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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
Mirror, mirror on the wall: Smart mirrors boost sales

...to recommend other products. The new technology that enables physical stores to collect much of the same data as online retailers raises privacy questions, but executives say customers are offered a choice and the data is protected.Stores are...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2015-05-16/mirror-mirror-wall-smart-mirrors-bo
EBay thinking smaller as it prepares for split from PayPal

...that make up 70 percent of the retail market. He said eBay is a "partner, not a competitor," perhaps a nod to online retailer Amazon, which is eBay's biggest competitor in the third-party seller area.Individual consumers are another...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-24/ebay-thinking-smaller-it-p
Shopgirl: Twitter adds some helpful new features

...not surprising news, Gap announced it will be shutting down Piperlime.com by the end 2015's first quarter.The online retailer (there's also one retail location in Manhattan) comprised less than one percent of Gap Inc.'s total revenue...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/smart-shopper/2015-01-29/shopgirl-twi
Diet pill alli back in stores after recall

...chemically as orlistat, to retail stores, Glaxo launched it in mid-February through Drugstore.com and other online retailers. Since late January, it's been available for preorders on Amazon.com, where Glaxo says it was the top-selling...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-25/diet-pill-alli-back-stores
Augusta soldier writes poetry, publishes book

...2013 to 635 million sold last year.Jones' book is available for $10.99 through Barnes & Noble bookstores and online retailer, Amazon."Everyone needs a channel to release the stressors of life," Norie Enn Libradilla, of Tate Publishing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-26/augusta-soldier-writes-poetry
Procrastinating on Windows server leads to hacker risk

...real alli. The voluntary recall is over because the company has some new packaging, making it easier to spot tampering. GlaxoSmithKline re-launched alli a few weeks ago on Drugstore.com and other online retailers, such as Amazon.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/tim-rausch/2015-03-01/procrastina
Area retailers see bright holiday sales outlook

...That's what we do well. I think online you miss a little bit of that."With increasing competition from online retailers and national chains, Walker said it is crucial to attract consumers into shopping districts that are predominately...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-12-05/area-retail
US services firms growing more quickly

...percent, appear to have bolstered the overall economy, as well as services firms. Each additional job means there are more Americans with paychecks and incomes to spend at shopping malls, supermarkets, restaurants and online retailers.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-03/us-services-firms-growing-
Amazon, Hachette end dispute

...hundreds of authors from various publishers had condemned Amazon, and Hachette author Stephen Colbert mocked the online retailer, which prides itself on customer service. Meanwhile, Hugh Howey, J.A. Konrath and other writers published by...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-13/amazon-hachette-end-disput