Amrita Jayakumar

Reporter, Web producerWashington, D.C.

Latest stories:

Revenues fall across the board, but 2014 is off to a strong start, contractors say.

  • Apr 23, 2014

Retailer posts list of stores affected by breach, including several in the Washington area.

  • Apr 19, 2014

Quick facts about the Chinese e-commerce giant, which will soon debut on the American stock market.

  • Apr 16, 2014

March shopping picked up after a brutal winter kept consumers away from stores.

  • Apr 14, 2014

The discount chain is cutting back as economic measures are starting to hit lower-income shoppers.

  • Apr 10, 2014

The retailer plans to add 50 wholesale stores, hopes elections will pave way for direct sales.

  • Apr 8, 2014

Subscription services offering a kind of curated goody bag are grabbing the attention of major outlets.

  • Apr 7, 2014
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About Amrita

Amrita Jayakumar covers national retail trends for The Washington Post. Originally from Mumbai, India, she joined The Post after obtaining her master's degree at the Missouri School of Journalism. In her spare time, she enjoys amateur astronomy and exploring D.C.