Shares of J. Alexander’s Holdings jumped more than 20 percent Friday after the restaurant company’s leaders said sales have rebounded to within 10 percent of last year’s and cash flows are on track to turn solidly positive in the coming weeks.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission claims that Lexus of Cool Springs unfairly treated female employees.
The directors of Cracker Barrel Old Country Store have rebuffed the latest attempt by activist investor Sardar Biglari to gain a foothold on the restaurant and retail company’s board.
Officials with global supply chain company Geodis announced Tuesday that Mike Honious will be promoted to president and CEO of its Brentwood-based Geodis in Americas.
Williamson Inc. is planning to host an event offering an update on schools and county government during the coronavirus pandemic. This would be the chamber’s first, large-scale signature event since coronavirus led to lockdowns across the state.
Tractor Supply officials have joined the American Connection Project Broadband Coalition that extends high-speed internet infrastructure to rural areas and have, via the Tractor Supply Company Foundation, committed to donate $1 for every download of its mobile app before Dec. 31 up to $1 million.
The finance team at Brookdale Senior Living this week put the bow on the latest in a series of refinancing transactions. Notable about this $221 million deal: It clears the decks of debt maturities for the Brentwood-based company both this year and next.
Brentwood-based executive search firm Buffkin/Baker has enlisted two longtime recruiters from a competing firm in North Carolina to its higher education practice.
A Cool Springs company that helps people get out of timeshare contracts has launched an insurance agency that will market final expense and life coverage.
The new owners of hundreds of Logan’s Roadhouse, Old Chicago and Rock Bottom restaurants have recruited the former COO of TGI Fridays and an ex-president of Joe’s Crab Shack to be CEO of the company formerly known as CraftWorks.
The Franklin-based convenience store chain MAPCO plans to sell face masks to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis.
A serial entrepreneur from Williamson County has started a new collaborative to provide cleaning supplies and protective equipment to businesses opening their doors during the coronavirus pandemic.
Earlier this week, a team of Mitsubishi employees worked with the Community Resource Center in Nashville to deliver protective equipment to teachers in the Metro Nashville Public School system.
Ambitious financial software firm Ncontracts has acquired a fellow Tennessee company that specializes in employee intranets and information portals that help company board members quickly access data.
COVID-19’s upheaval of much of brick-and-mortar retail looks set to provide the most valuable company in Middle Tennessee with more chances to grow its footprint across the country.
A former executive at L’Oréal will be the new regional president for Mars Pet Nutrition North America, which has its main offices in Franklin and a large research center in Thompson’s Station.
A life science logistics company that recently moved its headquarters to Brentwood has announced the acquisition of a global competitor for $57.7 million. The move expands its market reach by 22 locations that serve more than 150 countries.
Sardar Biglari is again trying to secure representation on the board of Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, this time by nominating a restaurant industry peer.
The company that owns CoolSprings Galleria and CoolSprings Crossing in Franklin has indicated it plans to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the next few weeks.
The 39th annual Inc. 5000 list includes 51 Middle Tennessee companies, with Nashville-based royalty free music company Soundstripe the highest ranked at No. 68.