Book: The Art of Hearing Heartbeats By: Jan-Philipp Sendker Reviewed by: Caroline Reber, author of the novel Life Happens, Google Ireland account strategist and former Global Atlanta marketing manager I don’t normally fall for romance books, but this love story spanning distance and decades had me hooked within a few pages. The story starts out in New […]
The local office of the U.S. Commercial Service is looking for participants to join a trade mission to Singapore focused on opportunities in financial technology, payment processing and the digital economy.
Presidential candidate Bill Clinton‘s adviser James Carville coined the phrase “It’s the economy, stupid,” which fueled the defeat of sitting President George H.W. Bush in 1992. But from the perspective of Margaret “Maggie” Hanson-Muse, that’s too old school. Today, the more appropriate call to arms is “It’s technology, stupid.” A foot soldier of the U.S. […]
An Australian software firm that helps companies manage their workforces is set to open its headquarters for the Western Hemisphere in Alpharetta, employing 20 people when fully staffed. The announcement comes just a week after a manufacturer and a fintech firm from the Pacific country announced new operations in Georgia. Sydney-based Deputy already has customers […]
It wasn’t too long ago that the Australian Trade Commission shut down its office in Atlanta, but two company relocations announced this week proved that interest in the South from Down Under remains strong.
The Technology Association of Georgia’s newly released report on the financial technology industry in the state shows that influential companies are turning their eyes toward global markets. TAG’s FinTech Society will host its annual all-day symposium on Feb. 4, releasing the new report on the industry ecosystem in the state based on a survey of 100 […]
A state-owned Vietnamese industrial park manager is coming to Atlanta to recruit firms eager to capitalize on the country’s manufacturing momentum.
Atlanta will host chief trade negotiators for talks Sept. 26-29, followed by a meeting of trade ministers Sept. 30-Oct. 1.
Genuine Parts Co. has agreed to buy Welshpool, Australia-based aftermarket auto parts supplier Covs Parts Pty Ltd. Atlanta-based Geniune Parts, which posted revenues of $15.3 billion last year, didn’t disclose terms of the deal but said it expects Covs to bring in $90 million in sales next year. Covs is based in the state of Western […]
Texas Chicken, the Church’s Chicken brand outside the Americas, has made its move into New Zealand. The first ever Texas Chicken in the country opened at a mall in the commercial center of Auckland in July, the first of 20 slated to come to the Pacific country over the next decade through an agreement with […]