Tag "retail"

Five Tips for Covering Retail and Lifestyle

Retail stories are important because they offer a valuable look into consumerism and the state of the

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Retail And Money: Why We Aren’t Buying Stuff

The retail sales report is often seen as one of the indicators of the health of

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Retail And Money: The Big Dollars In Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is this Sunday (you still have time to buy a card). And, it’s become

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L.L. Bean Plans To Dramatically Expand Its Bootprint

For decades, L.L. Bean was known for two things: its catalog and its iconic store in

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Amazon retail stores: a reversal of strategy?

Amazon transformed the book world, and then the retail world, by taking what was in brick

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How does holiday shopping help airports?

  As a regular traveler, I’m impressed with how airports have stepped up their game when

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BYO mobile device policies – pros and cons

On a recent road trip, our one-hour pit stop at a rural casino was noteworthy for

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Halloween 2014: There’s no escaping holiday’s creep

OK, even for a lover of seasonal biz stories, Halloween stories the first week in September

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Finger-food trends are replacing cupcakes .. or are they?

The headline-making saga of the Crumbs Bake Shop company – the cupcake chain that closed all

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Quick tips: Offbeat business stories

Maybe this column should be called “quirky tips” instead of “quick tips,” because I can’t resist

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