La-Z-Boy to Invest in New Tazewell, TN Manufacturing Campus
16 02 2018
MONROE, Mich., Feb. 16, 2018 -- La-Z-Boy Incorporated (NYSE:LZB) today announced it plans to invest approximately $10 million in its England Inc. upholstery manufacturing campus, located in New Tazewell, Tennessee. The 1.1 million square-foot New Tazewell complex, which began operations in 1964 and was acquired by La-Z-Boy Incorporated in 1995, employs approximately 1,400 people, manufactures a full line of upholstered stationary and motion furniture with the unparalleled industry distinction of delivering custom furniture in 21 days or less, and operates a premier transportation fleet integral to its unique delivery system. The scope of the investment includes two projects: an 87,000 square-foot expansion to the existing 400,000 square-foot upholstery manufacturing plant; and the construction of a new 22,500 square-foot corporate office building to replace one destroyed in a fire in May of 2017. Construction of both projects will begin immediately, with expectations for...
Leading Behavioral Economists and Geopolitical Experts Among Featured Speakers at Investments & Wealth Institute’s 2018 Annual Conference Experience
15 02 2018
General sessions, super sessions and workshops offer ACE attendees a variety of learning options based on tracks that align with participants interest.
DENVER February 15, 2018
More than 1,500 financial service professionals will gather to learn the latest on investment and wealth management from more than 40 of the industry’s foremost thought leaders at the Investments & Wealth Institute’s® (formerly IMCA) 2018 Annual Conference Experience (ACE–Nashville), May 6–May 9, at Music City Center in Nashville, Tennessee.
General session speakers will feature internationally-known experts, including:
Dan Ariely, Ph.D., the James B. Duke professor of psychology and behavioral economics at Duke University and Wall Street Journal columnist, on the psychology of money for investment and wealth managers
Daniel Goleman, Ph.D., internationally known psychologist and science journalist for the New York Times, on using emotional intelligence...
The Krystal® Foundation Shows How Much It Cares To the Tune Of $10,644.56
15 02 2018
ATLANTA, Feb. 15, 2018 -- As cuts to education continue to take their toll on schools, The Krystal® Company's Squaring is Caring campaign and The Krystal Foundation are remaining steadfast to the mission of supporting STEAM and other enrichment programs by awarding nine additional grants totaling more than $10,000. This recent round of grant awards is the third installment for the Foundation, which was initiated to strengthen, enhance and enrich the neighborhood schools and families throughout the states in which Krystal has a presence. To date, The Krystal Foundation has donated more than $53,000 after its first year of awarding grants.
"It is exciting to see the types of programs that these students want to pursue. From robotics to sustainable gardens to coding, The Krystal Foundation is encouraging children to be future scientists and change makers," said Angela Johnson, a Krystal Foundation board member and Director of Marketing Communications for The Krystal Company....