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By Anne D'Innocenzio, Associated Press
Grocers big and small are hiring more workers, paying overtime and limiting purchases on certain high demand items as they scramble to restock shelves that have been wiped out by panic shopping in response to the global viral pandemic.
By Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press
Retail sales dropped in September by the largest amount in seven months, possibly signaling that rising trade tensions and turbulent markets are having an impact on consumer spending.
By Joseph Pisani, Associated Press
Eyeing that can of soda in the supermarket cooler? Or maybe you're craving a pint of ice cream? A camera could be watching you.
The once formidable retail giant Sears files for bankruptcy protection. The company, which also owns Kmart, will continue to operate as executives try to reverse a downward spiral exacerbated by e-commerce. John Yang examines the company’s storied legacy and tumultuous…
By PBS NewsHour
Is traditional retail dead? There have been more store closings this year than any since the Great Recession, with retailers filing for bankruptcy at a record pace. And yet online retailers like Amazon and Warby Parker are adding brick-and-mortar stores.
The growth of e-commerce continues to wreak havoc on traditional retail and its workforce, with 5,300 store closings announced in the first half of 2017 and 64,000 job cuts expected. What will become of the 16 million Americans who work…
By Diane Lincoln Estes
We want to hear from retail workers who have been affected by a "retail apocalypse."…
By Jasmine Wright
The parent company that owns retailers T.J. Maxx, Marshalls and HomeGoods announced on Wednesday a plan to raise their workers' wages to $9 an hour in June, with an eventual rise to $10 an hour by 2016. The move makes…
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 Meredith P. Garretson
After two decades of championing e-commerce, why would Amazon decide to open a retail store in New York?…
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