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Waynesboro furniture factory to close

...their plant would close. When U.S. Industries bought the plant from Sunbeam...according to a company spokeswoman. U.S. Industries, a conglomerate headquartered...plant unless a buyer stepped up. U.S. Industries seemed to offer hope, and even...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/07/08/biz_211009.shtml
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Plant purchase may keep 500 Waynesboro jobs alive

...lease on life in 30 days when U.S. Industries completes its purchase of Sunbeam...chief executive officer of U.S. Industries. Outdoor furniture compliments U.S. Industries' brands like Ames garden tools...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/02/12/biz_203893.shtml
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Costly `warming' pact

...potential successor to Rep. Newt Gingrich, R-Ga., as House speaker -- warns that such a pact would mean many U.S. industries closing, whopping gasoline price hikes and millions of Americans losing their jobs. President Clinton wants the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/12/03/edi_218463.shtml
Editorials
Streamline export licensing

...Department of Commerce estimates the global nuclear market at $500 billion to $740 billion over the next decade.U.S. industries could create or sustain up to 185,000 American jobs if they were able to capture a quarter of that market, according...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2013-01-04/streamline-export-licens
Consumer confidence in October hits highest level since February 2008

...improvement.Consumers' confidence might have been rattled by this week's Superstorm Sandy. Disruptions across U.S. industries will slow the economy temporarily, and some stores and restaurants will draw fewer customers. Some of those losses...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-11-01/consumer-confidence-octobe
'Whiff' of inflation as the economy recovers, good for some, bad for others

...Cooper sees it, there is "a whiff of inflation in the air." The ability to raise prices is good news for many U.S. industries after several tough years, but consumers hooked on cheap goods and low interest rates are in for some disappointment...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/17/bus_412437.shtml
Business
Greenspan: trade deficits have not harmed U.S. economy so far

...But Greenspan said this needed flexibility could be jeopardized by pressure to erect trade barriers to protect U.S. industries from foreign competition. "Some clouds of emerging protectionism have become increasingly evident on today's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/11/21/bus_393854.shtml
Business
Brazil woes apt to harm automakers

...clobbered sales of big-ticket items, which many Brazilians buy on credit. Sales of autos and household appliances, U.S. industries that have significant operations in Brazil, both declined about 25 percent last year. "Ford had hoped to make...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/19/bus_250615.shtml
Business
Readers express thoughts of concern, faith after assaults

...support and take care of fellow Americans. Every day we buy items that are made in countries that despise us. Major U.S. industries are collapsing because of it, including those vital to the South, such as textiles and apparel. We must keep our...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/09/22/op_321948.shtml
Opinion columns
Trade deficit hits all-time high in 1998

...to this country start to decline. The administration is concerned that steel will be the first in a long line of U.S. industries seeking increased protection from foreign competition in moves that could trigger retaliation and rising protectionism...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/20/bus_253907.shtml
Business