Sellers have found ways to cater to Bills fans without using words or emblems that might trigger a lawsuit.
It's hard to tell how the retail economy will begin to shake out in 2021, but we do know that several companies have already announced they will trim stores.
Sears has made it through another holiday shopping season. Just barely. But the fact Sears isn't in bankruptcy is not a sign of health, experts say.
“Prohibition New York City: Speakeasy Queen Texas Guinan, Blind Pigs, Drag Balls & More” by David Rosen; (192 pages, $21.99) ——— Last call. On Jan. 17, 1920, Prohibition became a sobering reality. Bars were padlocked, liquor stores shuttered, and thirsty Americans sent home. Beer banned, vodka, verboten; the teetotalers had finally won. The party was over, they proudly proclaimed. They didn’t ...
Americans are united on one thing: 2020 has been a terrible year. But there were some spots of sunshine in the past 12 dreary months, and one of them was this: It was a pretty terrific year for books. Despite huge disruptions in the publishing industry that ranged from supply chain gridlock to the abrupt cancellation of thousands of author book tours, many wonderful new books were published ...
This year, most stores are closed for Christmas Day but are open Christmas Eve for any final shopping or curbside pick-up orders.
Well, we've almost made it. There are just a few more days until we bid 2020 goodbye forever. Good riddance, right? Let's hope 2021 is filled with hope, peace and healing, writes Samantha Christmann.
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Last-minute Christmas gifts don't have to be relegated to whatever you can find at the gas station on your way to the party.
An overwhelming amount of internet sales is one of many pitfalls small businesses have faced since Covid forced them to turn their business models upside down overnight.
LOS ANGELES — Two days after Thanksgiving, on what is sometimes known as Small Business Saturday, Jennifer Gracie plopped a stack of hardcovers onto the checkout desk of Chevalier's Books, a charming shop in Larchmont Village. The haul for Gracie, a 54-year-old transplant from New York, included an Italian cookbook for her husband; a crime novel for her mother; guidebooks for her daughter and ...
There's no way to sugarcoat it: 2020 was a brutal year for restaurants and stores.
Mall traffic is down significantly this shopping season, as Covid-fearing customers stay inside and shop online
One of the most important things a shopping district or small shop owner can do right now is make an attractive list of shops on their strip, hyperlink to every store's website and share the list everywhere.
When 2020 began, readers' biggest consumer concerns were about New York State's plastic bag ban and the bungled rollout of Tim Hortons' reward…
If we don't spend our Christmas shopping budgets locally, many of our neighbors will lose their stores and livelihoods, writes the Discount Diva.
Walmart was deemed an "essential" business and stores have remained open throughout the pandemic. Walmart has grown sales and profits, and its stock price has risen more than 25% this year.
Tops Markets' latest initiative aims to save shoppers time and, more importantly, limit their risk of potentially being exposed to Covid-19 while in the grocery store.
If 2020 has taught us anything, it's to expect the unexpected. When it comes to Black Friday, it's just as difficult to predict what will happen.
"People are thanking us over and over," the mall's general manager said. "They're saying, 'This is just what I needed to see with everything that's going on.' "
Covid cases are trending upward, consumers are getting nervous and, as a consequence, grocery stores' shelves are going bare.
As U.S. coronavirus cases hit daily highs, Walmart has resumed counting and monitoring the number of customers who enter and leave its stores.