Saturday's economy & business stories


Kierra Frazier
Nov 27, 2021 - Health

Procter & Gamble recalls some Old Spice, Secret products over cancer-causing chemical

Old Spice spray
Photo: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Black Friday in-store shopping up from 2020 but trails pre-pandemic levels

Shoppers carry their purchases during Black Friday shopping at Fashion Outlets of Chicago in Rosemont, Ill., on Nov. 26. Photo: Joel Lerner/Xinhua via Getty Images
Joann Muller
Updated Nov 27, 2021 - Economy & Business

Americans are super-sizing their holiday travel

Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios
Sara Fischer
Updated Nov 27, 2021 - Technology

America's attention recession

Illustration of a woman looking out a window with open curtains build into a computer screen
Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios

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