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Business Preservation

Due to rezoning, hurricanes and supply and demand struggles, the historic Black neighborhood in the heart of Bay St. Louis is being left out of booming growth happening just blocks away.
Turning storefronts into online-commerce fulfillment centers or pop-up spaces for artists isn't likely to bring downtowns back. But even remote workers need places to go when they take a break from their keyboards.
As the market for technology companies serving government has exploded, state and local agencies have never had more options for solutions that fit their specific needs.
While the city has become known for its cryptocurrency advancements, other Florida regions, including Broward and Palm Beach counties, are looking for ways to get involved in cryptocurrency.
The legislation would create a statewide incentive to develop and retain businesses in an increasingly competitive market. Five Democrats and 16 Republicans voted against the bill.
The trucking industry faces high turnover among drivers because its business model isn’t driver-centric. A tech company uses artificial intelligence to determine which routes are best for both the driver and revenue generation.
The Living Wage Act of 2022 would gradually increase state minimum wage to $18 by 2026. The initiative will soon begin to collect signatures to try and get the measure in the upcoming Nov. election.
Holiday markets, along with farmers’ markets, festivals and other pop-up retail events, are an underappreciated resource for identifying home-grown entrepreneurs who could fill vacant storefronts.
The right to disconnect can be the catalyst an organization needs to review its workplace policies. But what’s really needed is a cultural shift that gives workers more control over how they work.
The state’s Department of Commerce has awarded eight tribal governments and organizations with grants of up to $30,000 each to help plan for business development and economic opportunities.
Florida state legislators have been caught between Gov. Ron DeSantis’ efforts to ban COVID-19 vaccine mandates across the state and businesses that want to require them. A special session hopes to resolve the issue.
While experts assure inflation levels are not yet deemed hyperinflation, Florida businesses of all kinds are still feeling the impacts of a 5.4 percent increase in prices from last year. But relief could come by mid-2022.
Though many businesses continue to allow remote work options, a number of companies have recently established headquarters in the state. Many expect the hybrid work week will give employees the best of both worlds.
The city of Lansing, Mich., modernized the process of marijuana business licensing through a new online records management system. The changes have simplified the process for city staff and end users.
Many small businesses rely on social media to develop their community of customers and a five-hour outage across Facebook’s sites can be detrimental. It is unclear what caused the global outage on Monday.
As companies across the nation struggle to fill open positions, many employers are turning to the approximately 20 million Americans who have past felony convictions. Some experts believe this could create a lasting impact.