VOL. 123 | NO. 255 | Wednesday, December 31, 2008
Wright Medical Group Inc. will introduce new products in the year ahead as it continues to expand its manufacturing operations, said Gary D. Henley, the company’s president and chief executive officer.
Shelby County Board of Commissioners member Mike Ritz – a licensed real estate broker and former head of the Memphis and Shelby County planning office – was not happy.
Germantown alderman Mike Palazzolo in early January will ask the city’s Mayor and Board of Aldermen to launch a nonprofit community foundation to provide funding for charitable and civic organizations within the city.
NEW YORK (AP) – Consumer confidence hit an all-time low in December, dropping unexpectedly in the face of layoffs and deteriorating markets for housing, stocks and other investments.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – More than half of the 82 hospitals that responded to a recent Tennessee Hospital Association survey have already cut staff, in the face of rising costs and tight revenue, with most of the rest considering cuts.
Liese Leonard recently joined the Madison Hotel as director of sales.
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - A federal bankruptcy judge on Tuesday denied a request by Washington Mutual Inc. to keep details of certain asset sales secret.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Treasury Department said that it will provide $5 billion to GMAC Financial Services LLC, the ailing financing arm of General Motors Corp., in a move that's expected to stave off a bankruptcy protection filing at the company but also severely limit GM's control over it.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The top accountant in the Securities and Exchange Commission's enforcement branch is leaving for a private sector job next month, in what could herald a wave of departures from the embattled agency.