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Millennials' attitudes towards clothing ownership are bringing about a major change in the fashion industry
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Millennials' attitudes towards clothing ownership are bringing about a major change in the fashion industry

Renting has become a major fashion trend as younger consumers who crave newness look for more sustainable ways to shop. Rent the Runway has been...

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There are only 4 ways to return items purchased on Amazon.com
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There are only 4 ways to return items purchased on Amazon.com

Having to make a return is inevitable. But with no physical stores that accept returns, sending things back to Amazon can be a hassle. While the...

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33 high-school students took photos to capture the everyday reality of living in North Philadelphia, where the poverty rate is 40% and life expectancy is 20 years shorter
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33 high-school students took photos to capture the everyday reality of living in North Philadelphia, where the poverty rate is 40% and life expectancy is 20 years shorter

33 high school students took hundreds of photos as part of a project to assess the health needs of Latinos in a section of North Philadelphia. The...

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12 places to shop for women's swimsuits this summer
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12 places to shop for women's swimsuits this summer

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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US retail and e-commerce went in opposite directions in Q1
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US retail and e-commerce went in opposite directions in Q1

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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The best Persian food in NYC is hidden in a pizza shop
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The best Persian food in NYC is hidden in a pizza shop

Taste of Persia NYC serves traditional Persian dishes like ash reshteh and ghormeh sabzi. It's hidden in a pizza shop, and is considered to be some...

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We went shopping at Dressbarn the day after it announced all of its stores would close and saw why it's fallen behind
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We went shopping at Dressbarn the day after it announced all of its stores would close and saw why it's fallen behind

Dressbarn's parent company, Ascena, announced on Monday that it would be closing all 650 Dressbarn stores. We visited a Dressbarn store in New York...

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China tariffs could trigger one of the biggest waves of store closures the US has ever seen, sparking the second coming of the retail apocalypse
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China tariffs could trigger one of the biggest waves of store closures the US has ever seen, sparking the second coming of the retail apocalypse

Higher tariffs on Chinese goods could force 12,000 stores to close within a year and put more than $40 billion of sales at risk, UBS analyst Jay...

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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
News 3 weeks ago
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)
News 3 weeks ago
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)
News 1 month ago
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)
News 1 month ago
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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