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Gerald Jones Mazda moving to Martinez

The final piece of local auto dealer Andy Jones' conglomerate is set to move this summer from Au gusta's "Motor Mile" on Gordon High way.Located at 2003 Gordon...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-04-16/gerald-jone
US retail sales heat up in March; has big thaw arrived?

...curtailed some of the lift provided by lower unemployment rates and gas prices. People curtailed their visits to malls, auto dealers and open houses, which accompanied a slump in the manufacturing and construction sectors.But the March sales figure...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-14/us-retail-sales-heat-march
Why US job growth isn't boosting the economy and cheap gas isn't powering spending

...builders broke ground on 17 percent fewer homes between January and February. Shoppers skipped visits to the mall and auto dealers, choosing instead to crank up the thermostat. Retail sales fell in January and February.STRONG DOLLAR: Many U...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-05/why-us-job-growth-isnt-boo
Auto dealers in Ga. and S.C. attract scrutiny

...that period, the state agency sent a notice to 2,500 auto dealers to remind them of state and federal laws.The four...making a vehicle purchase," Lybarker said. "The auto dealer does it every day, and the consumer doesn't. There's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-26/auto-dealers-ga-and-sc-attrac
Used cars often sold with unfixed defects, despite recalls

...pass laws requiring dealers to fix recalled cars or disclose problems have stalled under opposition from carmakers, auto dealers and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Mark Rosekind, the new head of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-28/used-cars-often-sold-unfix
Georgia Senate OKs medical marijuana bill, House backs earlier restaurant alcohol sales on Sundays

...Chuck Martin, an Alpharetta Republican, says the legislation is a compromise between Tesla and traditional franchise auto dealers. It was approved 170-3.The Georgia Automobile Dealers Association has challenged Tesla's presence in the state...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-13/georgia-senate-oks-medic
TJ Maxx, Marshalls follow Wal-Mart in raising pay

...average that hourly retail workers in a non-supervisory role earn is $14.65, but that includes people who work at auto dealers and other outlets that pay more than traditional retailers. The average hourly pay is $9.93 for cashiers and low-level...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-25/tj-maxx-marshalls-follow-w
Holiday shopping slump: US retail sales fell in December

...was the biggest year for the industry since 2006.However, purchases slowed in December from the previous month. Auto dealers and auto parts stores reported a 0.7 percent sales drop last month, following a big 1.6 percent gain in November...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-14/holiday-shopping-slump-us-
Notable Deaths of 2014

...the former mill neighborhood."BUTCH" PENDARVISOCT. 9The Edgefield man was one of the region's most successful auto dealers and active in a number of civic roles.ASBURY LAWTON JR.OCT. 22Lawton, owner and operator of Lawton Accounting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-31/notable-deaths-2014
Nearly 40 percent of Wal-Mart workers to get pay raises

...hourly retail workers in a non-supervisory role earn, according to government data that includes people who work at auto dealers and other outlets that would likely pay more than discounters like Wal-Mart. But it's above the $9.93 average...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-19/nearly-40-percent-wal-mart