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Effects on JB White after sale to Dillard's remain unclear

Area residents waiting to find out what will happen to their favorite JB White store will have to wait a little longer. Dillard's, which is purchasing JB White's parent company for about $3 billion in cash, has extended the deal's deadline to July 21. After the closing of the deal, Dillard's has said it will sell or swap overlapping Mercantile Stores, the Ohio-based company that runs JB White and several other store chains.
Electrolux will add 225 jobs

Swedish appliance maker Electrolux announced Thursday it will expand its customer service call center in Augusta, adding 225 full-time jobs by the end of 2013.