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Augusta residents preparing early for winter

...Lumber Ace Hardware have kept their eyes on forecasts in order to prepare for cold weather needs. Gloria Moss, the store manager, said customers have been shopping for kerosene and propane heaters, pipe insulation and fireplace accessories...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-19/augusta-residents-preparing-
18-year-old arrested for taking socks from Spencer's Gifts

...Augusta Mall without paying for the socks, according to a report from the Richmond County Sheriff's Office.The store manager told deputies he witnessed Major remove the tags from the items, conceal them in her jacket, and then attempt to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-11-21/18-year-old-arrested-t
Wal-Mart sales perk up ahead of holiday

...cuts on 20,000 items. Starting Friday, Wal-Mart will start to match online prices such as Amazon's in its stores. Managers of half of its stores were already doing that, but now it's become an official policy."Being the price leader...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-13/wal-mart-sales-perk-ahead-
David Perdue wants to bring a CEO's perspective to the Senate

...Dollar General after he had stepped down as CEO. It resulted from a class-action discrimination complaint by female store managers alleging they were paid less than male counterparts during Perdue's tenure. The candidate downplayed it when Nunn...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/2014-11
Wal-Mart tests matching prices with online rivals

...until Dec. 20.As for Wal-Mart's price-matching policy, Deisha Barnett, a Wal-Mart spokeswoman, says many store managers have matched online prices for customers on a case-by-case basis."Taking care of the customers who shop our...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-30/wal-mart-tests-matching-pr
Wal-Mart to offer free shipping on top holiday items

...its price match policy for just the holidays or permanently. Deisha Barnett, a Wal-Mart spokeswoman, says many store managers have matched online prices for customers on a case-by-case basis."Taking care of the customers who shop our...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-31/wal-mart-offer-free-shippi
Romney campaigns for Perdue, Allen in Augusta

...individual liberty?"In response to a reporter's question about a 2006 lawsuit filed against Dollar General by female store managers alleging they were paid less than their male counterparts for the same work, Perdue said "no amount of discrimination...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-10-29/romney-campaig
Jobs, Obama dominate debate between Georgia US Senatorial candidates David Perdue, Michelle Nunn

...argued that he created U.S. jobs by finding affordable suppliers.When Nunn mentioned that more than 2,000 women store managers at Dollar General complained of being paid less than male counterparts while he was the CEO, he dismissed it as a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-10-26/jobs-obama-dom
Holiday hiring in full swing

...number rose by 100 to 1,700 jobs, according to the state's labor department.At Stein Mart in Augusta, assistant store manager Karen Johnson started hiring seasonal workers in late September and is still in the interviewing process. Johnson...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-10-10/holiday-hir
Gander Mountain opens Augusta store

...overwhelmed this morning. We had the turnout from what we would expect of a grand opening," said Jeremy Laswell, the store manager. "Sometimes we'll have 20 or 50 people. Right now we've already had 200 come into the building."The grand...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-23/gander-mountain-opens-augu