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Shoppers still look to layaway for holiday purchases

...securing the must-have gifts of the holiday season early to making a series of flexible payments over time," company spokeswoman Linda Connors said in an e-mail. "We also enhanced our layaway program this year to allow customers to create...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-12-12/shoppers-st
Yellowstone in talks to increase wireless capabilities

...CenturyLink has not submitted a formal application on the Yellowstone proposal, according to park officials and company spokeswoman Michelle Jack son. For the project to make economic sense, she said, the company has asked for most costs to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-10/yellowstone-talks-increase
Home Depot fires SUV dad

...The Home Depot says it has fired a Georgia man who faces a murder charge in his son's death in a hot SUV. Company spokeswoman Catherine Woodling confirmed Thursday that Justin Ross Harris no longer works for the company but wouldn't say...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-11/home-depot-fires-suv-dad
Halloween store pops up in old Sports Authority space

...decorations and other Halloween supplies.More than 20 seasonal employees were hired to staff the store, according to company spokeswoman Iysha Aldikacti.Last year, the store was in the Wal-Mart/Sam's Club shopping center on Bobby Jones Expressway...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-09-19/halloween-s
Backlash stirs in US against foreign worker visas

...hired by a different subcontractor and kept on, initially, after Infosys began working with Harley-Davidson.A company spokeswoman said Infosys has about 17,000 employees in the U.S., about 25 percent U.S. hires. In filings to the U...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-06/backlash-stirs-us-against-
Augusta location escapes closing

...eliminate 1,900 jobs and close 64 domestic locations will not affect the company's store on Wrightsboro Road, a company spokeswoman said Thursday. The retailer plans to redesign the store to the new "Mission Possible" format, featuring themed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/02/22/bus_334831.shtml
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Goody's stores to relocate in August

...in the Augusta area in August. The changes are part of a company-wide upgrade of stores and "new look," a company spokeswoman said. "We've been working hard to be more consistent with that look," Goody's spokeswoman Pam Williams...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/27/bus_251412.shtml
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Lowe's to close Thomson store

...plan to open about 80 home-improvement retail centers a year, is closing its store in Thomson on Sunday, a company spokeswoman said Monday. Lowe's, based in North Wilkesboro, N.C., opened the Thomson store at its current location...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/09/01/bus_237653.shtml
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Business plans 3,000 job cuts

...in the next year to help improve profits, a company spokeswoman said Wednesday. It was unclear how many job losses...this will take course throughout the next year," company spokeswoman Stacy Wygant said. She said some of the job losses...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/11/bus_386493.shtml
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Monsanto looks to new medicine

...Celebrex. But that could pale in comparison to what the company plans to do with medicine in the future, a local company spokeswoman said Thursday. Celebrex, a breakthrough drug that relieves some arthritis pain without much of the stomach irritation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/04/02/bus_257920.shtml
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