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Straighten up and fly right

...Public policy on unmanned aircraft is inevitable.And hopefully that will happen before Christmas, when the Consumer Electronics Association forecasts as many as 700,000 new drones will be unwrapped as gifts.The Federal Aviation Administration's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-10-25/straighten-and-fly-ri
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
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
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
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
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
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-