VOL. 125 | NO. 170 | Wednesday, September 1, 2010
Carol Slone knows it takes networking to secure new clients and to close deals.
Incoming Shelby County mayor emphasizes economic development
Shelby County’s new mayor got an early start on letting the county’s business community know it will have an ally in the big office at 160 N. Main St.
Memphians soon will have a reason to get their ice skates out of the closet or to even go buy new ones.
A Hickory Hill community development corporation unveiled a five phase plan Tuesday evening for developing the old Marina Cove Apartments.
Memphis City Council member Jim Strickland put his idea of offering to let non profits run some or all of the city’s community centers to a tough test Tuesday evening at the Gaisman Park Community Center.
Vaco, a specialized upper-management and executive staffing and consulting firm based in Nashville with 24 offices around the country, including Memphis, has seen tremendous growth since its founding in 2002.
Nepotism happens in government, but it had nothing to do with the firing of the city’s public records coordinator, said city Chief Administrative Officer George Little.
Greg deWitt of Grubb & Ellis Co. has been appointed to the Memphis Area Association of Realtors Commercial Council. He will take over one of the council’s director seats next year before becoming the council’s vice president in 2012.
FOX Sports has chosen St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital for its charitable initiative during this year’s NFL Season.
As a small-business owner, you do your best to attract and keep good employees. One benefit you can offer that might set you apart from other employers is insurance.
Picture this. You deliver a great sales pitch. Your prospect gives you strong buying signals. As the meeting ends, your prospect says that they are likely to move forward and will call in a couple days to finalize things. Swoosh! Nothing but net!
NASHVILLE (AP) — A recent study shows that Tennessee Education Lottery Scholarship programs are healthier than previously thought.
NEW YORK (AP) – Americans’ confidence in the economy improved slightly in August, but the mood is still gloomy amid job worries, according to a monthly survey.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Home prices rose in June for a third straight month as now-expired tax credits inspired a burst of home-buying. But prices are expected to fall through the rest of the year now that demand has faded.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Federal regulators are warning credit rating agencies that they could face civil fraud charges for giving inaccurate ratings to investments.
CHICAGO (AP) – The economy is weakening, home sales are plunging and stocks are on a long slide. Now comes something even scarier for investors – the beginning of what is traditionally the worst month in the market.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve officials signaled at their August meeting that they would consider going beyond a modest program to purchase government debt if necessary to boost the economy.