November 22, 2014
Florida Business News

Florida's unemployment rate falls to 6 percent

Florida's unemployment rate fell to 6 percent in October, a new six-year-low, as the stated added a healthy 34,400 jobs over the month.

Small-business owners find creative ways to handle Obamacare

For business owners, the learning curve on the new federal healthcare marketplace is only just beginning.

Small retailers push hard to rise above the crowd

Since 2010, American Express has been promoting shopping at small businesses by declaring the Saturday after Thanksgiving Small Business Saturday.

Amusement parks challenged by home entertainment

Your local fun zone, amusement center and theme park is facing an existential challenge these days.

Column: Florida still draws gobs of cash from Uncle Sam

A new report by the nonpartisan National Priorities Project identified where states rank in terms of their dependence on federal aid.

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More people to hit the road this Thanksgiving
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