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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
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
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-
Wal-Mart tests matching prices with online rivals

NEW YORK - Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is considering matching online prices from competitors such as Amazon.com, raising the stakes for the holiday shopping...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-30/wal-mart-tests-matching-pr
The new family portrait? 3D-printed statue selfies

...box with six small chocolate likenesses of yourself.Big businesses are getting into 3-D statuary as well, with Wal-Mart Stores Inc. at the forefront. In July, at a newly opened Sam's Club in Montgomery, Illinois, and another outside...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-10/new-family-portrait-3d-pri
Wal-Mart cuts health care for part-timers

NEW YORK - Wal-Mart Stores Inc. plans to eliminate health insurance coverage for some part-time U.S. employees in a move aimed at controlling rising...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-07/wal-mart-cuts-health-care-
Sears to raise cash through Canadian sale

...Kmart out from under bankruptcy protection.The company has since faced mounting pressure from nimbler rivals like Wal-Mart Stores and Home Depot.Sears is also facing broader structural issues affecting retailers on differing levels of the retail...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-02/sears-raise-cash-through-c
Richmond County police seek credit card thief

...suspect who they say used a stolen credit card at local Wal-Mart stores last month.On Aug. 8 and 9, the suspect was seen entering Wal-Mart stores at 3338 Wrightsboro Road and 3209 Deans Bridge Road...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-09-21/richmond-county-police
Wal-Mart launching mobile checking account

...addition, customers can send money instantly to each other at no charge through either email or a text message.Wal-Mart Stores Inc., based in Bentonville, Arkansas, is operating the new account through Green Dot Corp.'s federally insured...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-24/wal-mart-launching-mobile-