Walmart Hiring Event Scheduled for Wednesday Afternoon

Sarasota's Cattlemen Road Walmart is holding a hiring event in partnership with CareerSource Suncoast.

08/30/2016 Research by staff


Visit Sarasota County Launches 'Shoptember' Promotion

Visit Sarasota County is partnering with stores and shopping districts for Shoptember, a month-long promotion intended to encourage retail business.

08/26/2016 Research by staff

Shop Til You Drop

The Best Shopping Deals of The Weekend

Retail sales and events you won't want to miss.

08/19/2016 By Felicity Warner


Goodwill Manasota Recognized for High Market Penetration

Goodwill Manasota was presented with three awards at the recent Goodwill Industries International Conference.

08/17/2016 Research by staff


Gourmet Food Store Coming to St. Armands Circle

A Savory Palate, a new gourmet olive oil and vinegar store, will open soon at 26 N. Boulevard of Presidents on St. Armands Circle.

08/15/2016 Research by staff

Shop Til You Drop

This Week's Best Shopping Sales

The Woman's Exchange annual sale, a Bohemian Bliss pop-up at Louies Modern and more.

08/03/2016 By Alaina Upman


Western Wear Company Opens Bradenton Store

Russell’s Western Wear recently expanded into Bradenton.

07/21/2016 Research by staff


Publix Pays $42 Million for Bradenton Parcels

Publix recently purchased 19.6 acres of Bradenton property that contains its Bayshore Gardens store and surrounding businesses for $42 million.

07/15/2016 Research by staff

Shop Til You Drop

This Weekend's Top Retail Deals

Here are some of the best post-Independence Day deals.

07/08/2016 By Felicity Warner


Sarasota Company Breaks Ground on Two Walmart Projects

Sarasota's Satterfield & Pontikes Construction was recently awarded two contracts to construct Walmart stores in Sarasota.

07/05/2016 Research by staff


Kitchen and Bath Company Opens New Showroom

SRQuality Kitchens & Baths celebrated the grand opening of its new Lakewood Ranch showroom on Friday.

07/01/2016 Research by staff


Walmart Brings Smartphone Payment Option to Florida

Walmart Pay allows customers to pay in Walmart stores with their smartphones.

06/23/2016 Research by staff

Shop Talk

Rue Moves to Main Street, Apricot Lane Opens on St. Armands Circle and More Fashion News

Here's what's new and notable on the Sarasota fashion scene.

06/22/2016 By Margo Rometo


Grand Opening for New St. Armands Boutique This Weekend

Apricot Lane Boutique is a California-based company that sells women's clothing and jewelry and other accessories.

06/01/2016 Research by staff


Goodwill Revamps Nokomis Location

Goodwill Manasota recently closed its Nokomis clearance center and reopened it as a full retail store and donation center.

05/27/2016 Research by staff

Real estate

Nokomis Parcel Purchased for Possible Retail, Self-Storage Development

The Osprey-based company Laurel Road Storage, LLC recently purchased a 4-acre parcel of land located at 3500 Laurel Road, Nokomis, from Knights Associates, LLLP, for $1.5 million.

05/16/2016 Research by staff

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This Weekend's Best Shopping Sales

A roundup of this weekend's can't-miss shopping deals and discounts.

05/13/2016 By Style Watch Team


Florida Retail Federation Predicts Big Mother's Day Spending

Total spending nationally is expected to reach $21.4 billion, with 84 percent of consumers celebrating the holiday.

05/06/2016 Research by staff


New Aldi Grocery Store Opens Next Week

Aldi first opened in Germany in 1961 and opened its first American store in Iowa in 1976.

05/03/2016 Research by staff

Shop Til You Drop

This Weekend's Can't-Miss Shopping Sales

From your closet to your garden, there's a sale for everything this weekend.

04/28/2016 By Style Watch Team