Business - Around the Region

Tennessee jobless rate rises to 6.7 percent in January

Published Mar. 5 2015

Unemployment in Tennessee rose in January to 6.7 percent, a full 1 percentage points above the U.S. jobless rate for...

Ceramics facility to add 180 jobs in Mt. Pleasant, TN

Published Mar. 5 2015

Gruppo Concorde, through its North American subsidiary UST Inc., announced today it will build an $80 million facility in Mt....

New store coming to Hamilton Place Mall

Published Mar. 5 2015

Bleu Door Boutique will open next month in a 1,173 square foot store at Hamilton Place Mall.

Amazon to hire 400 more workers in Chattanooga

Published Mar. 5 2015

Marissa Johnson had worked for Amazon before, and she's looking at rejoining the online retailing giant as the company bolsters...

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, loan approval needed before barge is removed from Chattanooga downtown waterfront

Published Mar. 5 2015

The dismantling and removal of a derelict barge from Chattanooga's riverfront will have to await the finalizing of a loan...

$20 million Chattanooga development to tie into Tennessee Riverwalk

Published Mar. 5 2015

Hard to spot from Broad Street because of the Southern Saddlery Co. building, there's an empty, 7.5-acre piece of land...

Personal Finance: Investors must remain on guard against fraud

Published Mar. 5 2015

From Hawaii to Maine to California, investment fraud is alive and well.

Miller Industries sales, profits up; company boosts dividend

Published Mar. 4 2015

With its profits up nearly 60 percent last year, Miller Industries, Inc. announced today it is raising its quarterly dividend...

Multimillion-dollar Tomorrow Building planned for Chattanooga

Published Mar. 4 2015

The Yesterday's building in downtown Chattanooga soon will morph into the Tomorrow Building.

Patience urged in rise to the top, former HGTV head says

Published Mar. 4 2015

Patience, Susan Packard learned, is good for business.

Auto sales up in nation and Chattanooga, but hit by snow

Published Mar. 4 2015

Chuck Sanders has bought two new cars in the last couple of years -- a Volkswagen Passat and Beetle.

VW sales in U.S. off in February

Published Mar. 3 2015

Volkswagen of America's sales fell 5.1 percent in February over a year ago as dips were posted in all its...

Construction, land-clearing equipment maker Paladin buys Kodiak in Bradley County, TN

Published Mar. 3 2015

A pair of Chattanooga area plants are each expected to gain as they come under the wing of one company...

Gates tops Forbes' list of the richest people; local business leaders Lorberbaum, Preston among billionaires

Published Mar. 3 2015

Local business leaders who have built the world's biggest floorcovering manufacturer in Calhoun, Ga., and America's biggest privately owned nursing...

Dalton, Ga.-based Shaw profits drop amid flat carpet sales

Published Mar. 3 2015

Higher material costs and flat carpet sales combined to pull the rug out from under Shaw Industries earnings last year.

New Volkswagen Passat named Car of the Year

Published Mar. 3 2015

The European cousin of the Chattanooga-made Volkswagen Passat on Monday was named Car of the Year by automotive editors at...

Fab Cloud bridges 3D printing divide

Published Mar. 2 2015

Russell Golden and Todd Carriker weren't looking to launch a new company.

Bradley County manufacturer bought

Published Mar. 2 2015

A company with an Ooltewah manufacturing facility has purchased another venture in Bradley County, Tenn., with hopes of growing both...

How to build a garbage truck in eight easy steps

Published Mar. 2 2015

Take a rare look inside the heart of the operation that berths the garbage haulers you've always taken for granted.

European Passat voted 'car of the year'

Published Mar. 2 2015

The European cousin of the Chattanooga-made Volkswagen Passat today was named car of the year by automotive editors at the...

Billionaires from Tennessee and Georgia make it to 'world's richest' list

Published Mar. 2 2015

Three Tennesseans and three Georgians are among the richest billionaires in the world, according to Forbes magazine.

Fillauer bolsters city presence as prosthetic division relocates from California to Chattanooga

Published Mar. 1 2015

Fillauer Companies are embarking on one of their biggest expansions in Chattanooga in the company's 101-year history as it shifts...

Ski resorts within driving distance of Chattanooga enjoy week of natural powder

Published Feb. 28 2015

Seeing snow on the doorstep has a way of getting folks into the wintry activity spirit, and ski resort operators...