VOL. 131 | NO. 21 | Friday, January 29, 2016
A Tokyo-based maker of medical and surgical products plans to invest $12 million in a service and distribution center in Bartlett.
Creative Works, the popular Downtown conference for artists and designers, is looking to set up shop year-round.
Bad has turned to worse, according to the latest data from the U.S. Census Bureau's Survey of Business Owners.
When Doug Carpenter started his eponymous advertising agency five years ago, what the name should be wasn’t too hard to figure out. It was an agency of one with the need to bank on Carpenter’s reputation in the community. So Doug Carpenter & Associates LLC was born.
The recently revived discussion on minority business in Memphis is about to go back on the front burner again. Fueling the intensity are new U.S. Census numbers. They show the percentage of business receipts in Memphis produced by black-owned businesses has dropped since the 2007 census numbers showed a 1.08 percent share of those receipts by black-owned businesses. That in a city whose population is 63 percent African-American.
On his desk at Treadwell Middle School, Jared Myers keeps a colorful map marked by green, red and blue shapes.
A surprise January dalliance by Tennessee Sen. Lee Harris of Memphis with a challenge of U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen in the August primaries didn’t make it quite to the end of the month.
There’s a reason The Bank of Fayette County’s still-growing trust division doesn’t carry the name of, well, the bank or its home county.
In the beginning there was Star Trek – a mid-1960s television series that didn’t make a five-year run ideal for syndication before it got cancelled. Then came a syndicated after-life anyway and five movies as well as four spin-off television series.
For sports fans of my generation, there is something very personal about the Super Bowl. My earliest television sports memory is from Super Bowl I, which wasn’t even originally called the Super Bowl and retroactively introduced me to Roman numerals.
When the Memphis Grizzlies rolled out to that hot start last season and carried a 39-14 record into the All-Star break, they had created legitimate national buzz – perhaps for the first time ever during the course of an NBA regular season.
A HISTORY LESSON TAUGHT, NOT LEARNED.
Ray’s Take The great recession of 2007-2009 and its associated bear market seem like a long time ago. The relatively small setback of 2015 seems very tame in the context of the gains since March of 2009. This is a good time to take a few steps back and review investment goals and expectations.
Earlier this month, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics announced that the unemployment rate continues to hold at 5 percent while payroll employment rose by 292,000 in December. Exciting news for our economy, but an indication to hiring managers that challenging times lie ahead.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The federal Drug Enforcement Administration is enlisting health care providers, civic groups and parents of overdose victims in the St. Louis region as part of what it calls its "360 Strategy" to combat heroin and prescription drug abuse and related violent crime.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey says state Rep. Jeremy Durham had an affair with another lawmaker, causing her to resign.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of people signing contracts to purchase homes managed to inch up last month, thanks to unseasonably warm weather in the Northeast.
NEW YORK (AP) — At 57, Barbie is getting a major makeover.
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Higher sales in most of the world helped Ford Motor Co. achieve a record pretax profit in 2015, but investors remain skittish that the good news won't keep coming.
NEW YORK (AP) — A coffee with an edgy name and made by a small business is getting a commercial in Super Bowl 50.