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US retail sales crawl upward in October led by online shopping

...willingness of Americans to spend. Consumer spending drives 70 percent of the economy. Yet retail sales account for only about one-third of spending, with services such as haircuts and Internet access making up the other two-thirds.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-11-13/us-retail-sales-crawl-upwa
US retail sales rise 0.1 pct. in September; auto gains offset drop in gas station spending

...willingness of Americans to spend. Consumer spending drives 70 percent of the economy. Yet retail sales account for only about one-third of spending, with services such as haircuts and Internet access making up the other two-thirds.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-10-14/us-retail-sales-rise-01-pc
US retail sales rose in July, aided by autos and restaurants

...willingness of Americans to spend. Consumer spending drives 70 percent of the economy. Still, retail sales account for only about one-third of spending, with services such as haircuts and Internet access making up the remaining two-thirds.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-13/us-retail-sales-rose-july-
Autos and restaurants push US retail sales higher in August

...willingness of Americans to spend. Consumer spending drives 70 percent of the economy. Yet retail sales account for only about one-third of spending, with services such as haircuts and Internet access making up the other two-thirds.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-09-15/autos-and-restaurants-push
How to Find Luxury in a Financially Responsible Life

...know I certainly did, but now it's a luxury I can scarcely imagine living without. The same goes for high-speed Internet access. For many people, things like cable television or a new (or new-ish) car falls into the same category ? luxuries...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/simpledollar/2015-10-05/how-find-
Augusta commissioners leaning toward not including groups in SPLOST

...million one to replace storm sewers and fiber optic lines, improve sidewalks and expand an emergency alert system and Internet access on Paine's West Campus."We have a saying at Paine College: When it rains, it floods," Carter said.Tyrone...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-07-28/augusta-commissioners-le
US retail sales dropped 3 percent in June, as Americans spend less on cars, clothes and furniture

...the economy. Yet retail sales account for only about one-third of spending, with services such as haircuts and Internet access making up the other two-thirds.Overall consumer spending surged in May, the Commerce Department said last month...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-14/us-retail-sales-dropped-3-
Ralph Roberts, founder of cable giant Comcast, dies at 95

...No. 2 cable company, was quashed by regulators this year who were wary of Comcast's power over the country's Internet access and ability to undermine the growing online video industry.A graduate of the Wharton School of the University of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-19/ralph-roberts-founder-cabl
2015 Ram ProMaster City van takes style from European models

...variety of accessories and services for business buyers of this new van ? everything from Mopar Web, which enables Internet access, to custom side graphics so owners can advertise their businesses.Best of all, the ProMaster City has a starting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2015-06-18/2015-ram-promaster-city-van-t
Some city departments say lessons were learned from ice storm

...Walker said her staff had no way to log or expedite hundreds of work orders because they didn't have power and Internet access. She said the department is "in the process" of developing a plan to ensure 311 has updated contact information...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-11/some-city-departments-sa