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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
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-
Sears 4Q loss narrows, sales slide as business shifts

...least a year fell 7 percent. For Kmart, the metric slipped 2 percent. Both Sears and Kmart were hurt by weak consumer electronics sales.The company's plans to form a real estate investment trust are moving forward and it expects it to create...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-26/sears-4q-loss-narrows-sale
Las Vegas airport preps for tech-savvy travelers

...though pre-show events take place Sunday and Monday.Karen Chupka, senior vice president with CES and the Consumer Electronics Association, said her group is likely the biggest electricity and Internet user when it comes to town."We tend...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-05/las-vegas-airport-preps-te
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
National Highway Traffic Safety Admini­stration studying Toyota acceleration problem

...he said, failed to stop the car in time to prevent a crash. No one was hurt.Bob Ruginis, who specializes in consumer electronics, provided a report from the car's event-data recorder showing that the gas pedal was in the idle position...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-29/national-highway-traffic-s