Business

Boston-based Prospero Health has selected Downtown Memphis as the site for its new operations headquarters. A national provider of home-based healthcare services for seriously ill patients, Prospero Health will occupy 14,000 square feet on the 13th floor of 40 South Main Street – One Commerce Square – and has the...
HENNING, Tenn. — An apparel company is planning to invest $7.5 million in an expansion in western Tennessee that is expected to create more than 220 jobs. The Department of Economic and Community Development announced that VF Corporation will expand its operations in Henning and will set up a new...
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By JESSICA GRESKO, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Comedian and media mogul Byron Allen wants TV viewers to watch the channels his company produces — from one that runs "Judge Judy"-like shows all day to those dedicated to comedy, cars, food and pets. But while many distributors carry Allen's channels,...
by Latrivia Welch -- On any given day, you go to the grocery store to shop for food, not necessarily to be served free picnic nosh specially prepared by a celebrity chef. However, that is exactly what happened this past Saturday at Kroger’s Frayser Boulevard location during the Kroger & Southern...
The Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC), along-side FedEx Corporation, is proud to welcome the Inner City Capital Connections (ICCC) program to the Greater Memphis Area for the fourth year with a full-day Opening Seminar Thursday, August 22, at the FedEx Institute of Technology, convening over 60 business owners...
Memphis Regional Chamber is planning a major career event that has the goal of helping 10,000 citizens secure job training and placement over the next 12 to 36 months.  More than 60 employers will be on hand to hire on the spot, or offer career enhancement training to under-skilled citizens....
The Memphis Urban League, Inc. on Thursday (Aug. 15) will host an informational meet and greet event to kick off its participation in a partnership to increase minority involvement in energy efficiency and weatherization upgrades. The unveiling of the partnership linking the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) and the Tennessee Urban...
Family Dollar officers are expected to meet this week with a group of Memphis pastors about cleanliness issues that have led to a call to boycott the discount, retail giant. When and where the meeting is to take place had not been disclosed to the TSD by press time. The...
NASHVILLE (TSU News Service) – Tennessee State University is launching a national initiative that seeks to bring coding experiences to historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) and underserved communities. TSU hosted the inaugural “HBCU C2 Presidential Academy” this week through its newly established National Center for Smart Technology Innovations. HBCU C2 will bring coding and creativity opportunities...
Dedric Pearson, an insurance consultant for Pete Mitchell and Associates, Inc. has been elected president of the Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) of Tennessee. Pearson was elected to the position at the 84th annual state convention in on June 20. PIA of Tennessee is an association of independent insurance agents who...