August 5, 2020
Florida Business News

Florida has lost a greater share of revenue than many states due to COVID-19

The state's revenue shortfall has ballooned to nearly $2.1 billion since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. Unemployment in the state has soared to Depression-era levels and Medicaid rolls have swelled.

Publix’s sales soar by $2.5 billion because of coronavirus pandemic

At least one Florida company has been able to make money during the pandemic: Publix said Monday it has generated an estimated $2.5 billion more in sales because of coronavirus in the first half of the year.

Floridians continue pulling the plug on traditional phones

Florida residents and businesses continue to ditch traditional wireline phone service as they look to other ways to make calls.

Florida Agriculture Commissioner Fried launches ‘SMART Florida’ coronavirus protection campaign

Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried wants to make coronavirus protection as familiar as the “Click it or Ticket” slogan promoting safety belts.

As Isaias moves on from Florida, forecasters are watching another system

As Tropical Storm Isaias, which largely spared Florida, is expected to strengthen into a hurricane again as it nears the Carolinas, forecasters are also watching another system that could develop.

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