Banking

'Financial Inclusion' Summit Happens Wednesday

The keynote speaker will be Anthony Barrows of Ideas42, a team of academics and researchers who study behavioral science to help address social issues.

02/23/2018 By Staff

Manufacturing

Venice Manufacturer's 2017 Sales Exceed $511 Million

Sales at Venice's PGT Innovations totaled $511.1 million in 2017, an 11 percent increase over 2016.

02/21/2018 By Staff

Survey

What Do You Think Should Happen to the Sarasota Bayfront?

The Bay Sarasota and Sasaki are seeking feedback for ways to improve 53 acres along U.S. 41 between Boulevard of the Arts and 10th Street.

02/16/2018 By Staff

Finance

Credit Restoration Firm Opens New Headquarters

BetterCredit offers personalized credit analysis, credit repair and identity protection services.

02/16/2018 By Staff

Politics

Panel Discussion Covers Future of Cuba and the Caribbean

The event includes a former U.S. diplomat, the director for the Americas Center at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, two congressional representatives and more.

02/14/2018 By staff

Legal news

Law Firm Opens New Sarasota Office

Farr Law Firm on Wednesday opened a new office in Sarasota that will be headed by attorney Fletcher Rush.

02/14/2018 By Staff

Repairs

Air Conditioning Company Expands

Naples' Conditioned Air Company is expanding its presence in south Sarasota County, growing its North Venice office space from roughly 5,000 square feet to 15,000.

02/14/2018 By Staff

Education

New College Recognized for 'Return on Investment'

New College of Florida was named one of the country's 200 "Colleges That Pay You Back" in a new Princeton Review book.

02/09/2018 By Staff

Technology

Former Siemens President and CEO to Speak in Sarasota

Eric Spiegel, the former president and CEO of Siemens USA, will speak at the 98th annual Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce breakfast on Feb. 16.

02/09/2018 By staff

Planning

Siesta Promenade to Be Discussed at Next Council of Neighborhood Associations Meeting

At its next meeting, the Sarasota County Council of Neighborhood Associations is discussing Siesta Promenade and a new overall vision for the future of the county.

02/08/2018 By Staff

Honors

Nominations Open for 2018 Small Business Awards

The Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for the 2018 Frank G. Berlin, Sr. Small Business Awards until 5 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 19.

02/07/2018 By Staff

Nonprofits

Luncheon Speaker to Discuss Civility, Integrity and Citizenship

Harvard Law professor and author Noah Feldman will deliver the keynote at the Gulf Coast Community Foundation’s Better Together luncheon.

02/06/2018 By Staff

Data

Survey Shows American Consumer Confidence Up

Americans' consumer confidence increased in January after a decline in December, according to the newest Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index.

02/05/2018 By Staff

Finance

Trust Company Names New Associate

Venice's Caldwell Trust Company recently hired Luis Morales in its Sarasota office.

02/05/2018 By Staff

Finance

Lunchtime Presentation Covers Cryptocurrency

Ryan Moseley of Moseley Investment Management, Inc. will lead a non-technical presentation on cryptocurrency at an upcoming luncheon

02/05/2018 By Staff

Education

New Company Delivers Kids' Activity Boxes with Global Themes

Little Global Citizens delivers boxes filled with kids' storybooks, cultural activities and crafts, language tools, music, toys and more, themed around a different country each month.

02/05/2018 By Staff

Transportation

Sarasota Politician Named to Amtrak Board

President Donald Trump on Friday appointed state Rep. Joe Gruters, R-Sarasota, to the Board of Directors of Amtrak.

02/02/2018 By Staff

New hires

Nonprofit Living Center Hires Seven

Plymouth Harbor recently hired Stephanie Leathers, Marty Martel, April Gillespie, Brian Bly, Elizabeth Goldsmith, Sande Esparza and Alena Scandur.

02/02/2018 By Staff

Data

Unemployment Rate Steady

The American unemployment rate held steady at 4.1 percent while the economy added 200,000 jobs in January, according to new Bureau of Labor Statistics data.

02/02/2018 By Staff

Living on the Edge

Do Rising Car Loan Defaults Signal a Precarious Economy?

Last year, the rate of delinquencies on subprime auto loans rose to 9.7 percent for auto lenders not affiliated with banks or credit unions, up from just 5.8 percent in 2012.

02/02/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker