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US retail sales fell in September on autos and gas

...the AAA.Purchases of clothing dropped 1.2 percent last month.On the other side of the ledger, spending at electronics stores rose 3.4 percent last month. Bank of America analysts believe that electronics sales probably improved in September...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-15/us-retail-sales-fell-septe
US retail sales fell in September on autos, gas

...such, we expect sales growth to strengthen again before too long."On the other side of the ledger, spending at electronics stores rose 3.4 percent last month, likely because of new iPhones from Apple.Exclu ding autos, retail sales still...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-15/us-retail-sales-fell-septe
US retail sales up 0.1 percent in April; spending online and on furniture and electronics dips

...But most of those gains were offset by declines in spending at restaurants, online retailers and furniture and electronics stores.Excluding autos and gasoline, retail sales fell 0.1 percent last month.The Commerce Depart ment previously...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-13/us-retail-sales-01-percent
Key industries beginning to see raises

...Wages for liquor-store staff rose less than 1 percent in April from a year earlier, according to the BLS. At electronics stores, pay actually fell 4 percent. Perhaps some of their money was going to workers at Internet retailers: Their pay...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-16/key-industries-beginning-s
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
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