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30 Great Gifts for $5 (or Less!)

...enjoys rustic home decor. I won't even suggest how to start looking for these as there are infinite gift shops, online retailers, and other places that sell an enormous variety of candles.Crayons and Coloring Books My six year old loves...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/simpledollar/2014-08-17/30-great-
Tilt ? swivel ? Amazon Fire offers new ways to use phone

...new ways to navigate, discover and, of course, shop ? all enabled by new features from the world's largest online retailer.That doesn't mean everyone should rush out to get a Fire phone.Many apps available for iPhones, Android and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-25/tilt-swivel-amazon-fire-of
Augustan self-publishes fantasy tale

...Hills magazine. Ascension is published through Amazon Digital Servi ces and is available as an ebook for $2.99 at online retailers, including amazon.com.'Colbert bump' helps 2nd Hachette writerNEW YORK - The "Colbert Bump" is becoming...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/people/2014-07-24/augustan-self-publishes-fant
Amazon asks FAA for permission to fly drones

...packages to customers in 30 minutes or less.The news sent Amazon's shares up nearly 5 percent in midday trading.The online retailer created a media frenzy in December when it outlined a plan on CBS' 60 Minutes to deliver packages with self-guided...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-11/amazon-asks-faa-permission
Business news

...besides Amazon.com.A standoff between Ama zon and one of the leading New York publishers has intensified. The online retailer, which already had been slowing delivery on a wide range of Hachette titles, has removed preorder buttons for such...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-23/business-news
Weak electronics sales pressure Best Buy, Sears

...the fact that shoppers aren't shelling out for consumer electronics.Already squeezed by tough competition from online retailers like Amazon.com and discount stores like Wal-Mart and Target, retailers like Best Buy and Sears have been cutting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-22/weak-electronics-sales-pre
Aiken County business owners voice concerns on Capitol Hill

...O'Steen is most worried about the Marketplace Fairness Act, which passed in the Senate last May and would mandate online retailers collect state sales tax at the point a purchase is made. The bill also requires that states simplify their sales...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-04-28/aiken-count
Amazon Prime price shock? Try these cheaper rivals

...price increase. The company, which guarantees members free two-day shipping on merchandise from more than 85 online retailers, began offering Amazon Prime customers free membership for a year. ShopRunner usually charges $79 a year. American...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-21/amazon-prime-price-shock-t
Wal-Mart's new tool gives competitors prices

...difference if Citi bank finds a lower price from an online retailer. Wal-Mart is the first traditional retailer to...concerns that the tool doesn't compare prices of online retailers.After sending queries to some of Wal-Mart's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-21/wal-marts-new-tool-gives-c
Publishers, public meet at BookExpo

...and but largely refused to discuss the well-publicized and sharply-worded standoff in negotiations between the online retailer and Hachette Book Group.With terms for e-books sales reportedly at the heart of the conflict, Amazon.com has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-01/publishers-public-meet-boo