American Apparel executive brings needed changes to clothing firm

...models tend to be fully dressed in the company's hip basics.The salacious...BCBG Max Azria, she helped steer the company to profitability, and at Warnaco...organization.Under Charney, the company didn't have many of the formal...

Smallbiz Small Talk: Bosses can't get even when staffers gripe on social media

...specialist to be sure it wouldn't violate federal, state or local laws.-If a staffer has made a negative post about the company, get advice from an employment law attorney or human resources provider before taking disciplinary action.

Car service demand booms during Masters Week

...about 15 to 25 vehicles to his regular six-car fleet, with the six-passenger SUV being most requested by patrons. The company offers a range of chauffeured transportation, including sedans, SUVs, stretch limousines, vans and a 16-passenger...

More meetings on pipeline proposal

...serve the Savannah area with approximately 25,000 barrels a day of the pipeline's 167,000 barrel daily capacity. The company applied on Feb. 13 to the Georgia DOT for a certificate of public convenience and necessity, which would authorize...

From new logos to New Coke: when corporations make mistakes

...see-through. Fixing the problem cost the company millions and prompted investors...But the damage had been done. The company's sales and stock price went...decline.In December of that year the company said Wilson would step down as...

US drillers are fighting back against OPEC, low oil prices

...flowing again. That can return a well in some cases to peak output, without the expense of drilling a new well.The companies are also getting much faster.Exxon says it has cut the time it takes to drill a well in North Dakota's Bakken formation...

Local preparers not seeing increase in taxpayers deferring income tax fees

...percent of revenue, according to earning reports.The companies have said that the programs give consumers added value...of its 6,300 locations across U.S. According to the company, the program, which ended Feb. 28, put the advance...

Bill to allow secrecy for execution drug sellers in South Carolina dies in Senate committee

...Sen. Tom Davis, R-Beaufort, joined Democrats in voting against the bill. He was worried in part about hiding the companies that sell drugs used in a public execution, but also wanted to see how the court cases shake out.Speaking against...

Automatic Data Processing | The Augusta Chronicle

...Center on Flowing Wells Road with the goal of eventually employing more than 1,000 workers. At the end of 2008, the company employed 400 people in Augusta, with plans to add 200 employees each year through 2011, according to Steve Penrose...

Auto workers president rejects lower-tier of wages

...Williams didn't address pay raises in his speech, but has said in the past that there are ways to give raises and keep the companies competitive.In his speech, he said workers shared in getting the auto companies through bad times and "we must...