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Senate hopefuls Michelle Nunn, David Perdue spar over business backgrounds

...economy and create jobs.He talks about rebuilding the Reebok brand, adding stores while at Dollar General and overseeing Sara Lee Corp.'s expansion in Asia. "My issue isn't so much how she ran that organization," Perdue said. "It's just...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/2014-08
Perdue touts business record in Georgia Senate bid

...is not immune to criticism from investors and analysts. Sara Lee Corp. gave Perdue, 64, his first major corporate job...closings and thousands of layoffs. The year Perdue left, Sara Lee announced plans to close at least four plants in Georgia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-07-12/perdue-touts-b
Crowded GOP field for Ga. Senate expands

...and wants to expand U.S. exports and reduce regulations. He served as senior vice president of Asia operations for Sara Lee, establishing the company's first headquarters in Asia. At Dollar General, Perdue said he oversaw the company's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2013-07-24/crowded-gop-fi
Augusta's IntelliSystems will be branching out

...Flowers Food, which is based in Thomasville but makes some bread in Augusta, acquired the trademark licenses for the Sara Lee and Earthgrains brand of breads in California. That represents access to $134 million in sales. They are waiting to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/tim-rausch/2012-11-01/augustas-in
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...and elsewhere.Mexico company buys Sara Lee's bread unitPORTLAND, Ore. --- Sara Lee Corp. is cutting the apron strings...baker in the U.S. It also marks Sara Lee's last major planned sale of a business...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2010-11-09/business-ne
Local Business | Business | Augusta Economy
Hostess Brands files Chapter 11

...goods, and McKee Foods, which make Little Debbie snack cakes. It also faces competition from larger food makers like Sara Lee and Kraft Inc.Additionally, Hostess employees are unionized while most of its competitors aren't. As a result...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-01-11/hostess-brands-files-chapt
Singer, sausage businessman Jimmy Dean dies at 81

...hometown. He sold the company to Sara Lee Corp. in 1984.Dean lived in semiretirement...gigs.More recently, a scrap with Sara Lee led to national headlines.The Chicago-based...statement titled "Somebody doesn't like Sara Lee," claiming he was dumped because...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-06-14/singer-sausage-businessman-j
Companies suffer when jobs go south

...Spectrum in Chattanooga, Tenn., Custom Screen Printing in Raleigh, N.C., Transcolor in Albany, Ga., and Sara Lee's Champion sportswear division in Dunn, N.C., according to industry officials. "These were not `mom 'n pop...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/04/25/bus_226730.shtml
Business
Across South Carolina

...first reported in the state in April. Sara Lee plans to shut bakery, laying off...GREENVILLE, S.C. --- Officials with Sara Lee Corp. say 200 workers in South Carolina...its bread factory in Greenville. Sara Lee officials told the Herald-Journal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2009-11-23/across-south-carolina
Health | Swine flu | Health Care
Families of salmonella victims want charges

...without proof a company knew it was distributing contaminated food. Recent convictions include the 2001 case against Sara Lee Corp., which was fined $200,000 and agreed to pay $3 million on food safety research after pleading guilty to misdemeanor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/11/07/bus_554824.shtml
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