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Target boosts annual profit outlook as sales rise

...other merchandise are resonating with shoppers.The rosier forecast, delivered Wednesday, comes as the discount-store chain more than tripled its net income in the second quarter.Target's shares rose more than 4 percent in pre-market...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-19/target-boosts-annual-profi
Belk to sell itself and go private in $3B deal

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Department store chain Belk Inc. says it has agreed to sell itself to New York-based private equity firm Sycamore Partners and go private in a deal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-24/belk-sell-itself-and-go-pr
J.C. Penney sees improved second quarter

PLANO, Texas - J.C. Penney's turnaround is gaining traction.The department store chain said Friday that its losses narrowed in the second quarter on better than expected sales, fueled by men's clothing, fine jewelry...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-14/jc-penney-sees-improved-se
US retail sales rose in July, aided by autos and restaurants

...merchandise like clothing. And when they're at stores, shoppers are increasingly fixated on finding bargains.Department store chains Macy's and Kohl's both reported shortfalls in profits and sales for the May-July quarter. That doesn't bode...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-13/us-retail-sales-rose-july-
Timberwolves president Flip Saunders diagnosed with cancer

...the start of a civil trial that will scrutinize the basketball star's market value and look at whether a grocery-store chain diluted that value by running a steak-coupon advertisement that invoked Jordan's name without permission.The trial...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2015-08-11/timberwolves-president-flip-s
Dollar Tree completes $8.5B purchase of Family Dollar

...states and Canada, making it the largest chain dollar store chain with annual revenue of around $19 billion.Bargain...like Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and Kroger Co.Big dollar store chains sought to increase their buying power through acquisitions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-06/dollar-tree-completes-85b-
How much sugar is in that? A look at soup, salad dressing and other foods with sugar

...smother with jam might've already been a little sweetened. A store brand of enriched white bread at the convenience store chain Duane Reade listed 2 grams (about half a teaspoon) of sugar for per serving (2 slices)PEANUT BUTTER: It depends...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-04/how-much-sugar-look-soup-s
Business news

...are integral to trans-Pacific trade.Belk department stores weigh saleCHARLOTTE, N.C. - Charlotte department store chain Belk is considering a possible sale.The company issued a statement Thursday saying it was considering all options...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-03/business-news
More commercial development planned off Grovetown I-20 exit

Three restaurants, a national grocery store chain, a hotel, medical offices and financial institutions are among "interested parties" to locate near the Gateway Center off Interstate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-03-05/more-commer
Dollar Tree to sell 330 Family Dollar stores

...Family Dollar stores in order to receive approval of its $8.5 billion acquisition of Family Dollar.The dollar-store chain did not name the possible buyer for the Family Dollar stores or which locations would be sold. The Federal Trade Commission...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-21/dollar-tree-sell-330-famil