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Black Friday shopping craze catching on in UK

...tablets and smartphones, with commuters using the journey home to shop for their loved ones," said Kevin Jenkins, managing director at Visa Europe.The growth in online shopping through a variety of mechanisms is expected to continue in the months...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-26/black-friday-shopping-craz
Developer in rural Georgia tries building coal-fired power plant

...we're going to keep this thing alive, see how it looks five years down the road,' " said Brandon Blossman, the managing director of coal and power research at Tudor, Pickering, Holt and Co., an energy investment and merchant banking firm...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-15/developer-rural-georgia-tries
Ramblin' Rhodes: Ghost stories begin with cemetery

Walker Posey, the managing director of Posey's funeral home in North Augusta, will be telling ghost stories in Lookaway Inn mansion Thursday, Oct. 30, the night...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-10-29/ramblin-rhodes-ghost-
On The Move

FAIN DYENew job title: Managing director ? mid-marketsEmployer: Retirement Strategies Inc.Work...at Georgia Regents University.LANA WALTZNew job title: Managing director ? small marketsEmployer: Retirement Strategies Inc.Work...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-30/move
Malaysia Airlines to cut 6,000 staff in overhaul

...disasters and ongoing financial woes "created a perfect storm for the restructuring to take place," said Khazanah Managing Director Azman Mokhtar. "We need to have a fresh start."The plan aims to "strike a balance between Malaysia's desire...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-29/malaysia-airlines-cut-6000
Top finance officials hope to boost growth

...S. economy," said Eswar Prasad, a Cornell University economist who was among the authors of the report.IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde, speaking to reporters Thursday, said bold action was urgently needed."In the face of what...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-10/top-finance-officials-hope
Businesses with name 'Isis' fight bad brand image

...finding a memorable name can be hard because the best ideas are often taken or trademarked, says Allen Adamson, managing director of the branding firm Landor Associates."It's not just have a pizza lunch and quickly come up with an alternative...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-03/businesses-name-isis-fight
Ex-Braves scouting director Roy Clark returning to team in new role

...is expected to be ready for spring training. REDS: Approved the sale of minority share in the team to a senior managing director for The Blackstone Group based in New York City. FREE AGENTS: The price of qualifying offers for eligible free...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-10-07/ex-braves-scouting-direc
Polluted Rio bay raises concerns

...2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro and the site of the city's first test event, which started Sunday.Adams, the managing director of the American Olympic sailing team, likes that Guanabara is in the heart of Rio and is a familiar venue to world...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-08-03/polluted-rio-bay-raises-
Biz Bits

...IPO in 2013 and is becoming senior vice president for strategic investments in the next month.Noto was previously managing director in the technology, media and telecom investment banking group at Goldman Sachs.Graco agrees to recall 1.9 million...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-01/biz-bits