Newnan Firm Acquires IKEA Rights to Sell Its Plastic Pallets Globally

by Phil Bolton | August 21, 2014 A Newnan-based company that manufactures recyclable plastic shipping platforms to replace standard wooden and paper pallets has amicably severed its operations from IKEA, the global provider of Scandinavian-style furniture and accessories. More

Webinar to Help Irish and Northern Irish Companies Sell in the U.S.

by Trevor Williams | August 19, 2014 In an hourlong webinar Sept. 9, attorneys from Arnall Golden Gregory LLP will outline strategies to help firms from Ireland and Northern Ireland sell into the U.S. market.  More
AfricaEconomic Development

Mali's Honorary Consul in Atlanta 'Knighted' at D.C. Ceremony

by Phil Bolton | August 12, 2014 The government of Mali honored its Atlanta-based honorary consul, Vincent Farley, at a ceremony in Washington D.C. Aug. 9 after the Africa Summit, which earlier in the week brought almost all of the African heads of state to the capital. More

Japanese, Saudi Fast-Food CEOs Guide Clayton State Students

by Chris Freiberg | August 11, 2014 For one summer class of Clayton State University business students, studying global markets really hit home when two international executives dropped in to offer real-world advice from their careers in the food-service industry. More

Georgia State Business School to Honor CEOs of Coke, CARE

by Trevor Williams | August 8, 2014 Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business is to induct the chief executives of Coca-Cola Co. and nonprofit CARE into its Business Hall of Fame in September.  More

Damballa Appoints New VP to Asia Region

by Chris Freiberg | August 7, 2014 Damballa Inc., an internet security startup founded at the Georgia Institute of Technology in 2006, has appointed Daniel Schneersohn to vice president of its Asia-Pacific and Japan region. More

Weather Channel's President Sides With the Joint Chiefs on Climate Change

by Phil Bolton | July 31, 2014 When it comes to the whirlwind of views concerning climate change, David Clark, president of the Weather Channel, is allied with the Joint Chiefs of Staff. More
AmericasEconomic Development

Services for the Honorary Consul to Jamaica on Friday, Aug. 1

by Phil Bolton | July 29, 2014 A funeral service for Vin Martin, the former honorary consul of Jamaica to Atlanta from 1997-2013, is to be held at the Springfield Baptist Church in Conyers at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug.1. More