Industry Dive seeks a restaurants reporter

The restaurants reporter will regularly write stories that lead our coverage of the restaurant industry, from breaking news briefs to in-depth original stories that analyze the trends impacting chefs, investors, employees and diners. This position will not be writing restaurant reviews. You will own your beat, pitch stories, cultivate relationships with stakeholders, hunt down scoops, and […]

USA Today seeks a consumer editor

USA Today’s Money team is seeking a Consumer Editor to oversee retail, consumer, food and personal technology coverage. This organized editor will manage a team of reporters and will be responsible for generating fresh ideas, short- and long-range planning, overseeing breaking news, off-the-news enterprise, features and ambitious projects including investigative journalism. The successful candidate is […]

Sarasota paper hires new retail/tourism reporter

Laura Finaldi has been hired by the Sarasota Herald-Tribune as its new retail and tourism reporter. Finaldi writes, “I grew up in southwestern Connecticut and spent most of the past eight years in Boston, where I got a journalism degree from Northeastern University. “It’s officially my second week in Sarasota, and first at the Herald-Tribune. […]

Minneapolis Star Tribune seeks a retail reporter

The Minneapolis Star Tribune is looking for an ambitious, aggressive reporter to cover the retail industry. This is a high-profile beat that includes two of the top U.S. retailers, Target and Best Buy, as well as the nation’s biggest shopping complex, the Mall of America. We need a reporter who can help readers understand what’s […]

Atlanta Biz Chronicle seeks restaurants/airport reporter

The Atlanta Business Chronicle is looking for a reporter who can marry strong traditional journalism skills – source building, sharp news judgment, interviewing prowess, strong analytical and investigative reporting, clear writing, document use – with online and social media know-how. Whatever the platform, this reporter will produce content that is accompanied by perspective and context […]

Little Rock paper seeks Walmart beat reporter

The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette is looking for a beat reporter to cover Walmart Inc. who will work in our Springdale newsroom near Walmart’s world headquarters in Bentonville. The world’s largest retailer generates a steady stream of byline stories, many for the front page. The position is also responsible for coverage of Crystal Bridges Museum of American […]

Coverage: Best Buy posts strong sales, but stock falls

Retailer Best Buy posted strong sales of mobile phones, appliances, and smart computing products as it showed in its financial results that store chains can still thrive as shoppers buy more online, but its stock price fell as it failed to update its guidance for the year. Anne D’Innocenzio and Damian Troise of the AP had the story: […]

Coverage: Walmart buys controlling stake in India’s Flipkart

Walmart Inc., the world’s largest retailer, has agreed to buy India’s leading online retailer Flipkart, paying $16 billion for a controlling stake of 77 percent. Rishi Iyengar and Sherisse Pham of CNNMoney.com had the story: Flipkart gives Walmart access to a market it has been trying to crack for years. The Arkansas-based retailer has been restricted by local […]

Coverage: Nestle pays $7.1 billion to sell Starbucks in stores

In the third-biggest transaction in Nestle SA’s 152-year history, the Swiss food giant will spend $7.15 billion for the right to market Starbucks Corp. products from beans to capsules. Thomas Mulier and Corinne Gretler of Bloomberg News had the story: Nestle won’t get any physical assets in the deal. Instead, Chief Executive Officer Mark Schneider is harnessing the name recognition of […]

CoStar seeks a national retail reporter

CoStar has served as a respected source of news for the fast-paced commercial real estate industry for more than two decades. Our award-winning, industry-focused news informs subscribers and complements CoStar’s role as the industry’s leading source of commercial real estate information and data. Fortune magazine recently named CoStar Group one of the top 100 fastest-growing […]