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Ron DeSantis Signs Ashley Moody Backed Proposal Combating Organized Retail Theft

Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody thanked Gov. Ron DeSantis for signing legislation to help Florida prosecutors dismantle organized retail theft rings. During the 2022 Florida Legislative Session, Moody worked with lawmakers to pass Senate Bill...
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Florida Retailers Expect a Record-High Holiday Shopping Season

Retailers across the Sunshine State are expecting to close 2021 on a high note as the holiday shopping season is ready to hit full swing. This week, the Florida Retail Federation (FRF) showcased a study...

DEO Launches Florida’s Return to Work Initiative

This initiative is focused on encouraging Floridians to return to the workforce, helping employers attract job seekers, and continuing to fuel the state’s economic growth.

Task Force of Business Community Leaders Offers Final Report on Helping Florida’s Economy After...

“This report is the culmination of a dedicated group effort to closely examine the coronavirus pandemic’s effect on businesses and industries in our state, thoughtfully discuss the difficulties they have experienced, and carefully craft sensible solutions to the issues impacting Florida’s employers,” said Dr. Ed Moore, the executive director of the RESET Task Force.
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Nikki Fried, Restaurateurs, Retailers Encourage Floridians to Join #TheGreatAmericanTakeout

With COVID-19 causing restaurants to close dine-in options to customers, restaurants are expecting nationwide losses as high as $225 billion and job losses that account for over half of U.S. jobs lost in March.

Florida Associations Join Forces to Help Bring Jobs and Tourism Back to the Sunshine...

On Monday, the Associated Industries of Florida (AIF), Florida Retail Federation (FRF), National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) and Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association (FRLA) joined other associations across the state to announce the joint creation of a task force to Restore Economic Strength through Employment and Tourism (RESET).

Florida Retailers Launch Effort to Collect Sales Tax From Online Retailers

The FRF is backing a proposal from state Sen. Joe Gruters, R-Sarasota, and state Rep. Chuck Clemons, R-Newberry, insisting it “will level the playing field and restore the free market by enforcing the law that businesses must pay these taxes.”

Florida Retailers Offer Toy Safety Tips for Holiday Shopping

“In 2017, there were an estimated 251,700 toy-related injuries treated in U.S. hospital emergency departments,” the FRF noted.

Florida Retailers Expect Record High Sales This Holiday Season

The Florida Retail Federation (FRF) announced that retailers across the Sunshine State should see record sales this holiday season with growth of between 3.8 percent to 4.2 percent over last year.
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Florida Retail Federation: Expect Strong Sales for Halloween

With Halloween looming, trick or treaters will scare up some strong sales in the Sunshine State.
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Florida Begins Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday Week on Friday

Noting that hurricane season starts on Saturday, the FRF insisted the sales tax holiday offered Floridians a great chance to stock up on supplies and save. 
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Record High Mother’s Day Spending Expected in Florida, Across the Nation

Across the nation, Americans will spend a record high $25 billion on Mother’s Day with the average American spending around $200.