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The Florida Retail Federation, the Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association and the Florida Chamber of Commerce filed suit last week to block the City of Miami Beach from raising its minimum wage.
The Florida Retail Federation supports state law that bans local regulations of plastic shopping bags and opposes any increase in the state's minimum wage.
The Florida Retail Federation is predicting a 4 percent increase in sales for Florida retailers during the upcoming holiday shopping season.
Total spending nationally is expected to reach $21.4 billion, with 84 percent of consumers celebrating the holiday.
According to the federation, those celebrating plan to spend an average of $146 per person, for a national total of $17.3 billion, both records.