Tag: retail sales

Bill would eliminate boys’ and girls’ sections in stores

A bill being considered in the state legislature would prohibit large retail stories from separating boys’ and girls’ clothing and toys. 

Proposed state law would help eliminate ‘pink tax’

California legislators are considering a bill that would eliminate the so-called “pink tax” – up-charges on women’s products and services that are substantially similar to those made for men.

Christmas comes sooner and sooner

Through an informal survey asking University of La Verne students whether they think Christmas is celebrated too early, 18 out of 20 said they would like to have more of a nip in the air before ringing in the season. 

Black Friday features more deals, fewer shoppers

Another year of Black Friday deals is behind us and while some waited until Monday to acquire the Cyber Monday sales, there are still those who embrace the waiting lines. 

Cosmo is not the problem

Walmart will soon stop placing Cosmopolitan Magazine at its checkout stands.

Future of shopping is online

With Max Azaria’s BCBG to be yet another consumer outlet to move entirely online, it is impossible to ignore the ever-growing trends of shopping in the online world. As major clothing companies begin to transition the way music, movies and books have, we can expect more stores to follow suit. While this hurts the job market, consumer pressure on retailers for convenience makes it impossible for stores to stay open with the increased online demand.

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