Dave Ramsey sells downtown Nashville building

Dave Ramsey sells downtown Nashville building Separately, Ramsey is in the process of moving his headquarters to Boyle Investment Co.’s Berry Farms mixed-use development in Franklin. Source: Nashville Business News – Local Nashville News | The Nashville Business Journal Click to read more.

Mars Petcare's Franklin CEO on unleashing the power of pets in our cities

Mars Petcare's Franklin CEO on unleashing the power of pets in our cities Pets are no longer just our household companions. More and more, people are choosing to bring their pets on more than just an evening walk — they’re becoming a part of our daily lives, often joining their…

Ikea wants to add another option for customers: augmented reality

Ikea wants to add another option for customers: augmented reality Ikea is capitalizing on the growing popularity of augmented reality, The Wall Street Journal reports. The Swedish retail giant announced it’s working on an augmented reality app that would allow prospective customers to view how a piece of furniture would…

Study names Nashville one of the top areas for investors

Study names Nashville one of the top areas for investors Investors have begun to recognize the growth potential of middle markets, but do they know where the best of those markets lie? A recent study by Malartu analyzes America’s top 10 metropolitan areas with the highest-potential middle markets, and Nashville…

Boutique downtown hotel nears opening

Boutique downtown hotel nears opening The new boutique, independent hotel planned for downtown’s former Noel Place building is nearing its opening. The 224-room Noelle will open in “late 2017,” though a Friday news release does not offer a more specific date. Plans for the hotel have been in place since…

CoreCivic agrees to pay Metro employees’ bills following scabies outbreak

CoreCivic agrees to pay Metro employees’ bills following scabies outbreak Nashville-based private prison operator CoreCivic has agreed to pay out-of-pocket medical expenses for Metro employees following an outbreak of scabies at the Metro Davidson County Detention Facility that the company operates. The Tennessean reports that CoreCivic CEO Damon Hininger agreed…

Alexander, Corker mum on how they’ll vote on Senate health care bill

Alexander, Corker mum on how they’ll vote on Senate health care bill The GOP’s Senate health care bill was unveiled Thursday, but Tennessee’s two Republican senators have not indicated how they’ll vote on the bill. “I don’t think any of us can walk out and really speak clearly” about the…

Kroger CEO: We have advantages vs. Amazon

Kroger CEO: We have advantages vs. Amazon ​Kroger Co. CEO Rodney McMullen knows Amazon.com’s deal to buy Whole Foods Market will change the supermarket landscape, but believes Kroger has some built-in advantages. Source: Nashville Business News – Local Nashville News | The Nashville Business Journal Click to read more.

Apple wants to pay record labels less for streaming music

Apple wants to pay record labels less for streaming music Apple is actively renegotiating its revenue split with record labels in hopes of increasing the profit margins on its 2-year-old streaming music service, Apple Music, Bloomberg reports. Apple Music currently pays labels 58 percent of the revenue it gets from…

From the Editor: 38 strangers get on a bus…

From the Editor: 38 strangers get on a bus… Editor in Chief Lori Becker on her recent trip to Italy. Source: Nashville Business News – Local Nashville News | The Nashville Business Journal Click to read more.