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Area's second Walmart Neighborhood Market opens in Martinez

The area's second grocery-style Wal-Mart store opened Wednesday in Martinez.The 41,000-square-foot Neighborhood Market at South Belair and Colonial roads attracted more...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-01-28/areas-secon
2 suspects sought for attempted kidnapping

...photos of two men who they say tried to kidnap a man on Thursday.The suspects were caught on tape at the Grovetown Wal-Mart store prior to the incident, according to Columbia County sheriff's Capt. Steve Morris.At about 2:30 p.m., deputies...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-16/2-suspects-sought-atte
Target to exit Canada, shutting down 133 stores

...experience in Canada hasn't been unique, though. Big Lots Inc. and Best Buy Co. have shuttered stores there and Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has seen its sales in Canada weaken.The retailer said Thursday that it anticipates approximately $5.4...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-15/target-exit-canada-shuttin
Wal-Mart tests gift card exchange

...more shoppers to the website of the world's largest retailer.It's a test program, but if it's successful, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. said the card swap could become a permanent service. Wal-Mart spokesman Ravi Jariwala said the chain doesn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-24/wal-mart-tests-gift-card-e
A decade after tragedy, Graniteville tries to recoup lost jobs

...was an investment of Weldon Wyatt, the owner of nearby Sage Valley Golf Club who earned his fortune by developing Wal-Mart stores. Wyatt was also part of an investment group that purchased some of Avondale's assets in 2006 and 2007."We all...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-03/decade-after-tragedy-granitev
Sears explores sale-leaseback deal of buildings

...profitability. The company, which was once a staple of American shopping, is facing pressure from nimbler rivals such as Wal-Mart Stores and Home Depot. It's is also dealing with broader industry issues, including a slow economic recovery that's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-07/sears-explores-sale-leaseb
US adds 321,000 jobs, the most in nearly 3 years

...hiring since the recession officially ended in 2009.Seva, a chain of fast-casual spas located mainly inside Wal-Mart stores, has been adding jobs all year while expanding from about 75 to 100 sites. It plans to open more free-standing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-05/us-adds-321000-jobs-most-n
Macy's 3Q profit tops Street, cuts 2014 outlook

...the retail industry gears up for the critical holiday shopping season.J.C. Penney reports late Wednesday and Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the world's largest retailer and Kohl's Inc. are expected to report results on Thursday.Like many...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-12/macys-3q-profit-tops-stree
Wal-Mart to offer free shipping on top holiday items

...Wal-Mart is doing whatever it takes to rope in holiday shoppers however they want to buy.For the first time, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is offering free shipping on what it considers the season's top 100 hottest gifts, from board games to items...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-31/wal-mart-offer-free-shippi
Wal-Mart sales perk up ahead of holiday

NEW YORK - Wal-Mart Stores Inc. eked out a rare gain in...of traffic declines at U.S. Wal-Mart stores.Macy's, J.C. Penney and...by the sales increase at its Wal-Mart stores, he's still not satisfied...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-13/wal-mart-sales-perk-ahead-