VOL. 131 | NO. 119 | Wednesday, June 15, 2016
The Center City Revenue Finance Corp. approved a tax incentive package Tuesday, June 14, to support ServiceMaster Global Holdings’ conversion of Peabody Place mall into a multimillion-dollar headquarters.
Loflin Yard, the Downtown bar, restaurant and entertainment space that opened two months ago, is adding to its offerings.
With the Big River Crossing on the north side of the Harahan Bridge moving toward a fall opening, the city of Memphis has reached an agreement with a group of anonymous donors for the lighting of the bridge by the Oct. 22 opening of the pedestrian and bicycle boardwalk.
Noel Fenderson, one of the founders of My Town Miracles, tells a story from Mark Allen, the group’s growth marketing secretary.
The ServiceMaster local incentives for the new Peabody Place headquarters have cleared the first hurdle.
He found the old South Memphis movie theater that became Stax Records. He recorded more than 100 hit records for numerous record labels in a 10-year period in a nondescript building at Danny Thomas Boulevard and Chelsea Avenue.
University of Memphis baseball coach Daron Schoenrock knew how good the area’s 2013 high school class was. But even he couldn’t have predicted that in the 2016 MLB Draft, seven Memphis-area players, including four who were teammates at Southaven High School, would be selected.
Wendy Saulsberry is one of two recipients of the 2016 Direct Support Professional of the Year for Tennessee by the American Network of Community Options and Resources. Saulsberry is a direct support professional for SRVS, a United Way agency that supports more than 1,200 children and adults with disabilities.
We have all heard the sentiment that successful CEOs must spend sufficient time focused “on the business,” not just operating “in the business.” As CEOs, we often get so far into the weeds of operating our respective businesses that we rarely take a concerted step back to think strategically about the direction of our companies.
With the summer here, you may be planning a fun vacation. That vacation to visit a faraway, relaxing location can leave you dreaming of moving to a new place. The further along you are in your career, the trickier moving can feel. At times, it’s hard to know where to even begin.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd has announced that Hunter Industrial, a division of the Hunter Fan Co., is opening new operations in Nashville.
NEW YORK (AP) – Cooking like Martha Stewart is about to get easier.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Stockpiles held by U.S. businesses edged up slightly in April, while sales jumped by the largest amount in two months.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Despite a hiring slump, American consumers remain confident about spending – a reassuring sign for the U.S economy.
HAVANA (AP) – A small Florida bank will issue the first U.S. credit card intended for use in Cuba and make it easier for Americans to travel and work on an island largely cut off from the U.S. financial system, the bank announced Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) – In a big win for the Obama administration, a federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld the government's "net neutrality" rules that require internet providers to treat all web traffic equally.