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In market paradox, gasoline retailers do best when pump prices fall

...recent decline in fuel prices, but not as much as gas station owners do. When pump prices skyrocketed after Hurricane...back-to-back hurricanes. Under these circumstances, gas station owners said they risk running out of fuel if they drop their...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/24/bus_15193.shtml
Business
Some gas station owners unpatriotic

...us at the pump? Just how much more will they want when prices go up for winter? Are there any honest, patriotic gas station owners out there? Billy Hane, North Augusta, S.C.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/10/11/op_325642.shtml
Opinion columns
Sellers fear swing in fuel cost

With gas prices finally dropping at area pumps, consumers might feel that the worst is behind them. But gas station owners and industry representatives are a little more wary about predicting whether prices for the volatile commodity will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/04/26/bus_370785.shtml
Business
Gas remains a pain even as price falls

...Houston area still without power, gas station owners in some parts of Augusta and...has slightly improved, some gas station owners still must impose some limitations...it'll get better." Some gas station owners are forced to purchase gas in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/09/20/met_476421.shtml
Metro
Drive-offs force gas station's hand

...Basar said high prices hurt gas station owners as much as consumers. More...60 or $70 worth of gas, the gas station owners can't make that up in inside...transaction is made. In the past, gas station owners have resisted moving toward...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/06/20/met_132920.shtml
Metro
High-priced gasoline does not yield profits

...period of record prices, he also sells the stuff. Contrary to popular perception, and a lot of misplaced anger, gas station owners are strained under skyrocketing price spikes as their already thin profit margins get squeezed to next to nothing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/25/bus_409884.shtml
Business
Gas costs the least in South Carolina

...price was about $2.78. Although prices are up more than 30 percent from this time last year, South Carolina gas station owners have managed to keep their prices near the bottom nationally. Georgia's average gas price has remained below the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/07/08/met_88212.shtml
Metro
Megastore gas sellers put squeeze on little guy

...But even with the "profit centers," independent gas station owners like Mr. Freitag fear they are being pushed out...Automotive United Trades Organization, which represents gas station owners in Washington state, says Costco's motives are...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/11/29/bus_246008.shtml
Business
Indepentent gas stations hurt discount stores

...even with these "profit centers," independent gas station owners like Freitag fear they are being pushed out of business...Automotive United Trades Organization, which represents gas station owners in Washington state, says Costco's motives are...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/11/27/bus_245808.shtml
Business
Gouging of prices reported

...businesses throughout the state. About three-fourths of them have been against hotels. Other complaints alleged that gas station owners raised prices. Chip Reeves, from Goose Creek, S.C., said he was charged $223.73 for two nights at a hotel...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/09/18/bus_270499.shtml
Business