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New arena at Will Rogers takes shape


The proposed Will Rogers Memorial Center arena continues to take shape as voters head for a Nov. 4 election to decide whether to approve new taxes to help pay for the $450 million facility.

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Fort Worth-based Woodmont plans $80M Hard Rock Hotel retail center

Woodmont Outlets of Fort Worth, an affiliate of The Woodmont Co., has partnered with Cherokee Nation Businesses for a proposed upscale retail development at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa.

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Cooking Class: Fort Worth chef brings home the gold

Toques off to Timothy Prefontaine. The executive chef at the iconic Fort Worth Club is currently the best in the nation, according to the American Culinary Federation. Prefontaine earned the title of 2014 U.S.A.’s Chef of the

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Barnett still packs economic punch, study finds

Despite reduced drilling and unstable gas prices, Fort Worth continues reaping the rewards of the Barnett Shale, according to a newly released study by The Perryman Group.7

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Fort Worth firm 'simplifies' advertising

Reaching customers requires more than price slashing and flashy ads. In today’s competitive marketplace, machines – not men and women – are essential to tapping new markets and

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Roth joins RadioShack

 

RadioShack Corp. has named Merianne Roth, formerly of the Fort Worth Convention and Visitors Bureau, to the new role of vice president – communications.
Roth's responsibilities will include RadioShack's corporate communications, community relations, internal communications, and event marketing. She will report to Jennifer Warren, senior vice president and chief marketing officer.
Roth background includes leadership roles for JCPenney, where she was director of consumer brand marketing and publicity, and Pier 1 Imports, where she served as senior manager of public relations. Roth is involved in several community and professional organizations, including serving on the boards of Fort Worth Bike Share, Fort Worth Food & Wine Festival and the Women's Center of Tarrant County.
"I am very happy to welcome Merianne to the RadioShack team," said Warren in a news release. "She brings a wealth of experience in public relations and marketing communications with her, and in-depth knowledge of our industry as well as our hometown community. I am confident that she will provide valuable support and counsel to our executive management team."
 

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