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Abha Bhattarai is the national retail reporter for The Washington Post. She has previously written for the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Reuters and the St. Petersburg Times.
Consumers are flocking online to buy vacuum-packed mattresses from companies like Casper, Leesa, even Amazon.
Amazon had faced criticism for its pay practices.
While the move would set a new precedent, advocates for the workers say it wouldn't come close to paying what they're owed
Retailer are desperate for holiday help – and will do just about anything, short of paying more
Employees around the country say they've received hourly raises between 25 and 55 cents in the past week.
Eddie Lampert’s latest attempts may provide a short-term life line, but analysts said that it is not a sustainable plan for a company that has failed to reinvent itself for an era of online shopping.
The chain has 17 D.C. locations and two in Chicago.
Small businesses around the country say they are bracing for the latest round of tariffs, which could cut into already-thin profits and leave them with little recourse but to pass on additional costs to consumers beginning this holiday season.
European officials are investigating whether Amazon's growing third-party marketplace is giving it an unfair leg up.
“Not saving enough is a long-held American tradition, right up there with baseball and apple pie,” one financial adviser says.