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Walmart, Home Depot respond to online shoppers' increasing demands for speedy delivery

...the goalis to make two-day delivery standard. That's half the average for standard delivery for the top 40 online retailers, according to data company StellaService. But most are stopping short of guaranteeing faster deliveries.Wal-Mart...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-10-16/walmart-home-depot-respond
Expect more online fraud as new credit cards arrive

Warning to online retailers: Expect more fraud as new chip-embedded credit cards arrive.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-10-09/expect-more-online-fraud-n
Autos and restaurants push US retail sales higher in August

...to satiate the new businesses.Sales also improved last month at grocers, clothiers, sporting goods stores and online retailer.Still, retail sales growth has been much more modest. This largely stems from gasoline being dramatically cheaper...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-09-15/autos-and-restaurants-push
Shopgirl: UP MOVE puts stylish wristband on trackers

Online retailer BaubleBar has been steadily expanding its business from just jewelry to home goods, and now even venturing into wearable tech...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/smart-shopper/2015-11-12/shopgirl-mov
Amazon boosts holiday hiring, signaling shift in retail jobs

...100,000 people for the holidays, a 25 percent jump from last year that reveals a shift in the way we shop.The online retailer said Tuesday that it will be hiring across the country for jobs in its fulfillment and sorting facilities. The Seattle...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-10-20/amazon-boosts-holiday-hiri
Stores across US work to speed up deliveries to shoppers

...speedy service is to make two-day delivery standard. That's half the average for standard delivery for the top 40 online retailers, according to data company StellaService. But most are stopping short of guaranteeing faster deliveries.Wal-Mart...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-10-18/stores-across-us-work-spee
US retail sales rose in July, aided by autos and restaurants

...grocers was flat.This reflects a broader change in the economy as shoppers are shifting away from large malls to online retailers, while generally spending less on traditional merchandise like clothing. And when they're at stores, shoppers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-13/us-retail-sales-rose-july-
Aiken Mall among shopping centers across nation struggling to survive

...actually seeing a lot of online-only retailers start to open brick-and-mortar locations," Wilke said. "Online retailers have found that their growth can really be accelerated when they have both an online and brick-and-mortar presence...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-07-17/aiken-mall-
Police, lawmaker decry cellphone case shaped like handgun

...a handgun, saying it could be mistaken for the real thing.U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer of New York is urging online retailers to stop selling the case, and police are asking consumers not to buy it. Schumer says it lacks a required orange...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2015-07-08/police-lawmaker-decry-cell
Big retailers feel pressure on Confederate flag merchandise

...Tuesday, Sears Holding Corp. said it would begin removing Confederate flag merchandise from its website as did the online retailer eBay. Sears does not sell Confederate merchandise inside Sears or Kmart stores.The announcements follow that of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-23/big-retailers-feel-pressur