Refine Search

  •  
  •  
Thanksgiving trumps Black Friday for deals

...perception of these deals," she says.Jeff Haydock, a spokesman at Best Buy, the nation's largest consumer electronics chain, said the best deals become available Thanksgiving when its doors open at 5 p.m. For example, one of Best Buy's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-26/thanksgiving-trumps-black-
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
Retail sales up, CEOs in hiring mood

...discounting as deeply as retailers such as Wal-Mart Stores Inc., ended up paying for it. The largest U.S. electronics chain said its quarterly net income, covering a three-month period ending Nov. 27, fell more than expected as it lost...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2010-12-14/retail-sales-ceos-hiring-m
Business
Business news

...competitors, and more expensive 3-D and Internet-connected TVs failed to catch on.Shares of the largest U.S. electronics chain fell nearly 15 percent Tuesday as the results raised fears over Best Buy's holiday season. The company cut its...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2010-12-14/business-news
Business
Business news

...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
November brings surprise drop

...to be released Dec. 11. The numbers offer a broader view of spending, including online sales and results from electronics chains -- two bright spots for the holiday season, analysts said. Thursday's figures also don't include Wal-Mart...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/12/04/bus_558021.shtml
Business
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
Local Business | Business
Biz briefs

...several people familiar with the matter," The Wall Street Journal said the nation's second-largest consumer electronics chain was considering closing at least 150 locations and slashing thousands of jobs to avert a Chapter 11 filing. Closing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/10/21/bus_480229.shtml
Business | Master Plan
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
Business
Picky shoppers keep challenging merchants

...continue to struggle amid competition from stores such as Target Corp. Hot pockets remain luxury stores and consumer electronics chains. Meanwhile, sales of accessories, particularly handbags, should continue to do well. Upscale retailer Coach...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/18/bus_46798.shtml
Business