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Coronavirus Finishes the Retail Reckoning That Amazon Started
News 2 weeks ago
Coronavirus Finishes the Retail Reckoning That Amazon Started

Amazon.com hurt many retailers. Coronavirus will finish some of them off. Even as malls and stores begin to reopen, the Covid-19 pandemic has taken...

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New York City Apartment Renting Turns to Video Chats and Virtual Tours
News 3 weeks ago
New York City Apartment Renting Turns to Video Chats and Virtual Tours

Renting an apartment in New York City is never easy. Since the coronavirus lockdown, many New Yorkers looking for a new home are grappling with a...

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Welcome Back to the Office. Your Every Move Will Be Watched.
News 3 weeks ago
Welcome Back to the Office. Your Every Move Will Be Watched.

Many Americans heading back to the factory and the office as the coronavirus pandemic eases will soon begin to notice that their every move is...

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Property Investors See Fiber-Optic Cables as ‘Railroads of the Future’
News 3 weeks ago
Property Investors See Fiber-Optic Cables as ‘Railroads of the Future’

Business closures and stay-at-home orders have hit the real-estate sector hard. But an obscure corner of the industry is benefiting from people...

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Amazon Shuts Warehouses in France
News 1 month ago
Amazon Shuts Warehouses in France

PARIS-Amazon.com Inc. closed its warehouses in France after a court this week temporarily forbid the company from shipping nonessential goods...

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Tesla Seeks Rent Savings Amid Coronavirus Crunch
News 1 month ago
Tesla Seeks Rent Savings Amid Coronavirus Crunch

Tesla Inc. has reached out to at least some of its landlords seeking rent reductions, according to firms contacted by the car company, as the auto...

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Store Shelves Stripped of Laptops as Coronavirus Increases Working From Home
News 2 months ago
Store Shelves Stripped of Laptops as Coronavirus Increases Working From Home

Brad Sutton, a pastor and commercial photographer, went shopping for a new laptop Friday after the one he owned died. The model he was looking for...

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Tech Disruption Can Take Decades---Just Ask Architects
News 2 months ago
Tech Disruption Can Take Decades---Just Ask Architects

New technologies are changing the workplace at lightning speed-or so conventional wisdom goes. In practice, digital transformation can be...

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Apple Closes All Its Stores Outside China Over Coronavirus
News 2 months ago
Apple Closes All Its Stores Outside China Over Coronavirus

Apple Inc. Apple said the stores would be closed until March 27 in light of the worsening spread of the virus, which according to figures from...

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What Office Life Might Look Like in the Year 2030
News 2 months ago
What Office Life Might Look Like in the Year 2030

Technology is set to transform the office from a physical workspace into a digital one. Office buildings, cubicles, meeting rooms-even water-cooler...

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Walmart, Verizon in Talks to Test 5G Services in Some Stores
News 3 months ago
Walmart, Verizon in Talks to Test 5G Services in Some Stores

Walmart Inc. and Verizon Communications Inc. are in discussions to outfit the retailer's stores with antennas and other equipment to create 5G...

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Stores and Shoppers Agree: Self-Checkout Is Hard
News 3 months ago
Stores and Shoppers Agree: Self-Checkout Is Hard

Shoppers aren't the only ones frustrated by self-checkout machines. Retailers are too. Walmart Inc., Target Corp. and other retailers are adding...

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Apple Closes Chinese Stores, Corporate Offices Due to Coronavirus
News 4 months ago
Apple Closes Chinese Stores, Corporate Offices Due to Coronavirus

Apple Inc. "Out of an abundance of caution and based on the latest advice from leading health experts, we're closing all our corporate offices,...

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Amazon Scoops Up More Warehouse Space on Staten Island
News 4 months ago
Amazon Scoops Up More Warehouse Space on Staten Island

Amazon.com Inc. is expanding its warehouse operations in Staten Island as the online retail giant pushes to speed delivery to its New York-area...

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Tech Companies Boost Lower Manhattan Office Market
News 4 months ago
Tech Companies Boost Lower Manhattan Office Market

Companies including Uber Technologies Inc. and Dotdash made downtown Manhattan a new base last year, helping power office leasing in the...

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Retailers Hope In-Store Tech Will Keep Shoppers in Stores
News 4 months ago
Retailers Hope In-Store Tech Will Keep Shoppers in Stores

At the National Retail Federation's 2020 Vision conference this week, a number of startups and established technology vendors touted how they can...

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One Architect’s Radical Vision to Replace the Open Office
News 4 months ago
One Architect’s Radical Vision to Replace the Open Office

Under construction in Oklahoma, David Dewane's 'eudaimonia machine' divides the workplace into strict zones; cleanse yourself with a shower before...

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Big Brands, Online Startups Find Success Rests on Store Shelves
News 5 months ago
Big Brands, Online Startups Find Success Rests on Store Shelves

American shoppers will buy almost anything online. But when it comes to household mainstays, from razors to tampons, the old-fashioned store still...

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Amazon Leases New Manhattan Office Space, Less Than a Year After HQ2 Pullout
News 5 months ago
Amazon Leases New Manhattan Office Space, Less Than a Year After HQ2 Pullout

Amazon.com Inc. and Facebook Inc. are loading up on new office space in New York City, helping fuel an expansion of tech companies that is remaking...

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Facebook in Talks for New York Office, in Deal Making Company One of City’s Largest
News 5 months ago
Facebook in Talks for New York Office, in Deal Making Company One of City’s Largest

NEW YORK-Facebook Inc. is in talks to lease a landmark Manhattan building in a deal that would make it one of New York City's largest corporate...

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With Brits Used to Surveillance, More Companies Try Tracking Faces
News 6 months ago
With Brits Used to Surveillance, More Companies Try Tracking Faces

LONDON-The U. K. has more surveillance cameras per capita than any other country in the West. But it is private companies' cameras, not the...

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Online Brands Tap Customer Data to Create Pop-Up Shops
News 6 months ago
Online Brands Tap Customer Data to Create Pop-Up Shops

When Maria Peevey opened a pop-up shop for her women's-apparel company two years ago, she put it right where her potential customers liked to shop,...

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