With people living and working longer, many companies see the rules as outdated.
Big-box retailers are dumping excess inventory because of lower sales. Liquidators, who resell that merchandise, are thriving.
Wholesale inventories were up in April. But now, some stores have too much inventory while others struggle to get the inventory they need.
Strong earnings from Nordstrom, Macy's and Dollar General suggest pent-up demand and a reframing of what people consider essential spending.
Retailers bulked up their inventories during the worst of the pandemic. Now they're stuck with them.
Big stores like Walmart and Target didn't foresee consumers pivoting away from shopping and toward going out.
Sustainability and demand for apparel make reselling used clothes an attractive option for brands, including Lululemon and Target.
Employers want to keep their workers happy in this tight labor market — and holiday staffing is expensive.
Target, Walmart and Home Depot told investors they have more than adequate inventory to weather the holidays.
Big companies have started offering free tuition for workers on the front lines. Does it help with retention?
This week, we saw positive quarterly earnings from Macy’s and Kohl's, and news that Amazon plans to open what are essentially department stores.