VOL. 128 | NO. 23 | Monday, February 4, 2013
AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of Southwest Airlines, announced Monday, Feb. 4, that it is adding four new Memphis flights to three new AirTran routes. And Memphis International Airport officials said they were told by Southwest executives last week that all AirTran flights in Memphis probably will be converted to the Southwest brand by November.
Smith & Nephew Inc. could be in danger of losing some or all of the 15-year tax incentive the company received in 2009 as part of its $42 million investment to convert a Memphis office complex into a centralized hub for research, marketing and medical education.
Contentious bill allowing wine sales in grocery stores hits legislature
The accessibility of wine for Tennessee residents could soon increase tenfold.
The two biggest capital spending items in Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam’s state budget proposal are a $62 million renovation of the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center in Memphis and a new $60 million Community Health Building at the University of Memphis.
It started with a letter. More than two dozen of them, actually. Bankers from around Memphis got a missive from Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. in 2010 that solicited help from bankers like Joe DiNicolantonio, West Tennessee area president for Regions Bank.
When customers walk into The Book Depot in Germantown, they often comment on the smell, says owner Kathy Waldrop.
I began my career as a CPA with one of the major accounting firms. It was fun for a while, but after a few years I decided the profession was not for me. That’s OK – different strokes for different folks and all that kind of stuff.
DETROIT (AP) – American consumers ignored tax increases and trudged through winter weather to buy new cars and trucks at an unusually strong pace last month.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The U.S. job market is proving sturdier than expected at a time when the economy is under pressure from Washington gridlock and the threat of government spending cuts.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Goodbye candy bars and sugary cookies. Hello baked chips and diet sodas.
NEW YORK (AP) – The launch of the iPhone 5 and the declining popularity of non-smartphones have made Apple the biggest seller of phones in the U.S. for the first time, research firm Strategy Analytics said Friday.