Feds sue Walmart, alleging it helped fuel the opioid crisis

The Justice Department alleges that Walmart unlawfully dispensed controlled substances through its pharmacies.

Feds sue Walmart, alleging it helped fuel the opioid crisis

The Justice Department alleges that Walmart unlawfully dispensed controlled substances through its pharmacies.

Parental guilt over COVID-19 ignites boom in toy sales

Through the first three quarters of the year, industry revenue surged 19%, according to researcher NPD Group. And Foreman predicts that demand will stay elevated through the first half of next year.

Parental guilt over COVID-19 ignites boom in toy sales

Through the first three quarters of the year, industry revenue surged 19%, according to researcher NPD Group. And Foreman predicts that demand will stay elevated through the first half of next year.

Small biz owners face stark choices: pivoting, holding out, or closing if no more government aid comes

How small businesses — especially minority-owned — are paddling furiously against the pandemic tide.

Small biz owners face stark choices: pivoting, holding out, or closing if no more government aid comes

How small businesses — especially minority-owned — are paddling furiously against the pandemic tide.
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Wawa’s proposal to build beside a family-owned gas station in Mount Laurel riles the neighbors

Wawa is in talks to build a 24/7 convenience store and gas station in Mount Laurel next to a Sunoco gas station. The proposal has angered some members of the community.

PREIT loses control of Center City’s Fashion District mall to its California-based partner

Macerich Co. “will substantially control” the Fashion District’s operations in exchange for paying down $100 million of the project’s debt.

Can’t get a PlayStation 5? Meet the Grinch bots snapping up the holidays’ hottest gift.

This Christmas, it's boy vs. bot in the quest for the new PlayStation5.

Retail sales fell 1.1% in November, biggest drop in seven months

It's a sign that Americans held back on spending during the start of the holiday shopping season.

Gift guide: The best places in Philly to buy cocktail kits

You can get cocktail kits from local restaurants and specialty gift stores — some with booze, some without — that have the perfect makings for a drink night. Here are the city’s best.

The best places to buy cozy clothes in Philadelphia

We’ve found the best places in Philly to buy cozy clothes, including comfy, stylish, and affordable pullovers, cardigans, sweatshirts and joggers.

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Philly retail billionaire Michael Rubin sells an e-business, but buys a U.S. factory

Michael Rubin sells ShopRunner while Fanatics buys WinCraft. Rubin also sold a piece of Fanatics, which suggests that firm is worth over $6 billion, well into unicorn territory.

Report: Center City retail is being decimated by the pandemic. ‘It’s horrible.’

Zara, H&M and Talbots. Ann Taylor, Stuart Weitzman, and ALDO are all gone, victims of the pandemic. And more closings are expected.

Shopping online this season? Here are ways to save from consumer advocates who tested the market

The biggest spending mistake most consumers make is failing to comparison shop for the best prices.

Black Friday, Cyber Monday sales disappoint, another sign the economic recovery is stumbling

A number of economic uncertainties, combined with high unemployment and rising covid-19 rates, have put a damper on consumer spending during the all-important shopping period.

The ease of online shopping makes Cyber Monday the year’s busiest shopping day

Online shoppers could spend as much as $12.7 billion on Cyber Monday this year.

Cyber Monday is expected to hit a pandemic-fueled $12.7 billion record

Amazon.com Inc., Walmart Inc., Target Corp., Best Buy Co. and others have been preparing for the 2020 holiday deluge for months.

Virus keeps Black Friday crowds thin; shoppers shift online

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has labeled shopping in crowded stores during the holidays a “higher risk” activity and says people should limit any in-person shopping.

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