Editorial Results (free)
1. Screwpulp Aims to Make Publishing Simpler
- Wednesday, May 15, 2013
With a name like Screwpulp, it’s not hard to figure out how the founders of the startup feel about the current state of the publishing industry.
Screwpulp is one of six companies participating in Seed Hatchery, a tech-focused business accelerator for high-growth companies that wraps up its third season this month. Richard Billings is the founder of Screwpulp, which he and his team have built to help writers do an end run around traditional publishing outlets.
2. Archer-Malmo Grows Again With Lease Expansion
- Friday, February 01, 2013
Archer-malmo has inked an additional 3,000 square feet in the Cotton Exchange Building, bringing its total footprint in the historic 12-story Downtown tower to 41,277 square feet across six floors.
3. Storm Leads Companies to Postpone Earnings Reports
- Tuesday, October 30, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) – A number of major U.S. companies postponed quarterly earnings reports scheduled for Monday and Tuesday, as Hurricane Sandy barreled into the East Coast and caused the first unplanned shutdown of financial markets since 2001.
4. 10 Drugmakers Team Up to Improve Testing Process
- Thursday, September 20, 2012
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) – Pharmaceutical industry heavyweights are teaming up to address a challenge that's long vexed drugmakers: how to improve the way experimental drugs are tested so they can get approved, and reach patients, faster.
5. New Coupons Aim to Keep People Off Generic Drugs
- Tuesday, August 21, 2012
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) – If brand-name prescription medicines cost you as little as generic pills, which would you choose? A few drugmakers are betting Americans will stick with the name they know.
6. Pfizer Pays $60 Million to Settle Bribery Charges
- Wednesday, August 08, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) – Pfizer has agreed to pay the federal government $60 million to settle allegations that its employees bribed doctors and other foreign officials in Europe and Asia to win business and boost sales.
7. GlaxoSmithKline to Pay $3 Billion for Health Fraud
- Tuesday, July 03, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) – GlaxoSmithKline LLC will pay $3 billion and plead guilty to promoting two popular drugs for unapproved uses and to failing to disclose important safety information on a third in the largest health care fraud settlement in U.S. history, the Justice Department said Monday.
8. Evans Joins MERI As Finance Director
- Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Devonya Evans has joined the Medical Education & Research Institute as director of finance. Evans, a licensed certified public accountant, will be responsible for heading MERI’s finance and information technology departments.
9. Irving Leads Research Co. Animal Cell Therapies
- Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Adam M. Irving is chief executive officer of San Diego-based Animal Cell Therapies Inc., a company that develops stem cell treatments to treat a variety of ailments for animals. Irving is based in Memphis.
10. Moody's: New Generics Will Aid Some Supermarkets
- Thursday, September 29, 2011
NEW YORK (AP) – Moody's Investors Service said Wednesday that supermarkets with big pharmacy sections will get a small boost to their profits in 2012 as low-cost versions of some of the world's best-selling pharmaceuticals reach the market.
11. Plotting a Course
- Monday, September 19, 2011
State and federal officials are developing new programs and legislation to bolster small businesses.Many companies are facing a variety of hurdles in a lackluster economy in which millions remain jobless and the outlook for consumer confidence and companies’ confidence in hiring and investing remain bleak. But what shape those hurdles have taken depends on who you ask.
12. Health Care Stocks Endure Turmoil Better Than Most
- Wednesday, August 17, 2011
Health care stocks historically provide a relatively safe haven in roiling markets. They're less tethered to the economy's every movement than other stocks and tend to be less volatile.
Anxious investors might be considering putting money in the sector, but the current outlook is complicated by uncertainty over the government's changing involvement in health care. The wild card is potential cuts to Medicare or Medicaid, soon to be considered by Congress' new debt-reduction supercommittee.
13. Pfizer Ending Manufacturing at Bristol Plant
- Thursday, August 11, 2011
BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) – Pharmaceutical company Pfizer Global Supply is ending manufacturing and logistics operations at its Bristol, Tenn., facility, but the plant will continue its commercial and support operations.
14. Pfizer Q2 Net Up 5 Pct. on Lower Charges, Taxes
- Wednesday, August 03, 2011
Generic competition cut deeper into drugmaker Pfizer Inc.'s sales in the second quarter – with the U.S. patent expiration for its cholesterol fighter Lipitor, the world's top-selling drug, just five months away.
15. Lawsuit: Wyeth had Illegal Patents on Effexor
- Thursday, July 07, 2011
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – A federal lawsuit in Mississippi claims a major pharmaceutical company misrepresented clinical data and used sham litigation to maintain a monopoly over a drug used to treat depression and anxiety.
16. Pfizer to Trim 6,000 Jobs, Shut 8 Plants Worldwide
- Wednesday, May 19, 2010
NEW YORK (AP) - Pfizer Inc. reported Tuesday it will cut 6,000 jobs as it trims manufacturing capacity for health care products worldwide after acquiring smaller rival Wyeth last year.
17. ALL BUSINESS: Strong Dollar Hurts U.S. Exports
- Monday, February 15, 2010
NEW YORK (AP) - Ben Bernanke and Tim Geithner keep saying that they support a strong dollar. Now that we have it, they should eat their words.
The dollar has surged to an 8-month high against the euro, and is also rising against other major currencies. If it keeps strengthening, that could damage the already fragile U.S. economic recovery.
18. A Look at Fundraising in Tenn. Governor's Race
- Monday, February 08, 2010
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Here is a breakdown of key fundraising details for the four main Republican and three main Democratic candidates for Tennessee governor.
19. Pfizer Posts Big Jump in Q4 Sales, Profit
- Thursday, February 04, 2010
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Drugmaker Pfizer Inc., well into integrating its new Wyeth unit, posted a 34 percent jump in revenue Wednesday, but $3.2 billion in acquisition and restructuring charges and higher costs across the board weighed down profit.
20. Pressure Mounts to Stop Antibiotics in Agriculture
- Monday, January 04, 2010
FRANKENSTEIN, Mo. (AP) – The mystery started the day farmer Russ Kremer got between a jealous boar and a sow in heat.
The boar gored Kremer in the knee with a razor-sharp tusk. The burly pig farmer shrugged it off, figuring: “You pour the blood out of your boot and go on.”
21. Sanofi-Aventis to Buy Gold Bond Maker Chattem
- Tuesday, December 22, 2009
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - French drugmaker Sanofi-Aventis SA said Monday it plans to buy the Chattanooga-based health-care company Chattem Inc., maker of over-the-counter mainstays like Gold Bond skin products, for $1.9 billion in cash.
22. Pfizer Inc. Receives Award For Worker Safety
- Tuesday, December 22, 2009
The Pfizer Inc. Memphis Logistics Center has received the Award of Excellence for Workplace Safety from Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development Commissioner James Neeley.
The facility, which employs 200 people, qualified for the award by logging more than 512,000 hours without any lost time or injuries.
The award honors Tennessee employers and their workers who reach a required number of work hours without experiencing a lost workday case, and have maintained total injury and illness incident rates below the national average.
– Tom Wilemon ...
23. Vaccines on Horizon for AIDS, Alzheimer's, Herpes
- Wednesday, November 18, 2009
MARIETTA, Pa. (AP) - Malaria. Tuberculosis. Alzheimer's disease. AIDS. Pandemic flu. Genital herpes. Urinary tract infections. Grass allergies. Traveler's diarrhea. You name it, the pharmaceutical industry is working on a vaccine to prevent it.
24. Pfizer Trimming Research Plants after Buying Wyeth
- Tuesday, November 10, 2009
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Less than a month after buying Wyeth, drug giant Pfizer Inc. has mapped out a new structure for its research and development operations.
25. Merck, Now No. 2 Drugmaker, Set for Future Buys
- Thursday, November 05, 2009
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - The new Merck & Co. has become the world's second-biggest drugmaker overnight with a huge acquisition, but it still has a fat wallet and plans more wheeling and dealing.
26. Pfizer Q3 Profit Jumps 26 Percent on Cost-Cutting
- Wednesday, October 21, 2009
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Drugmaker Pfizer Inc. on Tuesday posted a 26 percent jump in third-quarter profit despite the recession, as sharp cost cuts made up for a dip in sales.
27. GlaxoSmithKline Changes Doctor Training Policy
- Tuesday, September 22, 2009
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline PLC said Monday it is making major changes in its funding of educational programs for doctors, reducing the number it sponsors and switching its focus to independent ones with balanced information.
28. Sanofi Buys Merck's Half of Animal Health Business
- Monday, September 21, 2009
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - French drugmaker Sanofi-Aventis SA has completed its $4 billion purchase of Merck & Co.'s half-interest in their veterinary medicine business, Merial Ltd., the companies said Friday.
29. Pfizer to Pay Record $2.3B Penalty over Promotions
- Thursday, September 03, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal prosecutors hit Pfizer Inc. with a record-breaking $2.3 billion in fines Wednesday and called the world's largest drug maker a repeating corporate cheat for illegal drug promotions that plied doctors with free golf, massages, and resort junkets.
30. Drugmaker Pfizer's Q2 Profit Plunges 19 Percent
- Thursday, July 23, 2009
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Drug giant Pfizer Inc. on Wednesday said its second-quarter profit plunged 19 percent, as the strong dollar pulled down revenue, and higher taxes and costs for its pending purchase of rival Wyeth hurt the bottom line. Still, Pfizer raised its 2009 profit forecast slightly.
31. Drug Industry, Pfizer Lead in Health Lobbying
- Wednesday, July 22, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) - The drug industry's trade group and one of the nation's biggest pharmaceutical companies reported spending more money than other health care organizations on lobbying in the second quarter of this year.
32. Wyeth Shareholders Vote to be Acquired by Pfizer
- Tuesday, July 21, 2009
Shareholders of drugmaker Wyeth on Monday voted overwhelmingly to be bought by industry giant Pfizer Inc., pushing aside one of the deal’s final hurdles.
33. FDA Requires Chantix, Zyban to Have Warning
- Thursday, July 02, 2009
NEW YORK (AP) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration will require two smoking-cessation drugs, Chantix and Zyban, to carry the agency's strongest safety warning over side effects including depression and suicidal thoughts.
34. Massey Keeps Tabs on Industrial Incentives
- Friday, June 19, 2009
Joann Massey started her new job just six months ago, but within that short time frame she has been a key player on a team that has made Memphis a better competitor for new jobs.
35. Dodd's Wife Serves on Health Care Company Boards
- Monday, June 15, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) - The wife of a senator playing a lead role on a national health care overhaul sits on the boards of four health care companies, one of several examples of lawmakers with ties to the medical industry.
36. Drugmaker Wyeth Posts Flat 1st-Quarter Profit
- Thursday, April 30, 2009
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Drugmaker Wyeth, which is being acquired by drug giant Pfizer, on Wednesday posted a flat first-quarter profit but beat analysts' expectations, as cost cuts offset lower revenue, particularly for its top seller, blockbuster antidepressant Effexor.
37. Pfizer Profit Dips 2 Percent, Sales Fall Much More
- Wednesday, April 29, 2009
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Pfizer Inc. posted a 2 percent drop in first-quarter profit Tuesday, as cost-cutting by the world's largest drugmaker couldn't offset big drops in sales for several medicines, especially a big drop for the cholesterol fighter Lipitor.
38. Glaxo Buys Stiefel Laboratories for $2.9 Billion
- Tuesday, April 21, 2009
LONDON (AP) - British drug maker GlaxoSmithKline PLC said Monday it will pay $2.9 billion to buy American dermatology business Stiefel Laboratories Inc. – the latest deal in a flurry of mergers and acquisitions in the pharmaceuticals industry.
39. Report: Pharma Deals in Q1 Exceed All 2008 Deals
- Tuesday, April 21, 2009
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - The burst of drugmaker mergers announced in the first quarter is worth nearly 50 percent more than all the industry deals announced in 2008, according to a new report.
Deals in the quarter had a combined value of $166 billion, more than 10 times the value of deals announced in last year's first quarter and well over the $114 billion in deals announced in all of 2008.
40. Glaxo and Pfizer Create New HIV Drug Company
- Monday, April 20, 2009
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Pharmaceutical giants GlaxoSmithKline PLC and Pfizer Inc. will pool resources to create a new company to develop and sell HIV medicines, leveraging a small investment into the No. 2 market position.
41. Merck to Buy Schering-Plough
- Tuesday, March 10, 2009
The company that Abe Plough founded in Memphis no longer will bear his name under terms of a $41.1 billion merger announced Monday between Merck & Co. Inc. and Schering-Plough Corp.
42. Gov’t Says ‘Mass Layoffs’ Soared in January
- Thursday, February 26, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) – Employers took a large ax to their payrolls in January, the government said Wednesday, and the cuts are likely to get worse over the next few months.
The U.S. Labor Department reported that mass layoffs, or job cuts of 50 or more by a single employer, increased to 2,227 in January, up almost 50 percent from the same month last year. More than 235,000 workers were fired in last month’s cuts.
43. Medtronic To Disclose Physician Payments
- Wednesday, February 25, 2009
NEW YORK (AP) – Following years of pressure, medical device maker Medtronic Inc. will begin disclosing how much money it gives physicians in various consulting and other payments, though the reporting threshold is far less than currently proposed legislation.
44. 598K Job Cuts: Most Since ‘74
- Monday, February 09, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) – Recession-battered employers eliminated 598,000 jobs in January, the most since the end of 1974, and catapulted the unemployment rate to 7.6 percent. The grim figures were further proof that the nation’s job climate is deteriorating at an alarming clip with no end in sight.
45. New Jobless Claims Jump More Than Expected
- Friday, February 06, 2009
New jobless claims jumped far more than expected last week in an already dismal labor market, and there’s no relief in sight for workers as mass layoffs persist.
The U.S. Labor Department reported Thursday that the number of newly jobless workers seeking benefits rose last week to a seasonally adjusted 626,000, from the previous week’s upwardly revised figure of 591,000. The latest total is far more than analysts’ expectations of 583,000.
46. As Unemployment Rises, Uncle Sam Has Jobs
- Tuesday, February 03, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) - The economic downturn has forced private industry and state and local government to shed jobs, but one major employer in the country is hiring: The federal government.
While the nation's 11 million unemployed and the millions more who fear losing their jobs may feel Washington should streamline too, economists say a strong federal work force is key to economic recovery. Were President Barack Obama to put any of the nearly 2 million federal civil servants out in the street in the middle of the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression, the consequences could be dire.
47. US Economy Shrinks at 3.8 Percent Pace
- Monday, February 02, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) – The U.S. economy shrank at a 3.8 percent pace at the end of 2008, the worst showing in a quarter-century, as the deepening recession forced consumers and businesses to throttle back spending.
48. Mass Layoffs Surge in 2008
- Thursday, January 29, 2009
The number of layoffs involving 50 or more workers jumped by one-third last year, and the pace of large job cuts appears to have quickened in the first month of 2009.
The U.S. Labor Department reported Wednesday that 21,137 mass layoffs took place last year, up from 15,493 in 2007. That’s the highest annual total since 2001, the last time the economy was in recession, and the second highest since the department began tracking mass layoffs in 1995.
49. Fed Pledges to Use All Tools to Help Economy
- Thursday, January 29, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Federal Reserve, acknowledging the economy has continued to deteriorate, signaled Wednesday that it will keep using unconventional tools to cushion the fallout, including keeping a key interest rate at a record low for quite "some time."
50. Pfizer to Buy Wyeth for $68B; Cut 8,000 Jobs
- Tuesday, January 27, 2009
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - No. 1 drugmaker Pfizer Inc. said Monday it is buying No. 12 Wyeth for $68 billion in a deal that ultimately will wipe out nearly 20,000 jobs but quickly boost Pfizer's revenue and profit and transform it overnight into a medicine cabinet for all.
51. Job-Killing Recession Racks Up More Layoff Victims
- Tuesday, January 27, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) - The recession is killing jobs at an alarming pace, with tens of thousands of new layoffs announced Monday by some of the biggest names in American business – Pfizer, Caterpillar and Home Depot.
52. Pfizer Pulls Bid For Over-the-Counter Viagra
- Friday, November 21, 2008
Pfizer has withdrawn its application to sell a 50-miligram dose of Viagra over the counter in Europe, but the company reported it still believes the dose is a suitable candidate for non-prescription supply. The European Medicines Medicinal Products for Human Use agency raised concerns about the proposal.
53. Renasant Names Wiegert VP, Mortgage Production Manager
- Wednesday, November 12, 2008
Michael Wiegert has been named vice president and mortgage production manager for Renasant Bank in Memphis.
54. Pfizer’s Memphis Center Receives STAR Award
- Friday, October 31, 2008
Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development Commissioner James Neeley has announced that Pfizer Inc. – Memphis Logistics Center has received the Volunteer STAR award.
55. Report: US Drug Sales Growth Heads Toward New Low
- Thursday, October 30, 2008
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. sales of pharmaceuticals will grow at the slowest rate on record this year, as the weakening economy compounds other factors hampering the industry, according to a report issued Wednesday.
56. $894 Million Deal Ends Pain of Pfizer's Lawsuits
- Monday, October 20, 2008
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Drug giant Pfizer Inc. has reached an $894 million deal to end most of the lawsuits over its two prescription pain relievers, the popular Celebrex and a similar drug, Bextra, no longer on the market.
57. Swaggers Turn to Shudders a Year After Market High
- Monday, October 13, 2008
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Just a year ago, investors were swaggering as the stock market surged to an all-time high. Now, almost everyone on Wall Street and Main Street seems to be shuddering amid a frightening reversal of fortune that has erased $8.3 trillion in shareholder wealth in the past year.
58. Pfizer Resuming Ads for Lipitor after Controversy
- Wednesday, September 03, 2008
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Television ads for the world's top-selling drug, cholesterol fighter Lipitor, are back, six months after Pfizer Inc. pulled them amid charges its use of a celebrity doctor endorser who's never practiced medicine misled the public.
59. Jobless Rate Rises To 4-Year High
- Monday, August 04, 2008
WASHINGTON (AP) – The nation’s unemployment rate climbed to a four-year high of 5.7 percent in July as employers cut 51,000 jobs, dashing the hopes of an influx of young people looking for summer work.
60. Church Health's MorrisHonored by AMA
- Thursday, February 21, 2008
Dr. Scott Morris, founder and executive director of the Church Health Center, has been named the recipient of the 2008 Pride in the Profession award.
The award is presented by the Ameri
61. Corporate Lobbyists Seek Tax Breaks in Proposed $100 Billion Economic-Stimulus Measure
- Thursday, January 17, 2008
WASHINGTON (AP) - From Congress to the campaign trail, everyone seems to have an economic stimulus plan - and from missile makers to garden suppliers- every business wants a piece of it.
Several major industry groups - the National Association of Manufacturers, the National Retail Federation and U.S. Chamber of Commerce - said they have been talking with or plan to talk with the Bush administration and lawmakers about how the stimulus package can help their constituents.
62. Former House LeaderNamed Director of TRA
- Monday, December 10, 2007
Tennessee Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey, R-Blountville, has nominated former House Republican leader Tre Hargett to serve as a director of the Tennessee Regulatory Authority.
The TRA is resp
63. Medical Device Manufacturers Could Benefit from Suit Against Medtronic
- Wednesday, December 05, 2007
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court was scheduled to hear arguments Tuesday in a case that could give Medtronic Inc. and other medical device makers greater protection from multimillion-dollar product liability lawsuits.
64. NNN Healthcare/Office REITBuys Lenox Office Park Building G
- Wednesday, March 28, 2007
NNN Healthcare/Office REIT Inc. announced on Monday the acquisition of Lenox Office Park Building G and two vacant parcels of land. The acquisition closed Friday.
Lenox Park G is a four-
65. Operation FeedCampaign a Success
- Wednesday, September 13, 2006
The Memphis Food Bank's workplace food drive, Operation Feed, has collected more than 300,000 pounds of food and $251,000 - an equivalent of 1.5 million pounds of food.
Employees from 60
66. Pfizer Helps MALSAid Hurricane Victims
- Friday, October 28, 2005
Pfizer has donated 20 laptop computers to Memphis Area Legal Services to assist the organization in providing pro bono legal services to hurricane evacuees, as well as other clients. In addition to providing computers, Pfizer assisted MALS in retaini
67. City Mulls Impact of Eminent Domain Ruling
- Friday, July 08, 2005
Even before the U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision in a major property rights case last month, the Memphis city attorney's office was finishing the legal strategy to help the Riverfront Development Corp. in its effort to remake the Front Street Promenade.
68. Archived Article: Events
- Wednesday, November 03, 2004
Calvary Episcopal Church hosts Joyce Cobb with Cool Heat at 12:05 p
The Shelby County Health, Educational and Housing Facilities board meets at 3:30 p.m. today at 160 N. Main St., Suite 850. For more information, call 545-4588. The Center City Co...
69. Archived Article: Events
- Tuesday, November 02, 2004
The Kiwanis Club of Memphis meets at noon Wednesday in the Skyway at the Peabody, 149 Union Ave
Mpact Memphis presents Tap into Memphis at 6:30 p.m. today at Brookhaven Pub & Grill, 695 W. Brookhaven Circle. The event is a networking opportun...
70. Archived Article: This Week
- Monday, November 01, 2004
Mpact Memphis hosts networking event
Mpact Memphis Hosts Networking Event
Mpact Memphis presents Tap into Memphis at 6:30 p.m. at Brookhaven Pub & Grill, 695 W. Brookhaven Circle. The event is a networking opportunity for college...
71. Archived Article: Events
- Tuesday, May 11, 2004
The Grant Center presents Susan Cronin Ruderman of Veritas Information Services from 8:30 a
The Grant Center presents Susan Cronin Ruderman of Veritas Information Services from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. today at the Community Foundation of Greater Memp...
72. Archived Article: This Week
- Monday, May 10, 2004
CRIMINAL LAW SOCIETY MEETS AT U OF M
National President Addresses Women Business Owners
The Criminal Law Society meets from noon to 1 p.m. at the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, 3700 Central Ave. Call 678-3217...
73. Archived Article: Office (lead)
- Monday, November 17, 2003
Office Real Estate Market Remain Flat
Office Real Estate Market Remains Flat
No new speculative space delivered in third quarter
The Daily News
Although the unemployment rate in Shelby County has seen a drop in recent mont...
74. Archived Article: Office (lead)
- Thursday, August 28, 2003
Memphis office market in a flat funk
Memphis office market sees little improvement
By LANCE ALLAN
The Daily News
Stale thats one word being used to describe the current Memphis office market. Another is flat the word commercial real esta...
75. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, October 09, 2002
Kim Carter joined Coastal Securities in Memphis as public finance vice president. She earned a master of business administration degree from the University of Memphis and a bachelors degree from Howard University in Washington, D.C. &nbs...
76. Archived Article: Benchmark
- Thursday, April 18, 2002
Some drug earnings Some drug earnings under the weather Stricken by patent expirations, too few new drugs in the pipeline and political uncertainty, the drug industry is a bit anemic, with first-quarter earnings growth averaging 3 percent, analysts ...
77. Archived Article: Tech Focus
- Wednesday, January 30, 2002
Pink Palace exhibit takes the mystery out of microbes Pink Palace exhibit takes the mystery out of microbes By SUE PEASE The Daily News Want to see a floating hologram of an Ebola microbe? Or maybe view an iron lung used in the fight against polio? ...
78. Archived Article: Benchmark
- Thursday, November 08, 2001
Pfizer settles Miss
Pfizer settles Miss. diabetes claim
Pfizer Inc., a top drugmaker, has settled for an undisclosed amount a $20 million claim that its recalled Rezulin diabetes drug caused fatal liver damage, according to the Mississippi law...
79. Archived Article: Idb (lead)
- Friday, August 10, 2001
Three companies seek tax freezes on $22 million in new investment Three seek tax freezes on $22 million in investment By SUE PEASE The Daily News Three tax freeze applications representing $22 million in capital investment and about 280 new jobs wil...
80. Archived Article: Market Briefs
- Monday, May 21, 2001
Birch Telecom Inc Birch Telecom Inc. reported unaudited results for the quarter ended March 31. Revenue for the first quarter increased to $38.4 from $36.1 million for the fourth quarter 2000, and from $23.8 million for the first quarter 2000. For t...
81. Archived Article: Benchmark
- Thursday, June 01, 2000
Cardura users file class action against Pfizer Cardura users file lawsuit against Pfizer Lawyers have filed a class action lawsuit against Pfizer Inc. on behalf of users of the pharmaceutical company's Cardura drug for treating hypertension. The sui...
82. Archived Article
- Monday, May 15, 2000
Call centers: a ring of opportunity Call centers ring with opportunity for Memphis By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News The world is calling, and Tennessee is picking up the phone. Call centers are a booming sector of the states economy, and representat...
83. Archived Article: Real Briefs
- Tuesday, September 21, 1999
Ledic Ledic Management Group has added Appling Lakes in Cordova, Continental Apartments in Midtown and Willow Creek Apartments in the east Winchester submarket to its multi-family management portfolio. With the addition of the 538 units, Ledic now m...
84. Archived Article: Comm Focus1
- Friday, September 10, 1999
Early intervention Early intervention Raines-Cox Urology Institute offers free prostate cancer screenings The Raines-Cox Urology Institute, new non-profit medical research and treatment organization, is offering free prostate cancer screenings as th...
85. Archived Article: 4q Warehouse
- Thursday, February 18, 1999
The warehouse and industrial construction market is alive and well in Shelby County Industrial growth strong, incentives are concern By KATHLEEN BURT The Daily News The warehouse and industrial construction market is alive and well in Shelby County....
86. Archived Article: Backpage
- Wednesday, July 08, 1998
By SUZANNE THOMPSON Local small business receives grant money By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News A local pharmaceutical research company, Molecular Design International Inc., recently received a $249,725 grant from the National Institutes of Health....
87. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, October 02, 1996
Boatmens Bank of Tennessee recently announced the election or promotion of the following officers: Boatmens Bank of Tennessee recently announced the election or promotion of the following officers: Terry M. Stell was elected vice president and manag...
88. Archived Article: Officeind Chg
- Wednesday, April 03, 1996
4-3 chg INDUST./OFFICE Trend sees offices moving into industrial-type space BY CAMILLE H. GAMBLE The Daily News Some of the industrial and office space in the Memphis area is becoming one and the same, according to a recent report released by Commer...
89. Archived Article: Econ Dvlp
- Monday, January 08, 1996
1/6 jts year-end wrapup Development up for Memphis during 1995 By JAMES SNYDER The Daily News Memphis experienced a healthy year of economic growth, corporate expansion, business relocation and capital investment, according to the 1995 annual report...