VOL. 130 | NO. 195 | Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Belz Enterprises and Harbour Retail Partners of Marietta, Ga., have a plan to demolish the empty eight-story Artisan Hotel on the southwest corner of Union Avenue and McLean Boulevard.
United States Cold Storage is formally opening a frost-free, but below freezing, $48 million expansion of the Unilever ice cream plant in Covington, Tenn.
A Jackson, Miss.-based restaurant company with some key holdings in Memphis is working hard to stay on the cutting edge of the culinary scene here.
One of Memphis’ tallest buildings could come under new ownership as First Tennessee Bank looks to sell its Downtown tower at 165 Madison Ave.
Collierville went to market last week to sell the bonds that will finance construction of a new $90 million Collierville High School.
Just in time for the 2015-16 season, the team behind the Memphis Grizzlies Riverfront Fitness Trail – or RiverFit, for short – has unveiled a new look for the staircase at Butler Avenue leading to Riverside Drive.
The early vote is in but still to be counted. There is still some television time booked for last-minute appeals to election day voters.
Sedgwick Claims Management Services Inc. has added K. Max Koonce II as senior vice president of client services for its casualty retail business unit. Koonce, an attorney by trade, comes to Sedgwick from Wal-Mart Stores Inc., where he was senior director of risk management. He simultaneously served as president of Claims Management Inc., Wal-Mart’s wholly owned third-party administrator.
Company culture can make or break a sales team. Sales leaders have seen promising sales representatives start off strong, then plateau and ultimately burn out more times than they can count. Tough days of rejection in the field are challenging to overcome and are major contributors to the high attrition rate associated with sales positions.
Many of the companies I work with have some percentage of staff working remotely. One study from Telework Research Network estimates one in five Americans work from home, and the trend is expected to increase exponentially year over year.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — There's less than a month left for high school seniors to apply for Tennessee promise, the governor's free tuition program.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — After nearly 15 years of federal oversight, the Tennessee Department of Children's Services expects to meet all the requirements of a 2001 settlement agreement by the end of the calendar year.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The securities industry in New York City tallied $11.3 billion in profits during the first half of 2015, higher than in the past three years, while also adding jobs last year for the first time since 2011, the state comptroller reported Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. trade deficit jumped sharply in August as exports fell to the lowest level in nearly three years while imports increased, led by a surge in shipments of cellphones from China.
NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter on Tuesday launched a new feature called "Moments" that helps highlight the top stories being tweeted.
NEW YORK (AP) — Cybercrime costs are climbing for companies both in the U.S. and overseas amid a slew of high-profile breaches, according to research released Tuesday.