When items are scarce, as many items are during the pandemic, people quit using price as a main measure of their quality, new reserch shows.
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The coronavirus pandemic is reshaping how—and how much—we shop, but will reduced consumer spending stick? Here's an expert take.
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Americans will have to change how they do business to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic and its aftermath. Here's what it could look like.
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"The fact that you are able to go to the store and find 75% of your grocery list is a testament to the agility of grocery supply chains."
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Warnings on soda have been ruled a violation of companies' right to commercial speech. Health experts say they could protect people's health.
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In states with gun licensing laws that require an in-person application and giving fingerprints, there are fewer fatal mass shootings.
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More places are restricting or banning plastic bags at the store. A professor of economics and public policy says taxes better push people to reusable.
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