According to a study from international consulting firm Deloitte, the growth rate for the world's 100 largest luxury goods companies, including Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Dior, Dolce & Gabbana, Prada, Burberry and Ralph Lauren, was 1% during the 12 months ending June 30, 2017. That's 5.8 percentage points lower...
The hotel is designed for longer stays. A new Marriott-branded extended-stay hotel is scheduled to open in Bradenton next month, but a second hotel planned for the same property is nowhere to be found.The hotel opening next month is the TownePlace Suites by Marriott Sarasota Bradenton West, at 5451...
WASHINGTON — As global leaders gather on two continents to take account of a darkening economic outlook, this is the picture they face:Factories are slumping, many businesses are paralyzed, global growth is sputtering and the world's two mightiest economies are in the grip of a dangerous trade war.Barely...
The Minnesota-based airline will be the third new carrier to join the Sarasota-Bradenton airport in two years. Flush with new flights, Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport is seeing even more: Sun Country Airlines on Thursday announced nonstop seasonal service from Minneapolis-St. Paul to the local airport.The Minnesota-based airline says fares will...
An investigation by the Herald-Tribune and the watchdog group ProPublica found that nearly 7,000 U.S. houses were built using bad drywall, but enough of the material was imported to have been used in at least 100,000. The tainted material was used to build hundreds of Southwest Florida homes...
The Sarasota Y will take over the floundering fitness centers beginning Sept. 14, according to Save Our Y committee members. SARASOTA — When the Sarasota Family YMCA Board splits with its members and staff on Sept. 14, they will become two separate entities, and the membership will celebrate with...
Chief economist at the Florida Chamber Foundation pegs recession probability at 34.2% in next nine months. The probability of a recession in Florida has increased "substantially" in recent months, according to the chief economist at the Florida Chamber Foundation.Jerry Parrish now pegs the likelihood of a recession in Florida...
By Gary Dinges gdinges@gatehousemedia.com Wednesday Aug 21, 2019 at 4:20 PM Existing and proposed tariffs on goods imported from China will cost the average American family $1,000 per year, according to an analysis by JPMorgan.President Donald Trump announced the tariffs earlier this year as part of an escalating trade war.Already, HuffPost reports, tariffs that have been...
New owners have announced purchase of Two Senoritas, known for its "famous Mexican food," on Main Street in downtown Sarasota SARASOTA — One of downtown Sarasota's longest running restaurant's has been sold.Two Senoritas, which specializes in Mexican cuisine and earlier this year held its 25th Cinco de Mayo bash, has...
Home re-sales increase 6.6% in July, but condos decline 3.0% over year. Tracking with their year-long trend, home sales rose but condo deals slowed down last month in Southwest Florida.Buyers closed on 1,413 existing single-family homes in July throughout the Sarasota-Manatee region, a 6.6% increase over the year and...