VOL. 125 | NO. 165 | Wednesday, August 25, 2010
After calling Memphis home for 12 years, FedEx executive Tom Schmitt is heading north to take a new job in Toronto as president and CEO of Purolator, Canada’s largest parcel transportation company.
Church Health Center adds to area’s health care arsenal
It takes a special place for people to change old habits that cause chronic health conditions.
Pinnacle Incentives Get Green Light
Memphis City Council member approved a CVS drug store at Union Ave and Cooper St. on a 10-2 vote that followed a two hour debate.
Sales of spinal products for Medtronic Inc. decreased 9 percent during the last three months.
Center City Commission president Paul Morris has called it a campaign to save the city skyline.
Shelby County Mayor-elect Mark Luttrell is taking some of his team from the sheriff’s department with him when he switches offices Sept. 1
The Lipscomb & Pitts Breakfast Club and the University of Memphis are teaming up to bring students, faculty members and business leaders together with the Leading Tomorrow Lunch Series.
U.S. Army Gen. David Petraeus, the newly appointed top military commander in Afghanistan, was asked during the American Veterans Center Annual Conference in Washington in late 2009 to name a few of his heroes.
Nicholas J. Heinz has been promoted to senior vice president at Mercer Capital. Heinz joined Mercer Capital in 2000 and is a senior member of the Mercer’s investment banking corporate valuation division.
One of the fastest paths to increasing revenue for about any business is to shorten the sales cycle with prospects you’re already calling on.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Sales of previously occupied homes plunged last month to the lowest level in 15 years, despite the lowest mortgage rates in decades and bargain prices in many areas.
NASHVILLE (AP) – Energy rebates administered by the state and the Tennessee Valley Authority began being available at noon Tuesday in Tennessee.
TUPELO, Miss. (AP) – Delta Connection's last direct flight from Tupelo to Atlanta will end on Sept. 6.
CHATTANOOGA (AP) – With the Tennessee Valley Authority looking to increase nuclear production of electricity, the utility's top executives are ready to describe a plan to curtail some coal-fired operations.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour is asking lawmakers to approve funding for a facility that would produce renewable fuel from trees.
NEW YORK (AP) — Interest rates are tumbling in the bond market after a sharp drop in sales of existing homes added to worries about the pace of the economic recovery.
BOSTON (AP) – Homeowners who had mortgages modified recently are faring better than those who did so earlier in the housing crisis, according to a report released Tuesday, possibly debunking predictions of a huge wave of defaults to come.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Medtronic Inc., the world's largest medical device maker, spent $829,200 lobbying Congress on issues affecting its products in the second quarter, according to a recent disclosure form.
CLEVELAND (AP) – House Republican leader John Boehner on Tuesday urged President Barack Obama to support an extension of tax cuts and to fire key economic advisers, arguing that more than a year of "government as community organizer" has failed to revive the economy.