Retail

Amish Furniture Retailer Picks New Customer Experience Manager

Sarasota's JMX Brands, which sells Amish furniture online under the brand name DutchCrafters, recently hired Amanda Stutzman.

02/22/2018 By Staff

Deals

Sarasota Manufacturer Buys Italian Company

Sarasota's Sun Hydraulics, which makes hydraulic valves and other industrial equipment, on Monday announced that it is acquiring Faster Group.

02/20/2018 By Staff

Retail

Amazon Hiring at Its Ruskin Facility

Amazon is holding a hiring event to hire part-time seasonal associates for its Ruskin location.

02/15/2018 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

New hires

Printing Company Adds Two New Partners

Renee Phinney and Charles Zweil recently joined the commercial printing company Palm Printing.

02/06/2018 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

Technology

Engineering Software Company Building New Sarasota Office

The Canada firm Codeware, Inc. recently picked Kellogg & Kimsey, Inc. to build a new corporate office building in Sarasota.

02/01/2018 By Staff

Education

Ringling College Receives $15 Million Donation

The donation is the college's single largest gift ever, and the first eight-figure donation since the founding of the college in 1931.

01/29/2018 By Susan Burns

Tourism

Airbnb Launches New Option to Pay for Trips in Installments

Last year, 67,000 guests stayed in Airbnb accommodations in Sarasota County, generating $13.3 million in revenue for local hosts.

01/16/2018 By staff

Deals

Tech Company Inks Deal to Provide Camera Equipment to European Company

Vislink, a subsidiary of Sarasota's xG Technology, Inc., recently landed a $1 million-plus deal to provide camera transmitters, camera control equipment and more to France's AMP Visual TV.

01/05/2018 By staff

Deals

Sarasota Tech Company Merges with European Firm

Sarasota's Star2Star Communications announced Wednesday a $500 million merger with Blueface, a communications company based in Dublin.

01/03/2018 By staff

Technology

Tech Company Completes First Delivery in New U.S. Army Contract

Integrated Microwave Technology, LLC, recently completed delivery of hand-held intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance receiver devices.

12/27/2017 By staff

Politics

Federal Communications Commission Votes to Eliminate Net Neutrality

The move will allow internet service providers to block content, charge customers more to access certain content and offer certain content at higher or lower speeds.

12/14/2017 By staff

Deals

Target Buys Same-Day Delivery Service

The Minneapolis-based corporate retailer is purchasing Shipt for $550 million.

12/13/2017 By staff

Technology

PGT, Cruise Car Leaders Honored with Economic Development Corporation Awards

The Economic Development Corporation of Sarasota County recently presented its two major annual awards.

12/07/2017 By staff

New hires

Furniture Retailer Names New Customer Experience Manager

Sarasota's JMX Brands, which sells Amish furniture online under the brand name DutchCrafters, recently promoted Alex Miller.

12/06/2017 By staff

Food

Food Delivery Service Adds 50-Plus New Restaurants

Bite Squad, which launched in Sarasota and Bradenton in August, now offers delivery from more than 130 area restaurants.

11/28/2017 By staff

Deals

Army Awards Contract Worth Almost $12.6 Million to Subsidiary of Sarasota Company

A subsidiary of Sarasota's xG Technology, Inc., will supply handheld intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance receiver devices.

11/27/2017 By staff

Tourism

Vacation Rental Company Expands to Anna Maria Island

The vacation rental management company Vacasa and Island Real Estate of Anna Maria Island, Inc. recently forged a new partnership.

11/22/2017 By staff