VOL. 127 | NO. 226 | Monday, November 19, 2012
The silence in the municipal schools federal court case is a sign. With a gag rule in place for attorneys on all sides, there are nevertheless reports that all sides in the case that has already reshaped public education in Shelby County might get together Monday, Nov. 19, and give a mediated settlement a try.
Texas-based company with Memphis presence moves to liquidate
Hostess Brands Inc. says it’s going out of business after striking workers across the country crippled its ability to make its Twinkies, Ding Dongs and other snacks.
Medical device maker Wright Medical Group Inc. plans to buy BioMimetic Therapeutics Inc. in a $190 million cash-and-stock deal to help grow its foot and ankle business.
Several banking industry leaders who have spoken with The Daily News in recent days have said banking in Memphis is seeing a lot of institutions simply taking market share from each other, as opposed to organic growth in the marketplace.
Boyle Investment Co. through its subsidiary SCR Bravo Investments LLC has purchased the remaining 168 acres of land at Spring Creek Ranch in Collierville for $4.3 million.
Some stories are so powerful that they don’t seem to get old, no matter how often they’re repeated.
When countywide school board members finish their work session Tuesday, Nov. 20, the real work will begin.
Mid-South Marking Systems, a one-stop shop for any business that needs to distribute and track products, continues an impressive growth trajectory.
“For anything to change, someone has to start acting differently.” I ran across that statement a couple of years ago in a book titled “Switch, How to Change Things When Change is Hard” by Chip and Dan Heath. I love such simple, clarifying statements.
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As manufacturing comes back, focus shifts to properly preparing workers
The pursuit of economic development comes with code names, secrecy and mysterious visitors.
The work doesn’t end once economic development prospects sign on the dotted line.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) – Gov. Mike Beebe is leaving open the possibility that Arkansas may run its own insurance exchange under the nation's new health care law after initially saying the state would seek a partnership with the federal government, a spokesman said Friday.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) – Steel producer Nucor Corp. said Friday that President and Chief Operating Officer John Ferriola will be promoted to CEO on Jan. 1.
WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. factory production of machinery and equipment fell sharply last month, held back by temporary disruptions caused by Superstorm Sandy and companies' fears that a federal budget crisis could trigger a recession next year.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Environmental Protection Agency has denied requests from several governors to waive production requirements for corn-based ethanol.