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Target profit rises as product revamp pays off

...nearly 3 percent to $17.1 billion. Revenue at store open at least year a year rose 2.3 percent.Target Chief Financial Officer Mulligan told reporters Target was able to pull back on discounts compared with a year ago, helping to boost...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-20/target-profit-rises-produc
US home construction surges to fastest pace since 2007

...seen their property values rise, emboldening them to buy more big-ticket items, Carol Tome, Home Depot's chief financial officer, said in a conference call with analysts Tuesday.Such demand drove up both sales and profits for the chain...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-19/us-home-construction-surge
Regents approve tuition installment plan statewide

...payments.Sums that size can be tough for a smaller school to handle, according to John Brown, the system's chief financial officer.Regent Ben Tarbutton praised the whole concept."This is a great program," he said. "...It's hard...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-05-19/regents-approve-tuition-i
Job auditions give new hope for some long-term unemployed

...Guilford, Conn., he researched the organization as he'd been taught by Platform. He discovered that its chief financial officer was a former boss of his."I would never have researched the company if they didn't tell me to," he said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-08/job-auditions-give-new-hop
Mobile growth spurs on Alibaba's revenue surge

...year, causing some to speculate the news might signal a slowdown for Alibaba.But in a call with investors, Chief Financial Officer Maggie Wei Wu pointed out that they had the same policy in 2012."At that time, we enacted the policy to encourage...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-07/mobile-growth-spurs-alibab
Chipotle finishes removing GMO ingredients from its food

...beer that is organically sweetened in Denver. That test is ongoing, said Chris Arnold, a company spokesman.Chief Financial Officer Jack Hartung said in October 2013 that the company was starting to see higher oil costs as it converted from GMO...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-27/chipotle-finishes-removing
Procter & Gamble hit by strong dollar in third quarter

...a large share of their business overseas because sales in other countries translate back into fewer dollars.Chief Financial Officer Jon Moeller said during a conference call that currency challenges increased during the quarter, with currencies...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-23/procter-gamble-hit-strong-
US seeks criminal charges against Lumber Liquidators

...revealed the investigation in a regulatory filing, as well a surprise loss for the quarter and the departure of its chief financial officer, sending share plunging 17 percent before the opening bellIn early March the CBS news show "60 Minutes" reported...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-29/us-seeks-criminal-charges-
Business news

...regulatory filing Wednesday while also posting a surprise loss for the quarter and announcing the departure of its chief financial officer.Its shares plunged more than 17 percent in early trading.The CBS news show 60 Minutes reported in March that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-29/business-news
Coke profit tops expectations, helped by price hikes

...percent in the region, while Coke Zero, a newer diet soda, declined 1 percent, said Kathy Waller, Coke's chief financial officer."We're doing a lot of work in North America to understand what's going on," Waller said of the decline...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-22/coke-profit-tops-expectati