With more than 50 books to his name and dozens of years speaking on management and leadership, Ken Blanchard said the biggest change that’s taken place in the business world is the dissolution of hierarchy between superiors and subordinates, and that’s a good thing.
In a totally random bit of serendipity, retired Savannah Chatham Metro Police detective Billy Ray was putting the final touches on his model of a Spanish galleon just as the El Galeón Andalucía — the only galleon-class tall ship sailing today — docked at Rousakis Plaza last week.
WASHINGTON - The U.S. economy powered its way to a solid annual growth rate of 3.5 percent from July through September, outpacing most of the developed world and appearing on track to extend its momentum through this year and beyond.
The Savannah Economic Development Authority has retained veteran moviemaker Ralph Singleton to market and sell the Savannah region as a location for film, television and other productions, SEDA officials announced Wednesday.
It's been said that success breeds success.
Such appears to be the case with the Savannah Food & Wine Festival, which drew more than 5,000 people and generated an estimated $1.8 million in spending during its inaugural event last year.
Sandfly resident Norman Luten Jr. moved back to Savannah around 17 years ago, taking up residence on land that's been in his family for more than a century - some of it now being eyed for commercial development.
NEW YORK - Facebook grew its advertising revenue by 64 percent in the third quarter, helped by a boost in mobile ads that are becoming an increasingly large chunk of the social networking giant's overall advertising business.
The Salt Table hires Advertising Specialty Services
The Salt Table, a flavor design and retail firm specializing in salts and seasoning blends, has selected Advertising Specialty Services to handle promotional labeling of its salts and spice blends.
Georgia has had the worst unemployment rate in the nation for the last two months.
The state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in September was 7.9 percent, down slightly from 8.1 percent in August and from 8.0 percent in September 2013.
For all its glitz, moviemaking is still a business. A small panel held Monday as part of the Savannah Film Festival tackled perhaps one of the trickiest issues in showbiz: how to recoup production costs for a movie.
DETROIT - Once a hulking symbol of American excess, sport utility vehicles are quickly becoming the world's favorite way to get around.
It's a surprising rebirth for a vehicle that was the subject of obituaries when gas prices spiked in 2008.
WASHINGTON - The global economy has slumped. Turmoil has gripped financial markets. And the U.S. job market, despite steady gains, still isn't fully healthy.
Yet when the Federal Reserve meets this week, few foresee any major policy changes.
Kubota to create 650 jobs in Hall County
Kubota Manufacturing of America, a global manufacturer of small tractors, RTVs and lawn mowers, will invest $100 million to expand its headquarters in Gainesville and create an additional 650 jobs over the next several years....
Ask Madeleine Warren how she and husband Tim have grown Edibelles, their Savannah-based gourmet gift company from a small gift basket business to a major success story in just three years, and she'll tell you it's really no secret.
DETROIT - U.S. investigators, automakers and a parts supply company are trying to figure out why some automobile air bags inflate with too much force, blowing apart metal canisters and sending shards flying at drivers and passengers.
NEW YORK - Sometimes a little fear is healthy for stock investors.
Nine days ago, after a series of sharp sell-offs, the Standard & Poor's 500 index was down 7.4 percent from its September record as fears of a global economic slowdown intensified.
NEW YORK - Small business owners have their fair share of issues they need to stay on top of. These days they can add three more to the list.
Gas prices are plunging. Fears about the Ebola virus are increasing.
When Savannah resident Audrey Moscosa-Rodriguez made arrangements to attend the annual conference of the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) in Los Angeles this summer, she anticipated three days of important networking opportunities.