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Banks, retailers settle debit card feud at expense of consumers

...banks made up for lost income.Direct Response Forum, an annual meeting of payment professionals, surveyed 169 retail executives and found that 41 percent of merchants said they won't pass on the savings, and 56 percent weren't sure.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-09-30/banks-retailers-settle-deb
Internet returns assessed

...important figure. While some experts believe the impact of Internet returns could be great, it's tough to find a retail executive -- much less a store salesman -- who's worried about the effect it may have on them. "With it being the second...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/12/23/bus_279073.shtml
Business
L.L. Bean to expand in retail

...Bean plans to build at least three stores by 2001 to test the retail waters, said Bill Shea, L.L. Bean's top retail executive. Those are in addition to the main store in Freeport, 10 smaller outlet stores in four states and 16 stores in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/05/22/bus_261944.shtml
Business
Firms trademark 'Year 2000'

...year 2000 in the early 1990s, Robert Guberman was making the biggest business decision of his life. The veteran retail executive secured the trademark for the "Year 2000," giving him the exclusive rights to almost everything bearing the best-known...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/10/11/bus_241564.shtml
Business
Planet Marketing's 'Year 2000' coming soon to a store near you

...Year 2000 in the early 1990s, Robert Guberman was making the biggest business decision of his life. The veteran retail executive secured the trademark for the "Year 2000," giving him the exclusive rights to almost everything bearing the best-known...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/10/07/bus_241105.shtml
Business
Retailers nervous about holiday season

...what's to come, and many retailers are bracing for a tough season ahead. "There's a lot of anxiety among the top retail executives," said Bill Chidley, chief creative officer at Design Forum, a Dayton, Ohio-based retail design and consulting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/09/29/bus_240330.shtml
Business
Recession forcing retailers to think small

...store more frequently to keep stores looking fresh, instead of having items sitting on the shelves for months. Retail executives hope that strategy will help cut down on aggressive discounting. The long-term goal is for merchants to carry 1...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/09/13/bus_547718.shtml
Business
Business briefs

...sales and third in terms of total revenues. Kmart names new vice chairman NEW YORK -- Kmart Corp. named veteran retail executive Michael Bozic to the new position of vice chairman Tuesday, raising speculation that he has been picked as heir...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/11/18/bus_244992.shtml
Business
Laura Ashley's ambitious expansion plans on hold

LONDON (AP) - Two years ago, American retail executive Ann Iverson arrived at the top of the troubled Laura Ashley clothing and fabric empire with a mandate to restore the company's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/08/21/biz_213287.shtml
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Mr. William E. Cullum

...Cemetery, Batesburg, with the Rev. John Frye Jr. officiating. Mr. Cullum, a native of Columbia, had retired as a retail executive. He owned an apparel business in Augusta for 40 years. He was a graduate of University of South Carolina, where...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/06/obi_249393.shtml
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