VOL. 125 | NO. 214 | Wednesday, November 3, 2010
NEW YORK (AP) — Package delivery company FedEx Corp. is buying distribution and logistics operations of India's AFL Pvt. Ltd. and an affiliate in a move to expand its ground services network and capabilities in India.
Pinnacle prepares for challenging move
The decision to merge airlines and consolidate operations into one locale involves a detailed course of action, and it starts with the employees.
Bill and Melinda Gates are in Memphis today to get a first-hand look at the school system in which the Microsoft founder's charitable foundation has invested $90 million.
The metro consolidation charter won a narrow victory with Memphis voters Tuesday but was crushed by Shelby County voters outside Memphis.
The record-breaking streak for Accredo Health Group kept rolling during the third quarter as the Memphis-based company made $2.9 billion in revenue.
Now that Election Day is in the rear-view mirror, it’s on to the week’s second of three closely watched market-moving events.
After winning a nearly $1.5 million award against Morgan Keegan & Co. Inc., four-time NBA champ Horace Grant has filed a new $3 million arbitration claim against the Memphis investment firm.
Earl Keister has joined Thompson & Co. as creative director.
The last few weeks, whenever the topic of branding comes up, conversation inevitably shifts to the Gap logo debacle. Why? Because consumers don’t expect Fortune 250 companies to make such colossal and obvious missteps.
I want you to do an experiment: Put yourself in charge of your own customer satisfaction. I’ve done this, and it not only gives me a warm feeling, it also results in great service.
NEW YORK (AP) – Moody's Investor Service on Tuesday upgraded its ratings on Dollar General Corp., citing the discount retailer's strong performance and debt repayment.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Medtronic, the world's largest medical device maker, said Monday it received U.S. regulatory approval for an implant to prevent stroke caused by ruptures of the aortic artery.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – It’s time for workers around the country to think – really think – about health insurance.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The nation’s homeownership rate remained at its lowest in more than a decade, hampered by a rise in foreclosures and weak demand.
NEW YORK (AP) – The intense TV price wars of 2009's holiday season may look like kids' play if competition takes off this year the way some analysts expect.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Mortgage buyers Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are revoking thousands of foreclosure cases from a Florida law firm under investigation for falsifying documents used to complete foreclosures.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A private research group is urging corporations to establish strong internal controls and oversight over political donations, after Target Corp. went through a national backlash for contributing to a group supporting a conservative Republican candidate in Minnesota.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Even with voting already under way, President Barack Obama furiously worked the phones to urban-format radio stations Tuesday, arguing that his agenda would be "all at risk" if Republicans trampled Democrats.