Friday's economy & business stories


Lee Enterprises tries to deter hostile takeover by hedge fund

The Chicago Tribune office. Photographer: Christopher Dilts/Bloomberg via Getty Images

In photos: Americans hit stores for Black Friday

shoppers walk through a macys
Shoppers walk through Macy's department store in New York City on Black Friday. Photo: Yuki Iwamura/AFP via Getty Images

First time in 5 years: More stores open than close

A Dick s Sporting Goods concept store at West Town Mall in Knoxville, Tenn. Photo: Brianna Paciorka/Knoxville News Sentinel via Reuters
A Dick's Sporting Goods concept store at West Town Mall in Knoxville, Tenn. Photo: Brianna Paciorka/Knoxville News Sentinel via Reuters
Erica Pandey
Updated Nov 26, 2021 - Economy & Business

America's treat-yourself shopping season

Illustration of a bar chart made of presents.
Illustration: Shoshana Gordon/Axios
Dan Primack
Updated Nov 26, 2021 - Economy & Business

Everything Shortage to last past Christmas

Illustration of shipping containers arranged like a bar graph.
Illustration: Brendan Lynch/Axios

Thanksgiving air travel doubles 2020 level

Travelers wait in a long queue at the security checkpoint of Orlando International Airport on Nov. 24.
Travelers wait in a long queue at the security checkpoint of Orlando International Airport on Nov. 24. Photo: Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images

In photos: Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade returns

A view of the 95th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on November 25, 2021 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images)
Photo: Kevin Mazur/Getty Images
Axios Local
Updated Nov 25, 2021 - Economy & Business

How America's turkey supply chain brings birds to your table

A turkey farm in Pennsylvania. Photo: Hannah Beier/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Hope King
Nov 25, 2021 - Economy & Business

Post-Thanksgiving shopping looks to make up for lost time

Illustration of a hand holding a bag with a November 2021 calendar on it
Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios
Axios Local
Updated Nov 25, 2021 - Economy & Business

America's most vegan Thanksgiving ever

A vegan "turkey" Thanksgiving meal. Photo: Suzanne Kreiter/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Biden administration approves second major offshore wind project

A bird flies over a wind turbine at a wind farm near Highway 12 in Rio Vista, California, U.S., on Tuesday, March 30
Photo: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Image
Shawna Chen
Nov 25, 2021 - Health

U.S. to mandate COVID vaccines for all border crossers in January

Photo of Joe Biden speaking from a podium with the American flag behind him
President Biden speaks during an event at the South Court Auditorium at Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, D.C. Photo: Alex Wong via Getty Images

In photos: Thanksgiving travel nears pre-pandemic levels

a crowd of people stand on a curb to the left, in the middle of a frame, a woman waves to a driver as she walks towards a vehicle.
A long line of people awaiting rides after arriving at Los Angeles International Airport on Nov. 23, 2021. Photo: Allen J. Schaben/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images