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Big business conglomerates degrade artistic value in the luxury retail market

Big business conglomerates degrade artistic value in the luxury retail market

Hannah Schmidt ’19

October 17, 2018


Filed under Opinions

Spotting a pair of Gucci sneakers in the hallways isn’t a hard thing to come by at Staples High School. Neither is spotting Louis Vuitton brown monogram purses suspended on nearly every arm along shopping district sidewalks in Westport. These signature accessories are byproducts of conglomerates, lar...

The closing of Top This leaves Westport yogurt-less

The closing of Top This leaves Westport yogurt-less

October 10, 2018


Filed under Arts, Food

By Dana Perelberg '20 Only a few years ago, Westport was full of frozen yogurt. Between Pinkberry, Sweet Frog and Top This, Westporters had multiple places to choose from to fulfill their froyo cravings. However, as of September 2018, all three locations have closed down. In 2014, Pinkberry was...

Amazon, Snapchat test out easier way to shop

Amazon, Snapchat test out easier way to shop

October 5, 2018


Filed under News

By Carly Kaplowitz '21 Technology companies Amazon and Snapchat are creating a new feature in which Snapchat users can easily find and purchase a product. Users can do this by pressing down on their mobile device screen, holding it up to the item or barcode and then scanning it. If the item or bar...

Westport’s retail stores need saving

Westport’s retail stores need saving

April 21, 2018


Filed under Opinions

By Abby Fleming '20   As more and more retail stores in Westport close their doors, the once bustling downtown shopping scene begins to meet its end. Like many of the towns and cities of the world, Westport has fallen victim to an age of online shopping and unmotivated consumers. While online shopping has its advantages, nothing can beat the benefits of keeping Westport’s stores open. ...

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