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The Suburbs Are Coming to a City Near You
by By Candace Jackson
18 May 2019 at 11:30am
Is a city still a city if urban living is a luxury good?
Why a Tax the U.S. Hasn?t Embraced Has Found Favor in Much of the World
by By Seema Jayachandran
17 May 2019 at 11:56am
Value-added taxes are popular in many countries, especially those that are less affluent. The great advantage is a built-in feature that deters tax evasion, an emerging body of research shows.
Visit Times Square? These Projects Want You to Experience It
by By C. J. Hughes
14 May 2019 at 3:16pm
TSX Broadway, which will a feature a theater, a hotel, a shopping center and an outdoor stage, is the latest effort by developers to lure visitors.
How Trump?s Tariffs on Chinese Goods Will Hit Your Shopping Cart
by By Jim Tankersley
10 May 2019 at 6:25am
Tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods are rising to 25 percent from 10 percent, meaning that consumers could bear the brunt of higher costs.
Max Azria, Designer Who Sold Couture for Less, Has Died
by By Daniel E. Slotnik
8 May 2019 at 3:20pm
Mr. Azria founded BCBG Max Azria in 1989 to ?give fashion to more people.? It became a global concern, and celebrities like Beyoncé wore his clothes.
Walmart Raises Minimum Age to Buy Tobacco Products to 21
by By Sandra E. Garcia
8 May 2019 at 2:13pm
The move makes the company the latest retailer to make recent changes regarding tobacco sales to minors.
After a Messy Breakup With New York, Amazon Is Back With a Cashierless Go Store
by By Michael Gold
8 May 2019 at 2:00am
The futuristic Amazon Go faces the city?s notoriously brusque customers, not to mention its shoplifters. Still, the company is hopeful.
Design?s New Leaf
by By Steven Kurutz
7 May 2019 at 9:00am
As marijuana becomes more elite, cannabis-inspired objects and décor are moving way beyond images of gnarly buds and lava lamps.
It?s Layaway, But for a Post-Recession Economy
by By Valeriya Safronova
3 May 2019 at 9:17am
Companies like Afterpay will pay for your Anthropologie shopping spree. You can pay them back later.
How a Canadian Chain Is Reinventing Book Selling
by By Alexandra Alter
1 May 2019 at 2:54pm
Indigo is expanding to the United States with its new model for how a big bookstore chain can thrive in the era of online retail.