As summer trips beckon, some are traveling less, at least by car. And those candy bars at the convenience store may find fewer takers.
Brands and retailers are shifting away from the clipped newspaper discounts, and the digital version hasn’t grown fast enough to catch up.
Assaults at stores have been increasing at a faster pace than the national average. Some workers are tired of fearing for their safety.
Credova, a little-known fintech company, is leading the way in offering installment plans to buyers of guns and hunting supplies.
As his country’s most famous designer, Sabyasachi has persuaded Indians to see the luxury in their fashion heritage. Can he persuade Americans too?
Tesla shifted to selling cars entirely online in 2019. Now, some established automakers, like Ford, are talking about taking a similar approach.
Inside the construction of a one-piece swimsuit, a complicated symbol of “the most vulnerable time of the year.”
The visit to the nation’s busiest entry point for goods comes as President Biden struggles to show progress on resolving supply chain issues that are fueling inflation across the country.
Shopping malls across the country are closing. But the mall was designed for change.
The move shows how inflation and changing consumer behavior are souring the business outlook for many retailers.
Businesses face headwinds as demand weakens, the Federal Reserve raises rates and government stimulus programs end.
As stocks have tumbled this year, predictions that the selling is over have been wrong time and again.
For years, dedicated shoppers have spent their Sundays searching for second-hand goods at Jet Rag’s $1 sale.
Companies that sourced cotton from the region in China are weighing evidence of forced labor, a lack of visibility into operations and new regulation.
Weary from the pandemic and pressured by inflation, retail employees of the tech giant are holding votes on whether to unionize.
The clothing seller is building a vibrant and eclectic community of TikTok style stars, D.I.Y. designers and vintage fanatics.
Target reported that inflation was taking a toll on its profitability. The report came a day after Walmart warned of the same problem.
The Adventure Quencher Travel Tumbler, a social-media-famous water bottle, conquered feeds everywhere, one pale millennial shade at a time.
They’re store-hopping, cutting back on expensive items and using more coupons. Plying the meat counter staff with homemade banana bread for favors is not out of the question.
We’re now buying less online than many had predicted, and it’s throwing tech companies and the economy for a loop.
The start-up has had a meteoric rise, thanks to its charismatic co-founder, Ryan Breslow. But he sometimes stretched the truth to get there.
After Abbott Nutrition issued voluntary recalls of its popular baby formulas, retailers have limited purchases, leaving desperate parents searching for solutions.
Work wear reflects how people feel about their jobs and the economy as a whole. So it makes sense that dressing for the office is all over the place.
Amazon benefited from the coronavirus pandemic as people flocked to online shopping. Now, shoppers’ behavior has shifted.
The company’s rewiring of retail puts customers at risk.
Meet the man working to put the next big “It” plant on every windowsill in North America.
To independent booksellers, the enormous chain was once a threat. Now it’s vital to their survival. And it’s doing well.
The former was designed by Vincent Van Duysen, and both are set, fittingly, in a storied Milan building that was once the bustling center of the local silk trade.
The $15 billion rapid-delivery start-up decided to do business differently from rivals like Instacart. A changing environment is testing its model.
The rise of LoveShackFancy.
Ian Charms is drawing young shoppers with its charm necklaces.
Like thrift shops on steroids, giant used-clothing stores are part of the culture and economic life along the border with Mexico.
The evolution of the Korean hanbok is a lens into the history of the country, which is now being traced in the series “Pachinko.”
European companies that relied on Russian customers are suffering collateral damage from the invasion of Ukraine and Western sanctions.
The pandemic turned many of us into hermits. It’s time to go out again.
After bottoming out early in the pandemic, profits and spirits are soaring — and people were ready to party.
Gen Z buyers, for whom inclusivity, sustainability, transparency and traceability are not negotiable, already have changed the way brands do business.
In a new collaboration with Morehouse and Spelman colleges, Ralph Lauren honors the style legacy of Black students.
The destruction of a Leroy Merlin store in Kyiv by a Russian missile underscores the conflicting interests facing companies that continue to do business in Russia.
Unlike so many of our online experiences, shopping is one area that has remained mostly local.
As digital advertising costs rise, more direct-to-consumer retailers are opening shops, leasing turnkey options or securing short-term spaces in other stores.
Like record players and VHS tapes, landline phones are being embraced by nostalgic fans as an antidote to an increasingly digital way of life.
Sales rose 0.3 percent from January, a sharp slowdown in spending growth. Spending at electronics and appliances stores, furniture stores and health and personal care stores was lower.
The region is home to the largest concentration of online shoppers in the country. The facilities, key to delivering packages on time, are reshaping neighborhoods.
The cannabis industry, designed in part to help communities upended by the war on drugs, is being threatened by theft, racism and a market that is stacked against small operators.
The Outdoor Voices founder has a new venture that aims to reward customers with blockchain-based assets. But do brand loyalists really want NFTs?
Since the invasion of Ukraine began, the increasing financial and reputational risks of doing business in Russia is leading Western brands to halt operations.
Over two decades, Astier de Villatte’s ceramics have quietly come to define a certain kind of taste.
The French brands join other Western companies in pausing retail operations as the Russian invasion of Ukraine escalates.
The 88-to-14 result at a Manhattan store creates the first union at the prominent outdoor equipment and apparel retailer.