Business - Around the Region

Average CEO compensation up 16 percent in 2014, but not all of Chattanooga's top bosses get raises

Published Apr. 26 2015

Chattanooga's highest-paid CEO earned a record high $13.3 million in his final year as head of the city's biggest publicly...

Decosimo named Chattanooga Area 2015 Manager of the Year

Published Apr. 26 2015

Nick Decosimo quips that when Chattanooga accounting firm Joseph Decosimo and Co. merged with South Carolina's Elliott Davis last year,...

Boettner: Getting business ready for the next generation

Published Apr. 26 2015

When you sell your business, you want to maximize value. When you transition it to a new generation of family...

Volkswagen chairman Piech resigns after dispute over CEO

Published Apr. 25 2015

FRANKFURT, Germany - Ferdinand Piech, chairman of the board of Volkswagen AG and a major figure in the German auto...

Volkswagen performs 'open heart surgery' on assembly plant in Chattanooga

Published Apr. 25 2015

One Volkswagen construction official Friday described the job of expanding the automaker's Chattanooga assembly plant as more like conducting "open...

UTC seeks vets for 4th annual entrepreneurship summer training

Published Apr. 25 2015

One graduate founded a marketing firm, another a virtual accounting firm.

Covenant shows major turnaround in first quarter between 2014, 2015

Published Apr. 25 2015

Covenant Transportation Group officials were cheery Friday morning regarding the company's first quarter earnings, especially after reporting losses at this...

Carl Campbell to head Dalton development

Published Apr. 25 2015

Carl Campbell, the regional projct manager for the Northwest Georgia region at the Georgia Department of Economic Development, has been...

Chattanooga area Business Calendar

Published Apr. 25 2015

* East Brainerd Council Meeting from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 28 at Car Barn, 6721 Heritage Business...

Abercrombie & Fitch says goodbye to shirtless beefcake models

Published Apr. 24 2015

The New Albany, Ohio-based company, which operates stores under its namesake brand and Hollister, announced Friday that store associates will...

Comcast abandons Time Warner Cable bid after government pushback

Published Apr. 24 2015

NEW YORK - What killed Comcast's $45 billion bid for Time Warner Cable? Regulators' desire to protect the Internet video...

ZipFlip prepares for beta model of online car sales link

Published Apr. 24 2015

A Chattanooga startup that aims to make peer-to-peer car shopping more simple and safe has nabbed a national auto-industry entrepreneurship...

House bill should revive work at Chickamauga lock next year

Published Apr. 24 2015

In an era of rising building costs, stagnant tax collections and no Congressional earmarks, finding enough money to restart construction...

Covenant Transportation Group earnings rise in 1st quarter

Published Apr. 24 2015

Covenant Transportation Group earned $10.2 million, or 56 cents per share, on $167.2 million in revenues during the first quarter...

Allen Casey's barge closer to departure from Chattanooga

Published Apr. 24 2015

The U.S. Coast Guard on Thursday inspected Allen Casey's rundown barge on Chattanooga's downtown waterfront and found no significant reservations...

Auto paint firm, B+M Surface Systems, to add 25 jobs

Published Apr. 24 2015

B+M Surface Systems, headquartered in Germany, has set up a North American presence serving the U.S., Mexico and Canada from...

Jobs return to greater Chattanooga area

Published Apr. 24 2015

The Great Recession pulled the rug out from the economy of the self-described Carpet Capital, eliminating one of every five...

Rundown Chattanooga barge moving closer to leaving city, attorney says

Published Apr. 23 2015

The U.S. Coast Guard today physically inspected Allen Casey's rundown barge on Chattanooga's downtown waterfront and found no significant reservations...

Chattanooga jobless rate drops to 5-year low

Published Apr. 23 2015

Unemployment in metropolitan Chattanooga fell last month to the lowest monthly level since December 2009.

Nasdaq closes at record high of 5,056, beating dot-com mark

Published Apr. 23 2015

NEW YORK -- The Nasdaq composite has closed at a record high for the first time since the dot-com bubble...

New company creating 25 jobs in Chattanooga

Published Apr. 23 2015

B+M Surface Systems, headquartered in Germany, has set up a North American presence serving the U.S., Mexico and Canada from...

Dalton's unemployment rate drops to 7 percent

Published Apr. 23 2015

The unemployment rate in metropolitan Dalton fell last month to the lowest level in nearly seven years after the Carpet...

300 new jobs coming to Chattanooga

Published Apr. 23 2015

A German company that handles and manages the auto parts used in Volkswagen's Chattanooga assembly plant plans to hire 300...