Business in Tennessee
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Tennessee is home to eight Fortune 500 headquarters, including major employers such as FedEx, whose presence has helped the state become a major transportation and logistics center. Nissan and Volkswagen plants make auto manufacturing one of Tennessee's top industries, along with health care and energy technology. The state's wide range of colleges and universities includes the University of Tennessee. From Beale Street in Memphis to the Grand Ole Opry, Tennessee is a cradle of American music.