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Covering retailing: Glossary of terms to know

Retail is as rife with jargon as any other business beat. If you want a formal

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Covering retailing: An introduction

The good news about covering retail is that it’s one of the most accessible beats in

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Morbid tourism sites make lively business features

    Well, it had to happen sooner or later. Perusing news reports about the Casey

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Who’s afraid of Friday the 13th? Businesses can be

Friggatriskaidekaphobia. It sounds like a muttered epithet but it’s the technical terms for fear of Friday

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Prom, graduation spending indicators of economic health

Two big elements of the spring consumer spending season – proms and graduations – are worth

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It’s hard not to wake up to a daily coffee story

What is it about coffee? The bitter liquid brew of the mountain bean – reportedly discovered

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Spring break, an economic powerhouse

If you’re sitting amid the “monster storm” reading this, it may seem surreal that we’re only

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A seasonal potpourri of business feature ideas

If you’re ready for a break from housing, jobs and oil-spill stories, here’s a potpourri of

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WSJ looks at company buying defunct business names

The Wall Street Journal continues its series “The Road Back” looking at a company that purchased

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Last push for ‘no payments, same as cash’ deals

Coinciding with the implementation date of the new CARD rules is a deadline for retailers to

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