December 5, 2019
Florida Business News

Floridians more optimistic on finances and economy

Consumer confidence bounced back in Florida last month with growing optimism over future economic conditions. But the opinions of Florida consumers varied by gender and age.

Florida has some of the highest credit card debt in U.S.

Floridians are the owners of some of the largest credit card debt in the country. Florida holds the seventh-highest credit card burden in the nation.

Grocers capitalize on the new meat revolution

The popularity of animal-based protein and protein-heavy diets such as keto and Paleo are prompting many grocers, including Lakeland-based Publix Super Markets, to up their value-added meat game.

Underemployment explained: Almost half of American workers have 'low-wage' jobs

Florida appears to be one of the hot spots, with some of the heaviest concentrations of metropolitan areas with high percentages of low-wage workers.

Art Basel artistry also comes in moving the artwork

Art Basel has pumped billions into the South Florida economy, and has helped create a new niche: firms that have quickly become experts in moving delicate – and shockingly expensive – art works.

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