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Nuts ‘N Berries remains in good health more than 30 years later

Mark and Soodi Kick opened their Brookhaven health food store in 1980 at the corner of Ashford Dunwoody and Peachtree roads. The vegetarian couple had moved to Atlanta from Los…

High-tech businesses mean billions of dollars in Georgia

High-tech businesses mean billions of dollars in Georgia

  Technology businesses have greater economic impact on the state of Georgia than does Atlanta’s airport, the head of the Technology Association of Georgia told a group of Perimeter business…

Prized car

Prized car

Mercedes-Benz of Buckhead owner Gregory Baranco, center left, received a 1959 Chevy Impala from his wife, Juanita, co-owner of the dealership, for his 65th birthday. The model was nearly identical…

Local entrepreneurs looked in the mirror for new bosses

Local entrepreneurs looked in the mirror for new bosses

Dunwoody mom Emily Myers got in a financial jam back in 2008, so she started selling jams of her own to get out of it. Myers is one of the…

Q&A on tech jobs: ‘An ideal location to draw from high-tech talent’

Q&A on tech jobs:  ‘An ideal location to draw from high-tech talent’

The mobile device management company AirWatch was founded in 2003. The Sandy Springs-based company now claims more than 3,000 customers in retail, financial services, healthcare, government, distribution, education, hospitality, manufacturing,…

H. Stockton’s president sells suits, style and relationships

H. Stockton’s president sells suits, style and relationships

Chip Stockton relaxes by moving. “I’m more of a doer than a talker,” he said. The president of H. Stockton Atlanta, a men’s clothing store with four locations in the…

Chambers, local officials welcome new businesses

Chambers, local officials welcome new businesses

New businesses offering anything from eye care to wine to holistic medicine are starting up in the Perimeter, one of the largest commercial markets in metro Atlanta. Here’s a sampling…

High-end apartments lure new tenants

High-end apartments lure new tenants

When Trisha Ring was an undergraduate at the University of Kansas two decades ago, she took a part-time job leasing apartments to students and professors. That turned into a career…

Q & A on community banking: ‘We must pick our niches and do them well’

Q & A on community banking: ‘We must pick our niches and do them well’

Reporter Newspapers asked local banker Chris Burnett a few questions about how he sees the future of community banks. Here are his answers. Q. At a time banks seem to…

Augellos’ market provides a place where family and food is important

Augellos’ market provides a place where family and food is important

In 1985, Charlie Augello found himself facing yet another job-related move. Augello worked as a salesman for an engineering company. He and his family lived in the Atlanta suburbs, but…