Latest from Abha Bhattarai
Retail promotions will feed millions of packages into the mail system, further stressing an agency trying to reverse service delays in the run-up to the election.
  • Oct 14, 2020
Retailers need temporary workers to fill online orders, handle curbside pickup and check temperatures, but finding them during a pandemic has been tricky.
  • Oct 13, 2020
The discounts start this weekend and will extend into December as retailers drop the “stampede mentality” to contend with the coronavirus pandemic.
  • Oct 9, 2020
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How Biden’s presidential campaign is pivoting to respond to Trump having the coronavirus. America’s most uneven recession. And, why service industry workers are seeing less in tips.
  • Oct 7, 2020
Customers are buying lawn decorations and children’s costumes during the pandemic. Not selling as well: Costumes for adults.
  • Oct 2, 2020
In another outgrowth of the pandemic, service sector workers say they are losing out on tips and other pay predicated on engaging customers.
  • Sep 23, 2020
Stein Mart, Brooks Brothers and J.C. Penney are among the national brands that have filed for bankruptcy during the coronavirus crisis. Analysts say many others are likely to follow.
  • Sep 10, 2020
Deep discounts and liquidation sales are no longer enough to lure customers into dying stores.
  • Sep 8, 2020
Holiday sales are beginning earlier than ever, as retailers race to accommodate a surge in online demand.
  • Sep 3, 2020
The retail giant is offering free delivery from its 4,700 U.S. stores as it attempts to win over homebound consumers during the pandemic.
  • Sep 1, 2020