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First Walmart Neighborhood Market opens in Georgia


Atlanta Business Chronicle by Carla Caldwell, Morning Call Editor Georgia’s first Walmart Neighborhood Market store will open Wednesday in Lawrenceville, according to the company. The 44,000-square-foot store is in the Bethesda Walk shopping center at 3059 Lawrenceville Highway. The store … Continue reading

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Aaron’s retains naming rights at Lakewood Amphitheatre


By Jacques Couret Aaron’s Inc. inked a new three-year partnership with Live Nation to hold onto the naming rights to Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood. Financial terms of the sponsorship were not disclosed. The venue had been called Hi-Fi Buys Amphitheatre … Continue reading

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Manufacturing uptick may be key to Atlanta recovery


By Dan Chapman After hemorrhaging blue-collar jobs for decades, metro Atlanta is slowly recouping manufacturing jobs lost to the recession and China. Chicken pluckers and Cisco engineers alike are in high demand across the region, as an improving economy, a … Continue reading

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Novare Group plans new Midtown tower


By Douglas Sams, Commercial Real Estate Editor and Amy Wenk, Staff Writer Atlanta developer Novare Group is proposing a 23-story mixed-use tower with up to 320 apartment units in Midtown. The project, known as 100 6th Street, would take shape … Continue reading

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Georgia World Congress Center among Top 10 Convention Centers


Business Review USA has rated what it calls the top 10 convention centers around the country. Five are in the west, three are in the south, one is in the midwest while the other building is in the east. Filling out … Continue reading

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Private Equity Firm Sycamore Partners Raises Offer for Talbots


HINGHAM, Mass. — Talbots said it has received a raised takeover offer of $214.6 million from private equity firm Sycamore Partners. The company also said it entered an exclusivity agreement with Sycamore, which will end on May 15. Talbots said … Continue reading

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Barneys New York Under New Ownership


Barneys New York Reaches Agreement To Reduce Debt By More Than $500 Million Significantly Increases Financial Flexibility to Accelerate Investment in the Business Across All ChannelsBenefits Customers, Vendors and Employees NEW YORK, May 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Barneys New York … Continue reading

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