Posts Tagged ‘retail’

What Corporate Bribery Can Buy

By Covering Business   April 21, 2012

A group of researchers have quantified just how effective the kind of bribery that The New York Times exposed at Wal-Mart can be.

Photo: Barry Pettinger

Consumers Scale Back, Threatening Recovery

By Covering Business   December 15, 2011

American shoppers’ lavish spending habits have receded at an inopportune moment for the economy.