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Amazon bringing 2-hour delivery to Whole Foods is a sneaky change in strategy, and it could mean a big change is coming (AMZN)
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Amazon bringing 2-hour delivery to Whole Foods is a sneaky change in strategy, and it could mean a big change is coming (AMZN)

Amazon is rapidly expanding its free two-hour delivery service from Whole Foods stores through Prime Now. Billed as an additional option for...

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Macy's is rapidly growing a new kind of store that looks a lot like TJ Maxx. We compared the shopping experience at both, and there was a clear winner. (M)
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Macy's is rapidly growing a new kind of store that looks a lot like TJ Maxx. We compared the shopping experience at both, and there was a clear winner. (M)

Macy's is doubling down on its off-price concept, Backstage, which sells many of the same brands as a typical Macy's store but at a steep discount....

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These are the best grocery stores in America
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These are the best grocery stores in America

Wegmans has been voted the best grocery store chain in the United States for the third consecutive year, according to Market Force Information's...

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Microsoft is developing in-store tracking technology that could eliminate physical checkout (MSFT)
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Microsoft is developing in-store tracking technology that could eliminate physical checkout (MSFT)

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence "E-Commerce Briefing" subscribers hours before appearing on Business Insider. To be the...

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Canada Goose soars after posting a surprise profit (GOOS)
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Canada Goose soars after posting a surprise profit (GOOS)

Canada Goose posted a surprise profit of $0.09 a share on Friday. Shares of the retailer surged more than 27% in early trading following the...

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Sam's Club is opening a mysterious new tech-focused grocery store (WMT)
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Sam's Club is opening a mysterious new tech-focused grocery store (WMT)

Walmart-owned Sam's Club is opening a store that carries mainly fresh food and grab-and-go meals.  The store, which has not yet been named, will...

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Macy’s is teaming up with b8ta (M)
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Macy’s is teaming up with b8ta (M)

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence "E-Commerce Briefing" subscribers hours before appearing on Business Insider. To be the...

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Domino's is repairing roads, and experts say it reveals a troubling trend in American spending
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Domino's is repairing roads, and experts say it reveals a troubling trend in American spending

This week, Domino's announced that it has started paying construction crews to fill potholes in towns across the US. The goal, according to the...

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We compared products at Whole Foods and Sprouts near San Francisco to see which store had better quality and prices — and the winner surprised us
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We compared products at Whole Foods and Sprouts near San Francisco to see which store had better quality and prices — and the winner surprised us

Whole Foods and Sprouts are popular grocery giants that market healthy, fresh foods. I visited Whole Foods and Sprouts in Oakland, California, to...

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We shopped at Sam's Club and BJ's to see which was a better warehouse store, and the winner was clear
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We shopped at Sam's Club and BJ's to see which was a better warehouse store, and the winner was clear

Sam's Club and BJ's Wholesale are similar membership-based warehouse clubs that offer a wide variety of products and services. There are quite a...

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A chain of Texas convenience stores with a cult-like following chooses to display pay, vacation time, and its 401K plan on big signs, and it doesn’t plan to stop any time soon
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A chain of Texas convenience stores with a cult-like following chooses to display pay, vacation time, and its 401K plan on big signs, and it doesn’t plan to stop any time soon

Buc-ee's is a Texas-based chain of convenience stores that's acquired a cult-following in Texas. All 33 of the company's locations have signs...

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Walmart's e-commerce CEO reportedly just dropped $43 million on a penthouse in a 'paparazzi-proof' building filled with celebrities. Take a look inside.
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Walmart's e-commerce CEO reportedly just dropped $43 million on a penthouse in a 'paparazzi-proof' building filled with celebrities. Take a look inside.

Walmart's CEO of US e-commerce, Marc Lore, has reportedly purchased a penthouse in an ultra-luxury building in Manhattan for $43.8 million,...

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Google now lets you see what's on shelves at stores near you, and it's a powerful new weapon against Amazon (AMZN, GOOG)
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Google now lets you see what's on shelves at stores near you, and it's a powerful new weapon against Amazon (AMZN, GOOG)

Google is giving shoppers the power to search local stores' inventory with a new tool called See What's In Store. Shoppers can use the tool to...

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How retailers can overcome challenges to fend off Amazon's threat
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How retailers can overcome challenges to fend off Amazon's threat

This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about...

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How retailers and brands can reach and appeal to the next generation of consumers
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How retailers and brands can reach and appeal to the next generation of consumers

This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about...

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The 6 best ways to save money at Target, according to employees who work there
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The 6 best ways to save money at Target, according to employees who work there

Target store employees know all about the best deals in the store. Business Insider asked 22 current and former Target team members for ideas on...

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Starbucks now has more locations in the US than McDonald's, but it's still not America's biggest chain (SBUX)
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Starbucks now has more locations in the US than McDonald's, but it's still not America's biggest chain (SBUX)

Starbucks now has more locations in the United States than McDonald's.  However, the largest chain in American remains Subway, with more than 25...

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Walmart employees share 7 things they want to tell customers, but can't
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Walmart employees share 7 things they want to tell customers, but can't

Walmart store employees aren't always able to speak their minds when dealing with customers. Business Insider spoke with a number of associates to...

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Walmart's ModCloth is opening retail stores across the US, but you can't take home everything you buy (WMT)
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Walmart's ModCloth is opening retail stores across the US, but you can't take home everything you buy (WMT)

Walmart-owned clothing site ModCloth is opening stores in San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York, and Washington, DC.  The stores are part of a...

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Why legacy retailers need to rethink the purpose of their brick-and-mortar stores
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Why legacy retailers need to rethink the purpose of their brick-and-mortar stores

This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about...

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How retailers can win over Gen Z
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How retailers can win over Gen Z

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence "E-Commerce Briefing" subscribers hours before appearing on Business Insider. To be the...

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How artificial intelligence can help retailers deliver the highly personalized experiences shoppers desire
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How artificial intelligence can help retailers deliver the highly personalized experiences shoppers desire

This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about...

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One of New York City's most famous department stores will close after selling to WeWork. Here's what it looked like during a recent visit.
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One of New York City's most famous department stores will close after selling to WeWork. Here's what it looked like during a recent visit.

Lord & Taylor's flagship store in Manhattan was sold to WeWork for $850 million in October. The retailer said it would rent around 25% of the space...

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Furious customers freaked out after being locked out of Starbucks when stores closed for racial-bias training (SBUX)
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Furious customers freaked out after being locked out of Starbucks when stores closed for racial-bias training (SBUX)

Starbucks closed 8,000 locations across the United States on Tuesday afternoon so that employees could undergo a racial-bias training. Some...

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'Color brave,' furious customers, and 'eye-opening' interactions: Starbucks baristas reveal what it was like to attend the chain's massive racial-bias training (SBUX)
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'Color brave,' furious customers, and 'eye-opening' interactions: Starbucks baristas reveal what it was like to attend the chain's massive racial-bias training (SBUX)

Starbucks closed 8,000 locations across the United States on Tuesday afternoon so that employees could undergo a racial-bias training.  Baristas...

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Walmart is making a massive change that employees have been demanding for years (WMT)
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Walmart is making a massive change that employees have been demanding for years (WMT)

Walmart employees can now wear jeans, which were previously prohibited, and shirts of any color or pattern.  The retailer announced the changes on...

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Starbucks is set to lose $12 million by closing stores for racial-bias training, but it's still a brilliant business idea (SBUX)
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Starbucks is set to lose $12 million by closing stores for racial-bias training, but it's still a brilliant business idea (SBUX)

Starbucks closed 8,000 locations across the US on Tuesday afternoon for racial-bias training. Rough calculations indicate the closures could result...

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A former Macy's and Victoria's Secret exec just opened a 'gender-free' store — take a look inside
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A former Macy's and Victoria's Secret exec just opened a 'gender-free' store — take a look inside

The Phluid Project is trying to change the way we think of retail by creating a gender-free store and community space. The store is organized by...

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Target employees share the 7 biggest mistakes shoppers make at the retail chain
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Target employees share the 7 biggest mistakes shoppers make at the retail chain

Target store employees told Business Insider about the biggest and most frequent mistakes they see customers make. A total of 25 Target team...

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I just went to Costco for the first time, and it was unlike any other shopping experience I've had (COST)
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I just went to Costco for the first time, and it was unlike any other shopping experience I've had (COST)

Costco is a leading retail giant famous for selling bulk products at discounted prices to its members. For someone who has never stepped foot...

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