Retail Apocalypse

Bath & Body Works staying strong with cult-like following

Bath & Body Works made headlines this week for a slugfest caught on camera between a customer and store employees. While the video has gone viral, the attention it has received overshadows the enduring appeal of the store itself – even as shopping malls are dwindling across the U.S.  

Best Buy eyes worst days for some workers

Best Buy Co. notified workers this week that it was cutting some jobs at its big box stores, according to people familiar with the situation, as the retailer adapts to a world where more shopping happens online.