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Category: Memphis

Hardwood And Music Ingrained In This City

The Commercial Appeal- Ted Evanoff- August 23, 2015- Interesting mail has arrived the past couple weeks touching on Memphians’ propensity to live in the past, the rivalry with Nashville and, yes, the National Hardwood Lumber Association. We’ll start in the woods. Asked a reader: “Why are these lumber people here anyway?” Well, I like the past so I’ll answer like this: Hardly anyone alive today remembers when a dozen sawmills roared in Memphis, traders sold off 100,000 mules a year and hardwood... Read More
Posted by Kristina Bran at Monday, August 24, 2015 | 0 comments
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China Has Been Good For Memphis

Ted Evanoff- The Commercial Appeal- Memphis, Tennessee- You could tune out what happened in Beijing this week as a distant storm, except Memphis is an international trade town. Thousands of Memphians make a living by handling, tracking, scheduling and hauling tons of merchandise coming in daily from China.And, suddenly and without warning, China’s government devalued the yuan. Quickly, investors punished the American stock markets, sensing a cheaper yuan would spur Chinese exports and, in turn,... Read More
Posted by Kristina Bran at Wednesday, August 19, 2015 | 0 comments
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