VOL. 125 | NO. 126 | Wednesday, June 30, 2010
There is a lease agreement to reopen The Pyramid as a Bass Pro Shops superstore with other attractions in the structure and around it.
The new Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital has embraced the effort to inter-connect the Downtown medical district with a cohesive streetscape, common signage and pedestrian-friendly environment.
Shelby County officials who only a few years ago created a new county pension plan that will guarantee retirement benefits for a few thousand county employees are now going back to the drawing board.
Midtown Memphis would become denser, mix up commercial and residential more and grow up under terms of a Midtown zoning overlay that is being considered by the Memphis City Council.
Charles Edward Cole, Jr., president of Cole’s Home Solutions, has been honored by the North American Retail Hardware Association with the organization’s Top Gun Award.
Cold calling is tough for even seasoned sales veterans. For many small business owners who wear the sales hat but consider themselves selling novices, it can be downright excruciating.
Officials broke ground on a new development in Germantown Tuesday that will combine turn-of-the-century architecture with state-of-art medical imaging technology.
NASHVILLE (AP) – Gov. Phil Bredesen has signed into law a measure that would require the state’s jailers to determine whether inmates are in the country illegally and report them if they are.
HOUSTON (AP) – Oil giant BP PLC is floating a financial lifeline to the owners, operators and suppliers of the gas stations around America that bear its name and have been struggling because of boycotts prompted by the Gulf spill.
DETROIT (AP) – When it comes to car shopping, Americans are tapping the brakes.
BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) – Wal-Mart Stores Inc. said Tuesday that Bill Simon is taking over as president and CEO of its U.S. operations, replacing Eduardo Castro-Wright, who is shifting to lead the retailer's e-commerce unit Global.com and its global sourcing division.
NEW YORK (AP) – Americans, worried about jobs and the sluggish economic recovery, are having a relapse in confidence, causing a widely watched index to tumble in June and raising concerns about consumer spending in the critical months ahead.
WASHINGTON (AP) – House and Senate negotiators who worked out a deal last week on overhauling financial regulations scrambled Tuesday to change a bank fee that has drawn opposition from key Republicans and endangered its passage.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The authors of sweeping energy legislation stalled in the Senate said Tuesday they were prepared to scale back their bill to get Republican support.