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Johnson & Johnson Vision Care expands in Jacksonville

Company to add 100 new jobs to its existing 2,000 positions.

Amazon.com to double its Florida work force at fulfillment centers

Gov. Rick Scott said on Monday that Amazon.com plans to expand its fulfillment centers in Lakeland and Ruskin, creating 2,000 new jobs in Florida, on top of the 2,000 employees currently working at its fulfillment centers in the state.

Montañez appointed to SBA Federal Advisory Board

Moisés Montañez, a Miami-based small business owner, was appointed to the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Region IV Regulatory Fairness Board by SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet on July 29 in Miami.

Motorsport.com and Repucom team for global enterprise

Buoyed by their recent successful collaboration, Motorsport.com and Repucom yesterday announced a global cooperation agreement to combine their expertise, skills and media assets for the benefit of worldwide motorsport and automotive customers.

Bright House Networks seeks nominations for outstanding regional firms

Honoring organizations and individuals who have positively impacted the community, Bright House Networks and area Chambers of Commerce invite nominations for the Regional Business Awards of the Tampa Bay area through Sept. 11.

CarCharging Group appoints Calise as CEO

CarCharging Group Inc., a pioneer in nationwide public electric vehicle (EV) charging services, announced today in Miami Beach that Mike Calise has been appointed as the company's chief executive officer.

Bankers Financial Corporation Brings Huynh on Board

Bankers Financial Corp. (BFC), an insurance, surety and business solutions company, today welcomed cloud advisory expert Toan Huynh as the newest member of its board of directors, the company announced from its St. Petersburg headquarters.

Golden Age Resources intends to acquire two media companies

Leading acquisition and development company Golden Age Resources (GDAR) entered into a letter of intent recently to purchase two unnamed media companies, the company said on Tuesday. The parties have initiated a period of due diligence, which is intended to result in a definitive merger agreement that would close within 30 days.

Leading e-cigarette and regulatory expert Kovacevic joins Nicopure Labs

Leading e-liquid and vaping device manufacturer Nicopure Labs LLC, announced the appointment of industry expert Patricia Kovacevic as general counsel and chief compliance officer today in Tampa.

Campari America, Southern Wine & Spirits toast new distribution partnership

Campari America and affiliate Gruppo Campari are signing new distribution agreements with Southern Wine & Spirits of America Inc., the nation's foremost wine and spirits distributor, it was announced today from San Francisco and Miami.

Miami’s 'CouponMate' takes extreme couponing online

Startup browser extension supplies best coupon codes for online purchases.

Paul C. Tanner opens Las Olas Capital Advisors in Fort Lauderdale

Paul C. Tanner has opened Las Olas Capital Advisors, a registered investment advisor (RIA) committed to helping entrepreneurs and ultra-high-net-worth families meet long-term financial goals, as of Monday, the company announced today from Fort Lauderdale.

Florida East Coast Railway amends collective bargaining agreement

Deal with train and engine/yardmaster employees overwhelmingly ratified.

YourMembership joining Informz to empower clients’ email marketing

YourMembership, the leading cloud-based software provider for associations, announced a strategic partnership with Informz, a leading provider of email marketing and marketing automation, today in St. Petersburg, Florida, with plans to debut the integration this fall.

Imperial Holdings names Sasso senior vice president

Imperial Holdings Inc., a specialty finance company offering customized liquidity solutions, has promoted David Sasso to senior vice president for corporate development and investor relations, the firm announced from its Boca Raton headquarters today.

Carnival Corporation appoints Michael Ungerer new COO for Asia

Carnival Corporation, the world's largest travel and leisure business, announced today from its Miami base that Michael Ungerer will take the reins as chief operations officer of shared services for Carnival Asia, effective Sept. 1, 2015.

DataMentors hires Champlin as senior vice president for client services

DataMentors LLC, a leading data-as-a-service (DaaS) provider, announced today that Jim Champlin will join the firm as senior vice president for client services to provide guidance and insight for clients to achieve profitable growth.

Alumnus Henderson to head Stetson University’s new water institute

Clay Henderson, a noted environmentalist and policy expert, will step up to be the premier executive director of Stetson University’s new interdisciplinary Institute for Water and Environmental Resilience, the institution announced today in Deland, Florida.

Four groups partner to present 3D printing and manufacturing colloquium

Four groups will host a free seminar on the impact of additive manufacturing and 3D printing at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, to be held at the Axis Space in Las Olas River House, 333 Las Olas Way, Fort Lauderdale.

Bradenton EDC garners prestigious recognition from economic journal

Southern Business & Development magazine has named The Bradenton Area Economic Development Corp. (EDC) one of Florida’s top local economic development agencies, one of only four in the state to be honored this year.

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