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Alibaba stock soars in jubilant trading debut

...rang the opening bell."We want to be bigger than Wal-Mart," Ma told CNBC. "We hope in 15 years, people say this is a company like Microsoft, IBM, Wal-Mart. They changed, shaped the world."The company's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-19/alibaba-stock-soars-jubila
Rants & Raves

...RICHMOND COUNTY HAS a Dignitary Protection Team. So, where are the dignitaries? Marble Palace? Lake Olmstead? Wal-Mart? Behind a tree, maybe? ANOTHER AMERICAN missionary has caught ebola and has been brought back to the U.S. for treatment...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-19/rants-raves
Halloween store pops up in old Sports Authority space

...employees were hired to staff the store, according to company spokeswoman Iysha Aldikacti.Last year, the store was in the Wal-Mart/Sam's Club shopping center on Bobby Jones Expressway in Martinez. This is the fourth year that Halloween City has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-09-19/halloween-s
Warrant: SC dad feared 5 slain kids would kill him

...and WIS-TV obtained an unaltered copy.Jones ordered his children, ages 1 to 8, out of his vehicle at a Lexington Wal-Mart on Aug. 28 because he "believed the children were going to kill him, chop him up and feed him to the dogs," according...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-17/warrant-sc-dad-feared-5-slain
Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market under development in south Augusta

Another Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market is coming to the Augusta metro area...according to the leasing firm handling the new North Augusta Wal-Mart, which is almost complete.The Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market and two small retail spaces will be...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-09-16/wal-mart-ne
Business news

South Augusta will get Wal-Mart groceryAnother Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market is coming to the Augusta metro...the leasing firm handling the new North Augusta Wal-Mart, which is almost complete.The Wal-Mart Neighborhood...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-16/business-news
Rants & Raves

...will open up this month. A question for the city: Will APT buses be going into the parking lot there like it does for Wal-Mart? I have been to the Whole Foods in Atlanta and LOVED the set up. Good prices for quality items. A variety of foods...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-14/rants-raves
Will Apple's digital wallet kill the card swipe?

...retail locations in the U.S., according to the National Retail Federation. The biggest U.S. retailers, including Wal-Mart and Best Buy, are not participating in Apple Pay.The main reason is cost. Each point-of-sale device, which...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-13/will-apples-digital-wallet
Memorial held for slain children

...said Elaine loved to give high fives, dance and act as a "leg ornament.""That is, whether you find yourself at Wal-Mart or find yourself at the grocery store, or even at home, you feel something heavy on your leg," Maranto said. "It's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-12/memorial-held-slain-children
Small business filled with gloomy glums

...It is right across the street from the old one on North Leg Road, the back way out of the newish Wrightsboro Road Wal-Mart. The owner of the fried-chicken chain, Chris Cunningham, closed the old restaurant (1976 kind of old) in July...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/tim-rausch/2014-09-11/small-busin