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Tesla's cheapest car just became a lot more difficult to buy (TSLA)
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Tesla's cheapest car just became a lot more difficult to buy (TSLA)

Tesla has made big changes to its Model 3 offerings, the company announced Thursday night. The standard range version, the cheapest car Tesla sells...

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Manhattan real-estate sales just booked their worst first quarter since the financial crisis
News 2 weeks ago
Manhattan real-estate sales just booked their worst first quarter since the financial crisis

Manhattan real-estate sales just had their slowest first quarter since the financial crisis. A combination of new tax laws could be behind softer...

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This CEO explains how the hottest trend in software development helped his startup take off and raise $50 million in new funding
News 2 weeks ago
This CEO explains how the hottest trend in software development helped his startup take off and raise $50 million in new funding

Many organizations are starting to embrace Agile, a kind of process of software development that involves working on small pieces of a project in...

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Here's how a tiny toymaker dodged the Toys R Us disaster that whacked Hasbro and Mattel (FNKO)
News 1 month ago
Here's how a tiny toymaker dodged the Toys R Us disaster that whacked Hasbro and Mattel (FNKO)

Toys R Us store closures and liquidation sales hammered Hasbro, Mattel, Spin Master and Jakks Pacific last year. Funko was hardly affected due to...

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Rent in Queens fell after Amazon backed out of plans to build its HQ2 there
News 1 month ago
Rent in Queens fell after Amazon backed out of plans to build its HQ2 there

The median rental price and new leases in Queens fell in February, a new report said. That was in part due to falling sentiment following Amazon's...

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Apple is now one of the biggest investors in research and development, and critics are wondering what it's getting for its money (AAPL)
News 1 month ago
Apple is now one of the biggest investors in research and development, and critics are wondering what it's getting for its money (AAPL)

Apple has been massively ramping up its spending on research and development in recent years. It now spends nearly $15 billion a year, giving it...

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Tesla encouraged its employees to buy cars using their paid vacation days (TSLA)
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Tesla encouraged its employees to buy cars using their paid vacation days (TSLA)

Tesla offered employees many discounts on buying cars last year, including the ability to cash in paid time off as well as free Autopilot software,...

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'It feels like a morgue': Tesla employees say morale has fallen drastically as stores close and workers are let go (TSLA)
News 1 month ago
'It feels like a morgue': Tesla employees say morale has fallen drastically as stores close and workers are let go (TSLA)

Tesla blindsided many of its store employees with the announcement last week that it will close stores and sell its products exclusively online....

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Tesla made a drastic change to its bonus structure before deciding to cut costs by closing stores, salespeople say (TSLA)
News 1 month ago
Tesla made a drastic change to its bonus structure before deciding to cut costs by closing stores, salespeople say (TSLA)

Tesla dramatically altered its bonus structure for retail employees last year, advisers told Business Insider. At the same time, the company merged...

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More than 1,100 stores closures were announced in a single day as fallout from the retail apocalypse picks up steam
News 1 month ago
More than 1,100 stores closures were announced in a single day as fallout from the retail apocalypse picks up steam

Charlotte Russe, Family Dollar, Abercrombie & Fitch, and Chico's announced more than 1,100 store closings in total over the course of 24 hours this...

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A day in the life of a Wells Fargo manager who works with wealthy business owners and spends most of his workday Ubering to meetings
News 1 month ago
A day in the life of a Wells Fargo manager who works with wealthy business owners and spends most of his workday Ubering to meetings

Micah Horgen is a business manager leading a Wells Fargo sales team in the Bay Area. Horgen recently shared what his typical day is like with...

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A Tesla investor explains the final straw that made him sell his entire stake in the company (TSLA)
News 1 month ago
A Tesla investor explains the final straw that made him sell his entire stake in the company (TSLA)

Elon Musk surprised Wall Street last week by announcing Tesla would close most of its 378 retail stores around the world. For Alex Chalekian, CEO...

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The retail apocalypse will claim 4,300 stores this year. Here's why mall giants aren't freaking out.
News 1 month ago
The retail apocalypse will claim 4,300 stores this year. Here's why mall giants aren't freaking out.

More than 4,300 department stores are set to close this year as the retail apocalypse rips through American retailers. Gap, JCPenney, and Victoria...

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MoviePass closes up its Los Angeles office after firing its business development team
News 1 month ago
MoviePass closes up its Los Angeles office after firing its business development team

MoviePass' Los Angeles office closed down last week. The space housed the business development department of the movie-ticket subscription company,...

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Gap's Old Navy spin-off was met with praise - but risks still surround both brands (GPS)
News 1 month ago
Gap's Old Navy spin-off was met with praise - but risks still surround both brands (GPS)

Gap's announcement that its Old Navy brand would be spun off into a separate public company was met with praise on Wall Street and excitement from...

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Office Depot is surging after announcing it's teaming up with Alibaba (ODP, BABA)
News 1 month ago
Office Depot is surging after announcing it's teaming up with Alibaba (ODP, BABA)

Alibaba and Office Depot on Monday announced a strategic collaboration. The collaboration will leverage Office Depot 's relationships with more...

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Green Growth Brands' CEO says he's gearing up for an M&A tear and explains the types of companies he's going after
News 1 month ago
Green Growth Brands' CEO says he's gearing up for an M&A tear and explains the types of companies he's going after

Marijuana retailer Green Growth Brands is gearing up for lots of M&A, the company's CEO Peter Horvath said in an interview with Business Insider....

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More layoffs expected at Tesla as the company shutters most of its retail stores (TSLA)
News 1 month ago
More layoffs expected at Tesla as the company shutters most of its retail stores (TSLA)

Tesla announced Thursday that it was shifting to an online-only sales model. "Many" of the company's 378 stores will be closing, it said in a blog...

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'The Retail Doctor' says Macy's restructuring plan is not bold enough (M)
News 1 month ago
'The Retail Doctor' says Macy's restructuring plan is not bold enough (M)

Macy's on Tuesday announced it is cutting 100 management jobs as part of a restructuring plan. The restructuring plan "doesn't seem bold enough" to...

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Read Tim Cook's email to Apple retail employees announcing the management shakeup (AAPL)
News 2 months ago
Read Tim Cook's email to Apple retail employees announcing the management shakeup (AAPL)

Apple announced on Tuesday that its retail chief, Angela Ahrendts, would leave the company in April. Deirdre O'Brien, who heads up Apple's human...

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Home prices in San Francisco are already among the most expensive in the US, and they're expected to skyrocket when tech companies like Uber and Slack go public in 2019
News 2 months ago
Home prices in San Francisco are already among the most expensive in the US, and they're expected to skyrocket when tech companies like Uber and Slack go public in 2019

Three recent studies have shown initial public offerings have an impact on the prices of housing surrounding a company's headquarters, according to...

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General Electric is making an accounting change that'll make one of its biggest problems look less severe (GE)
News 2 months ago
General Electric is making an accounting change that'll make one of its biggest problems look less severe (GE)

General Electric's statement of cash flows will look better in 2019 after an accounting change takes effect, according to an accounting professor....

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Uber Freight is helping combat a $1.3 billion problem that the trucking industry has ignored for years
News 2 months ago
Uber Freight is helping combat a $1.3 billion problem that the trucking industry has ignored for years

Uber Freight announced on Thursday that truck drivers using its app can rate the retailers and warehouses they work with. Shippers will also be...

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Lime has a new, rugged scooter that the company says is built for New York City roads
News 2 months ago
Lime has a new, rugged scooter that the company says is built for New York City roads

Electric scooter rental companies are betting that New York is the next frontier for their services. The city council is currently considering...

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'There is no way Sears is going to survive': Sears may live on, but some say failure is inevitable (SHLD)
News 3 months ago
'There is no way Sears is going to survive': Sears may live on, but some say failure is inevitable (SHLD)

Sears' chairman, Eddie Lampert, has won a bankruptcy auction to keep the 126-year-old retailer from liquidating. But its future remains in doubt,...

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Sears officially announces Eddie Lampert as the winner of its bankruptcy auction and says 45,000 jobs will be saved (SHLD)
News 3 months ago
Sears officially announces Eddie Lampert as the winner of its bankruptcy auction and says 45,000 jobs will be saved (SHLD)

Sears' chairman, Eddie Lampert, has won a bankruptcy auction to keep the 126-year-old retailer from liquidating, the company said Thursday. Lampert...

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A former TD Ameritrade exec wants to make futures trading more accessible to Main Street, and a dozen brokers have signed up
News 3 months ago
A former TD Ameritrade exec wants to make futures trading more accessible to Main Street, and a dozen brokers have signed up

A new trading venue called the Small Exchange is hoping to disrupt the futures market by creating products more accessible for retail investors....

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The price of a typical Manhattan apartment just fell below $1 million
News 3 months ago
The price of a typical Manhattan apartment just fell below $1 million

Real estate in Manhattan has been moving toward a buyers' market. The median sales price of units sold in Manhattan fell 6% in the final three...

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Amazon buying Target would 'accelerate an existing threat' to Walmart, says analyst who's doubling down on his call (AMZN, TGT, WMT)
News 4 months ago
Amazon buying Target would 'accelerate an existing threat' to Walmart, says analyst who's doubling down on his call (AMZN, TGT, WMT)

In January, the venture capital firm Loup Ventures predicted Amazon would acquire Target in 2018, a forecast that hasn't come to fruition — at...

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Fiat Chrysler will reopen a factory in Detroit to build more SUVs: Report (FCAU)
News 4 months ago
Fiat Chrysler will reopen a factory in Detroit to build more SUVs: Report (FCAU)

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will upgrade a factory in the Detroit area to build SUVs, the Detroit News reported. The FCA factory has been out of...

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