The UAW's union drive failed at the VW plant in Chattanooga, Tenn., but this may not be the last of it.

While the vote keeping unions out of the Volkswagen Group’s plant in Chattanooga, Tenn., has been heralded as an important victory for the Southeast’s automobile industry, the election may very well be perceived differently at VW headquarters in Germany, Florian Stamm, a native of Germany and a partner in an Atlanta law firm, told Global Atlanta. More
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Chinese Firm Confirms 60 Gulfstream Aircraft Order

by Phil Bolton | April 16, 2014 Minsheng Financial Leasing Co. confirmed its order of 60 Gulfstream aircraft at the Asian Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition in Shanghai, Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announced on April 15. More
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Mayor: MLS Franchise Could Aid Atlanta's Immigrant Outreach

by Trevor Williams | April 15, 2014 If Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank’s "major announcement” with Major League Soccer planned for Wednesday means a new franchise as expected, Mayor Kasim Reed believes it would be a step forward for inclusiveness. More
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Brazil Trip Blog III: Chamber President Aims to Woo Brazilian Franchises

by Trevor Williams | April 11, 2014 Note: Editor Trevor Williams is accompanying Mayor Kasim Reed's trade mission to Brazil, blogging as he goes. More
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NCR Expands Retail Presence in China With Shanghai Partnership

by Phil Bolton | April 10, 2014 A new partnership with Shanghai Anmao Information Technology Co. enables Duluth-based NCR Corp. to become in China “a one-stop-shop for all things related to consumer transactions in retail,” according to its retail general manager in China. More
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Trade Mission Blog - Brazil: Dream Market or Bureaucratic Nightmare?

by Trevor Williams | April 10, 2014 Note: Editor Trevor Williams is accompanying Mayor Kasim Reed's trade mission to Brazil, blogging as he goes. More