retail

10.7.19

Toms Shoes' Mailing List Hacked to Tell Users to Log Off

"hey you, don't look at a digital screen all day, theres a world out there that you're missing out on."

6.13.19

Clothes Are Canceled

Marie Kondo-inspired minimalism is just one of many forces killing the shopping spree.

3.29.19

Round Two: The streetwear empire built on stuff your mom used to wear

The stores are an antidote to the cold pretention of Supreme and Kith, while also managing to avoid vintage-store musty.

3.29.19

Thirteen Stories from Retail Workers About Times They Took Revenge

"When this dickhead went in to pay, I keyed his car. I have no regrets."

3.19.19

Instagram Finally Admits It's a Bra Shopping App

With "Checkout for Instagram," the photo-sharing platform becomes what it was always meant for: shilling.

12.18.18

Millennials Don’t Love Capitalism but Can’t Stop Using Amazon

"I can't even imagine what could come out next that would even make me change my shopping."

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12.7.18

I Spent 11 Hours at Toronto’s Christmas Market to See if It Could Grow My Grinchy Heart

"I wanted to see if immersing myself in Christmas could push me out of my funk, like how a doctor might try and cure arachnophobia by exposing people to spiders."

11.2.18

81 Stores That Are Doing Us All a Favor by Staying Closed on Thanksgiving

Black Friday will be here soon enough.

10.30.18

How Working in Retail Made Me Hate Humanity

"This woman ripped the changing room curtain open and then just watched as her toddler puked up his lunch. She then took one of the shirts hanging over her arm and cleaned the kid's face off with it."

10.22.18

How to Refund Nearly Every Regrettable Purchase You Ever Make

Here’s what you need to know about returning anything from fake Yeezys to a plane ticket you just paid for—no matter what.

10.15.18

Why the Brutal Death of IRL Retail Should Scare Everyone

Sears just became the latest giant to go under in the age of Amazon. This is getting creepy.

10.9.18

Walmart Patented a Cart That Reads Your Pulse and Temperature

The system’s designed to monitor shoppers’ biometrics throughout the store.

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