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Holiday sales seen rising 3.7 percent

...winter holidays, weighed down by sluggish wage growth and other factors, according to the nation's largest retail industry trade group. The National Retail Federation, based in Washington, D.C., predicts holiday spending will be up 3...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-10-08/holiday-sales-seen-rising-
Augusta startup aims to revolutionize haunted house industry

...tablet, phone or laptop, you can program the board."In March, the company traveled to TransWorld, an annual industry trade show in St. Louis, to show off the $250 Terror Board. The six-person team brought 100 units, only expecting to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-09-17/augusta-sta
Pfizer doubling patient income limit for program that distributes 40-plus medicines for free

...their own," Read said. "As a stopgap, we're willing to do this."Read, the immediate past board chairman of industry trade group Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, cited insurance plans now shifting more costs onto patients...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-11-05/pfizer-doubling-patient-in
Senate report urges government crackdown on airline fees

...Federal Aviation Administration later this year.Jean Medina, a spokeswoman for Airlines for America, an airline industry trade association, rejected the criticisms."It would be difficult to find an industry that is more transparent than...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-07/senate-report-urges-govern
Senate report urges government crackdown on airline fees

...Federal Aviation Administration later this year.Jean Medina, a spokeswoman for Airlines for America, an airline industry trade association, rejected the criticisms."It would be difficult to find an industry that is more transparent than...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2015-08-06/senate-report-urges-govern
South getting its first major wind farm

...states across the Southeast from Arkansas to Florida, according to data from the American Wind Energy Association, an industry trade group. But taller towers and bigger turbines are unlocking new potential in the South, according to the U.S...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-12/south-getting-its-first-ma
Power companies are testing drones to spot trouble

...said Andrew Phillips, who has directed drone research for the Electric Power Research Institute, an electric industry trade group. "Can we use UAVs to speed that up and do it at a much-faster pace and just getting information? What's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2015-07-04/power-companies-are-testin
Advocates to push for federal ban on animal testing for cosmetics next year

...Island and Brooklyn," Grimm said.The bill would not affect animals used for biomedical research.The cosmetic industry trade group, the Personal Care Products Council, referred to an earlier statement by its executive vice president for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-16/advocates-push-federal-ban
Reports of drones flying near manned planes and airports are up dramatically

...they not be named because they weren't authorized to speak publicly. Michael Toscano, the president of a drone industry trade group, said FAA officials also have verified the increase to him.While many of the reports are unconfirmed, raising...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-12/reports-drones-flying-near
Augusta residents spending on summer trips

...year in advance and booking $20,000-and-up trips."According to Airlines for America, a U.S. airline industry trade organization, overall air travel will increase by 1.5 percent, or an additional 33,000 passengers per day...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-07-11/augusta-res