By Josh Boak, Anne D'Innocenzio, Associated Press
The coronavirus pandemic has pushed troubled department store chain J.C. Penney into Chapter 11 bankruptcy. It is the fourth major retailer to meet that fate.
By Anne D'Innocenzio, Associated Press
The question now is whether a smaller version of the company that once towered over the American retail landscape can remain viable or whether the iconic brand will be forced out of business.
An innovative retail entrepreneuer discusses why she thinks traditional stores are struggling.
By Diane Lincoln Estes
Warby Parker’s co-CEO explains why his e-commerce company is opening up brick-and-mortar stores even as traditional big-box retailers are shuttering theirs.
By Simone Pathe
Large retail chains are the target of frequent criticism for paying low wages and exploiting workers, but a new working paper from the National Bureau of Economic Research suggests that big-box stores have actually increased wages in the retail sector,…
By Zeynep Ton
What do Costco, Trader Joe's, QuickTrip and Spanish supermarket Mercadona have in common? They treat labor as assets, says Zeynep Ton, author of "The Good Jobs Strategy," and therefore, avoid even bigger costs than labor.
'Tis the Season, But Should We Save or Spend? A Holiday Money Conundrum…
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