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Jeans face an uncertain future amid yoga wear rage

...offer more historical sales data because of changes it made in its methodology recently, but the group's chief industry analyst Marshal Cohen said jean sales fell about 3 percent again with the resurgence of khakis 12 years ago. That was the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/fashion/2014-09-13/jeans-face-uncertain-future
Industry analyst: 1998 and 1999 will be record years for airlines

WASHINGTON -- With jam-packed planes filling the skies, an industry analyst said Wednesday that U.S. airlines should earn record profits this year -- and surpass them in 1999. As the fourth quarter...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/11/19/bus_245068.shtml
Business
Milwaukee group wants to buy Pabst Blue Ribbon

...170-year-old beer best known as PBR. But Milwaukee officials like the idea enough to talk about it, and at least one industry analyst says the plan is not impossible.The company that started in Milwaukee in 1844 is now headquartered in Los Angeles...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-06/milwaukee-group-wants-buy-
GM recalls 2.4 million more vehicles; costs included in $400 million second-quarter charge

...The recalls haven't yet impacted GM's U.S. sales, which were up 7 percent in April. But Akshay Anand, an industry analyst with Kelley Blue Book, said Tuesday's order to dealers to stop selling the 2015 Cadillac Escalade and 2014 Buick...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-20/gm-recalls-24-million-more
Once-soaring tech stocks sink in sobering comedown

...increasingly instrumental roles in work, entertainment and communications."Tech is where the action is," says longtime industry analyst Roger Kay.Pessimists view the tech sector as Ground Zero for a long-overdue reckoning. They say the stock market...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-11/once-soaring-tech-stocks-s
Wal-Mart, Wild Oats team up to offer cheaper line of organic foods

...of Wild Oats.Whole Foods Market Inc. couldn't be immediately reached for comment. But Marshal Cohen, chief industry analyst at market research firm NPD Group, says that he expects Whole Foods and other retailers to react with lower prices...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-10/wal-mart-wild-oats-team-of
Gas prices drop another penny

...but the yearlong decline may be nearing an end, an industry analyst said Sunday. The average retail price of gasoline...But prices may start edging up soon, warned oil industry analyst Trilby Lundberg. For one thing, retailers pretty...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/07/14/biz_211305.shtml
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Airline stocks hit turbulence

...airlines have put together four years of back-to-back profitability," said Julius Maldutis, longtime airline industry analyst for Salomon Brothers Inc. The progress came as corporate downsizing continued to save major airlines big dollars...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/12/27/bus_201767.shtml
Business
Augusta Regional Airport losing nonstop flight to Washington, D.C.

...the flight, emphasizing the flight's importance to the Augusta area's economy.Henry Harteveldt, a travel-industry analyst for consulting firm Hudson Crossing, noted that American is pulling out of several nonstop routes also flown by...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-01-15/augusta-regional-airport-losi
Dingy LaGuardia Airport, often ranked by fliers as nation's worst, undergoing $3.6 billion makeover

...advocated for improvements at New York's airports."It's going to be a nightmare," added Robert Mann, an airline industry analyst. "This is going to be the equivalent of General Motors trying to change one of its models while the assembly line...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-01-19/dingy-laguardia-airport-of