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Find shopping deals for college students

...can get you major savings. But many of the deals are not advertised, so ask.Clothing seller Banana Republic and electronics chain RadioShack Corp., for example, offer discounts to college students year-round. Online sellers, such as Amazon...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/smart-shopper/2013-09-05/find-shoppin
Toy makers expand the universe where toys are sold

...season, one of the must-haves came from consumer electronics chain RadioShack Corp., which latched onto a micro radio-controlled...for RadioShack, marking its debut at the consumer electronics chain. "We want shoppers to bump into the Lego brand...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/17/liv_375916.shtml
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...chairmanNEW YORK - Best Buy's founder Richard Schulze is stepping down as chairman of the beleaguered consumer-electronics chain after the company's investigation revealed that he failed to alert the board of directors when he learned that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2012-05-14/business-briefs
Best Buy earnings jump sharply in fourth quarter

...from new stores, sales gains and the absence of its former Musicland division. The nation's largest consumer electronics chain also said Wednesday that its first quarter and full-year fiscal 2005 earnings would be higher than current analyst...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/01/bus_410666.shtml
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Best Buy makeover dramatic, quick

...most dramatic -- and speedy -- turnarounds in modern retailing. Schulze founded the Minneapolis-based consumer electronics chain 32 years ago. It grew, went public and grew some more -- "weed-like," as he put it -- and by mid-1996...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/07/05/bus_232557.shtml
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Radio Shack to close three Augusta-area stores

...Wendy Dominguez said. "The bottom line is the low traffic." The struggling Fort Worth, Texas-based consumer electronics chain announced in February it would close as many as 700 low-profit locations to restore corporate earnings, which...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/29/bus_74439.shtml
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Company's woes mean big savings

...backpacks/bags at the front desk." In November, Circuit City closed stores and filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy, but the electronics chain has been unable to recover. On Jan. 16, the retailer announced that it was shutting down its remaining 567 stores...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2009-01-25/companys-wo
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Divix pulls plug on video disk format

...that people already bought, threatening to confuse consumers over what to buy. Circuit City, a major consumer electronics chain, said movie studios didn't make enough movies to play in the format, and other stores failed to come on board...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/06/17/tec_263853.shtml
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Business briefs

...Circuit City losses narrow in quarter RICHMOND, Va. - Cir-cuit City Stores Inc., the nation's No. 2 consumer electronics chain, said Tuesday that its loss narrowed to $5.9 million in its first quarter as sales rose nearly 7 percent. The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/16/bus_419070.shtml
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Retailers, e-companies join forces

...Microsoft confirmed a marketing partnership. In addition, Microsoft will invest $200 million in Best Buy. The electronics chain will begin promoting Microsoft's products, including its MSN Internet service, in its 350 stores. In exchange...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/12/17/tec_278294.shtml
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