Millennials reshaping hotel industry

Millennials and their changing expectations of an ideal hotel experience are changing the global industry.
By Jenna Martin

Corinthian Colleges to close

Corinthian Colleges will shut down its remaining 28 ground campuses, displacing about 16,000 students, less than two weeks after the Department of Education announced it was fining the for-profit institution $30 million for misrepresentation.

Teen retailer ditches beefcake models, racy ads

The moves are part of a new set of changes the retailer announced Friday as it distances itself from the controversial sexualized image established by former CEO Mike Jeffries.
By Anne D'Innocenzio

Day Planner

UPCOMING MAY 7: Columbia County Chamber of Commerce's post-legislative breakfast, Gov. Nathan Deal is featured speaker; 7:30 a.m.

Tariffs, wages make Mexico an auto mecca

Mexico has become the most attractive place in North America to build new automobile factories, a shift that has siphoned jobs from the U.S. and Canada.
By Tom Krisher and Christopher Sherman

Mediterranean chain Zoës Kitchen opening

Fast-casual Meditteranean chain Zoës Kitchen is opening Thursday in Washington Crossing shopping center.

Georgia Bank & Trust owner reports $4.2 million quarterly profit

Augusta-based Southeastern Bank Fi­nancial Corp. reported first-quarter net income of $4.2 million, or 63 cents per share for the first quarter in 2014.
By Tim Rausch

May visitor spending projected at $2.3 million in Augusta

Visitor spending in Augusta is projected to generate more than $2.3 million during May.

New Jim Hudson Lexus center in the works

Demolition of two Washington Road buildings in Martinez will lead to the future facility for Jim Hudson Lexus.
By Jenna Martin

Partridge Inn set for second stage of renovations

The second phase of construction at the historic Wal­ton Way hotel will begin May 4. Once completed, it will leave the bar, restaurant and front lobby entirely revamped with modern furnishings and a new concept, designed with the millennial age group in mind.
By Jenna Martin
Scuttle Biz

Businesses 'beat Street' in earnings predictions

Beating the Street” seems to be the name of the game for companies in earnings season these days. 

Restaurant inspections

Search databases of the latest restaurant inspection reports for Richmond, Columbia and Aiken counties.

Property transfers

Here are the Richmond County property transfers for March 26-April 1. The date indicates when the transfer was recorded in the clerk's office.

On The Move

On The Move recognizes new hires and promotions.

Biz Bits

Biz Bits honor people and businesses that get awards, earn certifications or become appointed to civic boards.
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Spring fever usually means more motorcycle crashes

According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, motorcycle fatalities begin to rise in March and double by June. The numbers continue to creep upward through August before seeing a ...
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