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By Anne D'Innocenzio, Associated Press
Three advantages physical stores still have over their online-only rivals.
By Anthony Dukes, The Conversation
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…
New research shows how human emotions affect the likelihood to misbehave on Black Friday, as well as a significant difference between men and women.
By Jaeha Lee, The Conversation
An innovative retail entrepreneuer discusses why she thinks traditional stores are struggling.
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By Jay L. Zagorsky, The Conversation
Some pundits claim that Black Friday is dying and is no longer relevant. However, the National Retail Federation issued a strong denunciation of these articles and declared that Black Friday is “far from gone.”…
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By Tracy Wholf
The indoor mall became a ubiquitous symbol of American suburbia in the 20th century. But America's first shopping mall, still landing in Edina, Minnesota, was designed, like every enclosed mall modeled after it, to bring some urbanity to suburbia. NewHour…
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NewsHour Weekend asks: do you think retailers should remain open on Thanksgiving? Take our poll.
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