Business

By Cole Bradley, High Ground News Memphis entrepreneurs are getting national attention thanks to GoDaddy, the world's largest digital platform for small businesses, and their local nonprofit partner Communities Unlimited. On November 22, the organization hosted a premier at the Halloran Centre of its new short format doc-series, Made in America. The first...
So you’ve dreamed of escaping cubicle hell and you think you’re finally ready to take the bold leap and start your own business. You want to be an entrepreneur. But where to start? You know nothing about things like branding or finding startup capital. And how do you hold it...
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Dr. Bernice A. King, daughter of civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., is calling on Comcast to not challenge the Civil Rights Act of 1866, in it’s Supreme Court case involving media mogul, Byron Allen. In an open letter to Brian Roberts, CEO of Comcast, Dr. King lays out the...
For the first time in its history, Kroger has chosen to donate an entire store. The Orange Mound building previously closed by Kroger has been donated to local competitor SuperLo Foods. “Since becoming the president of Kroger Delta in February, it has been a priority for us to keep our...
A massive $990 million development is taking shape in Downtown Memphis that promises opportunity and innovation for the entire city. On Thursday night during an event at 341 Union Avenue, developer Big River Partners, along with Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland, announced Phase I plans for Union Row, the largest mixed-use...
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As small businesses in Memphis go, Makeda's Cookies - which just celebrated its 20th anniversary - is a sweet success story, says TSD videographer Terrisa Coreen Mark. Read the story in the Sept. 26-Oct. 3 edition of The New Tri-State Defender.
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...