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US economy on mend after harsh winter hits 1st quarter

...second quarter and the rest of the year. Consumer spending accounts for 70 percent of economic activity.Sales at retail stores and restaurants jumped 1.2 percent in May, as shoppers spent more on clothes, building materials and furniture...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-24/us-economy-mend-after-hars
Apple refreshes iPod Touch with faster processor, better cameras

...climbed and no fingerprint ID to unlock the device. There's also no Apple Pay, the technology for making payments at retail stores. The screen remains at 4 inches, as measured diagonally, even though iPhones have gotten bigger at 4.7 and 5...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-15/apple-refreshes-ipod-touch
Boosting overtime: Obama calls for broader coverage

WASHINGTON - They're called managers, and they sometimes work grueling schedules at fast food chains and retail stores. But with no overtime eligibility, their pay may be lower per hour than many workers they supervise.With those employees...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-30/boosting-overtime-obama-ca
Obama proposes to make more workers eligible for overtime pay

WASHINGTON - They're called managers, and they sometimes work grueling schedules at fast food chains and retail stores. But with no overtime eligibility, their pay may be lower per hour than many workers they supervise.With those employees...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-30/obama-proposes-make-more-w
Thanksgiving Day shoppers jockey for savings

...Thanksgiving meals short Thursday to line up in front of retail stores and score Black Friday deals that have begun earlier than ever. At least 14 major retail stores pushed Black Friday hours up into Thursday, making...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-11-28/thanksgiving-day-shoppers-
Getting your Apple Watch? Here's how to use it

...likely face a wait. Apple's retail stores won't have them, with the company...this button to use Apple Pay at retail stores.- Swipe down to get notifications...app to enable mobile payments at retail stores. You can then pay without the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-27/getting-your-apple-watch-h
DDA board gives support for brewpubs

...the state's three-tier system requires that beer made at a brewery go through a third-party distributor into retail stores.The guild, representing 37 small businesses, estimates that the antiquated laws are causing Georgia to miss out...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-03-12/dda-board-g
Jeni's recalls ice cream after listeria found

...statement, Jeni's said it is recalling all ice creams, frozen yogurts, sorbets and ice cream sandwiches and closing retail stores until its products are "ensured to be 100 percent safe."The Nebraska Department of Agriculture found the listeria...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-23/jenis-recalls-ice-cream-af
Galaxy S6 phones are Samsung's most-advanced models

...for unlocking the phone and, when Samsung Pay launches later this year, making payments with a tap of the phone at retail stores. Both let you open multiple apps side by side ? something common in traditional computers but generally lacking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-03/galaxy-s6-phones-are-samsu
Wine Time: Pine Ridge Chenin Blanc + Viognier 2014, California

...in 2014 named it one of the most popular wines in American restaurants. It is widely available in restaurants and retail stores.WINERY: Founded in 1978, Pine Ridge is known for quality Napa Valley wines. The original vineyard on a steeply...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-05-19/wine-time-pine-ridge-