income growth.

09/12/2018 By Staff

Networking

More Than 750 Attendees Expected at Regional Business Expo

The Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance and the Longboat Key Chamber of Commerce are partnering to present the East Meets West Regional Business Expo.

09/12/2018 By Staff

Marketing

Public Relations Talk Focuses on How to 'Clarify Your Message'

The next luncheon hosted by the local chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association will feature Joel Eschenbach of Notion Design Group.

09/07/2018 By Staff

Data

Unemployment Rate Steady

The American economy added 201,000 jobs in August while the nation's unemployment remained 3.9 percent, according to new data.

09/07/2018 By Staff

Retail

Florida Consumer Confidence Drops

Consumer confidence among Floridians dropped last month, according to new survey results published by the University of Florida.

09/06/2018 By Staff

Jobs

Manufacturer Holding Career Fair Sept. 15

North Venice's PGT Innovations, which manufactures impact-resistant doors and windows, is looking to hire.

09/06/2018 By Staff

Data

Florida No. 37 in Ranking of Best States for Workers

Oxfam created the rankings by analyzing minimum wage policies, whether workers can take time off for sickness and pregnancy and more.

09/05/2018 By Staff

New hires

Boat Manufacturer Names New Vice President of Engineering

Chris-Craft recently hired Ron Berman, who previously worked for Sea Ray.

08/31/2018 By Staff

Fertile Ground

Open Arms Surrogacy Celebrates Its 15th Year Helping Couples Who Struggle With Infertility

Souad Dreyfus’ surrogacy business satisfies a growing demand.

08/29/2018 By Nancy Joy Cook

Data

Consumer Confidence Rises

The Conference Board's Consumer Confidence Index increased in August to its highest point since October 2000.

08/29/2018 By Staff

Leadership

Business Development Workshop for Those in Newtown and North Sarasota Starts Sept. 11

The class will focus on assessing one's entrepreneurial skills, determining whether one has a strong business concept and how to grow a business.

08/28/2018 By Staff

Calendar

Big Business Expo, Networking Event Set for Nov. 7

The Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce and Manatee Chamber of Commerce event draws more than 150 exhibitors and 1,000 attendees.

08/27/2018 By Staff

Marketing

Public Relations Association Honors Top Members

Winners included Lisa Cedrone, Shelby Isaacson, Eleni Kouvatsos and Sheryl Vieira.

08/27/2018 By Staff

Unity Awards 2019

Promote Diversity: Nominate Now for the 2019 Unity Awards!

We're searching for our region's champions of diversity.

08/27/2018 By Staff

New hires

Construction Firm Hires Former Intern as Superintendent

Halfacre Construction Company recently hired Mitchell Burchett.

08/23/2018 By Staff

Data

Florida No. 1 in Ranking of Growth of Women-Owned Businesses

Florida recorded the fastest growth in new women-owned businesses in the country between 2007 and 2018.

08/22/2018 By Staff

Education

Economics Professor Wins Federal Reserve Institute Scholarship

Kristen Zaborski of State College of Florida earned a scholarship to attend the Federal Reserve Institute held at the University of San Diego in June.

08/21/2018 By Staff

Economic development

Eleven Local Companies Named State 'Companies to Watch' Finalists

The awards, now in their eighth year, honor 50 second-stage companies from around the state.

08/20/2018 By Staff

Au Revoir

Three Local Boutiques are Shuttering

You'll find huge sales and more offerings this weekend from Vintiquity Lane and Clever Rose; plus, Bohemian Bliss moves on.

08/16/2018 By Vanessa Blankenship