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Office Depot plans to close at least 400 US stores

...merger provides us with a unique opportunity to consolidate and optimize our store portfolio, while maintaining the retail presence necessary to serve our customer," Smith said.Office Depot said Tuesday that it expects to close 150 U.S. stores...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-06/office-depot-plans-close-l
Mom-and-pop stores evolve to compete in marketplace

...in the Greene County retirement community of Reynolds Plantation, an affluent area that has no national furniture retail presence. Despite its size, Weinberger's has to work just as hard for its profits as other independents. Asked who his...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/10/15/bus_100560.shtml
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Dell bringing mall kiosks to California

ROUND ROCK, Texas -- Direct retailer Dell Inc. announced plans Monday to expand its retail presence, saying it will add 20 of its tiny "Dell Direct Stores" to malls in California next month. Round Rock, Texas-based Dell...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/16/bus_419080.shtml
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L.L. Bean to expand in retail

...L. Bean plans to open its first major U.S. store outside Maine, the first step toward expanding its domestic retail presence beyond the 24-hour store that Leon Leonwood Bean opened 87 years ago. The new location, in the Tysons Corner Center...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/05/22/bus_261944.shtml
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You might owe more than you bargained for with Internet buy

...nation. But most successful Web shopping sites are the ones able to eliminate the overhead of maintaining a physical retail presence. Ease of use is what's crucial, and online shopping will only get easier as the Internet matures: All customers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/12/05/tec_246623.shtml
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King books, items in demand

...selling in Augusta. And this year, King's widow, Coretta Scott King, announced her family is gearing up its retail presence, too. The Atlanta family and Time Warner Inc. announced they are uniting to bring King's legacy through books...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/01/19/biz_202778.shtml
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Merger forms third biggest retailer

...Stock Exchange. Company officials said the merger would help make their properties more profitable through a broader retail presence and improved operational efficiency in areas such as procurement, marketing, information technology and supply chain...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/11/18/bus_434739.shtml
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