September 3, 2015

The Villages: Reflecting the trends

Steve and Janet Brown
moved to The Villages
in 2013.

[Photo: Alex McKnight]


This year,
the state
hits a new

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.

Finding your company's voice

A column by

Ron Stein

Florida Business News

Jobless claims rise but remain at a healthy level

More Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, but applications remain at low levels in a positive sign for the U.S. economy amid a broader global slowdown.

FCC approves sale of Verizon local wireline operations in Florida

Verizon will sell its local wireline network assets and operations in California, Florida and Texas, to Frontier Communications.

Gov. Scott announces license-free saltwater fishing day

The free day in September is part of the eight total license-free fishing days the Florida Wildlife Commission offers each year.

Commentary: Small business and the secret of big growth

Small firms are economic drivers—and need help. Tax reform would be a good start.

How downsizing can save your retirement

Among retirees who move, half swap their home for something smaller. And this may help with retirements costs.

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


Florida Trend Video Pick

2015 Florida Bar Annual Convention: State Of The Florida Bar Address
2015 Florida Bar Annual Convention: State Of The Florida Bar Address

Florida Bar Past President Greg Coleman gives the annual State Of The Florida Bar Address during General Assembly at the 2015 Annual Convention in Boca Raton.

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