At its peak, Sears, Roebuck was the largest retailer in the world. And then, the company that dominated the department store and mail order business for much of the 20th century officially filed for bankruptcy, buckling under its massive debt load and staggering losses. David Pogue looks at the company and its failure to evolve […]
More and more retail stores, restaurants, museums and other "experiences" are opening temporary spaces as "pop-up" operations. Some are proving so popular they're staying in place longer than expected. Luke Burbank reports on a new twist in retail that is fueled in part by social media, and visits such pop-ups as Candytopia and 29Rooms.