Retail | Lifestyle

How are price-conscious consumers impacting retail?

I felt a little scooped when I looked at The New York Times on Wednesday because

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Who profits from the business of spring break?

With post-Mardi Gras headaches barely a thing of the past for Fat Tuesday revelers, it’s now

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From voucher vultures to TaskRabbits: tough times

There was a fascinating article in the New York Times the other day about the limits

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Finding business angles in Black History Month

Every February, myriad events nationwide commemorate and celebrate the country’s African American citizens.  And while many

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Tips from Globe reporter Meghan E. Irons

I loved Meghan E. Irons’ piece in the Boston Globe about how business in one neighborhood

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It’s Back!: Braving that Black Friday shopping story

The pre-dawn events of the day after Thanksgiving may cause some reporters’ adrenaline to jump as

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Questions about new, voluntary food nutrition labels

Food has been a … well, hot item for business writers this year, between recalls and

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Affordable luxury: Spotting spending trends

It’s another one of those notions that seemingly popped up out of nowhere and suddenly is

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Safety stories after Indiana State Fair stage collapse

The “that can’t really be happening” video of the tragic Saturday-night stage collapse in Indiana –

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Covering retailing: A reporters’ toolbox

There are several techniques you can use to inspire story ideas and get the information you

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