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May 20, 2018
Florida Business News

Florida unemployment holds at 3.9 percent, state adds 9,600 jobs

Florida’ economy appears to have plateaued with its unemployment rate holding at 3.9 percent for the seventh straight month.

Don't mess with success (aka Florida's global trade sector)

Global trade facilitated $50.4 billion in Florida goods and $42.6 billion in Florida services exports in 2016.

He created Miami's most famous clothing company. Now he wants it back.

Today, at age 82 and ousted from the chairmanship of the firm he built, George Feldenkreis is trying to buy back a company run by his own son.

New attractions lift Orlando theme park attendance

Theme park attendance in North America last year was up 2.3 percent, powered by new attractions in Orlando.

Battery maker to move headquarters from Alabama to Tampa

Custom battery-maker Resistacap Energy Products will move its headquarters from Huntsville, Ala., to its existing facility near Westchase.

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Clean water is critical for small business in the Sunshine State
Clean water is critical for small business in the Sunshine State

Justin Stuller, a second-generation owner of Estero River Outfitters, shares his affection for the waters and natural habitats of Florida. 

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