04/30/2009 - 8:00pm

With fewer new stores opening, retailers are hard-pressed to build additional sales and profits...

04/30/2009 - 8:00pm

Devalued dollars and shoppers with shrinking budgets have produced an interesting shipping trend: Direct-to-consumer...

04/30/2009 - 8:00pm

Bath and body products made to order. That’s the appeal of Bath Junkie, which...

04/30/2009 - 8:00pm

Even in times of economic malaise, the public loves a reason to celebrate, and...

04/30/2009 - 8:00pm

I’m using my column this month to clear my head and share a hodge-podge...

04/30/2009 - 8:00pm

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: Value-driven shoppers are changing the...

04/30/2009 - 8:00pm

Last October, Target Corp. announced it had scaled back its 2009 store-opening plans, canceling...

04/30/2009 - 8:00pm

Who says malls are just for traditional retail? 2009 is rapidly becoming the year...

04/30/2009 - 8:00pm

When art is unexpected, it has, perhaps, its greatest impact. That is what the...