Larissa Faw

Larissa Faw


Larissa is a business journalist based in New York City. When not roaming the streets looking for stories, her analysis of company financial earnings are posted at You can follow her on Twitter at larissafaw or connect with her on LinkedIn. Or just say hi when you pass her on the street.

Recent articles

Chipotle, Subway, Others Seek to Revolutionize the Pizza Industry

Restaurant chains are increasingly offering pizza options, while traditional pizza chains expand beyond the pie.

Would You Trust Time Warner Cable With Your Home Security?

Telecom and cable providers are starting to offer home security as part of their bundle services; home security providers are battling back with wearable technology solutions.

Men's Wearhouse, CafePress, Hooker Furniture Bring Customization to the Mainstream

Companies are increasingly introducing value-priced customized options to mainstream consumers.

Rainbow Loom and How a Tween Fad Can Die in Mere Months

The tween fad Rainbow Loom fails to remain hot for the holiday shopping season.

Peanut Butter Wars: #2 Skippy Determined to Take Down #1 Jif

Hormel Foods vows its Skippy peanut butter will take down J.M. Smucker's #1 Jif brand.

How Post and General Mills Will Try to Save Cereal

Cereal sales are down, but the two biggest players in the industry have a plan to turn around the industry.

Why Did Guns Sell So Well on Black Friday?

Gun sales spiked during the Black Friday holiday weekend. Why are sales booming?

The Real Reason Teen Retailers Are in Trouble

Popular teen retailers such as Abercrombie, Aeropostale, and American Eagle Outfitters are struggling because of the death of the mono-brand.

PetSmart Reports That No One Is Buying Pet Fish

PetSmart is focusing largely on existing pet fish owners, as new pet fish parents stay away.