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Shopping Online for Home Decor?
by By RONDA KAYSEN
22 Jun 2018 at 6:00am
If you need a light fixture or a rug or a sofa, the choices can be dizzying.
Leave Your Phone at Home
by By HAYLEY PHELAN
20 Jun 2018 at 11:29am
And, two beloved indie labels get together for a pop-up, a suitcase to delight the T.S.A., and more.
Missed the Latest Supreme Drop? Head to Grailed
by By MATTHEW SCHNEIER
20 Jun 2018 at 8:40am
The website, a favorite of men looking for cult items that have disappeared ? or will soon ? just closed a new investment round.
Do You Know Where Your Pride T-Shirt Was Made?
by By CHRISTINA CARON
19 Jun 2018 at 2:10pm
Merchandise for L.G.B.T. celebrations is becoming big business for major retailers, but some products are made in countries where gay people are persecuted.
Google, Rebuilding Its Presence in China, Invests in Retailer JD.com
by By RAYMOND ZHONG
18 Jun 2018 at 3:02am
Its search engine has been blocked in the country for years, but the company is looking for other ways to be part of the flourishing internet scene there.
Mobile Apps Are Musts for Most Brands, as Long as Users Like Them
by By JANET MORRISSEY
17 Jun 2018 at 3:57pm
Apps have become a critical part of companies? financial strategies, but people are getting savvier about them and less forgiving if they think their performance is subpar.
The Dandy Is Dead
by By GUY TREBAY
11 Jun 2018 at 11:25pm
The sartorial order of the day is anything but refined. In fact, as designers like Demna Gvasalia and Rick Owens are proving, it?s downright fugly.
In the Store
by By DEB AMLEN
11 Jun 2018 at 7:00pm
Sam Donaldson and Tracy Gray set the game afoot.
E-Commerce Might Help Solve the Mystery of Low Inflation
by By PATRICIA COHEN and JIM TANKERSLEY
11 Jun 2018 at 4:54pm
When it?s easier to comparison shop online, businesses are less likely to raise prices ? but you wouldn?t know that by looking at official inflation data.
Recounting ?Horror Stories? Over Guitar Center?s Warranties
by By DANNY HAKIM
7 Jun 2018 at 11:33am
Former employees and customers at the giant music retailer described problems with how it sells protection plans, particularly in Puerto Rico.