06/20/2011 - 11:44am

My husband loves Apple. In fact, I cannot remember one single trip to Mall of Louisiana (Baton Rouge) that hasn’t included a stop-in at the Apple store.

06/20/2011 - 5:19am

For a couple of years running, I devoted my July column to a summer retail-reading list.

04/19/2011 - 10:40am
03/07/2011 - 6:02am

A flurry of good news during the past several months has given the retail industry newfound confidence that the worst is finally behind them.

10/31/2010 - 7:00pm

Smart retailers learned an important lesson during the economic downturn, one that also will...

09/30/2010 - 7:00pm

Smarter. Leaner. Cautiously optimistic. That’s the picture of the retail industry that emerges from...

09/09/2010 - 7:00pm

At the time of this writing, the newspapers in my hometown of Baton Rouge, are...

08/31/2010 - 7:00pm

The more things change, the more they stay the same. That was my first...

05/31/2010 - 7:00pm

Some good news: After nearly two years of non-activity, retailers are returning to the...