VOL. 129 | NO. 7 | Friday, January 10, 2014
Raymond James Financial Inc. is marketing space it has vacated at its 21-story Downtown office tower for subleasing opportunities as the company continues to evaluate its real estate needs.
New oven plant makes public debut
Executives at Electrolux Major Appliances North America formally opened their Memphis plant Thursday, Jan. 9, at Frank C. Pidgeon Industrial Park.
A partnership of two Utah-based companies has acquired a medical office building on Union Avenue near Overton Square.
The J.M. Smucker Co. plans to increase investment at its Southeast Memphis facility but will hire fewer new employees than the company promised last year.
Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell doesn’t see the storm he saw last year at about this time.
Chris Malone, a veteran marketer who has worked with organizations such as the NBA and The Coca-Cola Co., will be the featured speaker this month at the Greater Memphis Chamber’s Small Business Council program launch luncheon.
The Tigers’ first home game in the American Athletic Conference started with great promise. When guard Joe Jackson dunked to finish off a fastbreak and give the Tigers an 8-2 lead over Cincinnati, FedExForum was rocking.
To put it in the game’s terms, the Memphis Redbirds/AutoZone Park/St. Louis Cardinals defeated political skepticism and doubt by a score of 8-4 and saved baseball at Third and Union for many summers to come.
IT’S MINE, AND I WANT IT BACK.
Many people think they know what it is that makes one candidate stand out from another. Some think it’s an expensive graduate degree. Others say it’s the ability to take on loads of student debt, or being born into the right family. Although a pedigree from a good school and being in the right social circle never hurts, it usually won’t be the deciding factor between you and another candidate.
Shares of Fred's Inc. hit an 8-year high Thursday after the discount retailer said it will seek strategic opportunities and announced a revamp of its merchandising and marketing team after a weak holiday shopping season.
KNOXVILLE (AP) – A Nashville trucking firm has settled its lawsuit over rebate fraud by the Pilot Flying J truck stop company owned by the family of Cleveland Browns owner Jim Haslam and Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam.
NASHVILLE (AP) – The state of Tennessee is honoring Lady Volunteers Head Coach Emeritus Pat Summitt by dedicating the new edition of the Tennessee Blue Book to her.
NEW YORK (AP) – Several major retailers slashed their fiscal fourth-quarter profit forecasts this week in the latest sign that Americans didn't spend briskly during the holiday shopping season.
TUPELO, Miss. (AP) – BancorpSouth has announced an agreement to acquire Monroe, La.-based Ouachita Bancshares Corp. and its main subsidiary, Ouachita Independent Bank.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid expressed optimism Thursday about chances for compromise on jobless legislation, and officials said talks were focused on a scaled-back program that is fully paid for and would provide up to 31 weeks of benefits for the long-term unemployed.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – Record-keeping snags could complicate the start of insurance coverage this month as people begin using policies they purchased under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Some of the nation's largest food companies have cut daily calorie counts by an average of 78 per person, a new study says, more than four times the amount the industry pledged to slash by next year.