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Dollar General launches hostile, $9.1 billion bid for rival discounter Family Dollar

...Everything sold at Dollar Tree costs a buck.Appealing directly to Family Dollar shareholders, Dollar General Chairman and CEO Rick Dreiling said that a sale to his company would provide them with "immediate and certain liquidity for their...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-10/dollar-general-launches-ho
Tiger Woods has strength back, but not swing

...tournament will played Dec. 4-7.Woods played an exhibition in India in February when he met Pawan Munjal, the vice chairman and CEO of Hero."That's my last good round I played all year," Woods said. "I shot 63 that day."Even though he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-09-15/tiger-woods-has-strength-bac
Business news

...Family Dollar Stores Inc. Chairman and CEO Howard Levine said in a statement...terms proposed.Dollar General Chairman and CEO Rick Dreiling said in a statement...Blake has been Home Depot's chairman and CEO since 2007, and he will remain...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-21/business-news
Dollar General enters bidding for Family Dollar

...the decision to enter the fray was clear because Family Dollar had been on its radar for a while. Dollar General Chairman and CEO Rick Dreiling said during a conference call Monday that the company had expressed interest in combining with Family...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-18/dollar-general-enters-bidd
Deere 3Q profit falls as equipment sales decline

...demand for farm machinery and contributed to lower sales and profits for our agricultural-equipment business," said Chairman and CEO Samuel Allen. "At the same time, our construction and forestry and financial services divisions had higher profit...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/finance/2014-08-13/deere-3q-profit-fa
Business news

...fights to fix its Olive Garden chain after its contested sale of Red Lobster. The company also said it will split the chairman and CEO roles. It appointed Charles Ledsinger Jr. as independent non-executive chairman.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-28/business-news
Business news

...quarter and the farming equipment maker, seeing weak sales ahead, trimmed its outlook and will cut production.Chairman and CEO Samuel Allen said Wednes day that the cuts will bring production "in line with demand for our agricultural products...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-13/business-news
Business news

...Aiken, recorded net sales of $1.36 billion in the second quarter, up slightly from $1.35 billion in 2013.Chairman and CEO Mike Thaman said the insulation and composites business units met expectations for the first half of the year, offsetting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-23/business-news
Work on Augusta outlet mall, movie theater expected to break ground this year

...from its proximity to a large retail development with terrific access and visibility," said Bill Stembler, the chairman and CEO of the Georgia Theatre Co.Georgia Theatre Co. operates two local theaters: Masters Value Cinemas 7 on Washington...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-07-09/work-august
Bank merger would combine Augusta's First Bank of Georgia with Atlanta financial corporation

...prices."This is a great point of entry for us into the Augusta market," said Joe Evans, State Bank Financial chairman and CEO, during a Tuesday conference call. "First Bank of Georgia is large enough to be meaningful, but small enough to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-06-24/bank-merger