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Dow tops 18,000 as market reaches new highs

...69. Biogen fell $17.62, or 5 percent, to $334.67.GOOD MEDICINE: Shares in Walgreen rose after the drug store chain reported better-than-expected fiscal first-quarter earnings. The stock rose 76 cents, or 1 percent, to $74...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/finance/2014-12-23/dow-tops-18000-mar
US turkey numbers at 28-year low, record wholesale prices precede Thanksgiving

...necessarily see that reflected in the price of grocery store turkeys."There's really no correlation between what grocery store chains are paying and what they're selling them at," USDA agriculture economist David Harvey said.Turkey numbers peaked...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-16/us-turkey-numbers-28-year-
Business news

...narrowed its third-quarter loss but sales slowed as warm weather curbed demand for fall merchandise.The department store chain said late Wednesday that revenue from its stores open at least a year, a key retail metric, was flat, after gains...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-12/business-news
3 tips for using credit wisely during the holidays

...charges or annual fees.Take Macy's, for example. Customers who are approved for a card from either of the department store chains receive a variety of discounts. With Macy's card, new cardholders receive 20 percent off, but the savings max out...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-30/3-tips-using-credit-wisely
Wal-Mart cuts profit outlook

...recently expanding its same-day delivery. A bigger Dollar Tree also could put more pressure on Wal-Mart. The dollar-store chain announced last month that it's buying rival Family Dollar for $8.5 billion, significantly broadening its reach...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/finance/2014-08-14/wal-mart-cuts-prof
Limiting mergers abroad: Obama targets corporate tax loophole

...cost the U.S. Treasury $17 billion in lost revenue over the next decade. Most recently, Walgreen Co., the drug store chain that promotes itself as "America's premier pharmacy," is considering a similar move with Swiss health and beauty...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-24/limiting-mergers-abroad-ob
Colombians sweep top three spots in first Grand Prix of Houston race

...extension for driver Matt Kenseth and Dollar General's expanded sponsorship of his No. 20 Toyota Camry.The discount store chain will sponsor the car for 30 races in 2015 including the season-opening Daytona 500.That's up from 27 events this...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-06-28/colombians-sweep-top-three
New York supermarket combines gym with groceries

...that opened in October is not part of some shrewd marketing campaign. The Albany store is the only one in the 184-store chain with such a gym, and there are no plans for more.The idea grew out of a meeting last summer between Hannaford, the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-05-28/new-york-supermarket-combines-gym-g
Target CEO resigns amid data breach fallout

...proactive role in understanding what the risks are."The resignation leaves a leadership hole at a time when the 1,800-store chain is facing many other challenges.The company, known for its trendy but affordable housewares and fashions, is struggling...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-05/target-ceo-resigns-amid-da
Augusta GreenJackets catcher Ty Ross adapting to pro ball's catching mindset

...loyalty and support for our team. It's been great." K'S FOR CAUSE: Kangaroo Express, a Southeast convenience store chain, is co-sponsoring the GreenJackets' "K's for Kids," which benefits the Children's Hospital of Georgia.For...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-04-28/augusta-greenjackets-cat