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Now Hiring?!

Eddie Parsons | Posted 09.25.2013 | Style
Eddie Parsons

Window shopping through the Meatpacking District of Manhattan there is one trend that every designer has opted for this season: "Now Hiring" signage. This is interesting to me because it seems as if the art of being a retailer is dying.

The Faithful Shopper: Beautiful Boudoir

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 05.29.2013 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Now that spring is maybe, finally here, now is the time to throw off all those dark and heavy winter comforters, throws, blankets and more, and remake your bedroom in sheets and textiles that are light and luxurious.

Only In New York, Kids

Posted 02.21.2013 | Travel

It's hard to be an original in New York. Yet the 75 mom and pop shops profiled in New York Originals each found a way to stand out amongst the mania t...

Why Bother Shopping in Paris?

Sarah Leon | Posted 03.17.2013 | Style
Sarah Leon

All I could think was, what's the point of purchasing a Phillip Lim skirt abroad that I can buy at home, for less? To say I bought it in Paris?

The Faithful Shopper: The Side Streets of Soho

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 12.30.2012 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Whether your goal is to purchase or merely to windowshop and admire some of the world's most beautiful merchandise, spend a day exploring Soho's side streets.

'My Shopping Addiction': Woman Collapses In Store

Posted 10.23.2012 | TV

New York can be a tough place to make it for anyone, but for Anna Medyukh the task proved even more difficult on "My Shopping Addiction." She found he...

The Faithful Shopper: Kute Kids

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 11.28.2012 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Back to school shopping is over, and the kids have all their electronics, books, pens, supplies and everyday needs in hand. But is your shopping done? Here are a few spectacular shops to outfit your little ones through the rest of the year!

The Faithful Shopper: Forward Into Fall

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 11.13.2012 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

With the success of the latest Fashion's Night Out, we're now firmly into the fall shopping season. Those of us who work in retail know that this is the prime time for new stores to open for the holidays, and we have a terrific group this year!

The Faithful Shopper: Summer Blockbusters

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 08.19.2012 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

This blog is devoted to the great summer store openings that have either just occurred or will shortly. There's just something about a brand new shop that makes us shoppers charge right on in!

Where The NYPD Auctions Off Fancy Stolen Junk

Posted 12.14.2011 | New York

Struggling to find the perfect gift for your family and friends? Don't bother with the atrocious lines or crazy, pepper-spraying customers because New...

Stores Close But New Yorkers Continue To Shop

AP | By ANNE D'INNOCENZIO and CHRISTINA REXRODE | Posted 10.27.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- Many stores in New York were closed on Saturday as Hurricane Irene neared, with some posting comical signs like "Blame the weatherman. Not...

City Launches 'Small Business Saturday' To Spur Sales

AP | VERENA DOBNIK | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — New York is trying to help independent merchants by pioneering Small Business Saturday on the weekend between Black Friday and Cyber ...

Bridezillas Give Back

The Huffington Post | Grace Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Weddings are a joyous occasion that are often marred by crazy expenses (and totally insane people). Every girl deserves her beautiful day, and "The Ai...

10 Gifts of Love and Hate from B*s on a Budget

Rosalyn Hoffman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Rosalyn Hoffman

You're obliged to buy lots of gifts this season ... for people you love and gifts for those you dislike (or even actively hate). We're back with our second annual Gifts of Love and Hate List.

PHOTOS: NoLIta Boutique Haus Interior Marks First Anniversary

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NoLIta boutique Haus Interior celebrated its first anniversary Thursday night with a party hosted by founder Nina Freudenberger. "This has been an am...

Lower East Side's Best Finds

refinery29.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

If you've been reading R29 lately, you'll notice that half the new boutiques we cover just happen to be in the LES. It's hardly a secret that this nei...

Foreign Retailers Make Push Into NYC

Crain's New York Business | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

As American clothing retailers have let their brands get tattered and frayed, hot overseas chains are stepping in with chic, well-priced wares. This ...