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VOL. 38 | NO. 17 | Friday, April 25, 2014

A Jumpstart toward success: Nashville business accelerator ranks among nation’s best

On the path to becoming an esteemed psychology professor, Brian Nelson decided to take a sharp turn to a destination much less glamorous than the halls of academia.

Accelerator programs help secure Tennessee’s image as tech hub

A collective of software and consumer Internet-based accelerator programs has placed Tennessee on the map – strikingly close to the technology holy ground of Silicon Valley.

STREET LEVEL

Mom, Pop go ape over American dream on Nolensville Road

“Gorilla” – as he’s been named for obvious reasons – is a roadside oddity to many who clatter and clunk along the congested traffic snake that is Nolensville Pike.

Local Weather
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Nashville, TN
77°F
Cloudy
Wind: 8 mph
Humidity: 24%

EVENTS

Free Shred Day. Richards & Richards, in partnership with the Nashville Better Business Bureau, will host a Saturday document-shredding event, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., at the company’s headquarters, 1741 Elm Hill Pike, Nashville, open to everyone in the Nashville area.

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REALTY CHECK

Better find new way to ward off pesky termites

Termites are back. Swarming in their swat-evasive flurries, they can exact a debilitating toll on anything that stands in their way.

REAL ESTATE

Top Midstate commercial real estate transactions for March 2014

Top March 2014 commercial real estate transactions for Davidson, Williamson, Rutherford, Wilson and Sumner counties, as compiled by Chandler Reports.

NEWSMAKERS

Lueken moves from Goldman to CapWealth

Franklin-based CapWealth Advisors has tapped former Goldman Sachs investment veteran John Lueken to lead its research efforts.

BUSINESS BOOK REVIEW

‘Brief’ message, larger impact

Fast, faster, fastest. That pretty much describes your workday. You hit the floor running every morning and, physically or mentally, you don’t stop moving until bedtime.

GUERRILLA MARKETING

Tips for selling to first-time buyers

Savvy salespeople adjust their approach when selling to first-time vs. seasoned buyers in their category – especially when selling complex products or business services.

GUEST COLUMNIST

Ignore stock ‘reboot,’ keep long-term focus

Frustrating. A word often used to describe computers, smartphones, tablets and, quite often, the stock market.

I SWEAR

More fun at the Masters: Watching golfers or listening to gallery?

AUGUSTA, Ga. – Overheard in the gallery:

KAY'S COOKING CORNER

How, why you should roast vegetables

I love roasted vegetables. The flavor that comes about when roasting, as opposed to steaming or boiling, is completely different.

AUTO INDUSTRY

GM profit sinks; CEO sees no recall hit to sales

DETROIT (AP) — The cost of recalling nearly 7 million cars and trucks sank General Motors' first-quarter profit, but the company's CEO said the much-publicized recalls have yet to cut into sales.

NATIONAL BUSINESS

Manufacturers see better times for economy, jobs

NEW YORK (AP) — Big companies are finally starting to spend money, and that could mean a better economy and more jobs are on the way.

Stocks are mixed in choppy trading; Apple up

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks were mixed in choppy trading Thursday afternoon as investors balanced positive earnings results out of Apple and Caterpillar against disappointing reports from other companies including Raytheon and 3M. Investors also kept a close watch on Ukraine, where tensions with Russia were escalating.

American Airlines swings to $480M 1Q profit

DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines is making money again and beating expectations after its merger with US Airways.

Average US 30-year mortgage rate up to 4.33 pct

WASHINGTON (AP) — Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages rose this week as the spring home-buying season has gotten off to a slow start.

FDA proposes first regulations for e-cigarettes

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government wants to ban sales of electronic cigarettes to minors and require approval for new products and health warning labels.

Ladies Home Journal ceasing subscription service

Meredith Corp. says it is ending subscription service of "Ladies' Home Journal" due to declining advertiser interest.

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