In the guest chair:
During hour one, Tiffany Coleman, Managing Attorney & Josie Harris-Walton ,Managing Partner of Coleman & Walton LP joined Dana in studio. The lovely ladies dished on bankruptcy, taxes, and how they help their clients.
During hour two, the lovely Northwestern Mutual ladies, Samantha Holowka and Kasey Gartner joined Dana in studio. The ladies dished on investment philosophy and advisers vs. technology.
- Facebook is finally realizing that there are more reactions to something than ‘like’ and no response at all. The social media giant has now added love, wow, haha, angry and hate to the emoticon reactions you can have to a post.
- According to a report from Recode, Whole Foods is close to signing a five-year deal with delivery startup Instacart. The partnership would make Instacart the exclusive delivery partner for Whole Foods’ perishables business. No official comment from either company on the rumored deal.
- Guess who America’s most hated retailer is…nope not Walmart… It’s Abercrombie & Fitch. This is based on the American Customer Satisfaction Index for the retail industry.
- More are weighing on HB757 – the so called First Amendment Defense Act. David Rubinger the new Publisher of the Atlanta Business Chronicle has printed an open letter in the paper standing with the business community in opposition to HB757.
- Proceeds from the state tax on firework sales could be dedicated to trauma care under a constitutional amendment approved by the Georgia Senate Wednesday. The constitutional change passed 52-2 and now moves to the state House of Representatives.
- Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport is now trying to downplay how busy it is — after years of bragging about it. According to Hartsfield-Jackson general manager Miguel Southwell, the Atlanta airport, formerly called the world’s busiest airport, shall henceforth be known as the “world’s most traveled airport.”
- The Economic Forecasting Center at Georgia State University says job growth in the state will slow to about 76,000 new positions in 2016, slipping for the second straight year.