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

Zuma vs. Zuma restaurant name dispute ‘amicably’ resolved

By , Globe Staff

A Tex-Mex grill at Faneuil Hall ceded the name to the high-end Japanese restaurant in One Dalton tower.

At Wayfair’s first store, the website isn’t far away

By , Globe Staff

The Boston-based e-commerce giant’s first brick-and-mortar store opens Wednesday at the Natick Mall.

Massachusetts plastic bag ban is now tied up in Beacon Hill

By , Globe Staff

Some of the most adamant supporters of efforts to ban single-use plastic carryout bags say they can’t support the bill.

Living a low-waste life offers a business opportunity 

By , Globe Staff

As consumers seek to limit the waste they create, more local entrepreneurs are stepping in to serve them, and have begun opening storefronts — physical, mobile, and online.