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Business leaders across Tennessee are upbeat about the economy

Business leaders across Tennessee are upbeat about the future of the economy, according to The Tennessee Business Barometer as measured by the Middle Tennessee State University Jones College of Business. The index that measures attitudes rebounded from its brief decline earlier this summer. The Tennessee Business Barometer Index now stands at 525, up from 479 in

By | 2018-10-19T19:27:30+00:00 October 19th, 2018|Categories: Business, BW-News|Comments Off on Business leaders across Tennessee are upbeat about the economy

Walmart Franklin store activates new "Pickup Tower" for online orders

The Franklin Walmart Supercenter located at 3600 Mallory Lane launched its newest innovation on Friday: the Walmart Pickup Tower. The Walmart Pickup Tower provides a new option for speedy in-store pickup of online orders of general merchandise. “With the addition of the Pickup Tower, we are able to offer customers an easier shopping experience with

By | 2018-10-19T16:25:09+00:00 October 19th, 2018|Categories: Business, BW-News|Comments Off on Walmart Franklin store activates new "Pickup Tower" for online orders

Cool Springs consulting company Petra Coach will open its second office in England

Petra Coach, a business coaching firm based in Cool Springs that works with leaders, teams and corporations, this week announced the launch of Petra Coach Europe. Andy Bailey Andy Clayton The move marks Petra Coach’s first international expansion of its coaching services, which were created by Founder and CEO Andy Bailey.

By | 2018-10-18T18:15:16+00:00 October 18th, 2018|Categories: Business, BW-News|Comments Off on Cool Springs consulting company Petra Coach will open its second office in England

Grassland Tractor Supply location now hiring for November opening

By Melissa Hambrick Tractor Supply Company (TSC), the number one farm and ranch retailer in the U.S., will open its fifth Williamson County location in late November at 2176 Hillsboro Road. The store takes over the 26,993-square-foot space vacated by Grassland Foodland in Franklin. The leadership team for the retailer has already been chosen, and TSC

By | 2018-10-19T16:31:31+00:00 October 18th, 2018|Categories: BW-News|Comments Off on Grassland Tractor Supply location now hiring for November opening

Brentwood-based Urgent Care Group buys more Carolina clinics

nashvillepost.com Local urgent care company Urgent Care Group has completed its second acquisition since being formed last year and grown its network of clinics to 13. Terms of Urgent Care Group’s deal for Medac Urgent Care aren’t being disclosed. Medac runs five urgent care centers and an occupational health center in Wilmington, North Carolina and

By | 2018-10-17T17:05:44+00:00 October 17th, 2018|Categories: Business, BW-News|Comments Off on Brentwood-based Urgent Care Group buys more Carolina clinics

A Moment’s Peace spa in Cool Springs now offers franchising opportunities

Cool Springs-based A Moment’s Peace, a popular local salon & spa for over 15 years, announced on Tuesday that it has completed preparations to expand the brand nationwide via franchising. "As we surveyed the franchise marketplace, which is filled with so-called ‘category killers’ in hair, massage, skin care, waxing, tanning, and other personal care services it

By | 2018-10-16T22:04:32+00:00 October 16th, 2018|Categories: BW-News|Comments Off on A Moment’s Peace spa in Cool Springs now offers franchising opportunities

Brentwood entrepreneur among nine to be honored for success and community service

Sharon Reynolds of Brentwood, president and CEO of DevMar Products, is among the recipients of the 2018 Women of Color Achievement Awards, selected in partnership by 100 Black Men of Middle Tennessee, Inc. and the Women Presidents’ Organization (WPO). A total of nine women representing a variety of industries — including technology, finance and retail — have been recognized

By | 2018-10-16T22:52:05+00:00 October 16th, 2018|Categories: Business, BW-News|Comments Off on Brentwood entrepreneur among nine to be honored for success and community service

JPMorgan exec named to succeed Stowe as CEO of Jackson National

Life insurer Jackson National, which has a large executive office in Cool Springs, has chosen a senior JPMorgan exec to succeed CEO Barry Stowe when he retires at year’s end. Michael Falcon will join Jackson early next year and split his time between Franklin and Lansing, Michigan, the company’s official  headquarters. Michael Falcon

By | 2018-10-12T22:27:19+00:00 October 15th, 2018|Categories: BW-News|Comments Off on JPMorgan exec named to succeed Stowe as CEO of Jackson National

Ghosts are big business for walking tour company all year round, but October is massive

ABOVE: Franklin on Foot founder and guide Margie Thessin poses in front of the Lotz House, where there will be a special night of tours on Halloween. // SUBMITTED   By Melissa Hambrick Looking for a family-friendly spooky time this October? Just creep on over to downtown Franklin for one of Franklin On Foot’s many haunted

By | 2018-10-12T22:41:27+00:00 October 14th, 2018|Categories: BW-News|Comments Off on Ghosts are big business for walking tour company all year round, but October is massive

With unemployment at historic lows, fast food operators sweeten the pot

ABOVE: Hoss Loaded Burgers food truck owner Dallas Shaw is hoping to hire from the Nolensville area as he begins the hiring process for his brick and mortar restaurant location at Burkitt Commons. // MARK COOK By Blake Stewart The economy is continuing to flourish in Tennessee with record low unemployment rates falling under 5

By | 2018-10-10T21:10:14+00:00 October 14th, 2018|Categories: BW-News|Comments Off on With unemployment at historic lows, fast food operators sweeten the pot