VOL. 130 | NO. 200 | Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Competition and the presence of new upstarts shaking up the status quo are par for the course when it comes to running a business over the long term.
“He’s impressive, and I like him.” So summed up Downtown Memphis Commission president Paul Morris about the general sentiment in electing Terence Patterson to take over the post when Morris steps down next month.
The person was not a politician, wasn’t famous and wasn’t in law enforcement. He – or she – just wanted to thank local enforcement people for the service they provide every day.
Shareholders of Memphis-based International Paper Co. got good news Tuesday, Oct. 13, as the Memphis-based paper giant announced it would hike its dividend.
Clifford Stockton, the senior adviser to the Greater Memphis Chamber, died Monday, Oct. 12, after 46 years of service to the organization.
Shelby County commissioners have hired an attorney in their continued exploration of retaining their own permanent legal counsel independent of the county attorney’s office.
Robert W. Ratton has joined Fisher & Phillips LLP’s Memphis office as of counsel, a role in which he represents employers in a wide range of employment law matters and supports clients with internal investigations and compliance issues. Ratton most recently served as a staff attorney at TruGreen LP.
“Is greatness born – or is it made?”
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Memphis police say there is not enough evidence to charge a man with murder in the fatal shooting of an off-duty police officer.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The state Economic and Community Development Department is creating an $8 million program aimed at promoting projects in rural Tennessee.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A recent audit found that it sometimes takes years for the Tennessee Board of Medical Examiners to discipline doctors who have committed misconduct.
CLEVELAND, Tenn. (AP) — Candy maker Mars Inc. is launching an M&M's World popup store near the company's plant in Cleveland in southeastern Tennessee.
BRUSSELS (AP) — The world's biggest beer maker clinched a deal Tuesday to take over its nearest rival in a bid to stave off the megabrewers' most serious problems: the surge in popularity of craft brews and weakening sales in the rich markets of the U.S. and Europe.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter is laying off up to 336 employees, signaling CEO Jack Dorsey's resolve to slash costs while the company struggles to make money.
NEW YORK (AP) — Apple is adding Retina displays to its iMacs, which will enhance the text and the image quality of photos and videos.