VOL. 130 | NO. 26 | Monday, February 9, 2015
EMPHASIS Financial Services
Iberiabank reworks its branch layout in new Memphis location
Go from one bank to the next, and the offerings aren’t always that different: banks not only generally present similar products to customers, but rates – being as low as they are –aren’t always all that dissimilar, either.
Brean Capital LLC arrived in Memphis a few months ago and sees 2015 as a year of forward momentum for the company, with a planned move to a new office as well as interest in adding to the firm’s local ranks.
Matthew Patrick is a CPA and managing member of Patrick Accounting and Tax Services PLLC, the firm he founded in 2003, but to get a better sense of what he does from day to day, he reaches for analogy to describe his work.
The owner of the Wolfchase Galleria appears to be preparing for the arrival of a Cheesecake Factory restaurant.
A Memphis businessman is proposing a suburban-style hotel in the heart of Downtown Memphis while Swedish furniture retailer Ikea moves forward with plans for its first Memphis-area store.
Main Event Entertainment is bringing its “Eat. Bowl. Play.” experience to Memphis with a 50,056-square-foot entertainment center and restaurant at Appling Road and Interstate 40.
In support of the American Heart Association's National Wear Red Day, babies born Friday, Feb. 6, at Baptist Memorial Hospital for Women donned red beanies instead of the traditional pink or blue.
An MRI on Sunday confirmed that University of Memphis sophomore forward Austin Nichols sustained a moderately sprained right ankle in last Saturday’s 61-60 loss to Temple. He is expected to miss the next two weeks, which would mean missing the Tuesday, Feb. 10, game at East Carolina, plus games at USF, at home against Connecticut, and at UCF.
Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell made the argument last week in his State of the County speech that local economic development and economic recovery is not the singular pursuit of jobs.
Technology changes just about everything, even art. But the 50th Annual Mid-South Scholastic Art Awards didn’t lack for entries – 2,185 individual submissions and another 80 senior portfolios.
A version of the popular Tennessee Brewery “Untapped” event appears set to return to the Downtown landmark this spring.
Nashville is a more turbulent place than usual these days, especially Capitol Hill. So Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. and his administration probably won’t tempt the turbulence there by taking their plan for a Tourism Development Zone to finance a Mid-South Fairgrounds renovation to the Tennessee Building Commission later this month.
“I Choose Memphis” spotlights Memphians who are passionate about calling this community home. New Memphis Institute provides the profiles.
The Shelby County Commission will meet Monday, Feb. 9, at 3 p.m. in the Shelby County Administration Building, 160 N. Main St. Click on the meeting icon for an agenda.
In 2012, designer K. Brandon Bell in Memphis and photographer Sarah Rossi in New York City joined forces to help create virtual sets for the Tony Awards, the beginning of a mutually beneficial business partnership that continues to evolve.
Through the Southern Growth Studio, I have the great honor to work with nonprofits. Big ones. Growing ones. And ones on the verge of collapse.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Republican Gov. Bill Haslam says Tennessee needs to "do something" about its tax on gasoline, but that he won't be in a position to make a proposal until next year.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – U.S. Rep. Alan Nunnelee of Mississippi, a fiscal and social conservative elected to Congress in a Republican wave of 2010, has died. He was 56.
NEW YORK (AP) – TurboTax, the country's most popular do-it-yourself tax preparation software, said Friday that it has temporarily stopped processing state tax returns because of an increase in fraudulent filings.
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Companies that handle cargo at West Coast seaports say they will hire far fewer workers this weekend, the latest escalation in a labor dispute with dockworkers that threatens to shut down ports vital to U.S. trade with Asia.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Democratic senators on Friday called on federal regulators to investigate Verizon Wireless, the country's biggest mobile provider, for secretly inserting unique tracking codes into the Web traffic of its some 100 million customers.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Medical device maker Medtronic will pay $2.8 million to the U.S. Justice Department to settle allegations that it paid doctors to push an unapproved use of one of its products.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Insurers aren't required to encrypt consumers' data under a 1990s federal law that remains the foundation for health care privacy in the Internet age – an omission that seems striking in light of the major cyberattack against Anthem.
MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) – Facebook and LinkedIn want to boost dwindling numbers of women studying engineering and computer science with a collaborative initiative announced Friday that they hope will eventually fill thousands of lucrative Silicon Valley jobs long dominated by men.