Jun 25, 2013 Barnes & Noble is expected to report a profit for the last quarter, but its digital e-reader business isn't performing as hoped.
Feb 15, 2013 The company that was founded by a former football player and is known for its hard-core, performance sportswear is testing a new branding strategy geared towards women.
Feb 13, 2013 President Obama proposed a minimum wage increase to help the lowest-paid workers. Opponents say businesses will just eliminate jobs. We go to a restaurant to talk to an employee and employer.
Feb 13, 2013 In a twist, former employees who'd been duped out of overtime pay become part-owners of a Harvard Square pizzeria.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Feb 4, 2013 Retailers used to keep tabs on shoppers to prevent theft. Now they’re using various technologies to study shoppers so they can increase sales.
Jan 30, 2013 A year ago, retailer J.C. Penney announced a new strategy to cut so-called "everyday" prices by about 40 percent, while reducing the number of sales a month. The company has had to walk back those plans as shoppers remained addicted to sales.
Jan 23, 2013 South American tourists flock to Sunrise, Fla., to shop at one of the biggest discount malls.
Jan 22, 2013 Michelle Obama has long been the trendsetter; now it's her daughters' clothes that are turning heads.
Jan 16, 2013 Despite the impending fiscal cliff, consumer spending turned out to be higher than expected this holiday season.