2017 Retailer of the Year

Entry forms and supplemental materials from 2017 Nominees Due April 17, 2017.

Thank you to everyone who nominated their favorite Florida retailers for the 2017 Florida Retailer of the Year award, which recognizes an outstanding retailer for sound business practices, and a commitment to their employees, customers and communities. Entry information from this year’s nominees are due to the FRF office no later than Monday, April 17. Eligible retailers are those who either own or are employed by businesses with sales volume of $5 million or less and have a physical presence in the operation and/or management of the retail business. To be nominated or selected as the 2017 Retailer of the Year, the retailer does not have to be an FRF member.

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$618 Million Tax Cut

“Fighting for Florida’s Future” Tax Cut Tour

Decreasing the Tax on Business Rents

Saves Business $454 Million

Sales Tax Holidays

Saves Families $98 Million

Sales Tax Exemption on College Textbooks

Cutting the Business Tax

Exempting School Book Fairs

Save Students $48 Million

Save Job Creators $15 Million

Save Families and Students $3 Million

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