NEW YORK — Walgreens’ acquisition of Duane Reade last week further narrows an already compressed chain drugstore industry.
That opens up the door for another channel to grab not only more shoppers, but suppliers who have fewer and fewer merchants to sell. Dollar stores, buoyed by swelling consumer and vendor acceptance, are embracing that opportunity.
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"