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COMMENTARY
7:45 am
Wed April 23, 2014

Price Has No Floor or Ceiling

A brilliant demonstration that there’s always room at the top of every market.
Credit Jack Daniels

The price for a product has no floor or ceiling. Use pricing to enhance the value of the product, but don't make it so unaffordable that no one can afford it, unless it really is top-of-the-market. 


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CAPITOL HILL CONVERSATION
7:30 am
Mon April 21, 2014

Legislative Wrap-Up: Winners and Losers in the Law Game

In this week's Capitol Hill Conversation, we look at some of the laws passed in the General Assembly this year, and the winners and losers in the legislature. 


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COTTON
7:30 am
Fri April 18, 2014

Memphis Beauty in the Era of Big Cotton

Cotton Museum curator Melissa Farris hangs a painting that will be on display in a new exhibit.
Credit Christopher Blank

A new exhibit at the Cotton Museum explores female beauty in a city where cotton was once king. So what was the picture of beauty? Well, it depends on who's in the portrait.


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DINING
7:30 am
Thu April 17, 2014

New Brews for an Old Brewery

Volunteers are getting the courtyard of the abandoned Tennessee Brewery ready for visitors.
Credit Tennessee Brewery Untapped

 The historic Tennessee Brewery may not be around much longer. But before the building has a date with the wrecking ball, one group wants you to enjoy some suds in its courtyard, and maybe even help figure out a way to save this Memphis landmark.

Pierre Kimsey talks with Tommy Pacello from the Mayor's Innovation Delivery Team and attorney Michael Tauer. 

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COMMENTARY
7:30 am
Wed April 16, 2014

Spilt Milk Advertising

If a slogan is not interruptive, it's likely not to grab the attention of the intended audience. An ad that people relate to is also more useful than one full of abstract concepts.


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