Business - Around the Region

Canada officially in recession, though officials say country is bouncing back

Published Sep. 1 2015

Collapsing prices for oil — a major export — have taken their toll on Canada's economy, which has recorded its...

New plant in Dade County to create 400 jobs

Published Sep. 1 2015

Vanguard National Trailer Corp., a semi-trailer manufacturer based in Monon, Ind., will invest $30 million in a new manufacturing facility...

Volkswagen's U.S. sales drop 8.1 percent in August

Published Sep. 1 2015

Volkswagen of America today reported that August sales dropped 8.1 percent, with the Chattanooga-made Passat falling more than 19 percent...

US stocks fall sharply on bleak Chinese manufacturing report

Published Sep. 1 2015

Stock markets plunged again Tuesday, continuing Wall Street's rocky ride, after gloomy economic data out of China rekindled fears that...

Food City begins rebranding Chattanooga Bi-Lo stores

Published Sep. 1 2015

Phase one of Food City's takeover of 29 Bi-Lo supermarkets has started in the Chattanooga area as the Abingdon, Va.-based...

Erwin Marine Sales takes over Chattanooga riverfront marina

Published Sep. 1 2015

Erwin Marine Sales has taken over Chattanooga's downtown riverfront marina formerly managed by MarineMax and renamed the Ross's Landing facility...

Oil prices rise, but gas prices down 37 percent from year ago

Published Sep. 1 2015

Oil prices surged Monday to boost petroleum prices in the past three trading days to their biggest gains in 25...

Alabama solar farm to be the biggest solar generator for TVA

Published Sep. 1 2015

As TVA diversifies its power generation, the federal utility will look to the sky for a portion of its energy...

What are the biggest building projects started this year in Chattanooga?

Published Sep. 1 2015

The biggest building permits issued so far this year in Chattanooga include major sewer and water infrastructure upgrades and apartments...

Hamilton Place Mall marks Quilt Week

Published Sep. 1 2015

For the second year in a row, Hamilton Place Mall will host a special event in correlation with the American...

Trident Seafoods opens Georgia center, adds 175 jobs

Published Sep. 1 2015

Trident Seafoods has opened a $40 million production and distribution center in Carrollton, Ga., providing 175 full-time jobs and the...

Food City to hire 40 more workers at Red Bank store

Published Aug. 31 2015

Food City plans to hire 40 more employees at its Red Bank supermarket, which is one of the first of...

Doctor plans to cut ties with insurance companies, have subscriber-funded practice in Chattanooga

Published Aug. 30 2015

Dr. Danielle Mitchell doesn't have much love for insurance companies.

Small manufacturers key to building a nation of makers

Published Aug. 29 2015

A panel of scholars from the University of Virginia's Miller Center on Friday returned to what the leaders often call...

Southside pop-up furniture store to open

Published Aug. 29 2015

An Ooltewah man plans to open a pop-up furniture store on Chattanooga's Southside.

Indian Motorcycle, Victory Motorcycle and Polaris Slingshot dealership is open now in Chattanooga

Published Aug. 29 2015

One of the oldest and most prominent brands in American motoring is back in Chattanooga.

Mia Cucina calls it quits; High-end North Shore cooking store closes Monday

Published Aug. 29 2015

Mia Cucina, a high-end cooking supply store on Chattanooga's North Shore, has announced that it will close Monday.

Chattanooga area business Calendar

Published Aug. 29 2015

' Member Orientation from 8-9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 1 at the Chamber board room, 811 Broad St. Learn more about...

Erlanger adds beds to accommodate growth

Published Aug. 29 2015

With admissions growing again at Chattanooga's biggest hospital, Erlanger Medical Center is bringing back old patient rooms converted to offices...

Star Line Books opening in downtown Chattanooga

Published Aug. 28 2015

Star Lowe calls herself "a bookie, a good bookie."

Life Care fires back at government prosecutors after CEO, Chairman Forrest Preston named in False Claims Act suit

Published Aug. 28 2015

In a strongly worded new court entry, Life Care Centers of America partly scolds the government and partly makes a...

Jobless rates up in July but employments still growing

Published Aug. 28 2015

Unemployment edged higher and remained above the U.S. average across the 19-county Chattanooga region during July.

AT&T gets nearly $428 million from Uncle Sam to expand rural broadband

Published Aug. 27 2015

AT&T said Thursday it will be expand the availability of its broadband Internet service to 1.1 million American homes with...