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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-
EBay sells Enterprise unit, tops profit expectations

...Enterprise business for $925 million and topped Wall Street expectations for its second-quarter earnings as the online retailer prepares to spin off PayPal.Shares rose more than 4 percent in morning trading Thursday.EBay had said in January...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-16/ebay-sells-enterprise-unit
EBay, PayPal outline plans for after split

...will keep trading under the "EBAY" symbol.As separate units, eBay faces stiff competition from Amazon and other online retailers that have gained market share from traditional brick-and-mortar stores. It also has to contend with the lingering...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-16/ebay-paypal-outline-plans-
Shoppers disappointed in much-hyped 'Prime Day' sales

...Christmas in July with its much-hyped "Prime Day" sale. But some shoppers found a lump of coal instead.The online retailer said Prime Day would offer bigger sales than those during the winter holiday shopping season. The goal was to boost...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-15/shoppers-disappointed-much
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
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
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