Friday, December 9, 2022

Business

Temporary staffing agencies now are encouraged to operate at a higher standard regarding pay, working conditions and benefits for the workers they place in Memphis businesses. That standard is engraved in the recently announced Greater Memphis Chamber’s Gold Standard Certification,...
Chasity Monroe, the owner of Pink Noire Beauty Supply and Cosmetics, was a picture of excitement during her store’s recent grand re-opening. Pink Noire, located at 152 N. Avalon, opened in April. The re-opening (June 30) was made grand with...
Black workers are underrepresented in careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM); but the Greater Memphis Chamber is working to change this by preparing local teachers with the tools needed to get more students involved in STEM. By...
Beverly Robertson, president and chief executive officer of the Greater Memphis Chamber, knows “when it’s time to say when.”  And for the first Black female president of the 184-year-old organization, that time is now.  Robertson recently announced she would be stepping...
Whitehaven Black Restaurant Week has been moved to the week leading up to the celebration of Juneteenth, which now is a national holiday. “We want to be more intentional about our spending and connect that to Juneteenth,” said Pearl Eva...
by Adrian Sainz -- Seven employees of a Tennessee Starbucks who were fired after starting unionization efforts claimed victory Tuesday when their Memphis store voted to join a wave of U.S. locations of the coffee chain that have decided to organize. The...
The State of Housing in Black America (SHIBA), the Memphis Edition, is set for Thursday, June 9th at The Crescent Club beginning at 10 a.m. Hosted by the Memphis Realtist® Chapter of the National Association of Real Estate Brokers, Inc....
The backdrop for the upcoming Access Granted Conference is framed with this question: “Did you know that Memphis is 63 percent Black and yet Black-owned businesses earn less than 1 percent of all business receipts?” Vowing to change that picture,...
Synonymous with Alcenia’s, Betty Joyce “B.J.” Chester-Tamayo has reopened the Downtown diner following a 390-day hiatus forced by the pandemic. The doors to the remodeled soul food sanctuary swung open for customers last Thursday (April 14). Dressed with bright new colors...
FedEx Logistics, Inc., a subsidiary of FedEx Corp., held an opening event this week at its new Global Headquarters in Downtown Memphis — a new focal point for the company’s global operations in 34 countries and territories. “Great cities have...