Editorial Results (free)
1. Shelby County November Vote Certified
- Thursday, November 27, 2014
With a few adjustments and a legal question still to be decided in Nashville, the Shelby County Election Commission certified the last election of 2014 in Shelby County Monday, Nov. 24.
The results, audited by certified public accountants Watkins-Uiberall PLLC and Banks, Finley, White & Co., include new totals for the city of Memphis referendum on selling wine in food stores and the Memphis referendum on changes to the city charter provisions on the civil service system.
2. Apple Reveals Larger iPhones and Smartwatch
- Wednesday, September 10, 2014
CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) – For the first time in years, Apple's iPhones weren't the star of the show. Apple unveiled a smartwatch on Tuesday, a wearable device that marks the company's first major entry in a new product category since the iPad's debut in 2010.
3. Entrepreneur Day Spotlights Power of Innovation
- Wednesday, May 07, 2014
Already in recent weeks, Moziah “Mo” Bridges, the 12-year-old founder of the Memphis-based Mo’s Bows bow tie business, has appeared on the hit ABC show “Shark Tank.”
If the exposure alone wasn’t enough, Bridges also impressed fashion mogul and “Shark Tank” panelist Daymond John into offering to mentor him.
4. FedEx Headquarters Building Sells for $22.6 Million
- Tuesday, March 12, 2013
942 S. Shady Grove Road Memphis, TN 38119
Sale Amount: $22.6 million
Sale Date: Feb. 21, 2013
5. FedEx Headquarters Building Sells for $22.6 Million
- Wednesday, March 06, 2013
The building that houses the corporate headquarters of FedEx Corp. at 942 S. Shady Grove Road in East Memphis has sold for $22.6 million.
6. For Love of Money
- Thursday, February 14, 2013
The staples of a great Valentine’s Day with your sweetheart – flowers, candy and delicious food – equal big business for local establishments specializing in romantic fare.
Annual Valentine’s Day spending in the U.S. totals more than $13 billion, according to numbers from the Retail Advertising and Marketing Association and statisticsbrain.com. The average consumer spends $120 wooing that special someone on Valentine’s Day.
7. Realty Income Corp. Buys Herbalife Facility
- Tuesday, January 15, 2013
5025 Crumpler Road Memphis, TN 38141
Sale Amount: $16.6 million
8. Realty Income Corp. Buys Herbalife Facility
- Wednesday, January 09, 2013
An affiliate of Escondido, Calif.-based Realty Income Corp. has paid $16.6 million for the Herbalife International of America Inc. distribution center at 5025 Crumpler Road in Hickory Hill.
9. Delta Blues Winery LLC Buys 15 Acres in Lakeland
- Tuesday, December 18, 2012
6495 Stewart Road Lakeland, TN 38002
Sale Amount: $165,000
Sale Date: Dec. 10, 2012
10. Advance Auto Parts Sells for $1.1 Million
- Monday, December 17, 2012
An affiliate of Escondido, Calif.-based Realty Income Corp. has paid $1.1 million for the Advance Auto Parts store at 9811 U.S. 64 in Arlington.
11. Midtown Utopia
- Monday, September 24, 2012
Of Memphis’ tales of humble beginnings, of which there are many, the fluctuating renaissance of the Cooper-Young neighborhood is certainly compelling throughout.
The area has cycled from its 19th century roots to 1970s crime and neglect to its present-day status as one of the largest historic districts in the Southeast, a magnet of all ages and walks of life. All thanks to individuals and organizations that wouldn’t settle for sub-par quality in their tiny town within the bustling Bluff City.
12. Driving the Economy
- Wednesday, September 07, 2011
It doesn’t take much to figure out why a stock like AutoZone’s remains a favorite among investors.
There are about 240 million cars on the road in the U.S. right now, according to Morgan Keegan & Co. Inc. specialty retail analyst John R. Lawrence. Meanwhile, the average age of those cars has pushed past the decade mark.
13. Retailers Report September Boost
- Friday, October 08, 2010
NEW YORK (AP) – Retailers reported surprisingly solid sales gains for September, boosted by back-to-school shopping, much of it pushed into September by parents who had put off trips to the mall.
14. Government Data Show Solid Recovery But Concerns Remain
- Monday, May 17, 2010
WASHINGTON (AP) — The economy is being boosted by higher retail sales, stronger factory output and a rise in companies' stockpiles.
That picture emerged from reports Friday pointing to an economy that's improving modestly but steadily after the worst recession in decades. Yet the recovery needs stronger job creation, and it remains under pressure from fears that Europe's debt crisis could slow the U.S. economy.
15. Economic News Raises Hopes for Global Recovery
- Monday, December 14, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) - Signs of a strengthening global recovery emerged Friday, with consumers boosting retail sales, companies restoring stockpiles and Chinese exports mounting a comeback.
The reports heightened hopes that consumers are starting to feel more comfortable about opening their wallets after months of building savings and reducing debt. Consumer spending, which drives most U.S. economic activity, is vital to a sustained rebound.
16. Stocks Jump After G-20 Pledge to Aid Economies
- Tuesday, November 10, 2009
NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks jumped to new highs for the year Monday as the dollar extended its slide, boosting prices for commodities including gold and oil. Energy and materials stocks led the market higher.
17. Wal-Mart Says it Will Create 22,000 Jobs in 2009
- Friday, June 05, 2009
BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) – As Wal-Mart Stores Inc. opens about 150 new or expanded stores in the U.S. in 2009, the company expects to hire about 22,000 people for new positions.
18. Lobbyists Increase Efforts To Blunt Payday Ordinance
- Tuesday, December 02, 2008
Over the past couple of weeks, Shelby County Board of Commissioners member Mike Carpenter has met privately with at least six representatives of two high-powered lobbying firms that are working to counter a proposed local zoning ordinance.
19. Big Three Auto Dealers Squeezed
- Friday, August 29, 2008
The credit crunch squeezing Detroit's Big Three auto makers is now spreading to some of their dealers, adding financial pressure to a group already strained by this year's big drop in auto sales.
The latest and most prominent example is Bill Heard Enterprises Inc., one of the largest Chevrolet dealers in the country, with 2007 sales of $2.1 billion. Earlier this month GMAC LLC, the financing company partly owned by General Motors Corp., stopped doing business with Bill Heard over concerns about financial losses related to the privately owned chain of 14 stores, Bill Heard confirmed through a spokesman.
20. Retailers Post Mixed June Sales Results
- Friday, July 11, 2008
NEW YORK (AP) – Shoppers, enticed by heavy discounts and armed with rebate checks, spent more freely in June, helping to lift many retailers’ sales. The outlook for the back-to-school season remains tough, though, as consumers confront high gas and food prices, a slumping housing market and tighter credit.
21. Gruenberg Award Sheds Light on Kress Building
- Tuesday, October 17, 2006
On North Main Street, old and new converge to create a feeling of revitalization and promise sprinkled with nostalgia.
The trolley rolls by Court Square as pedestrians toss crumbs to the birds, and ashes from the recently burned Lincoln-American Tower are swept up and carted away.
22. Archived Article
- Tuesday, May 02, 2006
off U.S. 51
Loan Amount: $1.8 million
Loan Date: April 20, 2006
Maturity Date: April 20, 2008
23. Archived Article: Lead
- Friday, May 27, 2005
New Tenants Added to East Memphis Shopping Center
Tenants Join East Memphis Retail Center
Updates attract new eateries, stores to The Gallery
The Daily News
Giacomo and Lea Ciabattini have brought a little of the Old World t...
24. Archived Article: This Week
- Monday, May 23, 2005
Urban Planning Firm Hosts Form Based Codes Workshop
SCORE Hosts Small Business Workshop
The Shelby County Commission hosts its Executive Lunch at 12:30 p.m. in the chamber conference room of the Shelby County Administration Building,...
25. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, December 17, 2003
Methodist Health Information Team Tops National List
Methodist Health Information Team Tops National List The Health Information Management team at Methodist University Hospital was named the best in the country by Advance Magazine, a national tr...
26. Archived Article: Advanced Auto Chg
- Wednesday, September 10, 1997
By CAMILLE H Advance Auto builds at Poplar/Cleveland Atlanta developer also plans Advance Auto store at Shelby Drive and Ross Road By CAMILLE H. GAMBLE The Daily News Roanoke, Va.-based Advance Auto Parts will open an auto parts retail store at 213 ...