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Epic Home Decor in Lakewood Ranch enjoying early success

Epic Home Decor opened recently in San Marco Plaza at Lakewood Ranch offering wall art, mirrors, table lamps, living room furniture, made to order draperies and more. Owner Diane Creasy also brings a sense of style to the area that has been recognized by builders and real estate agents in staging homes for sale.

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Among 400 richest Americans, one has strong Manatee County ties

Thirty-five of the 400 richest Americans call Florida home, including one with Manatee County ties. According to the Forbes 400 list of richest Americans released on Tuesday, Kenneth Feld, the chairman and CEO of Palmetto-based Feld Entertainment, ranked 28th in the state and 324th overall at $2.5 billion.

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Holiday retail forecast: More sales, more hiring, more online

Despite department store woes, national retailers have started to seek seasonal help – and at levels close to those seen last year, according to some estimates. Many of the seasonal jobs are focused on stocking additional inventory, customer service, and helping in shipping and distribution centers, an area that is growing as online holiday sales increase.

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