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Papyrus Is Shutting All Its Stores
by By David Yaffe-Bellany
24 Jan 2020 at 7:26am
Schurman Fine Papers, which also owns American Greetings and Carlton Card stores, filed for bankruptcy on Thursday.
Dealing With Clutter Hangover
by By Ronda Kaysen
24 Jan 2020 at 6:00am
The holidays are a distant memory and so too is the joy from all that new stuff you acquired. Marie Kondo would not be pleased.
She Owns the Boutique Bird. These Are Her 5 Places to Shop in Los Angeles.
by By Christian L. Wright
24 Jan 2020 at 2:00am
Until just recently, Jen Mankins had an outpost of her popular store in Los Angeles County. Here are her favorite places to shop there.
Alessandra Facchinetti?s Next Act
by By Elizabeth Paton
24 Jan 2020 at 12:00am
After top roles at Gucci, Tod?s and Valentino, the designer makes an unexpected move.
New York City Stores Must Accept Cash, Council Says
by By Ed Shanahan and Jeffery C. Mays
23 Jan 2020 at 2:00am
New York lawmakers passed a bill that puts New York at the forefront of a national movement to ban cashless businesses.
We Are All Storefronts Now
by By Jon Caramanica
22 Jan 2020 at 10:22am
Our columnist surveys his lovingly curated closet and finds that there is also joy in letting go.
Departing: Two Shopkeepers, Their Cat and Part of Paris?s Soul
by By Liz Alderman
22 Jan 2020 at 2:00am
An influx of luxury stores is driving out local businesses in the Marais, the historic Jewish and L.G.B.T. center of Paris. Among the casualties is a minimart, run for more than 35 years by two Moroccan brothers.
David Glass, Walmart Boss and K.C. Royals Owner, Dies at 84
by By Katharine Q. Seelye
21 Jan 2020 at 1:16pm
He introduced selling groceries alongside general merchandise in Supercenters, positioning Walmart to compete with Amazon today. His Royals won a World Series.
I Quit Buying Things
by By Danya Issawi
20 Jan 2020 at 5:00pm
John Michael Hogue, a 23-year-old from Chicago, felt conflicted by consumerism, so he took a leap of faith.
China Says It Will Ban Plastics That Pollute Its Land and Water
by By Chris Buckley
20 Jan 2020 at 8:07am
Though likely to be welcomed by many Chinese who worry about pollution, the measures could be a hard sell for a society used to convenience.