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

Finance

Bank Names New Vice President

IberiaBank recently hired Joseph Talerico as vice president and branch manager for its office located on 17th Street.

04/05/2018 By Staff

Data

Florida Tourism Hit New Highs in 2017

More than 116 million out-of-state visitors traveled to Florida last year, a new record high.

04/03/2018 By Staff

Data

Consumer Confidence Drops After February High

American consumer confidence declined last month after reaching an 18-year high in February.

04/02/2018 By Staff

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

Big Assets

Caldwell Trust Reaches $1 Billion Milestone

The company will also celebrate its 25th anniversary this year.

03/30/2018 By Staff

Higher Education

Ringling College Appoints New Executive Positions

Wey and Garlington join the school's Office of Advancement.

03/30/2018 By Staff

Nuts and Bolts

Bring a ‘Frankenstein’ Computer Game to Life

New College, Ringling Team Up for "Write-a-thon: Game-Jam on Frankenstein."

03/30/2018 By Staff

Body Positive

Coastal Orthopedics Trainer Wins SEATA Award

Steve Favia is the head athletic trainer for Cardinal Mooney.

03/30/2018 By Staff

Workforce Tomorrow

State of Jobs Partners with Mind the Gap

The combined all-day event will welcome high school and college students to explore local careers.

03/29/2018 By Staff

Civil Defense

Gulf Coast Community Foundation Civility Training

Registration is open for April 5 and April 7 workshops.

03/29/2018 By Staff