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State, local officials urge disaster preparations

...people get overwhelmed, they won't do anything. But here's my advice: Make a checklist, and each time you go to the store, purchase another item off the list. Water is most important, then food and a first-aid kit."To promote the importance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-30/state-local-officials-urge-di
Man breaks into Wheeler Road package store

...said a man in a white mask and gloves appeared to enter the store after breaking the glass with what looked like a hammer...grabbing the gallon jug of Smirnoff, he walked around the store and behind the cashier's counter but took nothing else...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-08-31/man-breaks-wheeler-roa
Suspect leaves ID after attempted theft at Augusta store

...Office incident report. The identification in the purse was that of Latasia Dadae Rogers, 19.As the woman was leaving the store, the employee told police she asked her if she was going to pay for the items. At that point, the woman put her purse...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-09-01/suspect-leaves-id-afte
Anchor Prices and You

...A lot of customers that go into the store to buy a pair of low-end earbuds...overall motivation is always for the store to make money. One of the techniques...into my experience buying earbuds. The store is assuming that the first piece...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/simpledollar/2015-08-30/anchor-pr
Unisys, Medac office projects finishing up

...adjacent to a Rite-Aid on Windsor Spring Road. Chattanooga, Tenn.-based Fletcher Bright Co. planned to complete the store by the end of the year for it to open in 2016.At Solvay Specialty Polymers on Tobacco Road, land has been cleared for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-28/unisys-medac-office-projec
Battle over sales tax plays out online

...was told that there are signs, but the officer quickly recanted when asked where is a sign, and I was told in front of the store on the riverwalk under the 5th Street bulkhead and CSX train tracks. I was reminded last year as the previous store owner...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2015-08-30/battle-over-sal
Rants & Raves

...rundown in any of these three areas, as south Augusta is, they're not going to want to set up shop. They'll go where the stores and shopping centers are well-kept and the people look like they have money to spend, even if it's all for show...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-25/rants-raves
Best Buy 2Q performance beats analysts' expectations

...shipping goods from all its stores, which means speedier deliveries. And it's been improving the shopping experience at the stores.The chain has also been working with big suppliers like Samsung to develop home theater areas for shoppers to check...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-25/best-buy-2q-performance-be
Man with gun robs Augusta gas station

...m. regarding an armed robbery in progress, according to an incident report. The clerk said a black man walked into the store and pointed a gun at her while demanding money.As the clerk was taking money from the register, a bystander walked...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-08-20/man-gun-robs-augusta-g
E-commerce store owner opening clothier on Furys Ferry Road

...relocated to another Augusta location earlier this year. The store will have nine employees.Due South will stock "trending...add the e-commerce as well," said Gilbert, who owns the store with husband John. "I already know how to run an online...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-08-18/e-commerce-