Florida Keys Business This Week

Key West Citizen - Sunday, November 16, 2014

You can ask all you want, but if people don't want to talk, you really can't make them. Often, staff feel uncomfortable sharing their honest opinions about the job and the organization for fear of...

Key West Citizen - Sunday, November 16, 2014

Too often our world revolves around ringing phones, overwhelming obligations and lengthening to-do lists. But like an ice chip on the tongue, that harried, everyday world melts away the moment one...

Key West Citizen - Sunday, November 9, 2014

FLORIDA KEYS -- Buying a house on most islands in the Florida Keys is getting more expensive. And that's a good thing if you are a seller or real estate agent. The average list price of a home...

Key West Citizen - Sunday, November 9, 2014

Sean Callahan's mentor taught him to paint what he loves. And he now teaches the same thing. Fortunately for the artist, Callahan loves things that other people love: tropical fish, family pets,...

Key West Citizen - Sunday, November 9, 2014

KEY LARGO -- A Homestead family opened a hair salon last month at the Waldorf Plaza at mile marker 99.6, oceanside. Magic 100 Unisex Hair Salon caters to men and women of all ages, with barber and...

Key West Citizen - Sunday, November 2, 2014

Go ahead and touch it. You know you want to. Run your hands over it; hold it up to your nose, even. The owners of the new Key West Handbags at 531 Southard St. encourage customers to try on, touch...

Key West Citizen - Sunday, November 2, 2014

NEW YORK -- Workers in five states could get a raise after Election Day. Some small business owners say raising the minimum wage will pressure their companies, forcing them to cut employees' hours...

Key West Citizen - Sunday, November 2, 2014

Leaders are used to talking. They do it all day. Sometimes, however, the most important tool is silence, particularly when it involves the rarely practiced art of paying attention. Author Stephen...

Key West Citizen - Sunday, October 26, 2014

Two brothers from Sweden are upending the hotel industry while giving new meaning to the term "accommodations."

Key West Citizen - Sunday, October 26, 2014

NEW YORK -- It's not just big businesses like JPMorgan Chase, Target and Home Depot that get hacked. Small companies suffer from intrusions into their computer systems, too. The costs associated...