If correct, that total would represent an increase from last year, when Americans spent $18.2 billion on Valentine's Day gifts.
Goodwill Manasota’s local economic impact was calculated at more than $92.1 million—a 13.1 percent increase over 2016.
Cutting Loose Salons recently promoted six stylists at its Lakewood Ranch and University Parkway locations.
Richard Gans of Fergeson Skipper, P.A. was recently named the Best Lawyers 2018 "Lawyer of the Year" for trusts and estates law.
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.
Joseph Grano, Jr., president and founder of Sarasota's Next-Mark, LLC, will speak to the Greater Sarasota Coaches Alliance on Monday, Feb. 19.
Autumn of Sarasota, a memory care community located in Sarasota, recently changed its name to Aravilla, and is adding an assisted living community on the same property.
More than 100 homes are featured in the annual open house extravaganza.
Renee Phinney and Charles Zweil recently joined the commercial printing company Palm Printing.
The developers behind Grand Palms Senior Living are celebrating its grand opening at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 15.
Harvard Law professor and author Noah Feldman will deliver the keynote at the Gulf Coast Community Foundation’s Better Together luncheon.
Americans' consumer confidence increased in January after a decline in December, according to the newest Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index.
Venice's Caldwell Trust Company recently hired Luis Morales in its Sarasota office.
Ryan Moseley of Moseley Investment Management, Inc. will lead a non-technical presentation on cryptocurrency at an upcoming luncheon
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.
President Donald Trump on Friday appointed state Rep. Joe Gruters, R-Sarasota, to the Board of Directors of Amtrak.
The 501(c)(3) that supports arts education at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall recently promoted Jim Selinski.
Plymouth Harbor recently hired Stephanie Leathers, Marty Martel, April Gillespie, Brian Bly, Elizabeth Goldsmith, Sande Esparza and Alena Scandur.
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.
The Sarasota luxury home builder Nautilus Homes recently hired Jennifer Ricks.