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5:03 am on Wednesday December 28, 2011

Nearly 1 in 9 Kmart and Sears locations to close

Flickr user Timothy Valentine "K" marks the spot? On Tuesday, the company behind Kmart and Sears announced that due to disappointing yearly growth, they would close 100 to 120 stores — that's nearly one in every nine stores that will close. However...
12:53 am on Wednesday December 28, 2011

Nearly 1 in 9 Kmart and Sears locations to close

Image by Flickr user Timothy Valentine "K" marks the spot?On Tuesday, the company behind Kmart and Sears announced that due to disappointing yearly growth, they would close 100 to 120 stores — that's nearly one in every nine stores that will close....
8:23 am on Friday November 6, 2009

Post and Courier lays off 23 from across newspaper staff

Image by Geoff Marshall/ContributedImage by 20091106-pandc.jpg According to an announcement on The Post and Courier's Web site, the company has cut "23 positions throughout the building, including seven that were unfilled." Read more stories on...
2:10 am on Sunday August 9, 2009

South Carolina forced into governmental diet, but it's not all good news

Image by Flickr user jamiedfw Image by 20090809-capitol.jpg South Carolina's government has been forced to downsize some 7% because of the recession, but it's not just suppositional programs that have gotten the ax. Hop over to The Post and Courier...
3:20 am on Tuesday September 9, 2008

MUSC looking to cut costs

Following cost-cutting trends both local and nationwide, MUSC is looking for ways to reduce costs due to the economic slowdown. One way mentioned would be to reduce staffing in less-busy areas of the hospital. Head over to ABC News 4 for the story.
12:27 pm on Monday July 21, 2008

Post and Courier offers buyouts to employees

The Post and Courier joined a long line today, becoming the most recent newspaper to reveal signs of financial difficulty. The newspaper announced that it is offering employees a voluntary separation package of two weeks' pay for every year they've...
9:06 am on Sunday May 18, 2008

Charleston Ballet Theatre: Boston Ballet's Spoleto performance in no danger

After the Boston Ballet was forced to take action to downsize by nine members, many feared that it would me a cancellation of their upcoming Charleston performance. But Jill Bahr of the Charleston Ballet Theatre recently reassured the Charleston...
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