VOL. 127 | NO. 62 | Thursday, March 29, 2012
When McKesson Pharmaceutical Co. went looking for another redistribution center, it wanted 70 acres of land for what wound up being a $135 million investment, the largest capital investment made in the history of the health care software, automation and services company.
Ballet Memphis program empowers city’s underserved youth
Ballet Memphis is using the city’s community centers as a vehicle to expose children to the arts while empowering them to make healthy lifestyle choices.
MILWAUKEE (AP) – A federal agency is accusing auto-parts retailer AutoZone Inc. of illegally firing an employee because of her disability.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Best Buy Co. said it plans to close 50 U.S. big box stores and open 100 small mobile locations in the U.S. in fiscal 2013 and cut $800 million in costs by fiscal 2015. The news came Thursday as the biggest U.S. specialty electronics retailer posted a fiscal fourth quarter loss partly due to restructuring charges.
The day-to-day business of Shelby County’s Circuit and Chancery courts is on the way to going paperless after more than 150 years of ink on paper.
A bill in the Tennessee legislature to lift the statewide ban on creating municipal school districts is moving as the legislative session nears an end.
Despite getting a formal alert from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in 2009 that the federal agency might bring a civil enforcement action against the firm, Memphis-based investment firm Consulting Services Group has now been told by an SEC regional office that no such action will be coming.
Memphis attorney Jeff Weintraub was involved in a case recently that involved an employee who took offense at some political comments her employer made.
The August elections were already going to be more complex than usual. There are the changes from this year’s drawing of new district lines for the Tennessee Legislature and the U.S. House of Representatives.
While women have made significant strides and hold positions of significant responsibility in the business world – including in the commercial real estate industry – they are stuck.
MEMPHIS LAW TALK
When Robert Liddon began as a clerk at Heiskell Donelson after his second year in law school in 1974, there were about 25 attorneys.
Ray’s Take Every homeowner looks forward to the day the mortgage is paid and the family home is owned, free and clear. Mortgage-burning parties are a right of passage. However, that’s not the end of home-related expenses. It is important to do the math before you absorb the amount of that monthly note back into your lifestyle.
The Beatles sang, “It’s been a long, cold, lonely winter,” but that is not what we’ve had here in the Natural State. It’s been warm and anything but lonely. Lots of viewer mail makes me a happy columnist.
NASHVILLE (AP) – House Republicans insist their vote Wednesday for a plan to expand the scope of a state economic development inventive program does not conflict with their mantra that government can't create jobs.
NASHVILLE (AP) – The Internal Revenue Service has reminded taxpayers who owe taxes that it's not necessary to wait until the last minute to file.
Pharmacy benefits manager Express Scripts says it may close its $29.1 billion acquisition of Medco Health Solutions as soon as next week.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – Regions Bank said Wednesday that it has set a goal of providing $1 billion in relief to homeowners this year under a federal program.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The survival of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul rests with a Supreme Court seemingly split over ideology and, more particularly, in the hands of two Republican-appointed justices.