VOL. 129 | NO. 111 | Monday, June 9, 2014
EMPHASIS Financial Services
First Tennessee gives customers a look at its 150-year past
For its 150th anniversary, First Tennessee Bank didn’t want to only blow out the candles, so to speak.
To use a metaphor to illustrate the purpose of a new program to help inner-city businesses in Memphis grow, the program represents the difference between focusing on rowing your boat and scouting the horizon for a new port to direct your boat toward.
Banks may tout with increasing frequency their facility with the array of digital tools available today, but there is a downside to that trend as financial institutions race to catch up with their more mobile-oriented customers.
Allan Wade points to the patchwork pavement on many Memphis streets – square, sometimes rectangular.
U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen says the city’s fair share of federal funding for rape kit backlogs is $1 million.
“I Choose Memphis” spotlights Memphians who are passionate about calling this community home. New Memphis Institute provides the profiles.
In 1986, the father-and-son team of Robert and Bob McBride bought a fledgling small business called State Systems.
Despite tremendous advances in technology that yield nearly infinite access to information and the Internet’s connectivity of the world’s greatest experts, many companies continue to look inward for new product development and innovation.
WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. employers added 217,000 jobs in May, a substantial gain for a fourth straight month, fueling hopes that the economy will accelerate after a grim start to the year.
DETROIT (AP) – Inside General Motors, they called it "the switch from hell."
WASHINGTON (AP) – Consumers increased their borrowing by a sizable amount in April, with growth in credit card debt rising at the fastest pace in more than 12 years.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) – Wal-Mart's CEO Doug McMillon said the world's largest retailer's task is to more quickly bring e-commerce together with physical stores to better serve shoppers.