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

2nd Time Around founder tries a 3rd act with throwback streetwear

By , Globe Staff

Instead of preppy Lilly Pulitzer threads, J.Crew cardigans, and Diane von Furstenberg dresses, there’s a distinctly different vibe in Jeff Casler’s newest venture, Thrive Exchange. 

Well dressed: Suitsupply to open soon on Newbury Street

By , Globe Staff

The menswear store will open with its own café.

Shoemaker Rockport files for bankruptcy protection

By , Globe Staff

The Newton company has agreed to sell its assets to a fund run by Charlesbank Capital Partners, a private equity firm with operations in Boston and New York.

A minority-owned business struggles in the Seaport

By and , Globe Staff

One restaurant’s problems show the realities for businesses in the evolving district, where people of color occupy a tiny fraction of the market.