Mara Styles: Making Moves, Setting Trends

Mara Styles: Making Moves, Setting Trends Attending New York’s Fashion Institute of Technology in the ‘90s, Tamara Fifer began her career during the peak of baggy jeans and platform shoes. Years later, she reflects on the trends and experiences that inspired her to open Mara Styles, a unique clothing boutique based in Memphis, Tennessee. “As the world changes, so does fashion. Being a part of this industry, I get to see how styles transition. And that’s what I love most about my job,” Fifer says. Growing up in Memphis, Fifer always knew she wanted to be a fashion designer. [...]

Mara Styles: Making Moves, Setting Trends2021-01-04T08:32:27-06:00

Slim Chickens Brings 100 Jobs to Collierville

Slim Chickens Brings 100 Jobs to Collierville Founded by a Team In the South, football has an infamous reputation for uniting local communities by giving different people a common cause. Josh Rowden, DHR partner and franchisee, grew up in a SEC state, surrounded by people who believed in the importance of having a team both on and off the field. One of those people was his father, who co-owns and operates 31 Sonic Drive-In’s across Arkansas and beyond. “People who are born and raised in the restaurant industry either hate it or love it. And, you know, I fell [...]

Slim Chickens Brings 100 Jobs to Collierville2020-12-29T08:58:11-06:00

Meet Your 2020 Excellence in Business Awards Nominees

Meet Your 2020 Excellence in Business Awards Nominees Nominees for the Collierville Chamber of Commerce’s 2020 Excellence in Business Awards were announced yesterday, recognizing a host of talented entrepreneurs from diverse industries across the community. Collierville Chamber President, Mark Heuberger, announced the following nominees at the last Monthly Membership Meeting of the year: Entrepreneur of the Year: Thomas Meat and Seafood The Chiro Place Buff City Soap Germantown Day Spa Person of the Year: Mark Hansen Watty Brooks Hall Sheila Moody Spirit of Collierville: Landmark Community Bank Thomas Meat and Seafood Allstate Insurance - Carrie Moore Health Care Provider [...]

Meet Your 2020 Excellence in Business Awards Nominees2021-01-06T13:25:16-06:00

Five Industry Leaders Reflect on 2020

Five Industry Leaders Reflect on 2020 Christmas carols, twinkling lights and decorated storefront are all signs that the holidays are around the corner. As the holidays emerge, we are reminded to stop and reflect on the joys, challenges and opportunities of the year. This season, the Collierville business community remembers the hardworking staff and loyal customers who went out of their way to show up. They bought gift cards, ordered curbside pickup, followed safety precautions and offered limitless words of encouragement. From public administration to health and wellness, these industries share their perspectives on 2020 and their gratitude to [...]

Five Industry Leaders Reflect on 20202020-12-29T08:58:26-06:00
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