The state of Florida allowed bars to reopen, but then told them to close back down last month after the number of COVID-19 cases again started to surge. Now the reopening plans are being rolled back in other areas and industries across the state.
Black-owned businesses are enjoying a surge in support amid the national reckoning on racism sparked by George Floyd’s killing in Minneapolis.
There’s a candlemaker who has been pouring her wax creations in Seminole Heights for years.
Bill introduction comes as Congress, White House grapple with a fourth coronavirus aid package to help US economy.
The virus has decimated the restaurant industry, leaving millions unemployed and shuttering countless spots for good. Many dine-in restaurants have turned to delivery or takeout. Some have become food banks or trading posts.
The pandemic is prompting business owners to find innovative ways to keep afloat.
Some beach rental owners are concerned proposed restrictions could put them out of the business. It's part of an effort to crack down on noise complaints in Redington Shores.
A Small Business Administration grant is helping the Tampa Bay Women's Business Centre keep small businesses afloat. The impact that the program is having is What's Right with Tampa Bay.
The growth St. Petersburg was seeing before the pandemic struck may have slowed but has, by no means, stopped according to the city’s development administrator.
Entrepreneurs say one way to make an impact during the nation’s reckoning following the murder of George Floyd is to support black-owned businesses.
Two months after the federal government rolled out the Paycheck Protection Program, small business owners that tapped the coronavirus aid can officially have their loans forgiven.
Barbecue boats are like barbecue sundaes because there are layers of barbecue goodies. It’s a specialty at Sarges Smokehouse BBQ in Tampa, where owner Ken Sebourn is doing his best to keep his business afloat.
Leaders in Pinellas County have given the green light for breweries to reopen -- with restrictions, of course.
Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said Tuesday that the central bank’s lending programs for medium-sized businesses and state and local governments will be operational by the end of this month.
Sarasota city officials will begin accepting applications for small business grants.
The new Small Business Pulse Survey from the U.S. Census Bureau highlighted the impact COVID-19 is having on small U.S. stores, retailers and businesses.
Starting Monday, retail stores can re-open, but owners must follow strict guidelines, including, customers maintaining a distance of six feet apart and owner only operating at 25 percent capacity.
While some Florida businesses are preparing to reopen Monday as part of phase one of Governor Ron DeSantis’ Reopen Florida Task Force’s plan, others have been left in the dark.
Smaller businesses that need coronavirus relief will get to move to the front of the line come Wednesday.
A salon owner in Champlin, Minnesota is feeling the fallout from the coronavirus first hand. After weeks of no customers, she's been forced to do something she never dreamed of: close her doors.