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Reporting early on the holiday retail sales season

We are a little more than five months away from the most crucial week in retailing,

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Tips from reporter who exposed Amazon’s conditions

Spencer Soper of the Allentown Morning Call exposed the working conditions at an Amazon.com warehouse last

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What businesses win in bathing suit season?

As bathing suit season looms, I’ve noticed a second wave of the weight-loss and exercise ads

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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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