Mizuno Opens Braselton Distribution Center

by Chris Freiberg | August 22, 2015 Norcross-based Mizuno USA, a manufacturer and distributor of sports equipment and clothing, began operations in Braselton this month at an over half a million square-foot facility. More

Global Payments Deepens Europe Joint Venture

by Trevor Williams | August 16, 2015 Atlanta-based payment processor Global Payments Inc. and its Spanish partner, CaixaBank, have launched a new joint venture with an Austrian bank, Erste Group, to expand services in to Central and Eastern Europe. More

Dental Charity Partners With Peace Corps in Guyana

Atlanta-based Kool Smiles, a charity that provides dental care in underserved communities mostly across the U.S., has partnered with the U.S. Peace Corps to send 400 dental kits to children in a rural village in the South American nation of Guyana.  More

The High's New Director Brings Global Scope and Community Commitment

by Phil Bolton | July 29, 2015 The High Museum of Art has announced that Randall Suffolk, the current director and president of the Philbrook Museum of Art in Tulsa, Okla., has been appointed its Nancy and Holcomb T. Green Jr. director succeeding Michael E. Shapiro, who is retiring on July 31. Mr. Suffolk is to assume his position at the High on Nov. 2. More
AmericasEconomic Development

Georgia Ports See Record Yearly Traffic

Georgia’s ports handled record traffic for fiscal year 2015, with container volumes jumping 17 percent to 3.66 million thanks to a confluence of factors.  More

Genuine Parts to Buy Another Australian Firm

by Trevor Williams | July 22, 2015 Genuine Parts Co. has agreed to buy Welshpool, Australia-based aftermarket auto parts supplier Covs Parts Pty Ltd.   More

Church’s Enters New Zealand Under Texas Chicken Brand

by Trevor Williams | July 22, 2015 Texas Chicken, the Church’s Chicken brand outside the Americas, has made its move into New Zealand.   More
EuropeEconomic Development

Dutch Firm Consolidates, Puts Global HQ in Sandy Springs

by Trevor Williams | July 22, 2015 CSM Bakery Solutions, which has origins in the Netherlands, is putting its global headquarters in Sandy Springs, bringing 120 jobs and $5.5 million in investment.  More