Business - Chattanooga Diary

Test Drive: 2017 Mazda6 dressed up and buttoned down

Published Jun. 24 2017

If the Mazda6 were a garment, it would be a tuxedo.

Pulitzer Prize-winning writer speaks at chamber of commerce diversity luncheon [photos]

Published Jun. 24 2017

The shift of more than 6 million blacks from the South to the North or West last century was about...

Family owned preschool opens third location in Chattanooga area

Published Jun. 23 2017

Citing a need for a new child care center in the fast-growing Collegedale area, Best Beginnings has opened another early...

Chattanooga among top Tennessee cities for jobs, survey says

Published Jun. 22 2017

Chattanooga trails only red-hot Nashville in Tennessee in a survey ranking the best cities nationwide for jobs.

Personal Finance: Will Amazon eat Kroger's lunch?

Published Jun. 21 2017

Stocks of supermarket companies took a dive last week on news that the great category-killer, Amazon, is acquiring Whole Foods...

Kennedy: Fiat 500 Cabrio corners market on 'cute'

Published Jun. 17 2017

Let's stipulate that the 2017 Fiat 500 Pop Cabrio is cute.

Aldi, Food City, Walmart and more cited for selling wine to underage decoy

Published Jun. 16 2017

A rogue 19-year-old cashier at the Food City supermarket in East Brainerd didn't bother to use the actual birth date...

Phillips-Van Heusen closing Chattanooga warehouse

Published Jun. 15 2017

The longtime Phillips-Van Heusen warehouse and distribution center in Chattanooga plans to shut down next month and lay off 85...

Makeover of Jaycee Tower apartments to start $10.5 million

Published Jun. 14 2017

With about 40 percent of the Jaycee Tower apartments uninhabitable, a Hamilton County panel agreed Tuesday to move forward with...

Planners back $2.5 million project on East Main Street

Published Jun. 13 2017

The revival of the East Main Street area in Chattanooga is receiving another push with a planned two-story mixed-use project...

New professional office building planned for downtown

Published Jun. 13 2017

Construction on one of the largest new office buildings to go up in downtown Chattanooga in years is to start...

Downtown Shuttle hits 25 years [photos]

Published Jun. 11 2017

Thirty years ago, Chattanooga was inching toward a renaissance with its downtown aquarium under development as part of a riverfront...

National Science Foundation official woos Chattanooga startups

Published Jun. 10 2017

A National Science Foundation official met with Chattanooga entrepreneurs on Friday to talk about grants to help jump-start their companies,...

Attention-grabbing Lexus RC350 coupe turns heads

Published Jun. 10 2017

Even though the design is three years old, driving the Lexus RC350 coupe around Chattanooga this week felt like buzzing...

Chattanooga area Manager of the Year sees obstacles as opportunities for growth

Published Jun. 8 2017

Julie Baumgardner said Wednesday that as she dreamed as a ninth-grader of becoming a counselor, it never crossed her mind...

Personal Finance: American students are falling behind in financial literacy

Published Jun. 7 2017

It's an increasingly complex world, and young people transitioning from high school to college and into the working world are...

Some in North Chattanooga say the neighborhood is being overbuilt [photos]

Published Jun. 4 2017

Beth Van Deusen says people thought she was insane 30 years years ago when she bought a house in a...

New 2017 Land Rover Discovery ready for Chattanooga debut

Published Jun. 3 2017

Land Rover's 2017 Discovery SUV, a complete redesign of one of the world's most iconic off-road vehicles, will be showcased...

New North Shore eatery to reflect outdoors scene

Published Jun. 1 2017

Chattanooga's growing reputation as an outdoors center is helping launch a new eatery on the North Shore.

Personal Finance: Shed a tear for OPEC

Published May. 31 2017

Some readers are old enough to recall sitting in endless lines at the gas station during the 1973-74 OPEC oil...

Test Drive: Full review of the 2017 Mazda Miata RF

Published May. 27 2017

We tried hard to find a flaw in the new Mazda MX-5 (Miata) RF. Honestly, we did.


Former CEO and Unum chairman Tom Watjen retires

Published May. 26 2017

Tom Watjen on Thursday recalled his early days as Unum CEO in 2003 when the insurer faced capital, regulatory and...

Sticky Fingers' journey back to profitability

Published May. 25 2017

Chad Walldorf says the Sticky Fingers restaurant chain had been losing money for most of this decade and the business...