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1864: Museum exhibit shows pivotable time 150 years ago

...front of it."Through the windows of the train station are a train schedule and a currency exchange chart. At the mercantile store, patrons can window shop period shoes, bonnets and eyeglasses.St. John's Church was one of many churches used...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2014-01-30/1864-museum-exhi
WED Augusta bridal studio opening in Emporium building

...little bit more modern and up-to-date with the trends."The Emporium building, once used in the 1880s as a mercantile store to sell furniture, also will return to its roots as Burgio plans to showcase larger vintage rental pieces, such...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2013-09-16/wed-augusta
Harold Paul

...education and graduated from Rider University with a BS in Business Administration. He had a successful career with Mercantile Stores, Inc. for forty years. Harold was a beloved and devoted husband, father and grandfather and will be greatly missed...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000161013585
19th century boarding house being renovated

...Augusta research, the Marshall House was built in 1884 and served as a hotel, grocery store, boarding house and mercantile store in the 19th and 20th centuries. The building is now occupied by Guarantee Finance and Sit-A-Spell Coffee.The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2012-06-04/19th-centur
Textile magnate Roger Milliken dies

...was born in New York City in 1915 and graduated from Yale in 1937. He started work in the New York office of the Mercantile Stores in which his family had a part ownership, employed as a "follow-up boy" making sure coats and suits ordered...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-12-30/textile-magnate-roger-millik
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Everything in one stop

...one-stop shopping in the Lowcountry community. His store on Luray Highway is the closest thing to an old-time general mercantile store you will find in Hampton County. "It's a well-known fact that you can't sell it if you don't have it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/03/01/met_118420.shtml
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Shoe collection's fate uncertain

...They're a tangible reminder of her family and the mercantile store they ran in rural Emanuel County. Her relatives...inherited the circa-1910 building that housed the mercantile store from her mother. It had been closed since 1946...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/10/29/met_102375.shtml
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Building to be sold October 30

...street-level retail shops. The property is owned by Dillard's department stores, which bought JB White last year from Mercantile Stores. The purchase price has not been disclosed. Clay Boardman, who spent more than $15 million to renovate Enterprise...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/10/19/bus_273824.shtml
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Shoppers return for more

...still carries the name JB White on the Heritage Square store, but inside is Dillard, which bought Whites and other Mercantile stores earlier this year. "Mercantile had a liberal return policy that customers were used to," Mr. Saul said. "Our...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/12/27/met_248505.shtml
Metro
JB White to lose name

...month Dillard's completed its $2.9 billion purchase of JB White's parent company, Fairfield, Ohio-based Mercantile Stores Co. JB White, considered a retail institution by loyal shoppers, was founded in Augusta in 1874. "I'll miss...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/08/27/bus_237132.shtml
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