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Fed likely to note gains but signal no rate increase

...by recent gains in construction, auto purchases and retail sales, keep improving, a rate increase could come sooner. Yet...jobs in November, the most in nearly three years. Retail sales surged last month. So did auto sales.Mark Zandi...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-15/fed-likely-note-gains-sign
Martha Letizia

...latter part of her life in Augusta, Georgia to be with her family. Martha was retired after working many years in retail sales and was a most loving and caring mother and grandmother, and the matriarch of her family. Survivors include her loving...

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3 major teen retailers face sales declines during crucial time

...after each posted weak sales for the fall.Teen retailers are facing ho-hum results at a time when overall U.S. retail sales are up 5.1 percent over the past 12 months, the Commerce Department said Thursday.It's a major shift for teen...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-11/3-major-teen-retailers-fac
Beacons pop up in stores ahead of holidays

...of shopping is still done in stores. E-commerce is fast-growing but accounts for only about 9 percent of total retail sales, according to Forrester Research. Beacons merge in-store shopping with mobile access to information - and data shows...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-04/beacons-pop-stores-ahead-h
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
Chrysler 3Q earnings up 32 pct. on rising sales

...worldwide sales grew 18 percent in the quarter to 711,000 vehicles. Most of the increase in was in the U.S., where retail sales grew 20 percent largely because of the new Jeep Cherokee small SUV and Chrysler 200 sedan.Chrysler's U.S. market...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-05/chrysler-3q-earnings-32-pc
Augusta-area companies enjoying lower fuel prices

...on the national economy, he said, as those savings add up each month. "It is one of the reasons I think holiday retail sales will be pretty good this year."Vitner said lower gas prices show up immediately in a couple of key places: buying...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-24/augusta-area-companies-enj
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 fell in September on autos and gas

WASHINGTON - U.S. retail sales retreated in September 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
Stocks plumment but claw back in turbulent day

...percent.Investors got discouraging U.S. economic news early Wednesday, when the Commerce Department reported that retail sales declined 0.3 percent in September from the previous month. Purchases of autos, gasoline, furniture and clothing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-15/stocks-plumment-claw-back-