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1. Despite Merry Holidays, Retailers Face Challenges in 2018
- Tuesday, January 16, 2018
NEW YORK (AP) – Retailers are riding high after ebullient U.S. consumers shopped at the healthiest pace in more than a decade over the holiday season. But merchants can't afford to rest easy.
2. Amazon Goes Into the Holidays With Magnified Store Presence
- Tuesday, November 21, 2017
NEW YORK (AP) – Amazon goes into the holiday season with a newly magnified brick-and-mortar presence, giving it more opportunities to sell its Kindle e-readers, Fire tablets and other gadgets.
3. Target is Raising Minimum Hourly Wage to $15 by End of 2020
- Tuesday, September 26, 2017
NEW YORK (AP) – Target Corp. is raising its minimum hourly wage for workers to $11 starting next month and then to $15 by the end of 2020, a move it says will help it hire and keep the best employees and make shopping a better experience for customers.
4. Amazon Offers Prime Discount to Those on Government Benefits
- Wednesday, June 7, 2017
NEW YORK (AP) – Amazon is making a play for low-income shoppers. The online leader is offering a discount on its pay-by-month Prime membership for people who receive government assistance.
5. Sears, Once a Stalwart, Has ‘Substantial Doubt’ About Future
- Thursday, March 23, 2017
NEW YORK (AP) – Sears, a back-to-school shopping destination for generations of kids and the place newlyweds went to choose appliances, has said that after years of losing money that there is "substantial doubt" it will be able to keep its doors open.
6. Retail Group: Sales to Grow 3.7 Percent to 4.2 Percent
- Thursday, February 9, 2017
NEW YORK (AP) – Despite a bumpy holiday season, chains like The Limited shutting down and department stores such as Macy's closing stores, the largest retail trade group says it's still optimistic that sales will grow this year – especially online.
7. Wal-Mart Dumps Its Version of Amazon Prime for New Path
- Wednesday, February 1, 2017
NEW YORK (AP) – Wal-Mart is replacing a program that offered free shipping but had an annual fee with one that has a lower free shipping threshold and faster delivery as it hopes to answer Amazon's powerful Prime membership success.
8. Wal-Mart to Add About 10,000 Retail Jobs in the US
- Wednesday, January 18, 2017
NEW YORK (AP) – Wal-Mart plans to add about 10,000 retail jobs in the U.S. as it opens new stores and expands existing locations. The world's biggest retailer said Tuesday that its plans will also generate about 24,000 construction jobs.
- Monday, July 25, 2016
The Booksellers at Laurelwood will host New York Times bestselling author Ace Atkins for a discussion and signing of his latest novel, “The Innocents,” on Monday, July 25, at 6:30 p.m. at the bookstore, 387 Perkins Road Extended. Visit thebooksellersatlaurelwood.com.
10. Outlook Dims for Mall Stores as Online Shopping Intensifies
- Monday, May 16, 2016
WASHINGTON (AP) – Online shopping is reaching such a critical mass with American households that many of the icons of the traditional mall –from Macy's to The Gap and J.C. Penney – face an increasingly uncertain future.
- Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Vaco Memphis will hold a continuing professional education event for accountants and CPAs Tuesday, March 24, from 8 a.m. to noon at Memphis Botanic Garden, 750 Cherry Road. Topics include revenue recognition, T&E fraud management and the results of the 18th annual CEO survey. Admission is $75 cash or check at the door. Visit facebook.com/vacocpeseries or call 901-333-2250.
12. These Retailers Could Use Some Holiday Cheer
- Friday, December 5, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) – The holiday shopping season is always a make-or-break period for struggling retailers.
But this year, the fight to grab shoppers has intensified, making it difficult for stores to use the season that accounts for about 20 percent of the retail industry's annual sales to bounce back.
13. Master Plan
- Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Progress is usually expensive and seldom convenient. But the alternative?
Regression, at an ultimately higher cost, and eventually the realization that an opportunity slipped by.
Such was the mindset as University of Tennessee Health Science Center leaders launched a campus master plan designed to enhance UTHSC’s position as an urban academic medical center at the core of a larger revitalization of the Memphis Medical Center District.
14. Wal-Mart, Amazon Show Changing Shopping Habits
- Monday, February 3, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) – The financial strains and shifting shopping habits of Americans have led to uneven fortunes for retailers.
Traditional consumer companies like Wal-Mart and Mattel have continued to struggle as Americans spend more cautiously in the uncertain economy. Meanwhile, Amazon.com has flourished as shoppers increasingly buy online rather than head to stores.
15. Retailers of All Stripes Sing Holiday Blues
- Friday, January 10, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) – Several major retailers slashed their fiscal fourth-quarter profit forecasts this week in the latest sign that Americans didn't spend briskly during the holiday shopping season.
16. Americans Not Willing to Spend Without Deals
- Tuesday, November 26, 2013
NEW YORK (AP) – This holiday season, Americans may not spend their green unless they see more red.
Despite signs that the economy is improving, big store chains like Wal-Mart and Kohl's don't expect Americans to have much holiday shopping cheer unless they see bold, red signs that offer huge discounts. As a result, shoppers are seeing big sales events earlier and more often than in previous holiday seasons.
17. Campus Revival
- Monday, November 11, 2013
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center hosted a public information session on the development of its new campus plan last week at the Student-Alumni Center Dining Hall on its Midtown campus at 800 Madison Ave.
18. UT Health Science Center to Outline New Campus Master Plan
- Tuesday, November 5, 2013
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is set to revamp its campus, and the school will host a public information session on the development of a new master plan Tuesday, Nov. 5, from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the Student-Alumni Center Dining Hall, 800 Madison Ave.
19. Tepid US Retail Sales Raising Doubts About Economy
- Friday, August 16, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) – Bleaker outlooks at retailers like Wal-Mart and Macy's are raising doubts that consumers will spend enough in coming months to lift the still-subpar U.S. economy.
Though the economy is growing steadily, Americans are being hampered by weak pay, higher taxes and tepid hiring. Sluggish overseas economies are also slowing sales for U.S. retailers. It's a picture the Federal Reserve will weigh in deciding whether to scale back its bond purchases as soon as next month.
20. Retailers See Slow Start to Back-to-School Season
- Friday, August 9, 2013
NEW YORK (AP) – Shoppers are holding off on back-to-school shopping, and those who delay long enough might be rewarded with some steep discounts from desperate retailers.
Revenue at stores open at least a year – an industry measure of a retailer's health– rose 3.8 percent in July, the slowest pace since March, according to a preliminary tally of 10 retailers by the International Council of Shopping Centers. The figure, which excludes drugstores, was below a 5.5 percent increase in June.
21. Retailers Report Modest Gains for May
- Friday, June 7, 2013
NEW YORK (AP) – In the latest sign that Americans are feeling better about the overall economy, stores across the country had a pickup in sales in May.
An improving job picture, better housing market and stock market rallies have all led to consumer confidence reaching five-year highs. That has left Americans a bit more likely to reach into their pockets and spend, as monthly revenue reports released by national retailers on Thursday show.
22. Retailers Report Slowing Sales Gains for February
- Friday, March 8, 2013
NEW YORK (AP) – Americans cut back on spending in February as cold weather and economic challenges chilled their appetite for spring merchandise.
The nation's retailers on Thursday reported that sales slowed in February, a time when most stores get rid of winter merchandise and bring in swimsuits, ankle length pants and other spring fashions.
23. Retailers Report Higher December Sales
- Friday, January 4, 2013
NEW YORK (AP) – A last-minute surge in spending seems to have saved the holiday shopping season.
Major retailers including Costco, Gap and Nordstrom on Thursday reported better-than-expected revenue in December. That comes as a relief for stores, which can make up to 40 percent of their annual revenue in the last two months of the year.
- Saturday, December 29, 2012
The 54th AutoZone Liberty Bowl Football Classic, featuring Iowa State University vs. University of Tulsa, will be held Monday, Dec. 31, at 2:30 p.m. at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium, 335 S. Hollywood St. The Temptations will perform at halftime. For a list of bowl week events, visit autozonelibertybowl.org.
- Saturday, December 22, 2012
The 54th AutoZone Liberty Bowl Football Classic, featuring Iowa State University vs. University of Tulsa, will be held Monday, Dec. 31, at 2:30 p.m. at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium, 335 S. Hollywood St. The Temptations will perform at halftime. For a list of bowl week events, visit autozonelibertybowl.org.
- Saturday, December 15, 2012
The Humane Society of Memphis and Shelby County will host Vaccination Station, a low-cost pet vaccination event, Saturday, Dec. 15, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the southwest corner of Linden Avenue and Lauderdale Street. Visit memphishumane.org for a list of vaccinations and costs.
- Saturday, December 8, 2012
LightWave Solar will host a lunch & learn titled “How Solar Can Work for Your Home or Business” Friday, Dec. 14, from noon to 1 p.m. in the River Tower at South Bluffs clubhouse, 655 Riverside Drive. R.S.V.P. to Grace Robertson at email@example.com or 615-641-4050, ext. 104.
28. Retailers Report Weak Sales Gains for November
- Friday, November 30, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) – Black Friday was no match for Sandy.
Major retailers such as Kohl's, Target and Macy's on Thursday reported weak sales in November as a strong start to the holiday shopping season – including a good showing on the day after Thanksgiving – wasn't enough to fully offset the damage caused by Superstorm Sandy earlier in the month.
29. Retailers Report Slower Sales Growth in September
- Friday, October 5, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) – Americans may have slowed their spending in September after splurging during the start of the busy back-to-school shopping season in the month before. But most importantly, they were still spending.
30. Holiday Sales Seen Rising 4.1 Percent in 2012
- Wednesday, October 3, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) – Americans are expected to spend more during what's traditionally the busiest shopping season of the year, but they're not exactly ready to shop 'til they drop like they have been in the past two years.
31. Clearances, Heat Lured Shoppers to Spend in July
- Friday, August 3, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) – Americans shoppers proved resilient in July, driving a key sales figure up at retailers across the country, despite persistent worry about jobs and the global economy.
Results came in better than expected for many retailers, helped by hot weather and summer clearance sales, an encouraging sign as the back-to-school season, the second-biggest shopping season behind the holidays, kicks off.
32. Fred’s, Other Retailers Report Tepid Sales
- Friday, July 6, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) – Shoppers, worried about jobs and the overall economy, pulled back on spending in June, resulting in tepid sales for many retailers, including Memphis-based Fred’s Inc.
- Friday, March 16, 2012
Muslims in Memphis will hold a health fair and legal seminar Saturday, March 17, at 10 a.m. at Kate Sexton Community Center, 1235 Brown Ave. For more information, call 576-7070.
34. Strong Retail Sales are Sign of Improving Economy
- Friday, March 2, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) – Americans stepped up their spending in February, boosting sales at many stores and offering the latest sign that shoppers are feeling more confident in the economy.
As merchants reported their monthly sales figures Thursday, a diverse group including Target and Macy's reported sales gains that exceeded Wall Street estimates. Even Gap Inc., long mired in a sales slump, posted an unexpected increase.
35. Retailers Report Solid Finale to Holidays
- Friday, January 6, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) – Many retailers are reporting solid sales gains for December, capping a decent holiday season, but shoppers bent on discounts exacted a high price.
Merchants had to mark down coats and other gifts to get shoppers to buy in a challenging economy. A mild winter also didn't help, wilting shoppers' appetite for cold-weather merchandise. That resulted in a string of retailers, including Target Corp., Kohl's Corp., J.C. Penney Co. and The Children's Place Retail Stores Inc., reducing their earnings outlooks.
36. Retailers Report Solid Sales Gains in October
- Friday, November 4, 2011
NEW YORK (AP) – Americans were shopping in October, but they were spending at a slower clip than expected as they faced a barrage of bad economic news.
October revenue at stores open at least a year – an indicator of a retailer's health – rose 3.7 percent, according to the International Council of Shopping Centers' tally of 25 retailers. But 13 of 19 retailers missed Wall Street estimates for October revenue, according to Thomson Reuters. That included big merchants like Macy's, Saks and Target.
37. Bioworks Foundation to Build Specialized Lab on S. Dudley
- Tuesday, September 13, 2011
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38. Retailers Report Solid Sales Gains for July
- Friday, August 5, 2011
NEW YORK (AP) – Many retailers posted solid sales during the kickoff to the back-to-school season as discounts and high temperatures in July drove shoppers to air-conditioned malls. But merchants worry that momentum won't continue through the remainder of the second-biggest shopping period of the year as the weather gets cold and the deals dry up.
39. Retailers Post Strong June Sales
- Friday, July 8, 2011
NEW YORK (AP) – Colossal discounts enticed consumers to shop like it was 1999 last month. But higher prices ahead could cause the party to end soon.
Warm weather and discounts of up to 80 percent on summer merchandise helped retailers deliver the best revenue gains since June 1999 in what's typically the second-biggest shopping month of the year. But pressure on stores to pass along higher costs for everything from clothing and handbags to food has raised concerns that the momentum may not continue heading into the busy back-to-school shopping season.
40. Joe’s Acre Restaurant Opens to Diners’ Delight
- Monday, June 13, 2011
Acre is the most highly anticipated restaurant to open regionally since, well, since Wally Joe opened in May 2002 and closed early in January 2007, with executive chef Wally Joe announcing that he was looking for a new space. That was, of course, four and a half years ago.
41. Target Raises Quarterly Dividend Ahead of Meeting
- Thursday, June 9, 2011
NEW YORK (AP) – Target Corp. raised its quarterly dividend by 5 cents to 30 cents, a 20 percent increase, as it sought to placate investors after a 22 percent decline in its stock price this year.
42. Pinched by Gas, Shoppers Pull Back Elsewhere
- Friday, June 3, 2011
NEW YORK (AP) – Shoppers are showing signs of pulling back on spending on discretionary items like clothing and home goods as gasoline and groceries eat up more of their paychecks.
Those pressures led many retailers on Thursday to report only modest revenue increases in May, the latest sign of the economy hitting a soft patch.
43. Shopper Spending Surprisingly Strong in March
- Friday, April 8, 2011
NEW YORK (AP) – Shoppers shrugged off higher gas prices and cool temperatures to give retailers a surprisingly solid March.
Revenue reports Thursday from retailers from Costco to Victoria's Secret extend the streak of strong spending from late last year and suggest that an improving economy and recent job growth are outweighing pressure from higher pump prices.
44. Slow Start to Spring Projected for Retailers
- Thursday, April 7, 2011
NEW YORK (AP) – A late Easter, lingering cold weather and rising gas prices are squeezing discretionary spending this spring, according to data being released Wednesday.
Figures from MasterCard Advisors' SpendingPulse show sales growth slowed in some categories last month. But consumers spent more on clothing – and most other items from electronics to luxury goods – than they did in March 2010.
45. Consumer Comeback Skips Wal-Mart's Aisles
- Thursday, February 24, 2011
NEW YORK (AP) – Wal-Mart is missing out on the consumer comeback.
The world's largest retailer failed to reverse an almost two-year slide in a key revenue measure in its fourth quarter, it said Tuesday, after all but promising in November it would do just that.
46. Retailers Report Surprisingly Solid January Sales
- Friday, February 4, 2011
NEW YORK (AP) – U.S. retailers reported surprisingly solid January revenue gains Thursday that swept away fears that snowstorms in much of the country had chilled sales.
The reports, which are being compared with a respectable January 2010, offer encouraging signs that consumer spending is maintaining the momentum of the strong holiday season.
47. Holiday Shoppers Came Out to Spend in November
- Friday, December 3, 2010
NEW YORK (AP) – Generous discounts lured American to stores and online for holiday gifts in November, providing cheer and delivering the best gains for retailers in four years.
That raises hopes, already buoyed by reports of crowded malls and early numbers, for a strong holiday shopping season and is an encouraging sign for the economic recovery.
48. Wal-Mart Q3 Profit Rises; Pressure Still on in US
- Wednesday, November 17, 2010
NEW YORK (AP) – Wal-Mart Stores Inc. reported a 9.3 percent increase in third-quarter net income as the world's largest retailer benefited from cost controls and a robust international business. The company also raised its full-year profit outlook.
49. Heavy Discounts Fuel Only Modest Retail Gains
- Friday, November 5, 2010
NEW YORK (AP) – Americans took a pause in shopping in October, leaving retailers with their weakest peformance since April as unsually warm weather depressed their appetite for cold weather items.
50. Americans Likely Took Retail Breather in October
- Thursday, November 4, 2010
NEW YORK (AP) – After a last-minute back-to-school buying spree, Americans appeared to have taken a shopping pause in October, resulting in a mixed retail sales picture.
That lull could continue until the day after Thanksgiving, the unofficial start of the Christmas season, as shoppers wait for big bargains, many analysts say.
51. Retailers Report September Boost
- Friday, October 8, 2010
NEW YORK (AP) – Retailers reported surprisingly solid sales gains for September, boosted by back-to-school shopping, much of it pushed into September by parents who had put off trips to the mall.
52. Retailers' Reports Show Tepid May for Shoppers
- Friday, June 4, 2010
NEW YORK (AP) - Americans, uninspired by cool weather and feeling fresh concerns about the economy, spent with caution in May after a tepid April.
Retailers' May sales reports, released Thursday, underscore how fragile the consumer spending recovery remains.
53. Retailers Report 4th Consecutive Month of Gains
- Friday, April 9, 2010
NEW YORK (AP) - Warmer weather and an earlier Easter enticed shoppers into stores for spring merchandise in March, helping retailers post strong sales gains for the month.
Discounter Target Corp., department store Macy's Inc., clothier Gap Inc. and Victoria's Secret parent Limited Brands Inc. posted double-digit increases that beat Wall Street analysts' expectations.
54. Retailers Report Strong Gains for February
- Friday, March 5, 2010
NEW YORK (AP) - Shoppers shrugged off the snow and worries about the economy to buy spring clothing and other items at the nation's malls, resulting in the strongest retail sales gain since November 2007, a month before the recession started.
55. New Data: Most Retail Sectors Saw Gains in Feb.
- Thursday, March 4, 2010
NEW YORK (AP) — Most retail sectors including electronics and luxury items saw sales gains in February, data released Wednesday show, though snowstorms that shut in shoppers also chilled sales at women's clothing stores.
56. January Retail Gains as Luxury Rebounds
- Friday, February 5, 2010
NEW YORK (AP) – Stores received a pleasant surprise in January as shoppers spent more at mall stores, delivering solid gains for many retailers and providing hope that a spending recovery that started late last year is being sustained.
57. December Retail Sales Show Signs of Life
- Friday, January 8, 2010
NEW YORK (AP) - Last-minute holiday shoppers brought relief to the nation's retailers, handing them modest sales gains for the season and prompting several chains to raise their fourth-quarter profit outlooks.
- Tuesday, January 5, 2010
The Memphis Rotary Club will meet today at noon at the University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Gov. Phil Bredesen will speak. For reservations, e-mail Taylor Hughes at firstname.lastname@example.org.
59. October Sales Offer Relief to Merchants
- Friday, November 6, 2009
NEW YORK (AP) – Consumers, enticed by cooler weather and an improving economy, spent a little more in October, handing the retail industry its second consecutive monthly sales gain after more than a year of declines.
60. Retailers See Sales Begin to Recover in September
- Friday, October 9, 2009
NEW YORK (AP) - The nation's stores saw their first sales gain in 14 months in September, a sign of life from shoppers that fuels some hope for the holiday shopping season.
A late Labor Day and delayed school openings helped boost back-to-school sales in September. And stores' figures are looking better as they are compared last September when spending plummeted amid the ballooning financial meltdown.
61. Retailers Report Sales Declines For August
- Friday, September 4, 2009
NEW YORK (AP) – Retailers on Thursday posted sales declines for August as shoppers held back on back-to-school purchases and continued to focus on necessities, but overall results came in ahead of analyst predictions.
62. Weak Retail Report Cards Likely, Analysts Say
- Thursday, September 3, 2009
NEW YORK (AP) - It may be the beginning of the year for students, but for retailers, it's report-card time. Analysts expect the early grades on the back-to-school selling season to be weak when retailers report August results Thursday.
63. Sluggish July Sales Show Tight-Fisted Consumers
- Friday, August 7, 2009
NEW YORK (AP) – Shoppers, worried about job security and finding fewer options among the sales bins, remained tight-fisted in July, resulting in sluggish sales for many merchants and raising concern about the back-to-school shopping season’s health.
64. Wal-Mart: We’ll Keep Customers Gained in Recession
- Monday, June 8, 2009
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) – Wal-Mart Stores Inc. executives pledged Friday to continue making changes to the company to adapt to the economy but to do so in a way that it keeps the new customers it has picked up because of the recession.
65. US Shoppers Stay Cautious, But Sales Declines Ease
- Friday, April 10, 2009
NEW YORK (AP) - March same-store sales fell for the sixth straight month, as U.S. consumers continued to shop cautiously and stick mostly to necessities such as food, but there were some glimmers of stabilization in retailers' reports on Thursday.
66. Retailers Report Sales Declines in February
- Friday, March 6, 2009
NEW YORK (AP) - Tighter inventory control and milder weather helped retailers in February as business at many merchants was not as bad as in January. Wal-Mart's gains far outpaced expectations – but many stores, especially at the higher end, still struggled.
- Tuesday, February 17, 2009
The Memphis Rotary Club will meet today at noon at the University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Bruce Watts, president and CEO of Fred’s Inc., will speak. Lunch is $18 per person and reservations are required. For reservations, e-mail Taylor Hughes at email@example.com.
68. US Retailers Report Dismal December Sales
- Friday, January 9, 2009
NEW YORK (AP) – Retailers reported dismal sales figures for December on Thursday as even Wal-Mart Stores Inc., one of the bright spots in the industry, finally buckled under the pressures of the deteriorating U.S. economy.
69. After Sales, Will Shoppers Pay Full Price Again?
- Thursday, January 8, 2009
NEW YORK (AP) - Shoppers are getting used to those 75 percent off sale signs, and that's bad news for merchants who worry they will also have to quickly slash prices on spring goods to attract customers.
70. Retailers Report Weak September Sales
- Thursday, October 9, 2008
American shoppers went into hiding in September, sticking to buying the bare-bone essentials and leading many retailers to report dismal sales for the month as skittish consumers grappled with the financial meltdown spreading around the globe.
71. Retailers Report Sluggish Sales
- Friday, September 5, 2008
NEW YORK (AP) – Many of the nation’s retailers struggled with a sluggish back-to-school season, though Wal-Mart posted higher August sales Thursday as shoppers focused on buying essentials amid persistent worries about high gas and food prices.
72. July Sales Mixed For Retailers
- Friday, August 8, 2008
The outlook for the back-to-school shopping season seemed grim Thursday, as retailers’ July sales reports showed an increasing shift toward buying necessities
like food and household supplies at discounters and away from discretionary spending on clothing.
73. Retailers Post Mixed June Sales Results
- Friday, July 11, 2008
NEW YORK (AP) – Shoppers, enticed by heavy discounts and armed with rebate checks, spent more freely in June, helping to lift many retailers’ sales. The outlook for the back-to-school season remains tough, though, as consumers confront high gas and food prices, a slumping housing market and tighter credit.
74. Retailers Report May Results Above Expectations
- Friday, June 6, 2008
NEW YORK (AP) – Consumers stepped up their shopping in May after tax rebate checks began hitting mailboxes, giving many of the nation’s retailers stronger than expected sales for the month. Still, there were signs that many people still are focusing on necessities such as food and gas.
75. Retailers Report Mixed Sales Results In Feb.
- Monday, March 10, 2008
NEW YORK (AP) - The nation's retailers got a little reprieve in February, as consumers hesitantly returned to malls and stores after retrenching in recent months. Among the big winners were discounters like Wal-Mart Stores Inc., whose results beat expectations.
76. Retailers ReportSluggish October Sales
- Friday, November 9, 2007
The outlook for the holiday shopping season grew bleaker Thursday after retailers announced disappointing October sales results due to consumers' ongoing worries about housing and higher energy prices.
77. Retailers ReportSluggish September Sales
- Friday, October 12, 2007
Several of the nation's largest retailers cut their earnings forecasts Thursday after lingering summer weather and an uncertain economy kept consumers from shopping last month and left the big merchants with disappointin
78. Archived Article: Lead
- Thursday, June 9, 2005
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79. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, January 28, 2004
Public Relations Group Honors Soulsville Director
Public Relations Group Honors Soulsville Director Deanie Parker, president and executive director of Soulsville, was named 2003 Communicator of the Year by the Memphis chapter of the Public Relati...
80. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, January 13, 2003
Calendar of events Jan. 13-19
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The International Association for Administrative Professionals Memphis chapter has its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. at the Holiday Inn-East, 5795 Poplar Ave. For informat...
81. Archived Article: Comm Briefs
- Friday, January 10, 2003
The Dutch Treat Luncheon begins at 12:30 p
The second exhibition of the works of Peter Ophiem is open at Lisa Kurts Gallery, 766 S. White Station Road. A cocktail reception is 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today. The exhibition continues through Feb. 18.
82. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, January 6, 2003
Calendar of events Jan. 6-Jan. 12
The Memphis Jewish Community Center presents artwork by Memphians Ken Boettcher and Bill Bailey through Jan. 26 in the Shainberg Gallery, 6560 Poplar Ave. The gallery is open 9 a.m....
83. Archived Article: Comm Briefs
- Friday, January 3, 2003
Community briefs 01-03-03
The Memphis Symphony Orchestra presents Mad About Mozart as the second concert of the 2002-2003 Paul and Linnea Bert Chamber Series. The performance begins at 8 tonight in Saint Marys Episcopal Schools Buckman Performing...
84. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, December 30, 2002
Calendar of events
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The Memphis Bar Association presents Desperate Hours, a seminar providing last-minute continuing legal education, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the MBA conference room, One Comme...
85. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, December 23, 2002
Calendar of events Dec. 23-30
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The Union Planters IMAXs newest film, Lewis & Clark, is open at the Pink Palace Museum. The film is an account of the historical journey undertaken by Merriwether ...
86. Archived Article: Comm Briefs
- Friday, December 20, 2002
Community briefs 12-20-02
The Memphis Symphony Orchestra presents Mad About Mozart as the second concert of the 2002-2003 Paul and Linnea Bert Chamber Series. The performance begins at 8 p.m. Jan. 3 at the Buckman Performing and Fine Arts Center,...
87. Archived Article: Focus (hom)
- Friday, March 2, 2001
Hands On Memphis serves breakfast to volunteer corps Hands On Memphis serves breakfast to potential volunteers By MARY DANDO The Daily News Hands On Memphis is turning the tables on service. The organization, with its "gimme five" slogan, ...
88. Archived Article: Comm Briefs
- Friday, October 23, 1998
Perkins(R) Family Restaurants Kick Porter-Leath Childrens Center has been awarded an Early Head Start grant to operate Bright Start, a model developed to provide comprehensive services to support the development of children in needy families. These ...
89. Archived Article: Hands On Memphis Lj
- Friday, April 24, 1998
By LAURIE JOHNSON Volunteers will tackle more than 60 projects as part of the Hands On Memphis Servathon By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News More than 1,200 volunteers are expected to converge on Audubon Park Saturday to tackle more than 60 projects as...
90. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, March 16, 1998
March 17 March 17 The Financial Executive Institute will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Crescent Club, 6075 Poplar Ave. Cocktails will be served at 6 p.m. The speaker will be Ken Richards, who works in management solutions and strategies for Deloitte &...
91. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, January 12, 1998
Jan Jan. 12 Laurelwood Business and Professional Women will meet at Davis-Kidd Bookstore, 387 Perkins Road. Dinner will be at 5:30 p.m., and the meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. The speaker will be Judge Ann Pugh. Public Issues Forum will meet at the Me...
92. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, January 5, 1998
Jan Jan. 5 The Mid-South Fly Fishers will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the University Club, 1346 Central Ave. The speaker will be Mike Bone, a professional guide with Clinch River Outfitters. For more information, call Donald M. Dunn at 386-5274. Jan. 7 Lam...
93. Archived Article: Ihop Chg
- Wednesday, December 10, 1997
Wolf Creek Parkway to get IHOP Wolf Creek Parkway to get IHOP Pancake restaurant company expands with three stores in Memphis in past two years By CAMILLE H. GAMBLE The Daily News Construction has started on the third International House of Pancakes...
94. Archived Article: Flower
- Monday, September 8, 1997
By SUZANNE THOMPSON Volunteerism blooms among children during Good Neighbor Day By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News The scent of roses will be in the air on Wednesday when Pughs Flowers, along with the Volunteer Center of Memphis, try to teach childr...
95. Archived Article: Ihop Chg
- Thursday, August 22, 1996
IHOP builds first pancake IHOP builds first pancake house in Memphis since 80s By CAMILLE H. GAMBLE The Daily News IHOP Corp. has purchased land at Perkins and Showcase Boulevard and has started construction on Memphis first International House of P...
96. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, April 15, 1996
04-15 Calendar April 15 East Memphis Business and Professional Women will meet at 6 p.m. at the Lulu Grille. The speaker will be Diane Davis, a career counselor who works through the Christian Psychological Center. For more information, call Joy Lee...
97. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, April 8, 1996
04-08 Calendar April 8 Professional Secretaries International will meet at 6 p.m. at the Memphis Marriott. The cost is $12 and includes dinner. For more information, call Jane Bratton at 396-2121. April 9 Tennessee Board of Paroles will sponsor a vi...