Alina Selyukh Alina Selyukh is a business correspondent at NPR, where she follows the path of the retail and tech industries, tracking how America's biggest companies are influencing the way we spend our time, money, and energy.
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Alina Selyukh

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Alina Selyukh is a business correspondent at NPR, where she follows the path of the retail and tech industries, tracking how America's biggest companies are influencing the way we spend our time, money, and energy.

Before joining NPR in October 2015, Selyukh spent five years at Reuters, where she covered tech, telecom and cybersecurity policy, campaign finance during the 2012 election cycle, health care policy and the Food and Drug Administration, and a bit of financial markets and IPOs.

Selyukh began her career in journalism at age 13, freelancing for a local television station and several newspapers in her home town of Samara in Russia. She has since reported for CNN in Moscow, ABC News in Nebraska, and NationalJournal.com in Washington, D.C. At her alma mater, Selyukh also helped in the production of a documentary for NET Television, Nebraska's PBS station.

She received a bachelor's degree in broadcasting, news-editorial and political science from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

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Masked And Undeterred, Shoppers Line Up For Black Friday Sales

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How Much Are Americans Willing To Spend This Holiday Shopping Season?

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Yuko Watanabe's biggest pivot was starting to sell plants at her Yuko Kitchen restaurants in Los Angeles. Yuko Watanabe hide caption

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Restaurants Reinvent Themselves For Thanksgiving And Beyond: 'You Just Pivot'

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Some workers at Amazon warehouses such as this one in the Staten Island borough of New York City have been trying to organize, facing stiff opposition from the company. Amazon workers in Alabama have now petitioned to form a union. Johannes Eisele/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Opening A Hotel During A Pandemic

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Amazon has long argued that it does not use seller-specific data to directly compete with its own products and has generally rejected accusations of anti-competitive behavior. Eric Piermont/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Votes Still Being Counted In Philadelphia As Biden Maintains Razor-Thin Lead

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Biden Inches Closer To 270, Takes Leads In Pa., Ga.

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Heather Wilcox-Nicholls lost her job with Mattress Firm during the pandemic. She had been with the company for about five years and was about to take on a new store as a manager. Krista Rossow for NPR hide caption

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These Women Built Careers In Retail. The COVID-19 Crisis Tore Through Their Stores

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