Assessing its future, both the bad and the good.
Assessing its future, both the bad and the good.
Will the shifts brought on by the pandemic, favoring online retailers over bookstores and established authors over new ones, change publishing forever?
Most marijuana producers in Canada are still reporting staggering losses two and a half years after legalization.
Soaring retail sales and a sharp drop in jobless claims are the latest reflection of a quickening recovery and suggest a year of remarkable growth.
American shoppers are flocking to high-waisted, loosefitting jeans in droves and companies believe they may become a hallmark of the post-pandemic world.
It wasn’t all sweats and leggings. A whirlwind tour of how the pandemic affected what we wore, from India to Italy.
Shopping locally has helped foot traffic in some commercial districts across the city return almost to prepandemic levels.
The pandemic has left Britain with deep economic wounds, but “Monday is a really positive start.”
Debra Hunter, 53, was seen in a widely circulated video last year coughing on a customer who was recording her dispute with employees at a home-goods store in Jacksonville, Fla.
The company’s victory deals a crushing blow to organized labor, which had hoped the time was ripe to start making inroads.
After the retailer filed for bankruptcy one couple was left with a warehouse full of abandoned mannequins and a price tag of nearly $250,000 to dispose of it.
Copycatting has social media consequences. After the BeyHive and the Rihanna Navy — the Telfar tribe?
A user’s guide to the latest cross-border social media fashion crisis.
How social media stars like Addison Rae gave the cosmetics industry a makeover.
The Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union may be one of the most eclectic labor unions in the U.S. And it is on the cusp of breaking into the e-commerce behemoth.
Ten people were killed in the attack at a supermarket in Boulder, Colo., including a police officer, the authorities said.
Kathryn McLay, an Australian who worked for years in finance, wants employees to know “how valued they are.”
In a secret settlement in Virginia, Amazon swore off threatening and intimidating workers. As the company confronts increased labor unrest, its tactics are under scrutiny.
Amazon Live is a prominent example of how interactive video shopping, popularized by TV networks like QVC, has moved online.
Vanessa Friedman, fashion director of The New York Times, takes reader questions.
An icon of idiosyncratic fashion has closed her influential store, which treated clothes as modern art.
Coupang, a start-up founded by a Harvard Business School dropout, helped transform e-commerce in South Korea, one of the world’s fastest-growing markets for online shopping.
The chain’s vendors, most of them small-business owners, say they are worried they won’t be paid for orders delivered in the weeks just before the filing.
After nearly three decades with Toys “R” Us, she helped lead a fight by employees for severance pay from the bankrupt company. She died of Covid-19.
Tracking an industry where Black representation has been rare.
The owner of Manny’s Music in Manhattan, he brought wah-wah to Hendrix and Clapton and connected musicians with equipment that helped define their styles.
The start-up had to decide what to do when its merchandise became virtually irrelevant during the pandemic. Revamping its focus was not easy, but the company has survived.
The e-commerce giant added at least nine new warehouses in the city over the past year as 2.4 million packages a day strained the nation’s largest urban delivery system.
A vote on whether to form a union at the e-commerce giant’s warehouse in Bessemer, Ala., has become a labor showdown, drawing the attention of N.F.L. players, and the White House.
His laid-back style and namesake jeans made him a touchstone of 1960s fashion, drawing celebrities and tourists alike to his stores.
When did we become a nation of Willy Wonkas?
The pandemic is terrible. It can also be tedious. And that tedium is shaping what people buy and how productive they are.
Already pushed to the breaking point by the pandemic, designers, manufacturers and retailers claim the newly-negotiated Brexit deal is a disaster.
Rose Marcario was riding high at the outdoor apparel manufacturer. Her sudden departure was another abrupt turn for perhaps America’s most unconventional company.
Americans should contemplate the human cost of speedy delivery.
At dozens of microbakeries in apartment kitchens, laid-off chefs are flexing their creativity to meet the city’s demand for cheer and calories.
Retail chains have failed all over New York City. Is it a surprise that smaller stores can finally breathe?
The largest private development in U.S. history has attracted marquee companies, but is struggling with unsold luxury condos and a mall barren of shoppers.
Pornography, patio furniture and an at-home coronavirus test are among the odd assortment of goods and services people are purchasing with the cryptocurrency.
The frenzy for the troubled retailer’s stock has been a headscratcher for the analysts who try to determine a company’s value.
A new crop of customers — people who once commuted to the city but now work from home — is helping some businesses stay afloat.
What began as a story about Reddit versus Wall Street has since revealed itself to be something larger. We have an explanation of what happened and what it means.
Jaydyn Carr of San Antonio made $3,200 on shares from GameStop this week that his mother bought him in 2019 for about $60.
A month after the holiday season, gamers are still contending with scalpers, bots and immense demand as they hunt for elusive devices.
Retailers have stopped carrying its products, though Mike Lindell, the founder and face of MyPillow, blamed “cancel culture” and said he didn’t think it would last.
Designers and tech start-ups are working to improve sustainability and interrupt the path to the landfill.
Merchandise with phrases like “Battle for Capitol Hill Veteran” could still be purchased on major e-commerce sites, a sign of how the platforms have struggled to remove the goods.
Consumer spending fell 0.7 percent, the Commerce Department reported, as the economic recovery showed signs of stalling.
A high-end boutique that influenced Brooklyn style.
Plaza Seafood is a hub of sounds, sustenance and a sense of community that are more in demand than ever during the pandemic.