Amrita Jayakumar

Reporter, Web producerWashington, D.C.

Latest stories:

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

Nearly one year after Edward Snowden revealed the extent of the nation’s spying apparatus, Americans haven’t really changed their online habits.

  • Apr 2, 2014

A Q&A with Verizon’s Maureen Kaplan on the problems most organizations face when it comes to data protection, and lessons from the health-care sector.

  • Mar 31, 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.