How Much Should Furniture Cost?

Curbed looks into why furniture is so expensive AND so poorly made.

Are Workplaces Destroying Leisure By Keeping Us Out of Shopping Centers?

I have so many thoughts on this, starting with “shopping is also work.”

Hot Boredom, or Why Trying to Save Money Sometimes Causes Me to Spend More

Buying something because you’re tired of asking yourself whether you should buy it.

Everything You Didn’t Know About the Mattress Industry

David Zax gives us the story of Sleepopolis, the mattress review blog that got sued by Casper.

The Cost of Halloween Decorating

What would Morticia do?

Guess Who’s Having Another Sale?

I promise I won’t run this experiment every time Old Navy has a sale.

Part of Kohl’s Is Amazon Now

Specifically, the Amazon Smart Home Experience.

What the Fidget Spinner Teaches Us About Retailer Attention Spans

Yes, I know the fidget spinner is old news—but that’s the point.

Do You Tip on a Donut?