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...

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...

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...

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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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...

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...

Peachwave Frozen Yogurt opens at Fairway Square

...ounce and offers 16 flavors with more than 70 toppings.Edmond, Okla.-based Peachwave Frozen Yogurt is a national retail chain with more than 40 locations, but the local business is not a franchise, Lam said. It is an independently owned business...

Frank Schleck pulled from Tour after failing drug test

...built on the remains of former teams of Lance Armstrong, who helped land the top-line sponsorship of the American retail chain for the team.The team manager, Johan Bruyneel, has been targeted in the same U.S. anti-doping case targeting...

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...

Formula decides if price is right

Increasingly, software helps retailers make sure the price is right. A large retail chain had a problem. It sold three similar power drills: one for about $90, a purportedly better one at $120 and a top-tier one...