VOL. 130 | NO. 2 | Monday, January 5, 2015
Memphis-based Loeb Properties has acquired one of the most venerable locations on the Highland strip.
Junior Achievement takes after-school program to Hooks Library
Today, Larry Colbert is president and CEO of Junior Achievement of Memphis and the Mid-South.
Two jets once owned by Elvis Presley that have been part of tours of Graceland since the mid-1980s are going on the auction block, the auction company authorized by Graceland announced Friday, Jan. 2.
The upswing in the industrial real estate sector that started in 2012 and gained momentum in 2013 continued in 2014 and the Memphis market, fueled by several large transactions late in the year, should top 2013's level of around 3.2 million square feet of absorption.
A New Year’s eve letter from Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. indicates that when spring crowds begin to reach parking capacity in Overton Park, the park’s greensward will be used for overflow automobile parking at the Memphis Zoo.
A new healthy eating outlet is headed Downtown. Bedrock Eats and Sweets founder Brandi Marter has signed a lease to occupy the former Frank’s Market & Deli space Downtown, where she’s bringing the venture she started almost two years ago.
A craft soda factory in the works is headed to warehouse space on Broad Avenue. That’s the plan Memphis restaurateur Taylor Berger announced on New Year’s Day, when he unveiled the vision for “Bottoms Up Soda.”
You don’t see many furniture stores that are also hardware stores. But then not many furniture and hardware stores have been around for 90 years – and on the same street corner.
If you unpack the stories of most successful innovations, you’ll find that a deep immersion into the user experience of a product or service is the key that often unlocks the potential of the concept.
The label “Overnight Success” has been mistakenly used to describe someone whose achievement is actually the result of a lifetime of hard work, sacrifices and overcoming adversity.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – A handful of employees at the shuttered Bucksport paper mill will likely remain as caretakers until a metal recycling company takes over the property, the owners said.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – As a Mexican-American woman who started her own consulting firm in Los Angeles, accountant Sonia Luna has taken advantage of programs aimed at helping minority- and women-owned businesses compete for government and corporate contracts. But increasingly, the fact that Luna also is a lesbian entrepreneur hasn't hurt either.
NEW YORK (AP) – McDonald's wants to bring back that loving feeling.
NEW YORK (AP) – Fast-food chains have a New Year's resolution: Drop the junk.
BETTENDORF, Iowa (AP) – When Jim Foster opened his piano store 30 years ago, he had 10 competitors selling just pianos.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Food and Drug Administration approved 41 first-of-a-kind drugs in 2014, including a record number of medicines for rare diseases, pushing the agency's annual tally of drug approvals to its highest level in 18 years.