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Don't get ripped off when buying online

...to be true. The BBB is advising holiday shoppers to keep an eye out for five red flags of unscrupulous consumer electronics stores. Shoppers are increasingly heading to the Internet to look for deals. According to a survey from Burst Media...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/12/21/yrb_560085.shtml
Your Business
Mom-and-pop also try doorbusters for Black Friday

...of the most hectic times of the year for retailers, but the boost in shoppers often becomes a fun experience for electronics stores, Glover said."It's pretty brisk, but to me it's fun. It's something you got to have a love for," he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2012-11-16/mom-and-pop
Fans can get their fix with DVD sets

...series being released in DVD box sets, you might never have use for that VHS tape again. Whole aisles at local electronics stores are dedicated to TV box sets, cementing the movement as a "phenomenon." "It's hard to think of a series now...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/04/29/liv_371083.shtml
Life & style
Electronics companies woo women

...Electronics Association. It said women accounted for $55 billion of the $96 billion spent on electronics gear. But electronics stores have been slow to catch on. Nearly three-quarters of women surveyed by the industry group complained about being...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/18/bus_401434.shtml
Business
Weather alert signal gets boost

...Aiken County Council Chairman Ronnie Young said. The owners of weather radios, which cost about $15 to $20 at electronics stores, can tune in to the 162.450 MHz frequency for updates on severe weather conditions. The radios can be set much...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/07/02/met_380061.shtml
Metro | Aiken County Council
Grocery vacant no more

...time frame," company spokesman Jeff Pearson said. Gregg Appliances, which operates 74 HH Gregg and Fine Lines electronics stores in eight Eastern states, specializes in high-end consumer electronics and small appliances. To distinguish itself...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/12/08/bus_107540.shtml
Business
Disney to offer options for watching movies at home

...City and two other markets yet to be announced. Viewers will need to rent set-top boxes available at consumer electronics stores that plug into a television like a DVD player. Pricing of movies will be similar to a rental at a video store...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/05/21/mov_373211.shtml
Movies
Georgia Power turns on new protection program

...protectors, usually strips that allow more than one appliance to be plugged into an outlet, are sold at most retail and electronics stores and range in price from less than $10 to more than $100. Now, Georgia Power Co. has gotten into the business...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/10/24/bus_360165.shtml
Business
Sony in talks to sell products in U.S. Wal-Mart, Costco stores

...We see them as important sales channels." Sony's U.S. sales in the past have been mostly through consumer electronics stores such as Best Buy Co. and Circuit City Stores Inc., and those sales will continue, he said. The selling power...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/04/bus_427492.shtml
Business
Japan reasserts its dominance

...restaurants in Tokyo and other cities to watch the game, which started at 10:30 a.m. local time on Tuesday. Electronics stores selling big screen TVs were turned into public viewing galleries as the baseball-crazy nation stopped to watch...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/03/25/bas_515825.shtml
Baseball