VOL. 131 | NO. 179 | Wednesday, September 7, 2016
One of the most influential advocates for minority businesses in Memphis is retiring from that economic development role.
The Memphis-based health and social services nonprofit Meritan is preparing to take something of a novel approach to the care it provides residents placed in some of its Memphis-area homes.
Raymond Jackson pays attention to how guests in his restaurant’s dining room react, picking up on bits of conversation and even things an ordinary person might miss.
Meka Egwuekwe had a nice career going as a software developer when he co-founded CodeCrew. But he had to do it.
On Aug. 23, representatives from 16 international Nongovernmental Organizations (NGOs) flocked to FedEx Corp.’s Memphis headquarters as part of a state-of-the-art leadership training program.
It was one of those grind-through-it practices before the first game of the college football season. Except that on this morning – 11 days before the University of Memphis would open the season at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium – the Tigers had taken a pass on the grinding.
Dr. Judith Haas, associate professor of English at Rhodes College, has been presented the 2016 Jameson M. Jones Award for Outstanding Faculty Service, which honors a current faculty member who has rendered exemplary service and provided leadership to the Rhodes community.
When I meet with job seekers, there’s one quality that quickly separates those who are successful in their search from those who flounder. It’s not the college they went to, whether or not they have a MBA or how smart they are. It’s not if they have a particular certification or a certain number of years of experience.
Editor’s Note: This is the second in a two-part series. Does your company actually close sales on the trade show floor?
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Tennessee State University is planning an 84-acre development project along the Cumberland River.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – University of Tennessee President Joe DiPietro has announced the members of a special independent commission to review the Title IX programs at each of the schools in the University of Tennessee system.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – The German pharmaceutical giant Bayer AG sweetened its bid for Monsanto Tuesday, saying that its latest offer, now worth almost $56 billion reflects, "constructive negotiations" in its quest to build a global chemical and seed company.
NEW YORK (AP) – PayPal and Mastercard signed a deal Tuesday that aims to make it easier for PayPal users to pay with a Mastercard.
WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. services companies grew last month at the slowest pace in more than six years, a private survey finds.
DETROIT (AP) – Kelly Dahle remembers leaving work one day several years ago at the same time as the CEO of her company. When they arrived at her car, he was startled.
WASHINGTON (AP) – General Electric is continuing its push into the digital realm, spending $1.4 billion to acquire two European 3-D printing companies.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Older drivers may soon be traveling a safer road thanks to smarter cars that can detect oncoming traffic, steer clear of trouble and even hit the brakes when a collision appears imminent.