New business owners SCORE with savvy advice from pros

Published Mar. 5 2017

When Tonja Perkins decided at mid-career to open a women's tennis apparel boutique on Frazier Avenue, she had a strong...

New Chattanooga business owners get help from retired executives through national program

Published Mar. 1 2017

When Tonja Perkins decided at mid-career to open a women's tennis apparel boutique on Frazier Avenue, she had a strong...

Dalton may add incubator, Cleveland studies expansion of its incubator

Published Mar. 1 2017

Hurley Buff estimates that nearly nine of every 10 people who first come to the small business incubator in Cleveland,...

Small business owners find success in Chattanooga's business incubator on the North Shore

Published Mar. 1 2017

As a certified public accountant with a dozen other financial designations and degrees behind his name, LeVan had previously held...

Ruby Falls expanding complex atop historic cave

Published Mar. 1 2017

Beneath Lookout Mountain, the walking path that leads to Ruby Falls is much the same as it has been since...

Lawton Haygood bets on Hixson for his fourth local restaurant [photos]

Published Feb. 19 2017

Lawton Haygood made his mark on the Chattanooga-area's restaurant scene with three successful eateries: Canyon Grill, on the Georgia side...

A place like no other: Location, time are key, says restaurateur Jason Jones

Published Feb. 1 2017

Jason Jones says that when it comes to opening a restaurant, a lot of the eatery's success hinges on finding...

Culinary legacies: The durable business secrets of Chattanooga's family eateries

Published Feb. 1 2017

In January 2018, Zarzour's Cafe on Rossville Avenue will turn 100 years old. A Chattanooga landmark, the little family restaurant...

Couple brings Cuban, Carribean cuisine to Chattanooga

Published Feb. 1 2017

When Daniel and Brittany Alcala opened their first restaurant in Chattanooga, they wanted to bring a taste of Cuba to...

Grilled to perfection: Lawton Haygood bets on Hixson for his fourth local restaurant

Published Feb. 1 2017

Lawton Haygood made his mark on the Chattanooga-area's restaurant scene with three successful eateries: Canyon Grill, on the Georgia side...

Matt Lewis brings new restaurant concepts to historic downtown structures

Published Feb. 1 2017

Matt Lewis has become one of the biggest developers of restaurants and pubs in downtown Chattanooga over the past 12...

Chattanooga restaurateurs create recipe for success with multiple brands

Published Feb. 1 2017

Restaurants may be pleasing to the palate, but it often takes a strong stomach to survive in an industry where...

Chattanooga economic outlook for 2017

Published Jan. 1 2017

As truck shipments and future orders began to slow last summer across a number of industries, Max Fuller thought the...

Consumers, businesses expect another year of growth in Chattanooga in 2017

Published Jan. 1 2017

As truck shipments and future orders began to slow last summer across a number of industries, Max Fuller thought the...

More Chattanoogans work from home as employees draw deeper from local labor pool

Published Jan. 1 2017

When Aimee Cortese had her second baby nearly four years ago, she was eager to leave Los Angeles and return...

Chattanooga consumer purchases shift online

Published Jan. 1 2017

Chattanooga consumer spending is expected to outpace inflation again this year. But much of that growth won't help local merchants.

Growing music scene eyed as next big thing in Chattanooga

Published Jan. 1 2017

Here's a little-known fact: the Glenn Miller Orchestra's swing classic 'Chattanooga Choo Choo' was America's first gold record, signifying sales...

What will Trump and other elected officials bring for business in Chattanooga?

Published Jan. 1 2017

The coming change in government in Washington and the upcoming local elections in Chattanooga could bring new government policies for...

Hotels, apartments lead downtown Chattanooga construction

Published Jan. 1 2017

With a half dozen new hotels either underway or planned in downtown Chattanooga, the central city may see the biggest...

Former Provident lakefront property on the market

Published Jan. 1 2017

Chickamauga Lake is the big feature for a 44.5 acre tract that a real estate company terms a 'once in...

Meet the business leaders who most influenced the Chattanooga region's economy in 2016

Published Dec. 1 2016

What business leaders were the most influential in shaping the local economy in 2016?

Steeped in history, 127-year-old Chattanooga structure for sale

Published Dec. 1 2016

A Chattanooga structure steeped in history, hearkening back 127 years, is for sale.

Green Commuter car-sharing program brings $9-an-hour Nissan Leafs to Chattanooga

Published Dec. 1 2016

Any Chattanoogan with a clean driving record, a smartphone and $50 for an annual membership fee can now rent a...