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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
Automakers to join forces in effort to track down cause of exploding Takata air bag inflators

...recall repairs. So far, General Motors, Nissan, Subaru, Chrysler and Ford have agreed to cooperate. One auto industry analyst suggested the automakers feel Takata is taking too long to find the cause.The announcement came as Takata edged...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-02/automakers-join-forces-eff
Olive Garden changes likely with board turnover

...000 workers. Representatives for Starboard didn't respond to requests for comment.Sara Senatore, a restaurant industry analyst for Bernstein, said Starboard's board nominees likely won't rubber-stamp the firm's suggestions, even if...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-10/olive-garden-changes-likel
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
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
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
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-
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
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