VOL. 126 | NO. 36 | Tuesday, February 22, 2011
As Medtronic Inc. Tuesday announced an increase in its third quarter net income, the company also said it would reduce its global workforce by 1,500 to 2,000 employees, or 4 to 5 percent of its workforce, during the fourth quarter.
Traffic, interest continues upward trend for Broad Avenue
Back when Broad Avenue was the terminus of the Interstate-40/Sam Cooper Boulevard corridor, car traffic was a big problem.
NEW YORK (AP) — Medco Health Solutions Inc., the country's largest pharmacy benefits manager, said Tuesday its fourth-quarter profit rose 11 percent, reflecting an increase in mail-order prescriptions and its expanded service business.
The debate the Wisconsin Legislature is having about public employee benefits is an issue familiar to local elected leaders.
The local advertising industry’s creativity this past year has put a new meaning to the phrase “think outside the box.”
A cross-section of the Memphis business community that included professionals from the financial, home services, marketing, medical, real estate and information technology industries gathered Friday at Comprehensive Pharmacy Services, 6409 Quail Hollow Road, for a conference called “Preparing for the Mobile Wave.”
4894 Poplar Ave., Memphis, TN 38117, Permit Amount: $2.5 million -
IBERIABANK has filed a $2.5 million permit application with the city-county Office of Construction Code Enforcement for its Memphis market headquarters at 4894 Poplar Ave. The Daily News first reported the planned move in September.
Friday, March 6, 2009. It was hard to find many investors smiling on that day nearly two years ago as the S&P 500 reached an intra-day low of 666 (no, I am not mistyping). On that day, I had the following comments:
Say you are the first to leave an office building after a heavy snow. Your destination is a large parking lot about 100 yards away. You are, in effect, the trailblazer for the day. Let’s also assume that your car is on the far right side of the parking lot. Then a second person leaves the building and needs to get to the same area of the parking lot. He or she will likely take the same path you took. It’s easier than creating a new path.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Two Chattanooga-area lawmakers have introduced a bill that would allow the city and Hamilton County to post legal notices on their official web sites instead of paying to publish them in the newspaper.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Two new cabinet officials have investments that could cause conflicts with their duties to the state.
Editor's Note: Part of a series about transparency in Mississippi government.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour says he carries no political baggage because of his positions on racial issues.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A Senate panel on Monday backed Gov. Mike Beebe's proposal to cut Arkansas' grocery tax along with reductions in the used car and manufacturers' utility taxes, setting up a potential showdown with the House and Beebe over reductions in the state's revenues.
GREENBRIER, Ark. (AP) — Another series of small earthquakes is being felt in Faulkner County near the towns of Greenbrier and Guy.
Oil prices jumped by over $4 a barrel on Monday amid investor concerns that violent protests spreading in Libya could disrupt crude supplies from the OPEC nation and affect other oil-rich countries in the region.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Few memories haunt Republicans more deeply than the 1995-96 partial shutdown of the federal government, which helped President Bill Clinton reverse his falling fortunes and recast House Republicans as stubborn partisans, not savvy insurgents.