VOL. 114 | NO. 133 | Monday, July 10, 2000
Living Trusts Part 2, offered by First Tennessee is 1 p
"Living Trusts Part 2," offered by First Tennessee is 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. July 18 at the First Tennessee Oak Court auditorium, 4385 Poplar Ave. Some topics covered include how living trusts work, what the duties of executors and trustees are, and who needs a trust. The seminar is open to all, but those interested should call 681-2359 to reserve a space.
A half-day revisions course for the ISO 9001:2000 Standard begins with breakfast at 7:45 a.m. July 14 at State Technical Institute. Sponsored by MSQPCThe Quality Center, the session is designed to help executives, senior management, management representatives, and internal and external auditors understand the direction of the revised standard. The instructor will discuss key changes in terminology, philosophy and structure. The cost is $99. For information, call MSQPC at 543-3530.
All-American Moving Group LLC, a Memphis-based agent of household goods carrier Mayflower Transit, was honored by the company for professional performance. All-American Moving Group received honors for achievements during 1999, including the Million Dollar Club Award, recognizing top Mayflower revenue producers; the Circle of Excellence Award, recognizing overall operational excellence in such areas as hauling fleet participation, customer perception, market share and revenue growth; Significant Agency Volume Growth Award, recognizing agencies achieving the highest revenue growth in 1999, compared to 1998; and the Admirals Club Award, for the top sales producers in specific business lines.
Fred's Inc. reported sales results for the five-week and five-month periods ended July 1. Retail sales by company stores increased 16.4 percent while sales to franchise locations experienced a modest decline. Fred's total sales for June increased 15.2 percent to $71.1 million compared with $61.8 million in the year-earlier period. On a comparable store basis, June sales increased 9.8 percent vs. the same period last year. For the first five months of fiscal 2000, retail sales by company stores rose 15.5 percent. Total sales increased 14.4 percent to $304.4 million compared with $266.2 million in the same period last year. Comparable store sales for the year-to-date period in 2000 increased 9.6 percent over the year-earlier level.