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Postal workers unions protest Staples program

...low-wage nonunion workers. (A union spokesman said postal workers make $25 an hour on average, far more than retail clerks.) The union also worries it will lead to post office closures.John Hegarty, the president of the National Postal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-24/postal-workers-unions-prot
Make yourselves safer

...techniques can lead a petite woman or child to repel even a large attacker. And while it's often problematic to arm retail clerks -- "Too many have never seen a gun, and there's just too many things that can go wrong," Strength says -- the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/08/22/edi_545353.shtml
Editorials
One-man economic engine

...would go down the steepest hill. We'd always get him to do it." Mr. Rainsford was the second child of Mary, a retail clerk, and Albert, a former government scientist who had come back home after World War II to be a dairy farmer. His father...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/your-business/2007-09-17/one-man-econ
Local Business | Your Business
Mini reviews

...bird-eating spiders. Augusta Village. THE GOOD GIRL (*** 1/2 , R) Jennifer Aniston plays Justine, a desperately bored retail clerk whose husband (John C. Reilly) paints houses, smokes pot and stares at the TV with his best buddy (Tim Blake Nelson...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/09/06/app_351042.shtml
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New service-sector jobs boost counties' economy

...president for economic development for the Metro Augusta Chamber of Commerce. Service jobs include positions ranging from retail clerks to window washers to accountants. The area has attracted several new companies in recent months, many of which will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/24/bus_251133.shtml
Business
Civil War buff opens personal library for research

...veterans of World War II and the wars since. "Slowly but surely, we're building it up," he said. "I'm like a retail clerk. The customers tell me what they want and I try to get it." So far, most of his "customers" have been people interested...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/05/17/ent_228341.shtml
Things to Do
Be careful when holiday shopping online

...sounds too good to be true, it probably is. And don't give out any information online that you wouldn't give to a retail clerk in a store." Consumers should be especially careful in dealing with holiday offers e-mailed to them, Polley said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/12/06/fin_436429.shtml
Finance
Living up to its name, New Balance seeks to broaden its market

...100,000, it was turning out 30 pairs of shoes a day. Traditional customers included runners as well as cops and retail clerks whose jobs kept them on their feet all day. Under Davis, who owns the company with his wife Anne, New Balance grew...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/22/bus_405432.shtml
Business
Layoff casualties take what they can get

...white-collar workers driven by frustration and money worries are settling for work as food servers, security guards and retail clerks. "A lot of people are going into auto sales or working at The Home Depot," said Larry Elle of Success Associates...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/08/18/fin_384919.shtml
Finance
Mini reviews

...idolizes. Augusta Village. THE GOOD GIRL (*** 1/2 , R) Jennifer Aniston plays Justine, a desperately bored retail clerk whose husband (John C. Reilly) paints houses, smokes pot and stares at the TV with his best buddy (Tim Blake Nelson...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/09/20/app_353559.shtml
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