VOL. 129 | NO. 118 | Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Fueled by a surge in e-commerce leading to increased gains in its Ground division, FedEx on Wednesday reported higher than expected earnings for the quarter that ended May 31.
Sullivan Branding launches first formal intern program, The Refinery
When the leadership at Sullivan Branding began cooking up their idea for what would become the agency’s first formal intern program, they knew one thing.
The Shelby County Commission defeated two competing versions of the county property tax rate for the new fiscal year on the second of three readings Monday, June 16.
Memphis City Council members approved a $600 million operating budget and an $84 million capital budget Tuesday, June 17, for the city government fiscal year that begins July 1.
Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. released the report he commissioned earlier this year on the city’s backlog of 12,000 untested rape kits.
A challenge of Shelby County Commissioner Henri Brooks’ residency is serious enough that her fellow commissioners are prepared to discuss it at a special meeting next week.
Lisa Busby has joined Howell Marketing Strategies LLC as a social media manager, handling the social media marketing for several accounts. Busby’s background includes experience in the business, media and nonprofit sectors – including past roles as a radio news reporter and writer, and as a print editor in the national headquarters for the Fraternal Order of Police.
One of the most cost-effective strategies for driving Web traffic and generating online leads is email marketing. Unfortunately, most small and mid-sized companies have an email database filled mostly of current clients, business partners and other friends of the firm. To put a fire under your email marketing and dramatically boost results, follow these five steps for growing your email database.
The most commonly cited indicator of complacency, the VIX or volatility index, recently hit a low of 10.73, a level not seen since early 2007.
Building startups is tough work that requires the engagement of money, mentorship and professional support.
NASHVILLE (AP) – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam's public schedule carried a notice that he would be in Asia this week on an economic development trip.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – The U.S. Supreme Court will consider June 26 whether to hear an appeal from credit bureau Equifax Inc. from what is considers an adverse tax ruling in Mississippi.
DALLAS (AP) – UPS says it will consider box size when setting prices for ground shipment of parcels within the U.S. and Canada.
NEW YORK (AP) – Tobacco companies are moving quickly to keep pace with the evolution of their industry by embracing the increasingly popular e-cigarettes and making them more available to consumers.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The pace of U.S home construction slipped in May with many Americans still struggling to afford new houses.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Your money or your life?
NEW YORK (AP) – Shoppers can skip the math. It's about to get easier to compare prices on products from breakfast cereals to toothpaste at some of the nation's major online retailers.