19 JUN 2013 / LIFE
TO A TEA
The new face of tea culture
6 MAY 2013 / STYLE
PAJAMA PARTY
Bedclothes get fashionable
22 APR 2013 / STYLE
MASS APPEAL
Nascent fashion ventures look to the masses for designs and dollars
5 APR 2013 / STYLE
FIRST FRIDAYS: MICHELLE GOAD, CEO AND CO-FOUNDER OF PS DEPT.
Q+A with the customer service innovator
6 MAR 2013 / TECH
AIN’T NO DUMMY
High-tech mannequins enliven brick-and-mortar shopping
5 FEB 2013 / STYLE
REMOTE CONTROL
Mobile and video platforms bring online shoppers personalized customer service
1 FEB 2013 / TECH
FIRST FRIDAYS: DAVE FINK, PARTNER AT SCIENCE, INC.
Q+A with the start-up developer behind social shopping platform TopFloor
21 DEC 2012 / LIFE
THE TIDE IS HIGH
Changing political tides spur a rebranding of marijuana
26 NOV 2012 / LIFE
WE’RE AN AMERICAN BRAND
‘Made in the USA’ labels are thriving
31 OCT 2012 / LIFE
IN TOO STEEP
Gourmet loose-leaf teas are unseating coffee culture
18 OCT 2012 / TECH
PASS IT ON
Brands are jumping on Apple’s new Passbook feature
5 OCT 2012 / LIFE
FIRST FRIDAYS: RACHEL SHECHTMAN, FOUNDER OF STORY
Q+A with the visionary who is reimagining brick-and-mortar retail
20 SEP 2012 / LIFE
MAGIC BUS
Mobile businesses are trading in their trucks for a different set of wheels
17 SEP 2012 / STYLE
SECONDHAND NEWS
Luxury consignment shops flood the Web
14 SEP 2012 / TECH
WINDOW SHOPPING
Sophisticated digital services improve the online shopping experience
6 AUG 2012 / LIFE
CULTURE SHOCK
A fresh yogurt shop explosion hits NYC
30 JUL 2012 / STYLE
(DO) TRY THIS AT HOME
Digital tools facilitate better fitting apparel purchases online
20 JUN 2012 / TECH
CARTED AWAY
Traditional supermarket shopping carts get a high-tech upgrade
7 MAY 2012 / TECH
SELLING POINT
New digital marketplaces allow consumers to buy and sell within their social networks
3 APR 2012 / TECH
SPEED PAY
Mobile wallets and registers help shorten the checkout line
21 MAR 2012 / MEDIA
DRAWING CONCLUSIONS
The art of illustration is having a moment
2 FEB 2012 / LIFE
RETAIL THERAPY
The brick-and-mortar store is being reinvented
23 NOV 2011 / LIFE
FARM FRESH
Grocers are introducing inventive new ways to offer fresh produce
22 NOV 2011 / STYLE
BESPOKEN FOR
New retail approaches invite shoppers to custom-design their products
18 OCT 2011 / STYLE
TOUR DE STORE
The latest concept shops are shifty
10 OCT 2011 / TECH
PREPARE FOR GIFT-OFF
Social gifting services make collective giving a snap
23 SEP 2011 / STYLE
ALTERED ALTARS
New retailers are modernizing the bridal fashion market
16 AUG 2011 / TECH
FIND IT FASTER
Emergent GPS-based apps help consumers navigate commercial environments
15 AUG 2011 / LIFE
WASTED
Going ‘zero waste’ is becoming a priority for grocers
12 MAY 2011 / TECH
FAIR TRADE
Tech trade-in programs are reshaping the electronics aftermarket