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Movie theater with full-service restaurant now under construction

...costs can be spread over higher admissions and concessions sales, according to the report, compiled by IBISWorld Industry Analyst Darryle Ulama. "Luxury theaters are attracting consumers who are willing to pay more for an experience that they...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-03-20/movie-theat
Measure would end Georgia tax break on jet fuel

...airline's headquarters is no easy feat, though companies sometimes threaten it during fights over expenses, said industry analyst Robert Mann, the president of R.W. Mann & Company. Fuel tax exemptions add some competitive edge, but commercial...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-28/measure-would-end-georgia-tax
Top US banks pass Federal Reserve's 'stress tests'

...thanks to a steadily recovering economy. The results build on positive outcomes from last year's tests.Some industry analysts say the most critical tests will come next week. That's when the Fed will announce whether it's approved each...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-05/top-us-banks-pass-federal-
Drop your top: Convertibles poised to make a comeback

...Alfa Romeo and BMW are all showing off glitzy open-air models to capitalize on that newfound confidence, and industry analysts expect more to come.IHS Automotive, an industry consulting firm, predicts there will be 60 different convertible...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-12/drop-your-top-convertibles
UPS takes hit during holidays, cuts outlook

...earnings of $4.75 per share, down from its previous forecast of between $4.90 per share and $5 per share. Industry analysts had been looking for earnings of $4.96 per share, according to FactSet. For the fourth quarter, UPS expects...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-23/ups-takes-hit-during-holid
Microsoft promises Windows 10 will be familiar on all devices, even holographic headsets

...world in which there are going to be more devices on the planet than people," CEO Satya Nad ella told reporters and industry analysts at Microsoft's headquarters. He said Microsoft wants to "enable that seamless cross-over, across devices as...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-21/microsoft-promises-windows
Smaller sodas bring makers bigger profits

...for 2.4 percent of sales dollars, more than double their volume share.Bonnie Herzog, a Wells Fargo beverage industry analyst, said the smaller options are part of how Coke is repositioning itself amid changing habits around soda. She noted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-13/smaller-sodas-bring-makers
Phones, cash top teen loves

...forget cash and gift cards."The No. 1 thing is the cellphone ? it's not even close," Marshal Cohen, chief industry analyst at market research firm NPD Group, says of what teenagers want.Gift-givers can then build on what the child...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-12-06/phones-cash-top-teen-loves
Home Depot tops Street; breach costs still hazy

...Tuesday even as major U.S. markets edged higher. Home Depot hit an all-time high just last week, however, and industry analysts appeared optimistic about the company's momentum.Home Depot Inc. has 2,266 stores in all 50 states, the District...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-18/home-depot-tops-street-bre
Business news

...service isn't available yet.SOLARCITY WILL BEGIN offering loans to homeowners for solar systems, a move that industry analysts say could reshape the market for rooftop solar and propel its rapid adoption.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-08/business-news