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VOL. 45 | NO. 19 | Friday, May 7, 2021

What now for retailers?

Consumers say they want to buy in-person but have grown used to delivery convenience

When Tennessee communities shuttered in March 2020, small businesses with a model that relies on heavy in-person traffic – restaurants, retail stores, etc. – were hit particularly hard. Now some of them are cautiously pursuing more normal operations and putting into place the hard lessons learned over the last 13 months.

JOE ROGERS: MY TAKE

As other states legalize weed, Tennessee passes to right

What are the chances Tennessee will become the first Southern state to legalize marijuana for recreational use?

NEWSMAKERS

Boyd Center promotes Bruce, Permaul

Don Bruce has been promoted to associate director of the Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research following former associate director Matthew Murray’s retirement.

Local Weather
Currently
Knoxville, TN
60.0°F
Fair
Wind: Southwest at 6.9 mph
Humidity: 78%

EVENTS

Third Creek Clean Paddle. Keep Knoxville Beautiful is hosting the event, which will be a land and water cleanup of Third Creek and the greenway at the UT Gardens. Volunteers will have the option to clean the banks and greenway or utilize a kayak or paddleboard in the water. The Knoxville Adventure Collective will provide seven tandem kayaks and paddleboards for volunteers to use. Volunteers also are encouraged to bring their own. KKB will provide trash bags, gloves and litter grabbers. All volunteers will receive a limited-edition T-shirt designed by students of the Haslam College of Business. Saturday, May 15, 10 a.m.-noon at the UT Gardens, 2518 Jacob Drive. Information

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BRIEFS

Haslams invest $5M in UTMC for health equity

The University of Tennessee Medical Center has received a $5 million philanthropic investment from Natalie and Jim Haslam.

BEHIND THE WHEEL

Five new EVs you might want to wait for in 2021

Electric vehicle shoppers have an increasing number of models to choose from. There are nearly two dozen EVs on the market today, and that selection will only grow over the next eight months. Here are five upcoming EVs – organized by price – that the experts at Edmunds are most excited to see in 2021.

PERSONAL FINANCE

These 8½ birthdays can affect your financial viability

You hit many milestone birthdays when you’re young. There’s your first birthday, of course, and also the one when you turn 10 (finally, double digits!). At 13, you’re a teenager. At 16, you’re probably thinking about driving. At 18, you can vote. At 21, you can get into bars.

CAREER CORNER

Is the pandemic helping level workplace hierarchy?

The past 14 months have changed the nature of work, especially for remote workers. Many no longer spend hours in the car, making their way to one shared office building. They’re waking up and joining their colleagues via Zoom. And, this remote environment is transforming more than just our morning commute.

MILLENNIAL MONEY

Get acquainted with your money, reap the benefits

What’s your relationship with money? Maybe your personal finances are like a distant cousin you barely think about or an unsettling stranger you avoid. Or perhaps money feels like your enemy, frustrating you and rarely doing what you want.

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