Memphis Business Journal

Frost Bake Shop is preparing to open its third Mid-South location, this time in Lakeland's The Lake District. The other Frost stores are in the Laurelwood Shopping Center in East Memphis and at 1016 W. Poplar Ave. in Collierville.  Frost owner Bill Kloos started the business with his parents, Bill and Lynne Kloos as All American Sweets in Bartlett in 2004. Frost Bake Shop opened at Laurelwood in 2013 and in Collierville in 2016. They began offering their goods through Williams-Sonoma in 2015.…
Wednesday, March 3, 2021 - 12:08
Hemline, the New Orleans-based clothing store with 28 locations in seven states, opened its first Memphis spot in the Regalia Shopping Center
Wednesday, March 3, 2021 - 11:44
The $2 billion will be divided among three areas — vehicle electrification, sustainable energy, and carbon sequestration — and It includes a $100 million commitment to Yale University, so the institution can establish the Yale Center for Natural Carbon Capture.
Wednesday, March 3, 2021 - 08:13
Former DMC CEO Jennier Oswalt said the DMC negotiated the purchase price of 100 North Main down from above $17 million.
Wednesday, March 3, 2021 - 07:16
“In 2020, the MGM Resorts Foundation distributed $2.4 million to local organizations, including $60,000 to Mid-South charities.”
Wednesday, March 3, 2021 - 07:00
“We knew specifically of customers that were being eliminated [from eligibility] and had employees that they were trying to retain,” said Mike Edwards, interim CEO of Tri-State Bank. “So, it seemed to be something that made sense, given the focus of PPP to start with."
Wednesday, March 3, 2021 - 07:00
A Dallas-based firm bought a swath of land in Nashville for $19.5 million, with plans to develop it for industrial use.
Wednesday, March 3, 2021 - 07:00
The surges AutoZone has seen after stimulus checks are unsurprising. And with more stimulus checks being discussed by Congress, AutoZone could soon receive another jolt of energy.
Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 14:40
“If there is an analogy: We planted our seeds in the fourth quarter of 2020 by getting our [web]site up and getting our social media channels. In the spring, we will really see the benefit of that effort.”
Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 14:24
MBJ put together a map that shows where $140M of the $200M in Accelerate Memphis funds will be spent in the next few years.
Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 13:07
Buddy Morrow is smart, confident, and outgoing. Buddy Morrow is a Schnauzer. He's also the inspiration behind Dawg Team Apparel USA, a new dog-goods store set to open in May in the Crosstown neighborhood at 420 N. Cleveland St. "What we saw in Buddy changed our lives," said Buddy's "fur mom" Audrey Morrow, who owns the store with her husband Calvin. "We realized that with having Buddy, it required grooming. It required that he had a balanced diet." Buddy also has allergies. The Morrows were…
Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 12:52
All businesses are aware that the continuing epidemic has caused a significant shift in the way business is conducted. Not only have consumer habits changed, but businesses have had to implement new ways of working to keep staff safe — and healthy. A trend that is continuing to grow is work-from-home positions which are predicted to double from 16.4 to 34 percent in 2021. In some companies, up to 72 percent of the workforce is now working remotely. Technology is essential for businesses targeting…
Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 08:58
Voice Over Internet Protocol, or VOIP, is a phone-over-internet technology that is projected to earn $194.5 billion in global revenue by 2024. Business leaders are turning to VOIP as their primary phone systems because they provide features and flexibility that employees simply can’t get from traditional landlines, while also being more cost-effective. Tracking the 8 advantages of VOIP in your business’s phone system In a world where collaboration is key – now more than ever as much of the…
Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 08:47
“There is $1.4 billion in unpaid music royalties every year, largely because the music industry has never had a system for collecting credit and delivering that through its supply chain."
Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 07:00
Etairos has merged with Delta Thermal Solutions, which is based in Jackson, Mississippi. The later company’s knowledge of waterside equipment will grow its product offerings in the state, where it already has an office in Madison.
Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 07:00
More fans will be allowed to attend Memphis Grizzlies games at the FedExForum this month following the NBA All-Star break.
Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 07:00
Memphians are much more comfortable shopping, working in their office, or dining out than they were last fall, according to a Downtown Memphis Commission survey conducted in February. Fewer than 20% of the 867 respondents — 60% of whom live or work Downtown — said they're uncomfortable going to the grocery store; fewer than 30% said they're uncomfortable working in their office; and fewer than 40% had that attitude about eating in a restaurant. In a fall survey by the DMC, more than 50% of…
Monday, March 1, 2021 - 14:11
On her desk, Beth Wilson has a sign that reads, “Don’t Be Replaceable.” It’s an important reminder as she launches her own firm, Wilson Public Relations, in a city with more than a dozen of them.
Monday, March 1, 2021 - 13:52
"I love how when I put an outfit on, it just really changes my whole mood. It makes me feel more confident and empowered."
Monday, March 1, 2021 - 13:50
"We were really pleased with the draw we got and we exceeded our goal of 100 people. … People were just excited to see somebody face to face."
Monday, March 1, 2021 - 13:36