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What Turns Black Friday Shoppers Into Raging Hordes?
by By EMILIE LE BEAU LUCCHESI
20 Nov 2017 at 9:02pm
Social scientists and psychologists are trying to figure out why Black Friday shoppers behave so badly.
Fanatics, Maker of Sports Apparel, Thrives by Seizing the Moment
by By ZACH SCHONBRUN
20 Nov 2017 at 4:17pm
The company has carved out a lucrative niche by securing valuable licensing rights and moving quickly to capitalize on surges in fan demand.
Online Cocktail-Equipment Shop Opens a Pop-Up
by By FLORENCE FABRICANT
20 Nov 2017 at 11:53am
The Kitchen by W&P Design, a shop open to the end of the year in NoLIta, has gifts and special tasting events.
Shopping for Holiday Gifts
by By TIM McKEOUGH
20 Nov 2017 at 2:00am
Finding the right present requires thought and creativity. For family and friends who like to nest, here are a few suggestions.
A Decision on the Keystone XL Pipeline and Black Friday Sales
by By THE NEW YORK TIMES
19 Nov 2017 at 6:00pm
A ruling in Nebraska could resuscitate a pipeline linking Canada and the Gulf Coast. The Fed releases minutes of its last meeting. And Black Friday is coming.
Why Is New York Full of Empty Stores?
by By THE EDITORIAL BOARD
19 Nov 2017 at 3:55pm
All these dead spaces hurt, and neighborhoods have a right to protect themselves.
Retailers Experiment With a New Philosophy: Smaller Is Better
by By TIFFANY HSU
17 Nov 2017 at 12:26pm
Department stores and other retailers struggling to beat back e-commerce are taking cues from online start-ups by experimenting with small showrooms.
How to Shop Smart on Black Friday (and Cyber Monday)
by By ALAN HENRY
15 Nov 2017 at 8:45pm
Whether you plan to get in line or shop from home, here are ways to beat the marketing madness.
Gen Z: The Next Wave of Consumption
by By STEVEN ERLANGER
15 Nov 2017 at 2:33pm
By 2020, Gen Z and Millennials will represent more than half of all luxury consumers. How can luxury players understand the expectations and consumption habits of each? Nathalie Remy, Partner at McKinsey & Company spoke with Steven Erlanger, Chief Diplomatic Correspondent at The New York Times's International Luxury Conference.
Prepare for the Chill
by By HAYLEY PHELAN
15 Nov 2017 at 11:42am
It?s time to swaddle yourself in as many layers as you can.