UPS' CEO Predicts Major Shifts in the Global Economy by 2020

by Phil Bolton | July 7, 2015 United Parcel Service Inc.’s CEO keeps his eye on the future, and he anticipates big changes in what now are called “emerging markets.” More

Hidden Japan: Atlantan Walks Small Villages Beyond Tokyo's Glitter

by Sucheta Rawal Often Tokyo overpowers our images of Japan. The automotive and electronics capital boasts sleek skyscrapers, busy intersections with neon lights, and high-end luxury malls dotted with hundreds of Michelin-star restaurants. But there is another face to the country that offers pristine landscapes, ancient history and a rapidly fading culture.  More

Carlos African Exhibition Highlights Smithsonian-Atlanta Collaborations

by Phil Bolton | July 6, 2015 Johnnetta Cole says that she has to come back to Atlanta on occasion to check on how the part of her heart that she left here is doing. Currently director of the National Museum of African Art at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, she returned to Atlanta for a reception marking the closing of the “African Cosmos: Stellar Arts” exhibition held at Emory University’s Michael C. Carlos Museum. More

Atlanta Fed Convenes Georgia Payments Advisory Group

by Trevor Williams | July 3, 2015 The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta has convened an advisory group from Georgia’s payment processing industry to discuss policy, innovation and the future of electronic payments. More

July 4th Cuisine Promotion to Boost Inbound Tourism

by Phil Bolton | July 3, 2015 Visitors to U.S. embassies and consulates in China, Japan, India, France and Germany for July 4th celebrations won’t go away either hungry or empty handed. More