Business

Awards

Insurance Company Named to 'Best Places to Work' List

Sarasota's FCCI Insurance Group provides commercial insurance products to agency partners and policyholders in 19 states and the District of Columbia.

10/03/2018 By Staff

Honors

Financial Adviser Ranked the Top 'Next-Generation' Adviser in Florida

Merrill Lynch financial adviser Dominic Casanueva was recently recognized by Forbes.

10/01/2018 By Staff

Marketing

Workshop Aims to Help Businesses Create Eye-Catching Videos

Google trainer Pamela Starr will lead an upcoming Manasota SCORE workshop, "Sharing Your Story Through Video."

09/27/2018 By Staff

Data

American Consumer Confidence Rises Again

The Consumer Confidence Index stands at 138.4, near the survey's all-time high of 144.7, which was reached in 2000.

09/26/2018 By Staff

Networking

Forty-Plus Companies Looking to Hire at Job Fair

Goodwill Manasota is hosting a job fair that will include dozens of employers from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 26.

09/20/2018 By Staff

Retail

Halloween Spending Projected to Reach $9 Billion

That's down slightly from last year.

09/20/2018 By Staff

Honors

Economic Development Corporation Announces Award Winners

The Economic Development Corporation of Sarasota County last week recognized the CEOs of the Observer Media Group Inc. and Dealers United.

09/19/2018 By Staff

Nonprofits

Goodwill Reopens Bradenton Retail Store

The location was previously Goodwill's Manatee Book & Art Store, but the organization decided to rededicate the space as a hybrid store.

09/18/2018 By Staff

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