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1. Apple CFO to Retire, Successor Named
- Wednesday, March 05, 2014
CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) – Apple's longtime Chief Financial Officer Peter Oppenheimer will retire in September and he'll be replaced by the company's corporate controller.
The announcement Tuesday comes one day after Goldman Sachs named Oppenheimer as one of its 13 board members.
2. Breaking Through
- Saturday, February 22, 2014
If it was just an abstraction or a mere theory, it wouldn’t have a definition in the dictionary or a website. It would simply be another urban myth.
But with a few keystrokes you can go right to www.glassceiling.com. And the dictionary definition of “glass ceiling” is tangible – “an unfair system or set of attitudes that prevents some people (such as women or people of a certain race) from getting the most powerful jobs.” In fact, you can almost see a woman stuck in middle management, briefcase in hand, staring up at that glass ceiling and wondering: Where do I find the ladder that gets me from here to there?
3. Seminar to Focus on Importance of Women in Business
- Friday, February 21, 2014
When Amy Howell delivers the keynote address at the Women & Business Seminar Feb. 27 at the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, she will, rather appropriately, be speaking about the art of appreciating what women can bring to any business setting.
4. Haslam Adviser Listed As Campaign Consultant
- Tuesday, October 22, 2013
A newspaper’s review of state lobbyist registrations shows Tom Ingram is identified three times as either a “campaign consultant to the governor” or “consultant to campaign for governor.”
5. AP Exclusive: Kodak CEO Talks Company's Future
- Wednesday, September 04, 2013
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) – You can feel the spirit of George Eastman in Antonio Perez's office.
A picture of Eastman, who founded Kodak in 1880, sits among the current CEO's collection of family photos. The outer areas of Perez's office, built and first inhabited by Eastman about a century ago, include some of Kodak's Oscar and Emmy awards, along with a collection of historic photos. A large portrait of Eastman, who died in 1932, hangs near the entrance.
6. XMC Reaches Anniversary, Expands in East Tennessee
- Monday, March 25, 2013
XMC Inc., the second-largest Xerox dealer in the U.S., is celebrating 20 years in business and is currently expanding into new areas of East Tennessee.
7. Surprise: New Insurance Fee in Health Overhaul Law
- Tuesday, December 11, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) — Your medical plan is facing an unexpected expense, so you probably are, too. It's a new, $63-per-head fee to cushion the cost of covering people with pre-existing conditions under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.
8. Obama Pressing Business and Labor on Fiscal Cliff
- Thursday, November 15, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) – In a challenge to Republicans, President Barack Obama urged Congress on Wednesday to extend expiring tax cuts immediately for all but the highest income earners as a way to eliminate half of the so-called fiscal cliff that threatens to send the economy back into recession.
9. Weak Earnings Reports Pummel Stocks
- Wednesday, October 24, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) — Nobody was expecting this round of corporate earnings reports to be great. But companies' underwhelming results are still rattling investors.
Stocks plunged Tuesday in one of the worst days on Wall Street this year. Big-name companies reported weak quarterly revenue and lowered their forecasts for the rest of the year.
10. Conn.-Based XSE Group Inks Deal
- Friday, April 27, 2012
A Middletown, Conn.-based office supply printing company has entered the local industrial scene, taking advantage of Memphis’ centralized logistical capabilities.
XSE Group Inc. has leased 40,214 square feet in Building 14 of Airport Distribution Center, 4006 Airpark St., owned by San Francisco-based ProLogis Inc.
11. XMC Recruits New Director of Service
- Thursday, June 30, 2011
Memphis-based XMC Inc. has hired Mike Brown who will be the new director of service on the executive team.
12. XMC Awarded Territories in Chattanooga & N. Georgia
- Wednesday, June 22, 2011
The Xerox Corp. announced that Memphis-based XMC Inc. has been awarded new territories in Chattanooga and North Georgia. With the expansion, XMC will now serve an additional five counties in Southeast Tennessee and a seven-county North Georgia territory.
13. XMC Inc. Receives National Awards from Xerox
- Wednesday, February 16, 2011
Memphis-based XMC Inc. has been named a 2010 Star Seven Top Performer at the Xerox Corp.’s National Agent Owner’s Conference.
14. Dow Breaks Through 12,000, First Time Since 2008
- Thursday, January 27, 2011
NEW YORK (AP) — The Dow Jones industrial average broke through 12,000 for the first time in two and half years Wednesday but edged lower in afternoon trading.
Investors were encouraged by President Barack Obama's call to overhaul taxes on businesses and a jump in new home sales in December. The gains were held back by weak profit forecasts from Boeing Co., Xerox Corp. and other big names.
15. Riley Poised to Lead MAAR Commercial Council in 2011
- Friday, January 07, 2011
Ron Riley launched his sales career by selling copiers and printers at Xerox Corp. shortly after receiving his bachelor’s degree in business from the University of Memphis.
16. City Considers New IT Providers
- Friday, October 02, 2009
The city of Memphis is re-examining its relationship with the giant Dallas-based outsourcing firm that has been the city’s technology partner for several years.
Affiliated Computer Services Inc. for almost a decade has been the city’s information technology vendor, a job that, among other things, has made the company responsible for managing the city’s data processing and telecommunication services.
17. SEC's Enforcement Accountant to Leave Next Month
- Wednesday, December 31, 2008
WASHINGTON (AP) - The top accountant in the Securities and Exchange Commission's enforcement branch is leaving for a private sector job next month, in what could herald a wave of departures from the embattled agency.
18. Greenspan Denies Blame for US Crisis, Admits Flaw
- Wednesday, November 05, 2008
WASHINGTON (AP) – Badgered by lawmakers, former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan denied the nation's economic crisis was his fault but conceded on Thursday that the meltdown had revealed a flaw in a lifetime of economic thinking and left him in a "state of shocked disbelief."
19. Corporate Bond Rates Keep Rising, Portend Defaults
- Wednesday, October 29, 2008
NEW YORK (AP) - The recent decline in bank-to-bank lending rates is having no effect on corporate bonds, which continue to plunge in value – a sign that the market believes more loan defaults and a wave of bankruptcies are ahead for U.S. companies.
20. Florida Investor Buys SE Memphis Retail Center
- Tuesday, August 12, 2008
6990 Shelby Drive
Memphis, TN 38125
Sale Amount: Quitclaim
Sale Date: Aug. 1, 2008
Buyer: Gator Shelby Partners Ltd.
Seller: Shelby Square LLC
Loan Amount: $4.3 million
Loan Date: Aug. 1, 2008
Maturity Date: N/A
Lender: Bank of America NA
Details: Miami-based real estate investment firm Gator Investments, operating locally as Gator Shelby Partners Ltd., has entered the Memphis market with the acquisition of the Shelby Square retail strip center on the northeast corner of Riverdale Road and Shelby Drive.
21. Engineering Firm to Move To Thousand Oaks
- Monday, August 04, 2008
CB Richard Ellis (CBRE) has filed a $1.2 million permit application with the city-county Department of Construction Code Enforcement to make alterations to office space at Thousand Oaks Business Center near Interstate 240 and South Perkins Road.
22. John Seely Brown SpeaksAt Leadership Memphis Breakfast
- Monday, March 05, 2007
John Seely Brown, aka the "IT Guy of the 21st Century," will show Mid-South business professionals how to maintain a sustainable edge through innovative thinking with global perspective. He will speak at the Leadership M
23. Rhodes' Viano Walks Tightrope Between Rocket Science and Motherhood
- Friday, August 11, 2006
Physicist Ann Viano has spent much of her adult life researching and educating others about robotics and the microstructural changes in polymers and metallic alloys used in medical implant devices. Yet she is still amazed by the complexities of motherhood.
24. Technology Company Travels Open Road
- Tuesday, May 02, 2006
From New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin to TV actress Phylicia Rashad - better known to millions as Claire Huxtable on the 1980s sitcom "The Cosby Show" - some big names passed through Memphis last week.
25. Archived Article: Standout
- Friday, June 11, 2004
School Board Chairman Wears Many Hats
The Daily News
Many professionals find it difficult to juggle one career. Somehow, David Pickler manages to find time for two.
Pickler has been in the investment business for ...
26. Archived Article: Daily Digest
- Thursday, February 26, 2004
FedEx Corp. subsidiary FedEx Express has expanded its express freight services to include Saturday delivery to 25 U.S. markets, not including Memphis. "This new expanded service reflects o...
27. Archived Article: Downtown (lead)
- Wednesday, August 01, 2001
By JENNIFER MURLEY Downtown amenities catching attention of workers, residents By JENNIFER MURLEY The Daily News Downtown Memphis is just not what it used to be. But in the eyes of the people who live and work in the area, thats a good thing. Up and...
28. Archived Article: Marketplace
- Monday, March 13, 2000
By LAURIE JOHNSON BusinessLinc to help business owners, buyers find each other By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Two veteran business brokers have opened a new enterprise that helps business sellers and buyers find each other. Don Rodgers and John Ge...
29. Archived Article: Comm Briefs
- Friday, November 19, 1999
Xerox and the Holiday Inn Select-Downtown are donating turkeys valued at $1,500 to the Food Bank for the Thanksgiving holiday Xerox and the Holiday Inn Select-Downtown are donating turkeys valued at $1,500 to the Food Bank for the Thanksgiving holid...
30. Archived Article: Tech Focus (y2k)
- Wednesday, September 08, 1999
Fallout on the Y2K Frontier Fallout on the Y2K frontier Xerox and its insurer fight about Y2K liability, Y2K notice rules and the best forum Scott Brede Special to The Daily News In what may signal a flurry of multimillion-dollar Y2K suits against t...
31. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, June 16, 1999
Maj Frank Colvett Jr. has been promoted to executive vice president of GreenScape Inc. He previously was vice president of marketing. Scott Perry has been named vice president of GreenScapes irrigation division. He formerly was manager of the irriga...
32. Archived Article: Tech Focus Chg
- Wednesday, September 17, 1997
By CAMILLE H Customer service central Customer service sites on the Web give customers an alternative to calling company By CAMILLE H. GAMBLE The Daily News Finding out simple information from customer service departments can take up valuable time c...
33. Archived Article: County Online Chg
- Wednesday, March 12, 1997
By CAMILLE H State bill should define cost for remote access to county records By CAMILLE H. GAMBLE The Daily News The Tennessee Association of Realtors is supporting a bill in the state legislature that would require county governments providing co...
34. Archived Article: Da Adopt Schl
- Friday, December 20, 1996
12-23 notes Adopt-a-school angels Program fosters acheivement of students career goals By GABRIELLE C.L. SONGE The Daily News Red and green paper chains and silver stars hung from the ceiling, poinsettias dotted the stage and six wreaths adorned the...
35. Archived Article: Seus-japan Conf
- Monday, September 09, 1996
lj 10/5 cates Memphis site for Southeastern states/Japan trade conference By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News The 21st annual meeting of the Southeastern United States/Japan Association will convene next month in Memphis, bringing Eastern and Western c...
36. Archived Article: Gmaq Jts
- Tuesday, March 12, 1996
3/12 jts GMAQ MLG&W, Youth Villages win local quality award By JAMES SNYDER The Daily News Youth Villages and Memphis Light, Gas & Water received the Greater Memphis Award for Quality during a ceremony Monday morning at the Chamber of Commer...
37. Archived Article: Graham Jts
- Tuesday, January 30, 1996
1/30 jts Lawrence Graham Companies, executives need to address passive bias Author, attorney to speak at Rhodes College By JAMES SNYDER The Daily News Lawrence Graham thinks corporate executives need to do more to combat race bias among their ranks,...
38. Archived Article: Papers Inc Lj
- Tuesday, December 26, 1995
lj 10/5 cates Creating a paper trail Company expands through focus, partnerships, By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Some of the greatest ideas have the most humble beginnings. A casual comment by a friend sparked the idea in Christopher Lees mind tha...
39. Archived Article: Design-nvs
- Wednesday, October 25, 1995
design speech-nvs-10\25\95 Design expert to speak at MCA BY NATALIE VANTREASE STRODE The Daily News A internationally renowned graphic designer will speak about the inspirations for his work tonight at the Memphis College of Art. Ivan Chermayeff, a ...