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Business' Influence on Georgia
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Alonzo Herndon (1858-1927)
founder of the Atlanta Mutual Life Insurance Company.
Anne Cox Chambers (b. 1919)
primary owner of Cox Enterprises, a privately held media empire that includes newspapers, television, radio, cable television, and other businesses.
Ted Turner (b. 1938)
media titan, cable-TV pioneer, father of the Goodwill Games, owner of a World Series champion baseball team, skipper of a yacht that won the America's Cup, feature film producer, and restaurateur.
Arthur Blank (b. 1942)
cofounder of the Home Depot corporation and the owner of the Atlanta Falcons football team.
Bernie Marcus (b. 1929)
cofounder of the Home Depot and a well-known philanthropist.
Truett Cathy (1921-2014)
founder and chairman of the Chick-fil-A restaurant chain.
John Stith Pemberton (1831-1888)
the inventor of the Coca-Cola beverage.
Asa Candler (1851-1929)
founder of the Coca-Cola Company, a banker and real estate developer and noted for his philanthropy.
Robert W. Woodruff (1889-1985)
made Coca Cola a world-renowned corporation and known for his philanthropy.
a person who organizes and operates a business or businesses, taking on greater than normal financial risks in order to do so.
using or showing new and creative ideas.
the amount of money an entrepreneur or business earns after paying their expenses.
Economic Impact is
the effect that an event, policy change, or market trend will have on economic factors such as interest rates, consumer confidence, stock market activity, or unemployment.
income, especially when of a company or organization and of a substantial nature; a state's annual income from which public expenses are met.
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