VOL. 130 | NO. 185 | Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Trader Joe’s has confirmed plans for its first Memphis-area store. The specialty grocer ended months of speculation and announced Wednesday, Sept. 23, that it would open a 12,500-square-foot store in Germantown.
The Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development is getting serious about the Memphis Regional Megasite with new promotional materials intended to attract a major original equipment manufacturer.
The search committee tasked to find a new Downtown Memphis Commission president has selected Memphian Terence Patterson to fill the job. Patterson is currently the education program director of the Hyde Family Foundations and treasurer of the Center City Development Corp.
The Tennessee Housing Development Agency wants to build healthy communities from the ground up.
When Easy Bacon makes its October debut in supermarkets, it will be the latest meat snack venture by Memphis-based Monogram Foods.
Randy Stepherson recalls the advice his father once gave him.
Memphis-based auto parts retailer AutoZone Inc. has been scoring double-digit earnings-per-share growth every quarter for nine years running, a trend that predates Apple’s introduction of the first iPhone in 2007.
Following up on its promise in 2014 to introduce chip cards this year, First Tennessee Bank said Tuesday, Sept. 22, it plans to roll out a more secure kind of plastic for customers starting next month.
The four major candidates for Memphis mayor all have some version of the same basic answer to questions about tax incentives for economic development.
It’s not an accident that the University of Memphis and University of Cincinnati are playing each other on ESPN’s Thursday night game this week.
Heath Elliott has joined Mercedes-Benz of Collierville as general sales manager. In his new role, Elliott will manage the sales of all new and pre-owned cars sold at the dealership, which opened in 2014.
Most companies have historically used marketing to drive brand awareness and generate sales leads, relying on seasoned sales teams to close these deals by identifying the prospect’s needs, recommending strategic solutions and creating a sense of urgency.
Many of us may take for granted the relative ease in which we live, work and play in our communities. For thousands of Memphians with intellectual and developmental disabilities, it’s not always a simple matter.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has named David Smith as his communications director.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The full Tennessee State Capitol Commission has been sent proposed rules for which artifacts should be displayed in and around the building.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A recent report shows Tennessee attorneys have increased the number of hours of free and reduced-rate legal services they provide to those in need.
German automaker Volkswagen AG admits that it rigged U.S. emissions tests so it would appear that its diesel-powered cars were emitting fewer nitrogen oxides, which can contribute to ozone buildup and respiratory illness.
Employers are leaving a bigger chunk of the bill for care to workers who use their health insurance, and benefits experts see few signs of this trend slowing.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Vowing to build upon President Barack Obama's signature health law, Hillary Rodham Clinton is unveiling a sweeping plan to hold down the rising cost of prescription drugs and target pharmaceutical companies that flood the airwaves with ads.