Abha Bhattarai

retail reporter for the Washington Post

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Retail reporter for the Washington Post.

Abha Bhattarai on KCRW

With all this talk about coronavirus, many stores are sold out of Purell. On Amazon, bottles that typically sell for about $5 are going for upwards of $20.

As prices spike for Purell, make your own hand sanitizer for cheap

With all this talk about coronavirus, many stores are sold out of Purell. On Amazon, bottles that typically sell for about $5 are going for upwards of $20.

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Banana Republic is the latest fashion retailer to sell hijabs.

Is Banana Republic making a political statement by selling stylish hijabs?

Banana Republic is the latest fashion retailer to sell hijabs.

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