As Black buying power grows, racial profiling by retailers remains a problem

As Black buying power grows, racial profiling by retailers remains a problem

Lorenzo Boyd, an assistant professor, director of the Center for Advanced Policing and vice president for diversity and inclusion at University of New Haven. Source: Lorenzo Boyd Lorenzo Boyd was in the market for a new car and wanted to buy a luxury SUV. He went to a Lexus dealership and walked through the lot, […]
These retailers have the most stores where coronavirus cases are up

These retailers have the most stores where coronavirus cases are up

A shopper shops in a Ross store. Francis Dean | Corbis | Getty Images As coronavirus cases surge in a number of hot spots across the country, some retailers may be more at risk than others of having to shut their stores down again.  The higher rates of Covid-19 have...
Retailers are rushing to get online. But that brings new challenges

Retailers are rushing to get online. But that brings new challenges

Kimco’s designated curbside pickup spots at Grand Parkway Marketplace in Spring, Texas. Source: Kimco Online shopping has been a boon for some retailers during the Covid-19 crisis. It has been a lifeline for others. But for nearly all companies, it’s...
Mall owner Brookfield will spend $5 billion to save retailers

Mall owner Brookfield will spend $5 billion to save retailers

People walk through the Brookfield Place Pavilion at the World Trade Center West Concourse pedestrian transit connection on October 24, 2013 in New York City. Getty Images Property and mall owner Brookfield Asset Management is targeting spending $5 billion to help...