VOL. 130 | NO. 83 | Wednesday, April 29, 2015
The third day of preview tours of Bass Pro Shops at The Pyramid took reporters to the top for the view and preparations for the restaurant and bar that will open in about a month.
When it comes to their newly announced entry into Memphis via an acquisition of Magna Bank, the Nashville leadership of Pinnacle Financial Partners is already thinking big – on everything from workforce to services offered to the bank’s eventual size here.
Memphis City Council member Shea Flinn has resigned effective immediately from the council seat he has held since 2007 to take a job with the Greater Memphis Chamber.
Construction is underway on Carlisle Corp.’s LYFE Kitchen in East Memphis and the restaurant should be dishing out its “fast, natural, chef-inspired” meals later this summer.
International Paper Co. reported net earnings of $313 million for the first quarter of 2015.
A recent procedure performed at Methodist Le Bonheur Germantown Hospital by three Sutherland Cardiology Clinic doctors reflects the ongoing search for new technology that can help heart failure patients lead longer, fulfilling lives.
Memphis-based ServiceMaster Global Holdings Inc. posted first-quarter earnings of $28 million, the company reported Tuesday, April 28.
Last-minute preparations inside Bass Pro Shops at The Pyramid Tuesday, April 28, revealed a lot of detail work still underway as well as training for some of the 600 employees who go to work once the ribbon is cut.
Shelby County Commissioners have created their own two-month summer jobs program for 65 teenagers and college-aged adults and voted Monday, April 27, to fund it over two summers with $169,127 from the commission’s contingency fund.
The first campaign forum in the city election season for the still-forming field of mayoral contenders showed a theme that looks set in stone at this early stage: very different views of Memphis’ present and how that influences its future.
Kroger, citing progress in Midtown, buys Washington Bottoms property
Kroger Co., buoyed by the Crosstown Concourse development and increased investment in Midtown as a whole, has purchased properties associated with the long-dormant Washington Bottoms project at Poplar Avenue and Cleveland Street.
When Jennifer Frances was a little girl, her Nana Bess used to read books aloud to her. Frances loved it. So did a younger cousin, but he struggled to pronounce the name and Nana Bess became “Nana Bus.”
Tom Rieger recently joined the Greater Memphis Chamber as senior vice president of member development, a role in which he will oversee major fundraising activities, conduct membership drive campaigns and implement revenue enhancement opportunities.
In the Internet search world, Google is clearly king and marketing professionals across the globe give this tech giant the lion’s share of their search marketing attention. Every time Google makes a change to its infamous algorithm, search engine marketers scramble to assess the impact and adjust their strategies.
Last week, the Nasdaq, the S&P 500 and the New York Stock Exchange composite indexes all hit new historic highs, bolstered by falling rate hike expectations. In the market environment of the day, economic softness causing falling revenues and falling prices (see first-quarter earnings season) holds less influence than falling interest rates.
Editor’s Note: This column will appear weekly throughout April in honor of Memphis and Shelby County’s Sustainability Month.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) – Elton John's heart-shaped glasses have been recovered after they were stolen from a museum, and Memphis police say a man accused of taking them is being sought.
Revenue from important new medicines for various cancers, hepatitis C and more helped top U.S. drugmakers weather unfavorable currency exchange rates and other challenges.
SPRINGDALE, Ark. (AP) – Tyson Foods says it wants to stop using human antibiotics in its U.S. chicken houses by September 2017 and that it will explore doing the same in its beef, pork and turkey operations.
WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. home prices climbed at a faster pace in February than the previous month, driven by higher sales and a limited supply of available houses.
Your employer may one day help determine if your genes are why your jeans have become too snug.