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Wal-Mart tests price matching with rivals

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 22:50
NEW YORK - Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is considering matching online prices from competitors such as, raising the stakes for the holiday shopping season.
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Still putting the pieces together

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 22:49
In a totally random bit of serendipity, retired Savannah Chatham Metro Police detective Billy Ray was putting the final touches on his model of a Spanish galleon just as the El Galeón Andalucía — the only galleon-class tall ship sailing today — docked at Rousakis Plaza last week.
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Strengthening U.S. growth reflects help from Fed

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 22:49
WASHINGTON - The U.S. economy powered its way to a solid annual growth rate of 3.5 percent from July through September, outpacing most of the developed world and appearing on track to extend its momentum through this year and beyond.
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BiS in brief: Tampa firm buys Savannah outlet center

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 22:48
A Tampa-based investment firm, Validus Group, has closed on a 133,000 square-foot shopping center in Savannah, located just off Interstate 95 at the exit for Highway 204.
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Attorneys can help veterans understand potential pension benefits

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 22:12
We celebrate our veterans with parades and discounts to certain stores and restaurants, but many veterans are unaware of the additional ways their country would like to honor their service.
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BiS in brief: Adult counseling practice opens in Savannah

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 22:12
Julie Rubin McGaughey, a licensed professional counselor, has opened a new adult counseling practice, Atlantic Coastal Therapy, at 5 Oglethorpe Professional Boulevard, Suite 220
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Savannah startup sets sights on DIY filmmaking market

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 22:11
Ian Nott is standing in the middle of Forsyth Park holding a small handheld 3D printed prototype mounted with a GoPro camera when a man runs by on his way to an ultimate Frisbee pick-up game.
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Selling Savannah to Hollywood

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 10:01
The Savannah Economic Development Authority has retained veteran moviemaker Ralph Singleton to market and sell the Savannah region as a location for film, television and other productions, SEDA officials announced Wednesday.
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Facebook's advertising revenue soars in 3Q

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 22:09
NEW YORK - Facebook grew its advertising revenue by 64 percent in the third quarter, helped by a boost in mobile ads that are becoming an increasingly large chunk of the social networking giant's overall advertising business.
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Software as a service: Transforming logistics and everything else

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 22:01
In our increasingly interconnected world, technology is constantly providing new tools and new opportunities, creating business models that were almost unthinkable only a few years earlier.
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Sandfly rezoning request ruffles neighbors' feathers

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 22:00
Sandfly resident Norman Luten Jr. moved back to Savannah around 17 years ago, taking up residence on land that's been in his family for more than a century - some of it now being eyed for commercial development.
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Painting the town burgundy - with green

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 21:59
It's been said that success breeds success. Such appears to be the case with the Savannah Food & Wine Festival, which drew more than 5,000 people and generated an estimated $1.8 million in spending during its inaugural event last year.
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Business in Savannah in brief

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 21:59
The Salt Table hires Advertising Specialty Services The Salt Table, a flavor design and retail firm specializing in salts and seasoning blends, has selected Advertising Specialty Services to handle promotional labeling of its salts and spice blends.
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Fed will likely signal no rate hike anytime soon

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 00:12
WASHINGTON - The global economy has slumped. Turmoil has gripped financial markets. And the U.S. job market, despite steady gains, still isn't fully healthy. Yet when the Federal Reserve meets this week, few foresee any major policy changes.
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The SUV goes from All-American to global star

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 21:49
DETROIT - Once a hulking symbol of American excess, sport utility vehicles are quickly becoming the world's favorite way to get around. It's a surprising rebirth for a vehicle that was the subject of obituaries when gas prices spiked in 2008.
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SCAD Film Festival panel gives insights into distribution and finance

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 21:49
For all its glitz, moviemaking is still a business. A small panel held Monday as part of the Savannah Film Festival tackled perhaps one of the trickiest issues in showbiz: how to recoup production costs for a movie.
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CITY TALK: Local job market outperforming most of Georgia

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 21:48
Georgia has had the worst unemployment rate in the nation for the last two months. The state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in September was 7.9 percent, down slightly from 8.1 percent in August and from 8.0 percent in September 2013.
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Business in Savannah in brief

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 21:47
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Metro Savannah gas prices continue to fall

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 09:19
Average retail gasoline prices in Savannah have fallen 5.7 cents per gallon in the past week to $2.90 a gallon on Sunday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 262 gas outlets in Savannah. The national average has fallen 3.
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