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Water park set for North Augusta

...000 and 300,000 annual visitors, would be built on about 40 acres near Exit 5 off Interstate 20 and next to the new Wal-Mart Supercenter on Edgefield Road."If 10 percent of the people who attend this park decided to stay an extra day in North...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-09-03/water-park-
Unisys, Medac office projects finishing up

...here. This is going to become a real regional headquarters for us," Patterson said.For retail, the area's third Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market has been erected in south Augusta. The building shell is adjacent to a Rite-Aid on Windsor Spring...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-28/unisys-medac-office-projec
Rants & Raves

...despicable behavior to continue. Why are you silent? Why are we as a nation not doing more? WE APPRECIATE THE new Wal-Mart in south Augusta. That is a good location. SHAME ON EMPLOYERS not willing to take a chance on recent college graduates...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-25/rants-raves
You Remembered: Residents recall Wrightsboro Road drive-ins

...the corner of North Leg where the old Wifesaver Restaurant was located and a closed Bon-Air situated where the new Wal-Mart is located. I vividly recall sitting on the hilltop above The Forest Hills Drive-In and watching the movie Thunder...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-08-23/you-remembered-residents-rec
Sears sales soften in 2nd quarter

...and Kmart in 2005, about two years after he helped bring the latter out of bankruptcy. Facing increased pressure from Wal-Mart, Target and others, Sears created the Shop Your Way loyalty program which rewards members for items they purchase...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-20/sears-sales-soften-2nd-qua
US retail sales rose in July, aided by autos and restaurants

...profits and sales for the May-July quarter. That doesn't bode well for the rest of the retailers like J.C. Penney, Wal-Mart and Target Corp.,which are set to report in the next few days.On Wednesday, Macy's Inc. reported a 26 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-13/us-retail-sales-rose-july-
Woman sought after Wal-Mart theft

A woman is sought after taking more than $700 worth of merchandise Saturday from Wal-Mart.Around 10:55 a.m., deputies responded to the Wal-Mart on Deans Bridge Road where a white female was seen on surveillance video taking $756...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-23/woman-sought-after-wal-mart-t
Home Depot separates itself from retail crowd in 2Q

...and things like sporting goods. While Home Depot boosted its annual outlook for a second time this year on Tuesday, Wal-Mart reduced its expectations after missing second-quarter profit projections.Home Depot's upswing comes amid continued...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-18/home-depot-separates-itsel
Pay raises, store spruce-ups crimp Wal-Mart's profit

NEW YORK - Wal-Mart's second-quarter earnings report was a mixed bag: Its investments...its third straight increase in customer counts for its U.S. Wal-Mart stores.Wal-Mart, based in Ben ton ville, Ark., is facing challenges on all...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-18/pay-raises-store-spruce-up
Augusta man duped by Craigslist post

...people had already attempted to buy the car and there was no such vehicle there.The victim's money order was sent from Wal-Mart, whose employees stated they have no way of tracking where the "money gram" was picked up, the report said.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-08-10/augusta-man-duped-crai