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Costs put inflation in focus

...are already dealing with high unemployment and paychecks that aren't getting much bigger. So far, inflation at the retail level remains tame.But some economists fear inflation could become troublesome later. New notes released Wednesday show...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-02-16/costs-put-inflation-focus
Business
Fair Tax is the only way out

...embedded in the cost of nearly everything we buy at the retail level. So the Fair Tax merely replaces these embedded taxes...consumption tax, everybody who buys something at the retail level contributes. That means 300 million people in America...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2010-10-10/fair-tax-only-way-out
Letters | Opinion
Medical community weighs in on health care reform proposals

...across the board." Fairness is what reform would mean to him. "We're trying to make it a level playing field at the retail level vs. all of the other levels because that's the only way we can compete," Mr. Flanagin said. "If they would sell...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/06/28/met_529144.shtml
Metro
Smart grid could save power

...wholesale electricity markets, in which power suppliers buy energy from power producers. Now that would extend to the retail level -- our homes. The price of electricity would dip when demand is softest, typically at night or on mild days, and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/05/04/liv_197618.shtml
Life & style
Oil prices settle at a record high

...gasoline futures jumping 6.18 cents to settle at $2.1697 a gallon - the highest level since late September. At the retail level, the nationwide average for regular unleaded is $2.78 per gallon, or 55 cents higher than last year, according...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/18/bus_77874.shtml
Business
Oil prices steady

...futures rose nearly 2 cents to $1.4801 per gallon, though they are down nearly 30 cents since Jan. 30. At the retail level, gasoline prices average $2.34 a gallon nationwide. In the Rocky Mountain and Gulf Coast regions, retail prices...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/14/bus_55910.shtml
Business
In market paradox, gasoline retailers do best when pump prices fall

...are indeed making bundles these days. And while these so-called integrated oil companies also sell fuel at the retail level, that is a small and shrinking segment of their business. Of all the places to buy gasoline in the U.S., less...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/24/bus_15193.shtml
Business
Recovery eases oil markets

...week to average $3.069 nationwide, a new record. That puts pump prices $1.219 a gallon above last year. At the retail level, "we'll go below $3 a gallon, but not by much," said oil analyst John Kilduff at Fimat USA in New York. Refco...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/09/07/bus_1170.shtml
Business
Some enjoy their home-based businesses at home

...of his house is where he and his wife June operate Denali Flavors, a company with about $70 million in sales at the retail level. The Blumes first began running a business in the late 1980s, when "we started in the basement with a card table...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/29/bus_454491.shtml
Business
Retail sales are strong in January

...percent jump in sales by wholesalers and a record 10.8 percent increase in sales by U.S. manufacturers. Sales at the retail level were up 7.8 percent. Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan will deliver the central bank's semi-annual monetary...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/02/16/bus_443032.shtml
Business