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Amazon exec reveals one of the biggest things the company has learned about shoppers at its cashierless Go stores (AMZN)
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Amazon exec reveals one of the biggest things the company has learned about shoppers at its cashierless Go stores (AMZN)

Amazon opened its 12th Amazon Go store earlier this month. The new store, located in New York City, is somewhat different from the first Amazon Go...

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Inside the luxurious department store founded by one of the most important figures in Mormon history
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Inside the luxurious department store founded by one of the most important figures in Mormon history

Brigham Young was the powerful second president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. But this Mormon leader also founded a retail co...

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28 photos show the most incredible buildings, installations, and landmarks designed by late architect I.M. Pei
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28 photos show the most incredible buildings, installations, and landmarks designed by late architect I.M. Pei

Renowned architect I. M. Pei, best known for designing the iconic 71-foot glass pyramid that sits in the courtyard of the Louvre Museum, died on...

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I interviewed 100 of the world’s wealthiest people and learned 4 tricks that explain how the super-rich get to the top — and stay there
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I interviewed 100 of the world’s wealthiest people and learned 4 tricks that explain how the super-rich get to the top — and stay there

Dr. Greg Reid interviewed 100 of the world's richest people — from entertainment pioneers to real estate tycoons — to find out how they built their...

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Rent The Runway CEO throws serious shade at profitless tech behemoths: 'I haven't been given the permission or privilege to lose a billion every quarter' (UBER, LYFT)
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Rent The Runway CEO throws serious shade at profitless tech behemoths: 'I haven't been given the permission or privilege to lose a billion every quarter' (UBER, LYFT)

In an interview with CNBC, Rent the Runway CEO Jennifer Hyman explained her approach to leading a business, stating, "I haven't been given the...

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Walmart isn't using its biggest weapon against Amazon for next-day delivery — here's what it's doing instead
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Walmart isn't using its biggest weapon against Amazon for next-day delivery — here's what it's doing instead

Walmart is launching free, next-day delivery without using any of its 4,700 US stores. Instead, Walmart will fill next-day orders from its six US...

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David's Bridal has been open since 1950. Here's how the brand and weddings have changed over 69 years.
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David's Bridal has been open since 1950. Here's how the brand and weddings have changed over 69 years.

David's Bridal has been around since 1950. It started as a local bridal salon in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Over the past 69 years, the company's...

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Costco food courts offer different meals around the world — see where you can get dishes like meat pies and piña colada smoothies (COST)
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Costco food courts offer different meals around the world — see where you can get dishes like meat pies and piña colada smoothies (COST)

Costco's food court menus tend to be fairly static in terms of offerings and pricing. But the retailer sometimes switches things up around the...

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Apple’s new retail boss 'has her work cut out for her' in bringing the spark back to its 500 stores
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Apple’s new retail boss 'has her work cut out for her' in bringing the spark back to its 500 stores

Apple's head of retail Angela Ahrendts left the company in April and was replaced by Deirdre O'Brien, previously Apple's head of human resources....

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15 things I learned about hotels and Airbnbs after traveling the world for a year
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15 things I learned about hotels and Airbnbs after traveling the world for a year

In that time, I stayed in nearly 100 hotels and Airbnbs that ran the range from ultra-budget to mid-tier to luxury. Some of the most important...

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Amazon can't hide behind Walmart's enormous size forever (AMZN, WMT)
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Amazon can't hide behind Walmart's enormous size forever (AMZN, WMT)

Amazon has claimed several times that it is only responsible for 4% of US retail sales, making it not quite as large as some may think. While 4%...

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33 items you should buy at Costco — and 14 more you should skip every time
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33 items you should buy at Costco — and 14 more you should skip every time

Costco offers plenty of great deals on bulk items, but not every product is worth your money. Costco customers swear by certain products the...

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How Whole Foods went from a hippie natural foods store to Amazon's $13.7 billion grocery weapon (AMZN)
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How Whole Foods went from a hippie natural foods store to Amazon's $13.7 billion grocery weapon (AMZN)

Things haven't always been easy for Whole Foods. Whole Foods went through many phases before being acquired by Amazon for $13.7 billion in 2017...

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20+ of the best online Mother's Day deals and sales
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20+ of the best online Mother's Day deals and sales

Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate...

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Walmart is trying to rally workers around gold stars and 'attitude cards' as part of a massive store-level shakeup (WMT)
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Walmart is trying to rally workers around gold stars and 'attitude cards' as part of a massive store-level shakeup (WMT)

Walmart is testing a new employee structure at stores that it calls "Great Workplace." "The idea is to have more ownership, decision making and...

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Juul, the San Francisco e-cigarette startup that city officials want to kick out, is trying to buy a 29-floor office tower in the heart of the city
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Juul, the San Francisco e-cigarette startup that city officials want to kick out, is trying to buy a 29-floor office tower in the heart of the city

E-cigarette startup Juul Labs is reportedly in talks to purchase a 29-floor building in downtown San Francisco as it struggles to house a rapidly...

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Your credit score isn't the only number lenders use to decide if you're trustworthy
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Your credit score isn't the only number lenders use to decide if you're trustworthy

Many lenders look at debt-to-income ratio to decide whether a borrower is trustworthy. Your debt-to-income ratio is all monthly debt payments...

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I'm a die-hard Costco fan who shopped at Sam's Club for the first time — and I know which store I'll continue to visit
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I'm a die-hard Costco fan who shopped at Sam's Club for the first time — and I know which store I'll continue to visit

Costco and Sam's Club are two of the most popular wholesale retail chains in the US. I'm a lifelong Costco shopper, but I recently took a trip to a...

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All Kohl's stores will soon handle Amazon returns (KSS, AMZN)
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All Kohl's stores will soon handle Amazon returns (KSS, AMZN)

This is an excerpt from a story delivered exclusively to Business Insider Intelligence E-Commerce Briefing subscribers. To receive the full story...

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11 home-improvement chains that rose up before Home Depot and Lowe's took over the industry (HD, LOW)
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11 home-improvement chains that rose up before Home Depot and Lowe's took over the industry (HD, LOW)

Back in the day, there were far more national and regional chains in the market. Today, Home Depot and Lowe's reign supreme in the home-improvement...

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Office Depot is closing 50 stores — see if your store is on the list (ODP)
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Office Depot is closing 50 stores — see if your store is on the list (ODP)

Office Depot is closing 50 stores under its namesake and OfficeMax banners in 2019. At least nine of the closing stores will shut down permanently...

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Here's a look at 10 ways Google tries to make its campuses around the world more sustainable (GOOG, GOOGL)
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Here's a look at 10 ways Google tries to make its campuses around the world more sustainable (GOOG, GOOGL)

Google campuses may be best known for their fun quirks - like having massive slides in a number of them. But over the years, the company has made...

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Forget the Upper East Side — Manhattan's richest neighborhood is all about subtle wealth, and it shows a major evolution in how the elite are living
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Forget the Upper East Side — Manhattan's richest neighborhood is all about subtle wealth, and it shows a major evolution in how the elite are living

Tribeca is home to Manhattan's richest zip code — 10007, according to Bloomberg. Tribeca, a place for Wall Streeters and celebrities like Taylor...

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Monopoly is releasing a 'Lion King' board game, and it comes with a mini Pride Rock that plays music from the movie
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Monopoly is releasing a 'Lion King' board game, and it comes with a mini Pride Rock that plays music from the movie

Hasbro will release a "Lion King" edition of Monopoly starting Monday, April 22, 2019, to celebrate the animated film's 25th anniversary. INSIDER...

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This Twitter account of horrifying architectural creations is the stuff of nightmares
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This Twitter account of horrifying architectural creations is the stuff of nightmares

The Twitter account Cursed Architecture posts and retweets photos of horrifying building designs. The account highlights bad design choices and...

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This woman left her six-figure salary at Saks to open a cookie business, and she says the pay cut was worth it
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This woman left her six-figure salary at Saks to open a cookie business, and she says the pay cut was worth it

Juls Waxman established a career in retail, working at department stores, like Macy's, with a six-figure salary to boot. After 20 years, Waxman...

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We compared the shopping experience at Bed Bath & Beyond and HomeGoods — and the winner was clear
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We compared the shopping experience at Bed Bath & Beyond and HomeGoods — and the winner was clear

HomeGoods provides a different kind of shopping experience than Bed Bath & Beyond. I visited my hometown's brand new HomeGoods and a Bed Bath &...

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The 20 biggest landowners in America
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The 20 biggest landowners in America

Land is probably the oldest asset in human history. According to The Land Report's annual list of the top private landowners in the US, the 20...

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Tesla made Autopilot a standard feature on all its vehicles and announced sweeping changes to the Model 3 lineup (TSLA)
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Tesla made Autopilot a standard feature on all its vehicles and announced sweeping changes to the Model 3 lineup (TSLA)

Tesla announced sweeping changes to its Model 3 lineup on Thursday night. Among those changes, the electric-car maker removed the $35,000 version...

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Amazon plans to start accepting cash at Amazon Go stores after reported accusations of 'discrimination and elitism' and new laws banning cashless stores (AMZN)
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Amazon plans to start accepting cash at Amazon Go stores after reported accusations of 'discrimination and elitism' and new laws banning cashless stores (AMZN)

Amazon plans to start accepting cash at its Amazon Go stores. The company has faced criticism for excluding millions of unbanked Americans from...

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