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


Bulgari may make Newbury Street even more luxurious

By , Globe Staff

High-end jeweler aims to open a store on Boston’s Newbury Street.

As shoppers shift their habits, holiday hiring is in flux

By , Globe Staff

For stores that count on both bricks and clicks, it has meant finding the perfect alchemy of redistributing workers to meet customers wherever they are.

Could CVS become the Genius Bar of health care?

By and , Globe Staff

The pharmacy giant has a bold strategy to use its merger with Aetna to remake the health-care industry. But questions remain about how the merger would affect consumers.

CVS is remaking itself with $69 billion purchase of Aetna

By , Globe Staff

The deal is aimed at creating a new type of health care provider capable of remaining standing amid seismic shifts in the industry.