VOL. 127 | NO. 31 | Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Representatives of FedEx Express, a major steel producer, a medical diagnostics company and a manufacturer for the baking industry will all be in front of local economic development officials Wednesday, Feb. 15, in pursuit of financial incentives.
American Home Shield expands home warranty business
The days of buying a home appliance warranty and waiting for the appliance to break down are changing.
Amid the lukewarm commercial real estate climate, a little recognition goes a long way.
Big drug dealers don’t count the money as soon as they make a drug deal. They wait until they leave the exchange to count it.
Raymond James Financial Inc., the soon-to-be new parent of Memphis-based Morgan Keegan & Co. Inc., has announced the pricing of its public offering of 10.5 million shares of common stock at $34 per share.
The annexation of Grays Creek is on hold after Memphis City Council members met Tuesday, Feb. 14, in special session to approve the annexation ordinance on the second of three readings.
MEMPHIS (AP) – Tony Allen was determined to stop Rockets leading scorer Kevin Martin.
Memphis Bioworks Foundation and Innova have launched ZeroTo510, an accelerator program to help entrepreneurs bring medical devices and companies to market.
The White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders will stop in Memphis for a two-day forum aimed at drawing out the community’s local leadership.
Whether it’s cannelloni, pizza or a decadent chocolate cake, Jonathan Steenerson, executive chef at Ciao Bella Italian Grill, is accustomed to whipping up meals that make customers’ mouths water.
Early voting in the Tennessee presidential primary begins Wednesday, Feb. 15, but the Republican presidential contenders have Arizona and Michigan on their minds.
Marc Burford has joined Howell Marketing Strategies as graphic design and photography coordinator.
The ability to sell is a learned skill. There’s a formula – a vital part of which is planning. Is it the most glamorous part of sales? No. Is it worth the investment? Every time.
NASHVILLE (AP) – Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has named Gov. Bill Haslam his campaign chairman in Tennessee.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Americans rebounded from a weak holiday season and stepped up spending on retail goods in January. The latest government report on retail sales pointed to a slowly improving economy.
WASHINGTON (AP) – After years of procrastination, the White House and Congress have suddenly boosted a long-term plan to improve the nation's roads, bridges and transit systems to the top of the political agenda.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner told Congress Tuesday that the president's new $3.8 trillion spending plan would impose new taxes on only 2 percent of the nation's wealthiest families and the alternative would be to seek more painful cuts in other government programs such as defense, Social Security and Medicare.
NEW YORK (AP) – Late payments on mortgages ticked up in the last three months of 2011, the second straight quarter-to-quarter increase after nearly two years of steady decline.