All retail

July 23, 2019

Study examines how gentrifiers’ race affects retail development

Growth of “gentrification-oriented” retailers faster in areas gentrified by whites

Michael Fung

September 25, 2015

Nice guys don’t have to finish last, says retired Walmart exec

‘I fully believe in the American dream because I’ve lived it’

August 3, 2015

Ban on plastic bags may not carry much weight with consumers

New law encourages sustainability, but is it enough to change behavior?

Girl looks at thrift store jewelry selection

April 5, 2013

Resale shops thrive despite online competition

Secondhand stores thrive because patrons seek “intangible satisfactions,” not just bargains.

Shoes and pants at a thrift store

March 22, 2013

Resale shops thrive despite eBay competition

A new study says Chicago’s second-hand stores support regular retail by unloading unwanted goods.