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Recent articles by Rachel:

Parents and students plan to spend more on back-to-school shopping this year

But as schools go digital and classes shift online, back-to-school shopping is going to look very different this year. → Read More

Lawn care startup Sunday's founder on customer retention for a seasonal brand

Lawn plans are customized by warm or cool-season grass types based on climate, from Kentucky Bluegrass to Saint Augustine. → Read More

Articles by Rachel King

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6 new books to read in August

A former congresswoman's memoir about her experience with misogyny and double-standards, a novel about a deported "Dreamer" who makes his way back to the U.S., and the one royal biography (of many this summer) to rule them all. → Read More

Who will business travelers hold accountable for their safety after the pandemic?

U.S. business travelers are more likely to carry hand sanitizers as standard accessories in shared spaces when compared to global travelers, according to a new report. → Read More

These major retailers are already planning to be closed on Thanksgiving Day because of the pandemic

Black Friday might become Cyber Friday at this rate. → Read More

Groceries: The CEO of The Naked Market on making snacks from scratch

Launched in 2019, the food startup raised more than $3 million in its initial seed funding round. → Read More

Lingua Franca: Founder Rachelle Hruska on running a small business with a social message

Meet the maker of those embroidered sweaters with socially conscious messages you've seen all over Instagram. → Read More

3 New York City businesses on what it’s been like reopening in the first U.S. epicenter of the pandemic

The biggest hurdle to successfully reopening after the pandemic shutdown? Customer compliance. → Read More

Airlines have been waiving change and cancel fees—but how long will that last?

Airlines would prefer passengers defer their travel plans rather than asking for refunds, but the industry can't survive like this forever. → Read More

HelloFresh, BlueApron, Dollar Shave Club: Subscription box services surge with pandemic shoppers

Among the most popular subscription services are HelloFresh, BarkBox, and Dollar Shave Club. → Read More

The fight against fast fashion means buying fewer clothes—and this retailer encourages that

Fashion has a major waste problem and this waste issue has become more timely than ever, as brands are scrambling to find ways to exit their unsold items as a result of the COVID consumer slowdown. → Read More

Why this health care startup felt launching early during a pandemic was the best business strategy

Tomorrow Health moved up its launch at a time of crisis, and publicly opened its platform to millions of Americans in May due to urgent needs around COVID-19. → Read More

How people are getting their workouts in, outdoors and socially distanced, photographed

Zoom workouts are not your only option. → Read More

From ball gowns to medical gowns: How one designer changed her business model to help local health care providers

What was going to be just a temporary switch is now a permanent business models in order to better serve local health care providers. → Read More

Sauvignon Blanc is the fastest growing wine varietal during the pandemic among U.S. consumers

The white wine became the fastest growing varietal in the U.S. over the last 17 weeks. → Read More

Media critic Margaret Sullivan outlines the crisis for local journalism

One of the most respected figures in journalism sounds the alarm to shake Americans' complacency about the state of local news. → Read More

Meet Muniq: A wellness startup prioritizing public health concerns over diet trends

Muniq was created in honor of the founder's late sister, with a keen focus to support vulnerable communities. → Read More

Spa appointments balance safety precautions and soothing therapy as coronavirus lockdowns lift

A first hand look at all the new protocols put into place for customers and aestheticians as beauty salons reopen. → Read More

The Fug Girls on the book publishing industry and maintaining a small business online

On-sale July 7, 'The Heir Affair' by Heather Cocks and Jessica Morgan has already been named one of this summer’s most anticipated reads by a variety of publications. → Read More