VOL. 123 | NO. 251 | Wednesday, December 24, 2008
This past year was a mixed bag for the logistics and distribution industries, with a smattering of good news and bad news throughout 2008.
Susan Bowen Lane knows that tight credit markets, job layoffs and scared consumers can take a toll on businesses.
The Memphis City Council has decided to appropriate $2.4 million for a literacy program to benefit Memphis City Schools students.
U.S. automakers landed a $17.4 billion bailout package from President Bush last week, but carmakers around the world also could use a dose of holiday cheer as 2008 winds down.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The nation’s great migration south and west is slowing, thanks to a housing crisis that is making it hard for many to move.
Charles L. Ewing Sr., president and CEO of Ewing Moving Service Inc., has been named an honored member in business by online business community Princeton Premier.
The 80 percent discounts along New York's tony Madison Avenue the weekend before Christmas reflect how bad it is for luxury purveyors. Wealthy Americans have slashed spending and are rethinking their priorities, fueling concern among high-end retailers that conspicuous consumption will go out of style even when the economy recovers.
NEW YORK (AP) - With revenue plunging as readers and advertisers flee to the Web, many newspaper companies have turned to selling off their buildings to raise money or save on costs. But now that option may be drying up too, as frozen credit markets make commercial real estate deals scarce.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The interest rate on two-year Treasury notes has dropped below 1 percent to the lowest level on record.
SCHAUMBURG, Ill. (AP) - It's 1:22 a.m. on the day before Christmas Eve and Keith McRae is exactly 10 minutes into his holiday shopping list.