Best Buy 2Q performance beats analysts' expectations

...tough consumer electronics market as it wrestles with deflation and increased competition from online stores, notably Amazon.com.It was only a few years ago that critics were about to write Best Buy's obituary, questioning how a big-box retailer...

Shopgirl: Amazon's Alexa is more intuitive help

...technology, the Echo speaker has been rated as truly stunning for the price point - which is only $180. Find it on Amazon.com and give it a try. WHAT'S TRENDY: Local boutiques like One., Soho and fab'rik are starting to get in fall styles...

Pay raises, store spruce-ups crimp Wal-Mart's profit

...though lower gas prices are providing some lift. The company is also facing increasing competition from online king Amazon.com and dollar stores, which are pulling in shoppers seeking low prices and convenience."The changes we need to make...

Quick reads: 'Chronicle' cartoonist McKee to publish book

...color illustrations by Janie Hester. It is available for $19.95 at Design Images & Gifts in Surrey Center and on Amazon.com. Proceeds from the book will go to the campaign to restore the Miller.Hill is president of Richmond Supply Co. He...

Deal could make Amazon.com the Wal-Mart of Web

NEW YORK -- Amazon.com shook the Internet community on Tuesday...shopping-cart full of household items. While Amazon.com executives downplayed the suggestion...passionate about Internet stocks was Amazon.com's announcement it planned to issue...

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Augusta area authors publish books

...in paperback and e-book from Westbowpress.com, Amazon.com, barnesandnoble.com or from the author himself at...a group of Islamic terrorists.It's available on Amazon.com in e-book and paperback.Augustan's 'Heart' filled...

Police, lawmaker decry cellphone case shaped like handgun

...displayed in a pocket, as though it's a real weapon.He called the gun-shaped case a "disaster waiting to happen."Amazon.com told The New York Times (http://nyti.ms/1HNDxwO ) on Tuesday that the item is no longer listed on its site...

Surviving heart attacks inspires Evans woman to write book

...Killer Within: Down But Not Out. It comes out Wednesday and is available at Whole Life Ministries bookstore and on Amazon.com.Heart disease runs in her family - her father died of a massive heart attack at age 42 - but the minister and mother...

New phenomena have huge impact in expanding world of book publishing

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EBay bans sales of Confederate flag on its site

...up 1,400 listings, including pins, watches, ties, hats and sunglasses with an image of the flag on it.Rival Amazon.com Inc., which also sells Confederate flags and other items on its site, did not respond to requests for comment.