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Owner of Simon Property Group recognized by CDP for climate change disclosure

Owner of Simon Property Group recognized by CDP for climate change disclosure

ATLANTA -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE:SPG), the world’s leading retail real estate company, recently announced two awards recognizing its commitment to sustainability issues.

Atlanta-area Simon properties include Lenox Square, Mall of Georgia, Northlake Mall, Phipps Plaza and Town Center at Cobb.

For the second consecutive year, SPG has been recognized by the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) with inclusion in its select Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index (CDLI). Yet again in 2012, SPG was the only real estate company to be awarded the CDLI distinction.

Sam's Club offering free diabetes screenings

Sam's Club offering free diabetes screenings

ATLANTA -- Several Sam's Club Pharmacy locations throughout metro Atlanta will offer free diabetes and vision screenings this weekend.

The screenings will be held Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., and are valued at more than $150. They include glucose, A1C, vision, blood pressure and BMI tests.

"Knowing the links between risk factors, choices and solutions prepares our members to better manage or even prevent diabetes," Sam's Club Health and Wellness senior VP Jill Turner-Mitchael said in a statement.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say about 1.9 million new cases of diabetes are diagnosed every year. If this trend continues, one out of every three U.S. adults will have diabetes by 2050.

Diabetes is also the leading cause of new cases of blindness in U.S. adults, according to the CDC.

Participating Sam's Club locations include:

Alpharetta
10600 Davis Drive

Atlanta
2901 Clairmont Road

Walmart layaway is back, better this year

Walmart layaway is back, better this year

ATLANTA -- The Walmart layaway program will return just in time for Christmas, the company announced Monday.

This year's layaway will have plenty of new features, including more eligible items and a $15 Walmart gift card for those who pay for their entire layaway purchase.

Layaway begins on Sept. 16. Customers who like their local Walmart stores on Facebook beginning Aug. 28 will be able to start their layaway early, on Sept. 14.

Learn more about the program at walmart.com/layaway.

Georgia resumes annual Back-to-School tax free holiday

Georgia resumes annual Back-to-School tax free holiday

ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia is offering parents a tax holiday on back-to-school goods for the first time since 2009.

The state will temporarily suspend its collection of the sales tax on Aug. 10-11 for general school supplies, some clothing and computers and computer accessories.

LUSH Cosmetics opens store at Mall of Ga.

LUSH Cosmetics opens store at Mall of Ga.

BUFORD, Ga. -- LUSH Cosmetics will open its third metro Atlanta store on June 25.

The shop will fill a 620-square-foot space at the Mall of Georgia.

"We have been looking to expand our presence in the greater Atlanta metro area following the success of our shops in downtown Atlanta," LUSH North America president and CEO Mark Wolverton said in a statement. "We are very excited to offer a new location in the largest mall in Georgia for our loyal fans."

LUSH bath, body, hair and skin care products are made from fruits, vegetables and essential oils. All materials are organic whenver possible.

Existing LUSH locations in metro Atlanta include Lenox Square in Buckhead and Perimeter Mall in Dunwoody.

Mall of Georgia Movies Under the Stars Summer Series

Mall of Georgia Movies Under the Stars Summer Series
BUFORD, Ga. -- This summer, Mall of Georgia invites local families and friends to the annual Movies Under The Stars series presented by Team Toyota Mall of Georgia in association with Gwinnett Daily Post. Beginning Saturday, May 26, enjoy summer evenings on the lawn at the Village Amphitheater with loved ones while soaking in family favorites such as We Bought A Zoo and Oscar-nominated Hugo on an impressive 42-foot screen.

Before settling down to enjoy the film at dusk, kick off Saturday evenings at 5 p.m. with activities the kids will love and sample from a variety of concessions featuring summer favorites such as Italian ice, gelato, ice cream, popcorn and cotton candy. Live musical performances from local artists will serenade audiences beginning at 6:30 p.m. at The Village Pavilion. Guests are encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs!

The music and movie schedule is as follows:

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