London-based Topshop/Topman (topshop.com) has announced it will open in Lenox Square in Buckhead in 2015. Specializing in clothing for men and women, shoes and accessories, the British retailer will occupy 15,000 square feet at the mall.
Los Angeles-based retailer Johnny Was (johnnywas.com) will open a new location at Phipps Plaza this spring. The shop offers vintage-inspired and “boho chic” women’s clothing and accessories.
The Atlanta Track Club (atlantatrackclub.org) has announced that Olympian and two-time World Championship bronze medalist Rich Kenah has been named the new executive director of the organization. In addition to his nine-year professional running career, Kenah brings nearly two decades of experience in events and sports marketing. He comes to Atlanta Track Club from Global Athletics and Marketing, Inc.
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta (choa.org) has been ranked among Fortune magazine’s list of “100 Best Companies to Work For” in America. It is the ninth consecutive time the not-for-profit pediatric healthcare system has been named to the list. Landing at No. 43, Children’s is one of only two healthcare systems in Georgia to appear on the list, and one of only four companies headquartered in Georgia. In addition, Children’s is one of only two pediatric hospitals on the list.
Downtown’s Luckie Marietta District advisory committee has appointed Marika Johnson as executive director. Stretching from the Georgia Aquarium to the Georgia World Congress Center, the District is a hub for tourism, entertainment and commerce for locals and visitors.
Atlanta’s status as “Hollywood South” continues to grow as Moguldom Studios has announced it is moving to the city. The studio specializes in “docutainment for multicultural audiences.” Since its launch in October, the studio has six documentaries in various stages of production, including A Genius Leaves The Hood: The Unauthorized Story Of Jay Z and Gunland.
Web-based information provider Connecture, Inc. has relocated to a new, larger office at 55 Allen Plaza in Downtown Atlanta. More than 100 employees, including numerous senior-level executives, are working at the new, 28,000 square foot office.
MODA Floors & Interiors (modafloorsandinteriors.com), located in Atlanta’s West Midtown Design District, has opened a 5100-square-foot retail-focused store in Town Brookhaven. MODA sells materials and provides installation services for hardwoods, tile and stone, carpet, luxury vinyl, laminate, area rugs and window coverings. As a Shaw Design Center, the new showroom includes the latest media technology to enhance the shopping and buying experience.