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Some Things T Editors Are Really Into Right Now
21 Jul 2017 at 12:38pm
A by-no-means exhaustive list of great things we've stumbled upon.
The Fading Trump Bump
by By STEVEN RATTNER
20 Jul 2017 at 3:57pm
Trump keeps touting his economic record but recent data show the post-election boomlet is fading.
What Will Service Work Look Like Under Amazon?
by By JOHN HERRMAN
18 Jul 2017 at 3:00am
The company?s acquisition of Whole Foods sets up a clash between two vastly different visions for the future of labor.
Wine Shop With Neighboring Bar Opens in Brooklyn
by By FLORENCE FABRICANT
17 Jul 2017 at 10:14am
Mahesh Lekkala, who runs a chain of liquor stores in New Jersey, has opened a branch of his Wine Legend bar and store in Downtown Brooklyn.
Saying Farewell to a Store That Changed Shopping
by By ELIZABETH PATON AND VANESSA FRIEDMAN
15 Jul 2017 at 4:00am
Fashion power players share their memories of Colette, the Paris store that is closing after 20 years.
Alfred Angelo Bridal Chain Closes. Scrambling Ensues.
by By MICAH MAIDENBERG
14 Jul 2017 at 7:56pm
The abrupt closing of more than 60 wedding dress shops around the country added an element of panic to a wedding process often filled with stress.
Investing in Malls, Despite Store Closings
by By NORM ALSTER
14 Jul 2017 at 8:13am
Faced with waves of store closures, malls look far and wide for new visitor magnets. Golf, anyone? Karaoke?
Mom-and-Pop Dollar Stores Fight to Survive as Chains Move In
by By WINNIE HU and EMILY PALMER
13 Jul 2017 at 3:00am
As big retailers like Dollar Tree expand in New York City, independent stores are changing inventory and emphasizing their local roots. But some still fail.
The Best of Colette
by By ELIZABETH PATON
12 Jul 2017 at 3:00pm
A timeline of the boutique?s most memorable collaborations.
A Week of Pop-Ups, Sales and Other Shopping Events
by By ALISON S. COHN
12 Jul 2017 at 2:10pm
In the Hamptons, summer pop-ups; in the city, a fresh start at Dover Street Market, a flurry of end-of-season sales and more.