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Five Places to Shop in Dublin
by By ELAINE GLUSAC
27 Jun 2017 at 10:04pm
One block west of Dublin?s Grafton Street lies a mix of happening independent boutiques, cafes and galleries in what is known as the Creative Quarter.
Shopping Without Instagram: It?s Full of Surprises
by By KATHERINE BERNARD
26 Jun 2017 at 10:00pm
Ulla Johnson and Samuji, new in NoLIta, reward the accidental shopper.
Shareholders Demand More Drastic Shifts at Nestlé
by By STEPHANIE STROM
26 Jun 2017 at 6:04pm
The changes requested by the Third Point hedge fund underscore the idea that legacy food brands must radically shake up their portfolios to remain profitable.
In Towns Already Hit by Steel Mill Closings, a New Casualty: Retail Jobs
by By RACHEL ABRAMS and ROBERT GEBELOFF
25 Jun 2017 at 7:50am
Thousands of workers face unemployment as retailers struggle to adapt to online shopping. But even as e-commerce grows, it isn?t absorbing these workers.
You Don?t Want to Buy Groceries From a Robot
by By STACY TORRES
23 Jun 2017 at 1:21am
Amazon?s purchase of Whole Foods could deprive us of human contact.
Robert Campeau, Flamboyant Canadian Who Owned Bloomingdale?s, Dies at 93
by By IAN AUSTEN
21 Jun 2017 at 6:58pm
Mr. Campeau, a developer, built a department store empire in the United States in the 1980s, but it swiftly drowned in a sea of debt.
Amazon Bites Off Even More Monopoly Power
by By LINA M. KHAN
21 Jun 2017 at 1:21am
The proposed Whole Foods acquisition might lower prices in the short run but will definitely create an unhealthy concentration of market power.
Deep in the Malls of Texas, a Vision of Shopping?s Future
by By DAVID MONTGOMERY
20 Jun 2017 at 2:16pm
As malls across America struggle, several shopping centers in Texas give a peek into how mall owners and developers are responding to a changing retail industry.
Can Amazon Be the Next Apple?
by By MARC LEVINSON
20 Jun 2017 at 9:24am
To understand why Jeff Bezos bought Whole Foods, look at the profit margins Apple generates at its stores.
Casper, Mattress Maker, Raises $170 Million and Plans I.P.O.
by By MICHAEL J. de la MERCED
18 Jun 2017 at 7:00pm
The new financing comes from Target and other investors, as the three-year-old company prepares to eventually pursue an initial public offering.