Augusta Mall loses Coach store

...in the Augusta Mall last weekend.The retail store closed Saturday, but the reason...in the mall in 2007.The nearest Coach retail store is now located in Columbia, S...financial distress and have closed all retail stores. Wet Seal has since filed for...

Fueled by oil, agriculture sector welcomes low diesel prices

...alike are reaping the immediate benefits. And with average retail gas prices for 2015 forecast to be about $1 lower than last year...goes toward food transportation costs, Kuhns said. Mostly, retail food prices are driven by other factors, such as supply and...

Local builder wants conversation with commission on city's bidding process

...going for discussion during Monday committee meetings include:? The potential for "development opportunities" such as retail recruitment by Augusta's Downtown Development Authority in areas outside downtown that may benefit from Cyber Command growth...

Georgia's economic growth expected to outpace rest of country

...government jobs will be under pressure from spending cuts. The retail industry is also changing."Due to the development of competing...elsewhere in Northeast Georgia as well as the growing share of retails dollars that is spent online, Athens' role as a major regional...

Edgefield distillery gaining share of local market

...micro-distilleries and allowed on-site retail sales.Long said when Carolina Moon opened...currently only sold inside the on-site retail store.To combat the competition, the...of items from local artisans in their retail store."We want to bring people in...

Holiday shopping slump: US retail sales fell in December

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

US stocks fall on dismal retail report and a slow growth outlook; Investors flee to bonds

NEW YORK - A dismal report on retail spending in the U.S. and signs of slowing global growth drove...People are more worried."The Commerce Department reported that retail sales fell 0.9 percent in December, the biggest decline since...

Living briefs

...Benefit cosmetics has created a new face powder that offers users just a touch of peaches and cream. The sweet-smelling powder retails for $26 and is available at Rich's. Cornbread recipe could win $4,000 If youíre into cornbread and have an iron skillet...

Life & style
In the know

...of chocolate and coffee lovers.The Mocha Crunch bar blends the taste of white chocolate with Mocha and crisped rice. It retails for 55 cents. SNOW VISION:Snowy screens may replace regular afternoon programming for the next two weeks on dozens of satellite...

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Small portions

...yet. La Creme is a mild, slightly sweet yogurt, and Frusion is a creamy drink made from fruit juice and yogurt. La Creme retails for $1.99 for four 4-ounce cups, and 10-ounce Frusion drinks go for $1.49. Cooking contest Grand prize in the Great...

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