Businesses to close on Thursday in response to Florida immigration law
Workers and entire businesses in Florida and around the county plan to not work or close on Thursday.
St. Pete Beach waterfront restaurant closing after 15 years
Next Sunday, June 4, will be Sea Hags Bar and Grill on Blind Pass Road’s last day in business. The waterfront restaurant is closing after close to 15 years in business.
Made in Central Florida: Rifle Paper Co.
Along the charming cobblestone street of West New England Avenue in Winter Park, you will find Rifle Paper Company. Celebrating nearly 15 years in business, Anna Bond will be the first to tell you, she and her husband, Nathan, started from humble beginnings.
Minnesota home to first and only Hmong-owned and operated farm in US
Dakota County, Minnesota, is home to the only farm in the U.S. that is completely owned and operated by Hmong farmers.
Uber Eats scammer targets iconic Orlando restaurant, Beefy King
Beefy King's role as a community staple risks being tarnished by unscrupulous Uber Eats vendors who are not associated with the restaurant.
Maryland Fried Chicken closing Winter Garden restaurant after 57 years
A popular chicken restaurant in Winter Garden is shutting down after 57 years in business. Maryland Fried Chicken is closing its doors on April 1, 2023 because of the impact of the pandemic had on their small business, and the owner hopes to sell all the food equipment and give back any profits to the employees.
Daytona Beach ready for expected crowds in coming weeks ahead of popular events
Daytona Beach is ready and excited for expected crowds in the coming weeks and months. The city has a lot to look forward to, with Daytona 500, Bike Week, and spring break around the corner the city is welcoming people to visit, even with the area recovering from the Hurricane season.
Many smaller businesses plan to ramp up hiring in 2023, survey finds
The survey found that 84% of smaller business leaders said they’re also increasing compensation, while others are offering hiring bonuses, more flexible hours, and remote work options.
Florida dairy farm struggling after hurricanes, freezes, and high feed prices
Slow Turtle Farms in Eustis is one of two Grade-A dairy farms in Florida, but now, the farm’s supply is running on empty.
'I’m hanging on by the skin of my teeth': Daytona businesses plea for shoppers amid hurricane recovery
Although hurricane season has wrapped up, businesses in Daytona Beach continue hurricane recovery efforts.
Supreme Court justices spar in latest clash of religion and gay rights
The Supreme Court on Monday heard the case of a Christian graphic artist who objects to designing wedding websites for gay couples.
What is Small Business Saturday? The annual post-Thanksgiving push for consumers to buy from small businesses
Big retailers often have the spotlight when it comes to holiday shopping, but Small Business Saturday, which happens on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, gives small businesses some time in the spotlight. Here's what you should know about the annual shopping event.
Small business holiday gift ideas
We had such a strong response to our small business section last year that we’ve doubled the capacity for this year. Enjoy these thoughtfully made gifts as we shine some light on the little guys.
Secret Service recovers $286 million in stolen pandemic loans
Since 2020, the Secret Service initiated more than 3,850 pandemic related fraud investigations.
Massachusetts brewery forced to cut jobs due to CO2 shortage: 'Huge threat to our business'
Auto fuel is not the only gas in short supply.
European Union lawmakers approve proposed ban on selling combustion-engine cars in 2035
European Union lawmakers have approved a proposed ban on selling new cars with combustion engines in 2035 to step up the fight against global warming.
Small businesses struggle to hire and keep employees amid economic uncertainty
Some small businesses are still struggling to hire qualified workers, even as the broader picture in the U.S. job market looks much brighter.
Walmart launches ‘Open Call 2022’ to help small US businesses land on store shelves
With “Open Call 2022,” Walmart says it aims to support and grow small businesses and U.S. manufacturing.
Russia-Ukraine war: Florida gunmaker donates $200K in weapons to Ukraine
A weapons manufacturer in Cocoa, Florida recently shipped out 400 guns to Ukraine to help the people there following the invasion from Russia.
Some Central Florida small businesses going cashless to prevent burglaries
Kelly's Homemade Ice Cream and Eden's Fresh Company are both going cashless after recent break-ins at their stores.