Category Archives: Tennessee

Allied Dispatch calling for 500 new workers.

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Allied Dispatch Solutions will significantly expand its call center operations in Johnson City. The company plans to create nearly 500 jobs and invest $4.8 million in an expansion of its current facility. “Allied Dispatch Soluti ...

Tennessee jobless rate remains at 5.7 percent.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee’s jobless rate for September remained at 5.7 percent for the fourth consecutive month, according to a statement from Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development. The number of unemployed individuals in Tenn ...

Franklin approves incentives for Lampo Group expansion.

FRANKLIN, Tenn. – Lampo Group, Dave Ramsey’s financial services company, will move to a new Berry Farms campus. Along with the move, the company plans to expand its operations and add nearly 400 new jobs by 2020. In a meeting Tuesday, Franklin off ...

CVS expands call center with 300 new jobs.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — CVS Health is set to expand its call center in Nashville, creating 300 new jobs. CVS/Caremark, the pharmacy benefit management arm of CVS Health, needs additional customer care representatives to work at the call center located at Me ...

Jackson bags new jobs with Novolex.

JACKSON, Tenn. — Novolex will invest $2.6 million to expand operations at its Jackson facility.  The expansion will create 20 new jobs. Owned by Novolex, Duro Hilex Poly acquired Duro Bag Manufacturing Co., the leading paper bag manufacturer , in July ...

Launch Tennessee launches The Tenn.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Launch Tennessee has selected eight new companies that will participate in its startup initiative, The Tenn. Now in its third year, The Tenn provides a group of Tennessee startups with mentors and training on business management and ...

FedEx ramps up for holiday shipping.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Memphis-based FedEx Corp. has announced its hiring plans for the upcoming holiday season. The company will hire 500 seasonal workers for its Memphis operation alone. Altogether, it will hire 55,000 worldwide to meet the demand for holi ...

Sprouts grocery to open in Franklin.

FRANKLIN, Tenn. — Sprouts Farmers Market Inc., a Phoenix-based health-focused grocery chain, confirmed recently that it will open a store in Franklin. The grocer will open a store sometime during the first quarter of 2016, at 1010 Murfreesboro Road, in ...

Eagle Bend will add 127 jobs with Clinton expansion.

CLINTON, Tenn. — Eagle Bend Manufacturing will invest $54.9 million to expand its operations in Clinton. The automotive parts manufacturer plans to increase production, creating 127 jobs in Anderson County. Eagle Bend Manufacturing, a division of Cosma ...

Nashville invited to the table for UberEATS expansion.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Uber is poised to expand its meal delivery service UberEATS into Nashville, as well as five other U.S. cities, according to GeekWire.com. Uber rolled out the service in four markets originally earlier this year, New York City, Chicago ...

Pyrotek launches Trenton operations.

TRENTON, Tenn. —  Pyrotek officials announced the company will invest $5 million to ramp up operations at the company’s Trenton facility. The metals manufacturer is expanding production to support existing and growing sales volume and will create 49 ...

Lyft picks up and moves to Nashville.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Lyft will open a new headquarters in Nashville, with plans to create 400 jobs in the city. Lyft representatives released a statement to TechCrunch.com recently announcing the San Francisco-based ride-sharing company has offered Lyft ...

148 Main brings fine dining to Collierville.

COLLIERVILLE, Tenn. – Brian Thurmond has chosen 148 Main as the name for his new restaurant in Collierville, where he said there is a “serious need” for a fine dining establishment. Thurmond, currently the chef de cuisine at Restaurant Iris, will be ...

I Love Juice Bar adds Memphis location.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Scott Tashie’s I Love Juice Bar opened recently at 533 S. Cooper St., taking advantage of foot traffic generated by the Cooper Young Festival to serve up a variety of juice, smoothies and health-conscious foods. With seating for 50 cu ...

Bajo Sexto branches out to Sylvan Park.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – After opening in downtown’s Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum six months ago, Bajo Sexto Taco Lounge is planning a second Nashville location in Sylvan Park. Celebrity chef Jonathan Waxman, considered a pioneer of “Californ ...