Tag "retail"

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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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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Covering retailing: A reporters’ toolbox

There are several techniques you can use to inspire story ideas and get the information you

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Covering retail: Themes and key issues on the beat

Our popular business beat basics series is now available all in one place in ebook form

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Covering retailing: What the economic data means

There are several sets of data released each month that attempt to provide a window into

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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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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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