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American Express loses case involving retailer policies

...violated U.S. antitrust laws by barring merchants from asking customers to use one credit...policies harmed competition and prevented merchants from trying to lower their credit card...how much using their credit cards cost merchants, which required merchants to pass along...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-19/american-express-loses-cas
Initiatives aim to boost downtown retail sector

...attracting more customers inside downtown shops. It begins with merchants taking pride in their storefronts and helping one another...downtown business within 24 hours.Sharpton said about 15 other merchants, including the Book Tavern, Vintage Ooollee, Pyramid Music...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-02-24/initiatives
3 carriers to build Google's mobile wallet into new phones

...Apple Pay to its customers. Apple hasn't said how many merchants are set up to handle its mobile payment services.If Apple...mobile wallets make money by collecting processing fees from merchants and banks.Samsung Electronics, another major smartphone...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-23/3-carriers-build-googles-m
Downtown merchants speak out about parking solutions

...warmed enough for parking meters, according to many downtown merchants who gave their opinions Tuesday on a parking plan.More than...from the downtown community.A panel of four Broad Street merchants consisting of Sky City and Soul Bar owner Coco Rubio, Casella...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-12-09/downtown-me
Faith digest

...be given for each canned-food item donated. A silent auction will feature handmade items from area potters, artists and merchants. Each ticket holder will take home a handmade ceramic bowl. Additional bowls may be purchased.Proceeds benefit the food...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2015-02-13/faith-digest
China holiday makes business, cultural waves around world

...culture. For example, the traditional red envelopes, usually decorated with gold Chinese letters, are sold by Chinatown merchants with pictures of Pokemon and Disney characters.- HOLIDAY SURPRISEJust because it's a holiday doesn't mean there won't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-18/china-holiday-makes-busine
Augusta-area merchants welcome Small Business Saturday

Local merchants welcome the spotlight that comes with Small Business Saturday."There's...he said.Smith said the effort is collaborative among downtown Aiken merchants."It gets people stirred up real well, and it's a national campaign...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-11-28/augusta-are
Downtown merchants unsure about parking meter plan

Many downtown merchants agree that parking poses a problem for business, but they question whether a Downtown Development Authority plan for parking meters...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-10-15/downtown-me
Augusta-area retailers satisfied with 2014 holiday sales

Early indicators point to a productive 2014 holiday season for local merchants, although the jury is still out for big box retailers."I think the economy has been better for most," said Sloane Wiggins...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-01-08/augusta-are
Sales / Marketing / Account Manager Job in Augusta, Georgia US

...the Outside Sales Rep include: Uncapped earnings with upfront cash incentives and long-term residual income based on merchants processing volume Multiple awards, honors and contests throughout the year Phenomenal professional training (optional...

http://jobview.monster.com/Sales-Account-Executive-Job-Augusta-GA-US-120418275.a