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Kohl's holiday hiring to rise by a third

...hiring plans can indicate its expectations for the holiday shopping season, which accounts for 20 percent of the retail industry's annual sales, according to the National Retail Federation.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-17/kohls-holiday-hiring-rise-
Labor Day holiday geared more for shopping

Labor Day has become more than a holiday for rest, especially in the retail industry.The three-day holiday weekend is increasingly more geared toward shoppers looking to score deals on last-minute back-to-school...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-08-29/labor-day-h
Target taps outsider as CEO for first time in push to redefine itself with shoppers

...Cornell faces a daunting task, especially when considering how the slow economic recovery has pressured the broader retail industry. With lower-income customers still struggling, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has pushed low prices even more aggressively...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-31/target-taps-outsider-ceo-f
Boutique Manager - Retail Store Manager Job in Augusta 30909, Georgia US

...product knowledge; managing receiving and replenishment process · Maintaining awareness of market trends in the retail industry, understanding forthcoming customer initiatives and monitoring what local competitors are doing. · Using good...

http://jobview.local-jobs.monster.com/?ch=augusta/Boutique-Manager-Retail-Store-
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Shoppers hit local stores after Christmas in search of good deals

...planned to stop next at Hamrick's across the street. "We're staying in North Augusta, though."For many in the retail industry, Dec. 26 has become one of the busiest shopping days of the year. Consumers wanting to use gift cards, make returns...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2013-12-26/shoppers-hi
NY profiling claims expose retailers' use of shoplifting suspects' detention, fines

...Our policy of exercising our right to pursue a civil recovery payment is consistent with common practice in the retail industry and within the parameters of the law," she said.Many retailers detain suspected shoplifters, industry experts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-12-16/ny-profiling-claims-expose
Retailers' strong October sales could hurt the holiday shopping season

...hit the East Coast. And only a handful of retailers representing about 13 percent of the $2.4 trillion U.S. retail industry report monthly results, which are based on revenue at stores opened at least a year. Home improvement chains like...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-11-01/retailers-strong-october-s
Penney has fourth straight quarterly loss and sales decline

...During the fourth quarter that ended Feb. 2, Penney's revenue at stores opened at least a year ? a figure the retail industry uses to measure of a store's health ? dropped 31.7 percent.That's on top of hefty drops in the previous three...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-02-27/penney-has-fourth-straight
Companies rush to blame bad news on payroll tax increase

...more ? hardly the marginal purchases that mid-level restaurant chains must worry about, says Brian Sozzi, a retail industry analyst with NBG Productions. The company also did brisk business in flooring, a product set that tends to track...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-03-03/companies-rush-blame-bad-n
Retailers keeping tabs on consumers' return habits

...information is being collected about them."The retail industry says it's not about monitoring the majority of its...senior vice president of retail operations at the Retail Industry Leaders Association, says organized retail crime...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-08-11/retailers-keeping-tabs-con