VOL. 125 | NO. 212 | Monday, November 1, 2010
Bank of Bartlett chief financial officer Dale Stover left his job with the small, family-run bank a few weeks ago to work as a senior portfolio adviser for FTN Financial, the capital markets subsidiary of First Horizon National Corp.
Ogle’s walking tours provide unique perspective
Jimmy Ogle is taking the city’s history off the page and into the streets – and in some cases under the streets.
Some great ideas are so simple that they are overlooked until an economic crisis comes along.
Downtown occupancy rates have dropped in recent years as more business moved eastward, but many local real estate professionals hope other companies will mirror Pinnacle Airline Corp.’s recent decision to move Downtown.
Shelby County early voting turnout topped 100,000 in advance of the Nov. 2 election day.
The Nov. 2 ballot is short but comes with a lot of questions for voters to answer yes or no.
Wright Medical Group Inc. will look to acquire smaller companies and buy the rights to new technologies as part of its growth strategy.
Business news headlines tend to be dominated by Fortune 500 companies or the masses of mom-and-pop shops on Main Street, but Ken Edmundson found his business niche by offering tools for those in the middle.
My banker called and wanted my annual financial statement. I asked if he still had last year’s, and he did, so I told him take 25 percent off everything on that. This reflects the drop in my business as well as real estate. I feel this is representative of others like me or close.
Last week we explored ways you can work with your favorite restaurant or retailer to put together a special promotion that creates a win-win with the nonprofit you support. Today we are going to look at how you can turn a normal business lunch, workshop, seminar, social mixer, or even family get-together into an experience that is memorable and gives back.
THE MEMPHIS NEWS
Mark Luttrell has a little more than eight weeks under his belt as Shelby County mayor, and he’s spent much of that time on things that shouldn’t come as a surprise.
Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell is wise to heed the comments he heard on the campaign trail last summer.
When the Gilbert family gathers together it could be one of two things: a family reunion or a concert of the Eroica Ensemble.
In 2008 and 2009, restaurant news tended to be depressing because it usually involved restaurants that were closing, sometimes old favorites.
If I wanted to be cynical – oh, the horror! – I could call the Diseno Old Vine Malbec 2009, from Argentina’s Mendoza region, an anonymous wine. Diseno means “design,” and this is certainly a “designed” wine intended to capitalize on the faddishness of the malbec grape in the U.S. Looking for the winery where the wine was made? On the back label, it’s called “winery No. B-72681.” Hmmm, I wonder if there’s a tasting room? How about jazz concerts on Friday nights?
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Scripps Networks Interactive is moving its corporate headquarters from Cincinnati to Knoxville.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The government's latest reading on economic growth offers little benefit to Democrats who face deep losses in Tuesday's elections.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Pharmacy chain operator CVS Caremark said Thursday it will eliminate 300 employees who work in customer support and other operations to reduce corporate costs.
BELTSVILLE, Md. (AP) — President Barack Obama says his mission is to accelerate the economy's recovery. He's calling attention to a proposal he says would create jobs, grow the economy and help businesses.