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AutoZone celebrates major milestone and more Mid-South business headlines
We’re taking a look at some of the week’s biggest business headlines impacting the Mid-South with Meagan Nichols, associate editor of the Memphis Business Journal.
Steals and deals for Memorial Day 2019
Uncertain incentives could keep ‘Bluff City Law’ from filming in Tennessee
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Clipper developers secure permit to build 19-story hotel, 25-story office building
The Shelby County Land Use Control Board has approved a special permit for a downtown Memphis two-tower, mixed-use hotel and office space.
Published May 9, 2019 at 4:34 PM
Population, tax revenues see uptick in Northeast Arkansas
Jonesboro collected $1.413 million in sales and use taxes during April. This is a 10.15% increase from 2018.
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Published May 8, 2019 at 2:08 PM
Mayor signs deal to build 500-room hotel at Memphis Convention Center
Mayor Jim Strickland says he’s signed a letter of intent to bring Loews Hotel to the Bluff City.
Published April 23, 2019 at 5:08 PM
Tax filing deadline is Monday
Time is running out. The deadline to file federal taxes is at 11:59 p.m. on Monday.
Published April 14, 2019 at 3:15 PM
Study ranks debt among U.S. homeowners
With mortgage rates slowly falling and the market friendlier to buyers than sellers, the free credit-score website WalletHub has released its 2019 Home Overleverage Report.
Published April 1, 2019 at 8:58 AM
Study ranks cars most likely to last more than 200,000 miles
New study ranks which cars will last you the longest in terms of mileage.
Published March 27, 2019 at 7:10 AM
Southland Gaming announces $250 million hotel & casino expansion
FedEx not considering Gibson building
Ex-Tennessee Supreme Court justice to mediate dispute over Tom Lee Park redesign
The mayor has named retired Tennessee Supreme Court Justice Janice Holder to mediate discussions between the Memphis River Parks Partnership and Memphis in May Festival organizers.
Published March 25, 2019 at 4:50 PM
Electrolux submits documents to formally terminate its tax incentives
On Monday, officials with the Memphis/Shelby County EDGE board confirmed Electrolux has voluntarily terminated its PILOT agreement with EDGE.
Published March 4, 2019 at 5:34 PM
'Folks need reliable service’: MLGW CEO sells rate hike to customers
The president of MLGW has a tough pitch to make to customers.
Published February 11, 2019 at 9:57 PM
FedEx changes retirement policy allowing founder Fred Smith to remain on board
Prior to the policy change, founder Fred Smith would’ve been required to retire from the Board of Directors this year.
Published January 29, 2019 at 4:50 PM
MLGW helping furloughed government workers
MLGW has enacted their Hardship Policy for eligible customers, meaning furloughed workers can make payment arrangements and prevent having their services shut off.
Published January 11, 2019 at 11:12 AM
Tennessee receiving part of $1.5 million settlement after 2013 Neiman Marcus data breach
The company is set to pay $1.5 million and implement a series of new policies to prevent similar breaches in the future. Tennessee will receive $28,659.04 from the settlement.
Published January 9, 2019 at 11:56 AM
Shelby County homeowners pocket $10.9M for Airbnb rentals in 2018
The typical Shelby County Airbnb host earns $8,400 a year in supplemental income.
Watching Wall Street and your investments
Despite starting the day down, the stock market closed in the black again.
FedEx no longer considering Gibson building
FedEx Trade Networks has decided not to move its headquarters to the Gibson Guitar Building in downtown Memphis.
Cooper-Young shops celebrating Small Business Saturday with door prizes, giveaways and more
Nearly a dozen businesses in Cooper-Young are offering giveaways, drawings, special deals and discounts, music and more on Small Business Saturday.
It’s Black Friday: Do you know where your credit cards are?
The National Retail Federation estimates holiday sales will increase up to 4.8 percent over last year and could top $720 billion.
Published November 23, 2018 at 8:32 AM
SLIDESHOW: Black Friday ad previews 2018
Several major retailers have already released their Black Friday ads or previews of the Black Friday ads.
Published November 23, 2018 at 4:29 AM
Police say someone stole insulin from a Mississippi veteran’s porch
Memphis police hunt for burglars responsible for car break-ins at U of M
Multi-Agency Resource Center to help Shelby Co. citizens impacted by storm
Memphis charter school could be forced to close in matter of weeks
Westbound I-240 near Walnut Grove shut down after report of interstate shooting
Pair arrested for abuse of a corpse in Tennessee