The talk in the Barbershop this week is about Black Friday, Black Lives Matter and social "cuffing." Wesley Lowery, national reporter at The Washington Post, Katie Notopoulos, a senior editor at Buzzfeed, and Jozen Cummings, an editorial associate at Twitter, join the conversation.
Is Black Friday no longer a thing? Bloomberg retail columnist Shelly Banjo talks about Black Friday results and how shopping trends are changing.
Phones are becoming more shopping-friendly and more consumers are willing to wait for online deals. This year's online sales boost signals an era of mobile shopping as retailers race to keep up.
Car title loans may sound like a good way to get some cash, using the title of your car as collateral, but they can include conditions that get borrowers into financial trouble.
A 10 percent bump in pay under the Affordable Care Act will expire at year-end. The bonus was supposed to help balance the reimbursement discrepancies between primary care providers and specialists.
Is daily fantasy sports a game of skill or one of chance? Just ask one of the industry's top winners, a Bostonian who treats daily fantasy sports as his day job.
This Black Friday, some people are choosing not to shop. NPR talks to a state park manager in Minnesota and people on a walking tour in Los Angeles about why they're opting out.
The USDA recently stunned growers when it projected the smallest orange harvest for Florida in more than 50 years. The culprit: A tiny insect that's killing off the state's trees — and industry.
In malls around the country, the holiday shopping season has officially begun. But increasingly, Black Friday is less about lines at stores, and more about online stores.
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Retailers Association president Jon Hurst joined Morning Edition to talk about Black Friday sales in Massachusetts.
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With October’s gains, Massachusetts has added an estimated 62,800 jobs so far this year, the state said.