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FedEx Corp. caps fiscal year with $93.5 billion in revenue; execs discuss revenue quality, CapEx in Q4 earnings call
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"I don't see why we can't say, 'Let's eliminate poverty; let's eliminate homelessness; let's have the most skilled tech workforce in the nation.' It's living with this expectation. I wake up every day expecting wins." THIS ARTICLE IS FOR SUBSCRIBERS ONLY. Continue reading with your subscription. Access 4 weeks of...
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Though never a stranger to headlines, FedEx has revealed a flurry of developments recently. About a week and a half ago, it announced the addition of two new board members and changes to executive compensation incentives. Not long after, the company detailed the new pay for founder Fred Smith and president and CEO Raj Subramaniam, and said Brie Carere had been named the company’s first chief customer officer.
Here's where the price increases and supply chain challenges are hitting the hardest. Be transparent: Let your customers know that you have limited inventory or have to raise prices. Have conversations in person or on social media about the challenges your business is facing and how you plan to handle challenges.
The Playbook: How to win the return to office, Outback's president on the restaurant sector and the largest 504 loan recipients
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'An eye-opening experience:' Local startup PopCheck Technologies chosen for highly selective accelerator, launches $1M pre-seed round
Typically, the road ahead for aspiring doctors is long, but relatively straightforward. “You’re looking down a straight path, because that’s the path everyone takes when they’re in medicine,” said Dr. Erika Dillard.
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According to Southland officials, the expansion project has generated an estimated 1,500 construction jobs.
In 1994, FedEx used its first EV, an acid battery-powered vehicle in California. Nearly three decades later, the company’s number of electric vehicles (EVs) has increased significantly — and it’s set to get much bigger.
"Businesses need to make a safe place for LGBTQIA people to work and thrive. They shouldn’t have to hide who they are or be afraid."
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Two years ago, many businesses made bold declarations about their DEI plans. An industry expert says a longtime hurdle continues to limit progress.
"Creating a culture where everyone is comfortable being who they are regardless of race, religion, or sexual preference is the first step to a successful business."
Last November, when MBJ asked participants of the ZeroTo510 Medical Device Accelerator to share highlights of the program’s first in-person week, most had a similar answer — they enjoyed having dinner together. “Everybody’s talking about their families, and their dogs, and all that stuff, and you can really...
Demolition work at Williamsburg Village Shopping Center, on the east side of Mendenhall Road, could begin within 30 days, according to Joel Fulmer, senior vice president at Boyle Investment Co. "Our plans are complete," he said. "They're being reviewed by the City of Memphis." Williamsburg Village stretches from just south...