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20 Under $20: Wines That Feed the Soul
by By Eric Asimov
10 Jul 2020 at 9:10am
These 20 bottles ? found online from 11 different countries, including some unexpected regions ? offer values and pleasures in a summer unlike any other.
It?s 2022. What Does Life Look Like?
by By David Leonhardt
10 Jul 2020 at 2:00am
The pandemic could shape the world, much as World War II and the Great Depression did.
Helen O?Hagan, Fashion Executive Who Personified Saks, Dies at 89
by By Penelope Green
9 Jul 2020 at 2:47pm
As the store?s head of publicity, she promoted top designers. She also lived a glamorous life as the friend and caregiver of the actress Claudette Colbert.
Stocks That Could Thrive in a Post-Pandemic World
by By Conrad de Aenlle
9 Jul 2020 at 2:00am
Life will return to ?normal,? but not entirely. Here are some suggestions for investing in a changed world.
Brooks Brothers, Founded in 1818, Files for Bankruptcy
by By Sapna Maheshwari and Vanessa Friedman
8 Jul 2020 at 7:37am
The retailer, which has dressed all but four U.S. presidents, will close 51 U.S. stores as it looks for a buyer.
Why You Should Care That Boohoo Is Making Headlines This Week
by By Elizabeth Paton
8 Jul 2020 at 5:23am
Boohoo was one of the fastest-growing retailers in Britain. Now the company is in trouble after revelations about working conditions in supplier factories.
They Splurged on Fancy Clothes Before Quarantine. Now What?
by By Linda Dyett
8 Jul 2020 at 2:00am
Fashion purchases innocently made before the spread of coronavirus are poignant markers of canceled activities.
?He?s Buying Up Brixton?: Beloved Grocer?s Eviction Sparks Gentrification Fight
by By Adam Satariano
6 Jul 2020 at 11:03am
In south London, people rebelled when a developer, backed by an American hedge fund, tried to evict Nour Cash & Carry.
Our Cash-Free Future Is Getting Closer
by By Liz Alderman
6 Jul 2020 at 2:00am
The pandemic is propelling a shift toward a cashless society in ways that no other single event has. Experts say that?s not necessarily a good thing.
With Department Stores Disappearing, Malls Could Be Next
by By Sapna Maheshwari
5 Jul 2020 at 12:00am
Brick-and-mortar retail was in the midst of seismic changes even before the pandemic. Analysts say as much as a quarter of America?s malls may close in the next five years.