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Fed survey finds US economy growing at moderate pace

...of an improving economy.The New York and Boston districts reported that harsh winter weather had depressed overall retail sales but Boston and Cleveland reported an increase in sales of winter clothing, rock salt and snow shovels.Auto sales...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-04/fed-survey-finds-us-econom
Doris Buck

...Riverbend High School as Salutatorian. After moving to Augusta, GA, she worked at the Markwalter Accounting Firm and in retail sales with Davison's and J.B. White. Doris was a Girl Scout leader for a number of years. She was a member of St...

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Americans aren't spending their gasoline savings

...December. Economists had forecast that last week's retail sales report for January would show a healthy rise.And yet...months earlier, the extra cash didn't get spent: Retail sales, excluding gas, fell slightly from November to January...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-18/americans-arent-spending-t
TJ Maxx, Marshalls follow Wal-Mart in raising pay

...other outlets that pay more than traditional retailers. The average hourly pay is $9.93 for cashiers and low-level retail sales staff, according to Hay Group's survey of 140 retailers with annual sales of $500 million.TJX, which has 191...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-25/tj-maxx-marshalls-follow-w
Holiday shopping slump: US retail sales fell in December

WASHINGTON - U.S. retail sales stumbled last month in a sign consumers...declined and hiring picked up.Retail sales fell a seasonally adjusted 0...a note to clients. "As such, retail sales will strengthen again before too...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-14/holiday-shopping-slump-us-
Millions contribute to personal freedom, free choice, economic instability

...layoffs, of which some are temporary but others may be more or less permanent. AGAIN, PREFERENCES for online digital retail sales has brought forth the likes of Amazon.com, but sales declines in shopping malls and standard retail shops, where...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-02-15/millions-contrib
Nearly 40 percent of Wal-Mart workers to 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 $500 million.Ed Lazear, a Stanford...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-19/nearly-40-percent-wal-mart
US retail sales fell in September on autos, gas

WASHINGTON - U.S. retail sales retreated in Sep tem ber as purchases...Wednesday that seasonally adjusted retail sales dropped 0.3 percent from the...slip was enough to dent overall retail sales in September.Falling gasoline...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-15/us-retail-sales-fell-septe
US retail sales rise at modest pace in October as greater hiring, cheaper gas boost spending

WASHINGTON - U.S. retail sales rose modestly in October, evidence...Commerce Department said Friday that retail sales rose 0.3 percent last month after...that holiday sales ? defined as retail sales in November and December ? will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-14/us-retail-sales-rise-modes
Edgefield distillery gaining share of local market

...South Carolina legislators dropped the biennial license fee to $5,000 for micro-distilleries and allowed on-site retail sales.Long said when Carolina Moon opened last December, there were only a handful of other businesses like theirs in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-01-23/edgefield-d