Margaret Inglett

...Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Mrs. Inglett was a lifelong resident of Thomson. She was retired as a retail sales clerk, and a member of Sweetwater Baptist Church. Mrs. Inglett was "Granny" to a host of family and friends. Survivors...


...Business Owner: Augusta Imports, LLC Address: 3315 Washington Road, Augusta, Georgia 30907 Nature of Business: Retail sale and repair of new and used motor vehicles and accessories. The undersigned business owner personally appeared before...

US retail sales dropped 3 percent in June, as Americans spend less on cars, clothes and furniture

...robust job growth in the past year.Retail sales fell 0.3 percent in June, the...May from a year earlier.Core retail sales fell 0.1 percent in June, after...healthy level.Economists watch the retail sales report closely because it provides...

Fed will likely signal a rate hike is coming later this year if economy strengthens further

...closer to raising rates.Recent economic reports have turned more buoyant, with a rebound in home construction and retail sales and near-record auto sales.Perhaps most important, the job market has revived, having added an average 217...

Wine Time: Sutter Home White Zinfandel, California

...million by 1987. The winery says during the past 40 years the wine has represented more than $6 billion in U.S. retail sales.An original Sutter Home bottle even is in the Smithsonian Museum in Washington, D.C., with the story of what...

Some jobs at Wal-Mart will get pay raises

...more than discounters like Wal-Mart. But it's above the $9.93 average hourly pay for cashiers and low-level retail sales staff, according to Hay Group's survey of 140 retailers with annual sales of at least $500 million.

Lowe's 1Q profit up on sales growth, but still disappoints

...anticipated a better showing in the critical first quarter," Strasser said. "This leaves little room for error, and as retail sales appear somewhat erratic to weak, this is likely impact them going forward."

Wal-Mart profit falls on currency shifts, pay raises

...Wall Street estimates. The weakness adds to questions about the health of consumer spending. The latest government retail sales figures showed spending was flat in April, and Macy's, Kohl's and J.C. Penney announced disappointing results...

On The Move

GEORGE ANDERSONJob title: Retail Sales ManagerEmployer: Bennett Building Systems LLCWork expe r ience: He has more than 15 years experience as a small-business owner in retail and service industries.

More Americans sought unemployment benefits last week

...cautiously. Many Americans appear to be saving the windfall from lower prices at the pump or using it to pay down debt.Retail sales rose in March, the Commerce Department said Tuesday, but the increase was driven largely by auto sales and came after...