One for the books

...holiday to have it yanked from all store shelves by July 15.Costco Chief Financial Officer Richard Galanti had said the retail chain pulled D'Souza's book because it was not selling well and wasn't on The New York Times' best-seller list...

Appling gains two new businesses

A pair of new Appling businesses, a local hardware store and a discount retail chain, will give residents in the outer area of Columbia County more convenient shopping options.

Men's Wearhouse buys competitor Jos. A Bank for $1.8 billion

...extended chase, Men's Wearhouse and Jos. A. Bank will combine to create the nation's fourth largest men's wear retail chain.Men's Wearhouse Inc. said Tuesday that it's buying its rival Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc. for $1.8 billion...

Businessman's reputation, cash on line at NY trial

...successes. They took a small chain of Bonanza Steakhouses national before successfully marketing an arts and crafts retail chain, Michaels Stores Inc. ? which sold for $6 billion ? and then rode the technology boom of the 1990s with their...

Best Buy stops sales of iMacs in spat over color

...protesting Apple Computer's requirement that the retail chain carry all five fruity colors. Carrying the iMac in...with Apple. That leaves CompUSA as the only national retail chain offering the iMac. Apple retired its old teal-colored...

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Cabela's reports higher earnings and profits

Outdoor retailer Cabela's Inc. reported higher revenue for the third quarter.The retail chain, which is building a store in Augusta, reported Thursday that its revenue of $850 million compared to $741 million a year ago...

Bass Pro asked for $10 million from county to cover store construction

...its decision to back out of a deal to locate a retail store near Interstate 20.Word got out Tuesday that the outdoor retail chain had changed its mind about locating a 50,000-square-foot store in metro Augusta.County Administrator Scott John...

Outdoor retailer Gander Mountain to build store in Columbia County

...My only worry is keeping up with their (schedule)," Engler said.Gander Mountain is the second large outdoor retail chain in the past seven months to announce plans for the Augusta-area. Cabela's Inc. is completing work on a 42,000-square-foot...

Brian Vickers benefits from an expanded sponsorship deal

...at Joe Gibbs Racing means Brian Vickers will have a full-time job with the race team in the Nationwide Series.The retail chain announced it also would sponsor Matt Kenseth for 17 races in the No. 20 Toyota next season.Vickers already agreed...

Augusta logistics company buys 10 acre warehouse

...formula of the energy bar, ultimately deciding to make it elsewhere. NBTY is the company behind the Vitamin World retail chain and MET-Rx, Carb Solutions and Sundown vitamin brands. NBTY paid $10 million for the building in 2005. RBW bought...