VOL. 128 | NO. 244 | Monday, December 16, 2013
EMPHASIS Regional Business
Calls for discussion on incentives grow as city fights for jobs
When the Economic Development Growth Engine of Memphis and Shelby County was formed in 2011, president and CEO Reid Dulberger knew it would take the organization a little time to gain its footing.
More than 40 percent of the customer deposit share in the Memphis-area banking market belongs to institutions that have a presence here but are based outside the area, the latest figures from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp show.
Pragati Srivastava, administrator for the Memphis Urban Area Metropolitan Planning Organization, is passionate about transportation and travel.
Shelby County Commissioners won’t be voting on anything having to do with the proposed sale of AutoZone Park when they meet Monday, Dec. 16.
Beale Street developer John Elkington will mark his departure from the development and management of the entertainment district this week, ahead of what looks to be a formal exit at the end of the month.
It was already official before Achievement School District superintendent Chris Barbic made the formal announcement last week.
Dr. Robert L. Davis has been appointed as the founding director of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Center in Biomedical Informatics and the University of Tennessee-Oak Ridge National Laboratory Governor’s Chair in Biomedical Informatics.
University of Memphis senior punter Tom Hornsey won the 2013 Ray Guy Award Thursday, Dec. 12, during The Home Depot College Football Awards presented by ESPN.
The Shelby County Commission will meet Monday, Dec. 16, at 1:30 p.m. in the Shelby County Administration Building, 160 N. Main St. Click on the meeting icon for an agenda.
APS Facility Maintenance was founded by Lorenzo Myrick as a janitorial staffing company in 1998.
Failure is the new business and innovation buzzword. Magazine articles, consultants and even professors are encouraging everyone to “learn to fail.”
Winston Churchill once said, “We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.” Angelo Lucchesi did both.
NASHVILLE (AP) – They sit at the pinnacle of Tennessee's justice system, enjoying power, privileges, prestige – and even a job nearly for life, once in office.
A U.S. federal judge has approved a $7.25 billion settlement between merchants and Visa Inc. and MasterCard Inc. over credit card transaction fees.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) – American Airlines, fresh out of bankruptcy and newly merged with US Airways, said Thursday that it will buy 90 new regional jets from Brazil's Embraer S.A. and Canada's Bombardier Inc. and use them to replace smaller, less fuel-efficient planes.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Supreme Court will weigh in on a lawsuit against Fifth Third Bancorp accusing management of irresponsibly investing employee retirement money in the bank's then-failing stock.