Wehco Media Inc. will purchase a printing press in an effort to increase color capability and production efficiency of its Chattanooga Times Free Press daily newspaper. Interestingly — and could this be a trend for many papers? — the Times Free Press saw advertising revenues increase in the first quarter of 2013. Read more here.
Nashville is enjoying the emergence of "beer-to-go" places. Within the past year, the city has seen The Filling Station open in 12South. And recently the owners of Village Pub announced they will open The Hop Stop in East Nashville (read more here). Now Chattanooga is getting into the growler game, as Sturm Haüs has opened (read more here in the Chattanooga Times Free Press) in the urban core.
Office equipment marketer RJ Young has acquired Chattanooga IT consultants and hardware and software resellers Preferred Computers.
Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
The acquisition is effective immediately and will add six people to RJ Young's team of more than 450. Preferred Computers employees will continue to work under their brand name while RJ Young will handle sales, supplies and backroom office infrastructure.
“IT services fit into our core competencies and are a natural transition to a services led organization. As our products have developed along with the technology that is available to our customers, we find ourselves more and more involved with our customers’ networks,” said Chip Crunk, president and CEO of RJ Young, which runs 18 locations in five states.
Nashville saw job grown of .5 percent from November 2011 to November 2012, ranking the city third of Tennessee's four major metropolitan areas, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Chattanooga enjoyed the best growth of the quartet, with a 1.7 percent jobs numbers increase. Knoxville (1.2 percent) was second, while Memphis (unchanged) was fourth.
As a whole, Tennessee experienced job growth of .9 percent.
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