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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
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
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
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
US gains 252K jobs; unemployment falls to 5.6 percent

...Institution.Economists expect more healing this year. Goldman Sachs estimates that additional spending on restaurants, auto dealers and other goods and services resulting from lower energy prices will lead to 300,000 more jobs this year than if oil...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-09/us-gains-252k-jobs-unemplo
ADP spinoff CDK Global locating in Wells Fargo Building

...business started last week.CDK provides information technology and digital marketing services to more than 26,000 auto dealers and manufacturers in about 100 countries. The company develops advertising and marketing campaigns and offers services...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-10-13/adp-spinoff
US business stockpiles up 0.4 percent in July

...gain reflected a 1 percent rise in inventories held by retailers, the biggest gain in this sector since last October. Auto dealers boosted their stockpiles by 2.3 percent, responding to the strong sales gains they have seen this year.Stockpiles...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-12/us-business-stockpiles-04-
Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway buys auto dealer

Berkshire Hathaway buying auto dealership company Van Tuyl Group; terms not disclosed.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-02/buffetts-berkshire-hathawa
Infiniti of Augusta building new center

...Monson said.The lot, with visibility from both Washington Road and River Watch Parkway, is surrounded by other auto dealers."We're not so far down on Washington Road, which makes us irrelevant, but we're down right in the middle where...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-03-24/infiniti-au