The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) is back for round two, officially opening up for applications on Tuesday.
A winery in Central Florida says the coronavirus pandemic could set the industry in the state back by about a decade.
The coronavirus pandemic has hammered restaurants across the nation, with over 110,000 closures reported. However, one Orlando-area restaurant is seeing some success while the pandemic has cratered the economy.
The pandemic has hit Central Florida businesses hard, but some loyal customers are helping small businesses through GoFundMe pages.
Two small Central Florida businesses received assistance to ride out the coronavirus pandemic. One survived while the other had to shut down.
Florida is the eighth state in the country and first in the South to raise the minimum wage to 15 dollars an hour. Some small business owners are concerned they may have to cut staff and raise prices for products or services.
Winter Park closed down Park Avenue this week to attract crowds to shops and restaurants while providing social distancing.
Restaurant employment levels continued to rise last month but have reached a slowdown, according to the National Restaurant Association.
Winter Park is holding some socially distant outdoor events to lure people to Park Avenue.
TikTok is one of the hottest apps available and now businesses are trying to take advantage of the platform.
Florida has moved into Phase 3 of reopening but some restaurants are waiting to trransition.
There are questions about the future of Biketoberfest, which is scheduled for next month. Daytona Beach leaders say restrictions on permitting will stay in place for now, even though the state has moved into Phase 3 reopening.
Some businesses in the shadow of some of Orlando's larger theme parks are beginning to show signs of bouncing back after the coronavirus pandemic.
Bars and nightclubs are opening across Florida on Monday. Staff at venues in Downtown Orlando are working to install safety barriers and other measures to protect patrons.
Bars will be allowed to reopen on Monday, but new safety measures will be in place and there will be a 50% occupancy rule.
Two young entrepreneurs just started their own business. Twin sisters Zoe and Zarya Spires launched a cookie company with their dad during the pandemic, called Ladybugz Cookie Company.
Many businesses in Winter Park have shut down permanently due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The coronavirus pandemic has forced another Winter Park restaurant to close. Luma, located on Park Avenue, is the latest business to be hit hard by the pandemic.
An Orlando restaurant is celebrating a big turnaround. Hawkers has been in businesses in the Mills-50 District for about 10 years but it took a hit when the coronavirus pandemic began.
A Good Samaritan is opening his heart to save a local business. The Sanford Relief Fun is helping businesses struggling due to the coronavirus pandemic.