Category Archives: Money

F-35 program could see increased production, defense official says

The F-35 program could get a production boost in 2015. Photo: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics

The Pentagon’s top weapons buyer said Lockheed Martin Aeronautics’ F-35 Joint Strike Fighter likely is poised for expanded production in fiscal 2015. That’s great news ... Read More »

UGA, DOJ study how much consumers would pay for Internet

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How much would you pay to use the Internet in the future? That’s what The University of Georgia researchers and the U.S. Department of Justice ... Read More »

The Secret to Closing More Sales: Talk Less

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Most salespeople talk way too much. In today’s market, chatty salespeople are champing at the bit to swamp prospects with information. My research shows that the average ... Read More »

3 Popular Time-Management Tricks That Don’t Work

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Entrepreneurs are always looking for techniques to help them be more productive. In fact, the time management section on Amazon Books includes nearly 3,000 titles that promise ... Read More »

Goddard Investment buys Overlook III

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Goddard Investment Group LLC is the latest investment firm to bet on the rebound of Atlanta’s Perimeter office market. Goddard Investment acquired the 440,000-square-foot Overlook ... Read More »

Theragenics now part of Juniper

Theragenics, pictured above, is now a privately held unit of an affiliate of Juniper.

Juniper Investment Company LLC on Tuesday completed its $68 million acquisition of Buford, Ga.-based Theragenics Corp. The surgical products and cancer treatments company is now ... Read More »

Linton Hopkins joins Delta culinary team

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Atlanta Chef Linton Hopkins has had Restaurant Eugene and Holeman & Finch Public House flying high for years, and now he’s really taking to the ... Read More »

Roundup of CEOs’ quarterly conference calls

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Public companies across the country are reporting their third-quarter results, and CEOs are holding conference calls with stock analysts to update them on the latest ... Read More »

Delta Q2 profit rises 31% to $1.4B

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Delta Air Lines Inc. (NYSE: DAL) The Atlanta-based airline reported its second-quarter profit rose 31 percent, following a $285 million gain for mark-to-market adjustments for ... Read More »

Ex-Coca-Cola exec accused of stealing $400,000 from company

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A former Coca-Cola executive was arraigned Monday on fraud and money laundering charges, the U.S. Attorney’s office said. Jeffrey David Shamp, who was indicted by ... Read More »