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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
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
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
Minimum wage, maximum damage

...inflation for the entire industry," acknowledged Panera Bread CEO Rob Shaich, who recently announced his 1,700-store chain is replacing cashiers with computers.Smaller companies unable to absorb higher labor costs or make investments in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-05-23/minimum-wage-maximum-
Retailers expect shoppers to spend only if they are able to get big discounts

...season, Americans may not spend their green unless they see more red.Despite signs that the economy is improving, big store chains like Wal-Mart and Kohl's don't expect Americans to have much holiday shopping cheer unless they see bold, red...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-11-28/retailers-expect-shoppers-
Barnwell Ramsey continues to build on success at Augusta Futurity

...two adult daughters (Lauren and Jordan).He runs two companies: one manufactures microbial products for grocery store chains, while the other is a direct-selling company that features custom-made products.Ramsey said he has been coming...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/futurity/2014-01-19/barnwell-ramsey-continue
Macy's cutting 2,500 jobs as it reorganizes on heels of strong holiday season

...sustain its profitability.The announcement comes on the heels of a strong holiday shopping season for the department store chain, which also runs the higher-end Bloomingdale's chain.Macy's said the moves will save it $100 million per year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-01-08/macys-cutting-2500-jobs-it