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Throwing Away the 'Retail Therapy' Crutch

...from spending money on something foolish. If I see it on my computer screen, it'll make me think twice about an online purchase. If I see it on my dashboard, it'll make me think twice about stopping at a book store or a game shop. If I see...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/simpledollar/2015-05-11/throwing-
Key bills fail to make crossover deadline

...This bill would have lowered the income-tax rate while boosting the sales-tax rate and extending it to food and online purchases.HB 500, SR 11: A House bill would define in law the difference between a contract worker and an employee eligible...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-14/key-bills-fail-make-cros
Judge OKs $10 million settlement of class-action lawsuit over Target Corp. data breach

...holiday season, Target offered free shipping on all items. It recently announced that it was cutting its minimum online purchase to qualify for free shipping in half to $25. And on Wednesday the retailer said it will now allow returns for up...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-19/judge-oks-10-million-settl
Target reports quarterly losses from Canada pullout

...stronger sales.The discounter has been playing catch-up online and revamping its apps. It also cut its minimum online purchase to qualify for free shipping in half to $25. Target said shoppers responded to its no-minimum free-shipping...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-25/target-reports-quarterly-l
Visa wants to track smartphones to combat credit card fraud

...The current version of Visa's anti-fraud software doesn't address stolen credit card data being used for online purchases, but a future version will, Nelsen said.MasterCard said Friday that it is rolling out a pilot program later this...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-13/visa-wants-track-smartphon
Layaway programs spread out payments

...online) ? Eight-week, four-payment contract for online purchases; eight- or 12-week, six-payment contract for...online) ? Eight-week, four-payment contract for online purchases; eight- or 12-week, six-payment contract for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-13/layaway-programs-spread-ou
Kelvin Collins: College students at high risk for identity theft

...forms and applications they must fill out.Adding to this is the continual barrage of credit card offers, frequent online purchases and newly granted financial independence.According to the Federal Trade Commission's 2013 Consumer Sentinel Network...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-14/kelvin-collins-college-stu
Look out, Georgians, here come attack ads

...wants to raise them, including a sales tax on all online purchases, while Kingston "has never voted to raise our taxes...replace the income tax and that it should apply to online purchases. Dickey argues that is not a new tax and that it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-06-19/look-out-georg
A Joyful Noise

...at The Sanctuary of Augusta, by phone at (855) 223-1008 or online at marklowry.com or museconcerts.com. Online purchases include a per-ticket convenience fee.LISTEN: Mark Lowry performs at the Gaither Homecoming in Nashville, Tenn...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-03-14/joyful-noise
Mobile commerce expected to play even bigger role in holiday shopping

...she said. "It's just easier. If it's easier and cheaper, why not?"National marketing experts expect online purchases made this holiday season by either smartphones or tablets will surpass records set in 2012, when overall sales on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2013-10-19/mobile-comm