Janelle Nanos

Janelle is a business reporter at the Boston Globe, covering retail, restaurants, and consumer culture. She thrives on diving deep into the ideas, people, and businesses that drive Boston’s economy. She has previously worked at Boston Magazine, National Geographic Traveler, and New York Magazine, and she currently teaches a class in magazine writing at Boston College. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, among other publications. She is a Senior Fellow at the Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism.

Latest stories

Life without the Patriots means a melancholy January for local sports bars

By , Globe Staff

Taprooms and restaurants, however, are seeing an opportunity to fill a Patriots-sized hole in the calendar in the coming weeks.

Former Wayfair employee files sexual harassment lawsuit

By  , Globe Staff

The plaintiff says a subordinate harassed her and that, after she complained, the company retaliated against her.

Chris Donovan was a telephone repairman. Now he’s being called the next Manolo Blahnik

By , Globe Staff

Chris Donovan, a retired phone company employee, is being hailed as the next superstar designer of high-end women’s footwear.

You can return your unwanted gifts to these stores — even if you didn’t buy them there

By , Globe Staff

Call it the package paradox: Consumers love to shop online, but most people still prefer to take their unwanted items back to a physical location — and that’s led to unexpected retail alliances in this digital age.