VOL. 127 | NO. 122 | Friday, June 22, 2012
Delta Air Lines will mark the one-year anniversary of its cuts to service at Memphis International Airport by cutting additional service at its Memphis hub.
Bass Pro Shops gives first glimpse of retail store inside The Pyramid
Bass Pro Shops executives and city leaders marked the beginning of Bass Pro Shops construction inside The Pyramid Thursday, June 21, with a fish fry in the iconic Downtown landmark before the Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World begins to take shape.
A few minutes into this week’s earnings conference call with analysts, FedEx Corp. founder and CEO Fred Smith used three words that came to define much of the rest of the nearly hour-long conversation – “cost reduction program.”
Trane U.S. Inc. has sold its parts distribution center in Southeast Memphis for $1.3 million.
The start of summer is a busy time of year for the Metal Museum, 374 Metal Museum Drive, which has bragging rights to some of the Bluff City’s most magnificent views of the Mississippi River.
Dunavant Development Co. has reached a deal to buy Bartlett Logistics, a 515,000-square-foot multi-tenant flex portfolio consisting of Bartlett Logistics Park, at 8370-8500 Wolf Lake Blvd., and Stage Hills Industrial Park, 3080-3150 Stage Post Road. Dunavant bought the property from CMLT 2008-LS1 Wolf Lake Drive LLC (LNR Partners).
To Liz Jostes, a social media and small-business consultant, now is a great time to be a small-business owner.
PERFECT REMINDERS. I’m reminded. He stared at the target, and on this particular night it seemed larger than ever. He got his signal – same as before – bring the heat. As soon as he let it go, he knew that’s the best I got. Nobody’s touching it.
While headlines focus on a growing division of democrats versus republicans and business versus government, Memphis is proving that a shared vision for a positive future unites a city – and its nonprofits – across stereotypical divides.
TUPELO, Miss. (AP) – The Elvis Presley Birthplace and Museum in Tupelo is planning for an August completion of a $4.3 million expansion.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The sluggish job market is weighing on the U.S. economy three years after the Great Recession ended. And the signs suggest hiring may not strengthen any time soon.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) – Steel recycler Nucor Corp. said Thursday that it completed its $605 million acquisition of a steel distribution unit of ArcelorMittal, expanding its reach in the North American construction industry.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Commerce Secretary John Bryson said Thursday he is resigning from the Obama administration after suffering a seizure earlier this month in the Los Angeles area.