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Sundance retail store joins Main Street

Sundance retail store joins Main Street

Alexandra Sprouls '19

February 18, 2019

The clothing store Sundance recently signed a long term lease to open on 97 Main Street at a 3,920 square foot location in Westport, Connecticut “I think the store will do well downtown because everyone is looking for cute clothes that they don’t have to order online and it’s different than the ...

Self checkout stations eliminate high school jobs

Self checkout stations eliminate high school jobs

October 12, 2018

By Carolyn Gray ’19   For years, it was routine to end every shopping experience by heading to cashier, hearing the words “Did you find everything you were looking for today?”, and listening to the beeping barcode scanner as items were hauled by the conveyor. Today, shoppers are aski...

Toys ‘R’ Us files for bankruptcy and faces challenges in the modern marketplace

Toys ‘R’ Us files for bankruptcy and faces challenges in the modern marketplace

October 6, 2017

By Alexandra Sprouls ’19 Toys ‘R’ Us filed for bankruptcy in early September, facing pressure from the success of online businesses and the increasing usage of electronic games by children. “I was actually so surprised when I learned about Toys ‘R’ Us declaring bankruptcy because I used...

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