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Welcome to Teknovation Weekend. This special section brings you stories on established businesses here in Knoxville, as well as economic news and ongoing trends. If you have news items you would like to share with us, please email news@teknovation.biz.

Worker shortage and inflation continue to impact Knoxville economy

By Kailyn Lamb, Marketing Content Writer and Editor, PYA The May “Economic Conditions Outlook” (ECO), financed by First Horizon Bank, continues to show supply chain issues and rising costs impacting the local businesses surveyed by the Knoxville Chamber for the report. Companies in the manufacturing sector said general business activity had…

News from South College and UT lead this week’s Knoxville business roundup

(EDITOR’S NOTE: This is a roundup of business news from throughout the Knoxville region. If you have some business news that you would like to be included in Teknovation Weekend, please email us at news@teknovation.biz.) South College earns Military Spouse Friendly® School designation South College, a longtime advocate for veterans and…

Vine Furniture property sold to local hotel developers

Longtime business owners of Vine Furniture announced its closure to customers in a letter earlier this month, according to a recent article from Inside of Knoxville. “Knoxville Urban Guy” Alan Sims interviewed Vine Furniture Owner Kelly Shinlever about the closure. The business has been open downtown since 1944. Three years…

Knoxville to hold 13th annual Business Opportunities Breakfast and more area news

(EDITOR’S NOTE: This is a roundup of business news from throughout the Knoxville region. If you have some business news that you would like to be included in Teknovation Weekend, please email us at news@teknovation.biz.) City of Knoxville hosting two events The City of Knoxville’s Small Business & Diversity Outreach Office…