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Best Buy 2Q performance beats analysts' expectations

...successfully navigate a tough consumer electronics market as it wrestles with...34 cents per share.The consumer electronics retailer's revenue climbed...softness in the Canadian consumer electronics industry and a stronger dollar...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-25/best-buy-2q-performance-be
Drones getting in the way of emergency responders

...simple explanation for the growing number of encounters is that consumer drones are more common as prices fall. The Consumer Electronics Association predicts U.S. sales will reach 700,000 this year, up from 430,000 last year and 128,000 in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-08-11/drones-getting-way-emergency-respon
Sears 1Q loss narrows but sales slump continues

...stores.Sears' stores experienced softness in consumer electronics, clothing, home appliances, lawn and garden and Sears Auto Centers. Kmart had weaker sales of consumer electronics, grocery and household, clothing and drugstore...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-08/sears-1q-loss-narrows-sale
Furniture retailer opens store on Bobby Jones Expressway

...Bobby Jones Expressway.Conn's carries furniture, mattresses and home appliances. It also sells a variety of consumer electronics that range from TVs and home theater products to computers and tablets.The store has 27 employees, said assistant...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-07-08/furniture-r
RadioShack to close mall stores

...RadioShack stores, but only two were listed Friday on a corporate document of potential closings. The Texas-based consumer electronics chain filed for bankruptcy protection Thursday. RadioShack said in its Chapter 11 filing that it plans to sell...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-06/radioshack-close-mall-stor
RadioShack files for bankruptcy protection, to sell stores

NEW YORK - A diminished RadioShack will live on, but its future may lie with Sprint.Struggling consumer electronics chain RadioShack, founded nearly a century ago, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection late Thursday. It plans to sell 1...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-05/radioshack-files-bankruptc
Federal Trade Commission chairwoman says coming bonanza of connected devices poses privacy concerns

LAS VEGAS - While consumer electronics companies are celebrating a coming bonanza of health trackers...of the Federal Trade Commission, said Tuesday at the big consumer electronics trade show known as International CES.Connected consumer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-06/federal-trade-commission-c
Raise your home's IQ: smart gadgets take center stage at CES

...could mean big business for gadget makers. The Consumer Electronics Association projects sales of smart energy and...Dubravac, senior director of research with the Consumer Electronics Association.As we get closer to being able to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-05/raise-your-homes-iq-smart-
Layaway programs spread out payments

...for eight-week contract; $20 for 12-week contract? Eligible merchandise: apparel, home goods, toys, consumer electronics, sporting goods, furniture, appliancesSEARS (In-store or online) ? Eight-week, four-payment contract...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-13/layaway-programs-spread-ou
Final deal to start dredging Savannah harbor close

...Savannah set a new record in fiscal 2014 by handling 3.1 million containers of imports and exports ranging from consumer electronics to frozen chickens.Foltz said Monday that business is still growing in the new fiscal year that started July...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-29/final-deal-start-dredging-sav