Tag "retail"

Covering the Business of Independent Booksellers

With Amazon opening more physical bookstores and Barnes & Noble recently announcing a round of layoffs, how

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Covering the Business of Menstruation

Menstruation may be a taboo topic in some circles, but the companies selling tampons, pads and now

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Story Ideas and Experts for Holiday Budget Stories

Whether they’re strapped for cash or are trying to squeeze all the value they can out

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Holiday Marketing Strategies on Twitter

For a business reporter, the holiday season is all about retail and shopping. If you’re looking

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New Angles on the Holiday Shopping Season

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are a heartbeat away, and the signs are positive for the

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10 Halloween Business Trends to Jumpstart a Story

Costume shops and vintage clothing retailers obviously get a surge in foot traffic as Halloween approaches.

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Back-to-School Shopping: 3 Business Story Angles

Students are heading back to school within the next month, and local business story angles abound. Here’s

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Ask an Expert: What’s Ahead for Amazon and Whole Foods

Amazon.com Inc. gave the business journalism world a dozen headlines in June when it entered into

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Story Jump-start: 3 New E-Commerce Angles

The Census Bureau estimates that e-commerce sales topped $100 million in both the third and fourth

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Retail Industry Update: 6 Great Reads

Business journalists who want a solid overview of what’s happening in the retail world have a web

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