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Multicultural marketing requires attention to detail, innovation and an ability to listen, characteristics embodied by Think Inspired. President & CEO Christopher Lee said the multifaceted marketing firm is charging full speed ahead with impressive achievements and an outlook for a tremendous year. 
My Town Mover’s focus is more about providing a culture of exemplary customer service and servant leadership. We believe that moving should be as stress-free as possible. That’s why we do things differently than other moving services; like from start to finish moving: we’ll pack your belongings, move them, store them if needed, and even clean your old or new home or apartment after the move is complete. All for reasonable rates. 
I can’t think of a better mantra for a young business owner than “Be Real.”
As a long-term owner I have seen, and continue to see, advice meant to guide you to success or people to do the same or hopeful entrepreneurs themselves, that just are not in touch with the needed reality. It is one of the reasons business failures are so high.
The Memphis export sector already yields some amazing stats — it’s America’s 28th largest export market with $11 billion in total annual revenues — but for many in Memphis (especially at the Greater Memphis Chamber), there’s a lot more to be done.
In business since 1901, Memphis Stone & Gravel, sister company of Lehman-Roberts Company, is a locally owned and operated aggregate supplier to Memphis and North Mississippi. Our products include high-quality fine and coarse aggregate for ready-mixed concrete and asphalt concrete. We process a variety of sand products, road base materials, shoulder gravel, clay gravel, landscape rock, drainage rock and pea gravel.
MACO Transportation had three trucks when it started three years ago, then it got 15 more, and now it has more than 40.
Last week I highlighted some of our 2016 objectives that focused on breaking the cycle of poverty in Memphis by creating quality jobs and growing our middle class. The Greater Memphis Chamber along with other stakeholders in the business community is also embarking on a comprehensive effort to increase Minority & Women-Owned Business receipts in our region.
  1. Member Playhouse on the Square plays a vital role in the Memphis art scene, working every day toward its vision of "enriching lives through theatre." Located in the heart of Overton Square, the trio of theatres provides one of the most diverse repertoires of theatrical work to speak to the intelligence, the soul and the imagination of the Memphis community. Today, Noby Edwards, Director of Public Relations, shares a little about Playhouse on the Square and what it brings to the Memphis art scene.
On April 21, 2016, the Governor signed into law an amendment to the Tennessee Lawful Employment Act (TLEA) that will drop the document retention option in favor of mandatory E-Verify use for all Tennessee companies with 50 or more employees. This change will take effect January 1, 2017. 
In the botanic business, Colby Midgett knows something about nurturing the marketplace. The owner of Premier Flowers grew up in Memphis in a family that loved floral arranging and crafts. 

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