VOL. 125 | NO. 220 | Thursday, November 11, 2010
Between now and the end of the year, the board of the Memphis Cook Convention Center and the Memphis Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) hope to come to terms on a contract for the CVB to run the convention center.
ServiceMaster takes cleaning international
A Memphis corporation is helping set standards for best practices in the health care industry on an international level.
The Joseph-Beth Group, the parent company of Davis-Kidd Booksellers, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
Memphis Motorsports Park will soon have a new owner after being out of commission for the past year.
Downtown leasing and development activity is continuing at a steady clip, judging from the agenda of next week's Center City Development Corp. monthly meeting.
The long-planned relocation of Glankler Brown PLLC’s Downtown office to East Memphis, which resulted in one of the most significant commercial real estate deals inked this year, gets under way Friday.
Shelby County’s legislative delegation to Nashville remained intact following the Nov. 2 election.
Some of the city’s fiercest health care competitors have joined forces so Memphis can have a top-quality bone marrow transplant center.
Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. had done everything right in putting forward his plan for paying the Memphis City Schools $55 million over eight years.
Seth Waddell was glad to join his father’s law firm, but working for the family business eventually comes with an inevitable next step.
Ray’s take: With Americans living longer it’s not uncommon for a child to end up caring for a parent. Siblings who grew apart during their 20s and 30s may reconnect in their 40s and 50s to provide care for an aging parent. Geography, finances, job flexibility and sense of responsibility are factors in determining the roles siblings take in caring for an aging parent.
Once upon a time long ago, I worked for the CEO (the Big Boss) of a very large corporation. One of my jobs was to develop presentations for him to deliver to employees, customers, investors and others interested in learning more about the company. One day, as he was reviewing a presentation, he turned to me, pointed to the screen and said, “What is that?”
NASHVILLE (AP) – Tennessee's latest revenue figures released Wednesday show monthly sales tax collections grew at their highest rate since April 2007 and that the state's general fund exceeded projections by $46 million through the first quarter of the budget year.
BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) – Wal-Mart Stores Inc. will promote its senior vice president of finance and strategy to senior vice president and treasurer.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) – Fuel refiner Valero Energy Corp. said Tuesday that Irl Engelhardt has decided to step down from its board at the end of this year.
ATLANTA (AP) – SunTrust Banks Inc. said Tuesday it named President William H. Rogers to the additional role of chief operating officer.
NEW YORK (AP) – Macy's Inc. turned a profit in the third quarter after a loss a year ago, boosted by tailoring merchandise to local markets and higher spending from wealthier customers at its Bloomingdale's chain.
CINCINNATI (AP) – Dressed in blue jeans and and waiting patiently in line at the Starbucks kiosk, Dave Dillon blends in easily with the Saturday morning shoppers in a suburban Cincinnati supermarket.