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Retail & Food

Covering retailing: An introduction

The good news about covering retail is that it’s one of the most accessible beats in business: We all buy stuff, so both reporters and readers have a basic understanding

Database of product injuries, deaths available from IRE

Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE) is offering the Consumer Product Safety Commission‘s injury and death database. The 2006-2009 data includes records on more than 13,500 deaths, 100,000 injuries or potential

Miracle-Gro, others get into marijuana business

Custom software, PR firms, lobbyists, stock offerings and major American companies trying to woo business – are those the hallmarks of an up-and-coming social media site? Perhaps, but they’re also

Human interest stories in local consumer spending

As business journalists we report and write often about the larger economy and the fortunes of companies and industries. But nothing beats the human interest stories behind the numbers, and

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