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Holiday sales seen rising 3.7 percent

...several areas, Americans remain somewhat torn between their desire and their ability to spend," said Matthew Shay, CEO and president of the National Retail Federation in a release. "The fact remains consumers still have the weight of the economy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-10-08/holiday-sales-seen-rising-
Bridgestone buying Pep Boys for about $835 million

...and commitment to our customers and employees will help us build an even stronger organization," Gary Garfield, CEO and President of Bridgestone America, which is based in Nashville, Tennessee, said in a statement.Philadelphia-based Pep...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-10-26/bridgestone-buying-pep-boy
Media General buying Meredith in $2.4 billion deal

...combined company, while Meredith shareholders will own about 35 percent.Meredith CEO Steve Lacy will serve as CEO and president of the combined company.The board will include 12 members, eight appointed by Media General Inc. and four by...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-09-08/media-general-buying-mered
United Airlines CEO resigns in scandal linked to ex-official with Aiken ties

...executives had stepped down. Oscar Munoz, a railroad executive and head of United's audit committee, was named CEO and president.United disclosed earlier this year that the company and some of its executives had received subpoenas from a federal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-09-08/united-airlines-ceo-resign
Blue Bell tracks down some of the origins of listeria contamination in its ice cream

...with which we are taking this situation, as well as our commitment to making sure we get this right," Blue Bell CEO and President Paul Kruse said in a statement."Once Blue Bell, the FDA and the applicable state regulators agree we are ready...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-10/blue-bell-finds-listerias-
Blue Bell laying off a third of workforce

...ice cream has been linked to 10 listeria illnesses in four states, including three deaths in Kansas.Blue Bell CEO and President Paul Kruse called the decision to lay off and furlough workers the "most difficult one I have had to make" as head...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-15/blue-bell-laying-third-wor
Generic drug leader Teva acquires Allergan unit

...statement that the acquisition would provide patients with more access to affordable medicines.Brent Saunders, the CEO and president of Allergan, said the sale would help his company enhance its "global-branded pharmaceutical business and strengthen...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-27/generic-drug-leader-teva-a
Honda chief: Product development needs more time for quality

...he told a packed news conference at Honda Motor Co.'s Tokyo headquarters Monday, after his appointment as CEO and president was approved by shareholders and the company board.Honda's brand image has suffered after quality lapses for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-06/honda-chief-product-develo
Dow plunges 334, its worst day of 2014

...AMD, fell 33 cents, or 10 percent, to $2.95. The chipmaker also announced a change in leadership, saying CEO and president Rory Read was stepping down. AMD has long struggled to keep its market share of the PC chip market against its main...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-09/dow-plunges-334-its-worst-
Four finalists named for Augusta Regional Airport executive director

...Prior to consulting, he served 30 years with the Allegheny County Department of Aviation as executive director, CEO and president.Slaybaugh, the director of aviation at Dayton since 2011, also served as the director of aviation for the Greater...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-22/four-finalists-named-augusta-