September 1, 2015


This year,
the state
hits a new

Finding your company's voice

A column by

Ron Stein

Healthy downtowns are millennial magnets

A column by

Mark Howard

Florida Icon:
Carl Hiaasen

The writer and columnist
talks about his life in Florida.

[Photo: Brian Smith]

Charged up

Will Encell Technology be a competitor for Tesla?

[Photo of Robert Guyton by Jon M. Fletcher]


Orlando's pro soccer team forgoes public funding for a new stadium.


Southwest Florida Business Profile

Championing "Breakout Brands"

Christine Barney of rbb Public Relations discusses unique marketing strategies, serving "breakout brands" and providing an "employee-driven" workplace.

Court-Ordered Protection

Florida Supreme Court ruling helps shield athletics organizations at universities from lawsuits.

Florida Business News

Labor Day gas prices to be lowest in a decade

Gas prices are expected to reach their lowest level in a decade this Labor Day weekend, prompting more Americans to take road trips.

Sales and Marketing Advice
Finding your company's voice

What you say and how you say it is an essential part of brand marketing.

The Wynwood Yard to open a culinary incubator in Miami

Food entrepreneurs will set up shop in a new gathering space to test-market their concepts.

Florida leading indicator goes up slightly in July

Florida's leading indicator increased 0.2 percent in July after an increase of 0.1 percent in June.

Small Business Advice
Rigid corporate policies can stifle original thinking, drive away good workers

Policies are necessary for so many reasons but you can -- and most firms do -- have way too many policies.

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An overview of the features and articles in this month's issue of Florida Trend.


Florida Trend Video Pick

New Cancer Treatment
New Cancer Treatment

Doctors at Florida Hospital Tampa have come up with a new procedure to treat pancreatic cancer. 

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Ballot Box

With Florida hitting the 20-million residents milestone this year, which societal infrastructure needs the most improvement?

  • Affordable housing
  • Education
  • Telecommunications
  • Transportation
  • Water/sewer
  • Other

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