Sarah Halzack

ReporterWashington, D.C.


New research finds that we are more frequently leaving shopping Web sites without making a purchase.

  • Jun 30, 2015

“You can’t give yourself goosebumps, because it needs to come from the heart.”

  • Jun 17, 2015

From expanding trend forecasting at Gap brand to improving the quality of sweaters at Banana Republic, Gap is trying to get its clothes back on track.

  • Jun 16, 2015

The upscale furnishings retailer is launching a new “mirror image brand.” Are there enough shoppers out there willing to pay big bucks for their goods?

  • Jun 16, 2015

Job growth is the best it has been since the recession, but economists say the region has other problems.

  • Jun 15, 2015

Big spenders are looking for unique pieces no one recognizes. And that’s bad news for these titans of luxury.

  • Jun 15, 2015

Shoppers are snubbing its American basics in favor of retailers such as H&M and Forever 21.

  • Jun 15, 2015

The move allows the drugstore chain to expand into new geographic markets and gives Target more room to focus on turning around its core business.

  • Jun 15, 2015

After years of playing it safe, Boston Market is hoping to capitalize on the boom in fast-casual dining.

  • Jun 12, 2015

The company had a surprisingly good first quarter, thanks to momentum in its women’s pants business and its nascent men’s line.

  • Jun 9, 2015
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Sarah Halzack is The Washington Post's national retail reporter. She has previously covered the local job market and the business of talent and hiring. She has also served as a Web producer for business and economic news. She occasionally writes for other sections at the Post, most frequently in the form of dance reviews, dance features, book reviews and obituaries.
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