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Seattle has entered the vicious $5 billion battle for Amazon's second headquarters — here's why that's a terrible idea
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Seattle has entered the vicious $5 billion battle for Amazon's second headquarters — here's why that's a terrible idea

Seattle — home of Amazon's current headquarters — also wants to be the site of the e-commerce giant's second headquarters. Bruce Harrell, during...

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Trader Joe's was voted one of the best places to work — and a former employee says the reason is the managers
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Trader Joe's was voted one of the best places to work — and a former employee says the reason is the managers

You won't see it on her résumé — that's already chock full of prestigious jobs and internships with newspapers, advocacy groups, and politicians....

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Here's how Amazon may have led to Toys 'R' Us' demise
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Here's how Amazon may have led to Toys 'R' Us' demise

Toys "R" Us filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the US and Canada on Monday, Forbes reports. The proceedings will not include the company...

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Soon you'll be able to return Amazon orders at Kohl's stores — here's how it works
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Soon you'll be able to return Amazon orders at Kohl's stores — here's how it works

Kohl's is about to make returning Amazon orders a lot more convenient. On Tuesday, the department-store chain announced that starting in October,...

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McDonald's just got involved in the $5 billion battle for Amazon's headquarters
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McDonald's just got involved in the $5 billion battle for Amazon's headquarters

As McDonald's prepares to ditch its longtime home base of Oak Brook, Illinois, the Chicago suburb is looking for a new business to take its place....

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Why Amazon is still such a threat to Toys R Us, in one chart
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Why Amazon is still such a threat to Toys R Us, in one chart

Here's what it means to be the largest specialty toy and baby goods retailer in the US in 2017: 866 stores nationwide, Chapter 11 bankruptcy, and...

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We went to a Toys R Us store the day after the bankruptcy announcement — and we were surprised by what we found
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We went to a Toys R Us store the day after the bankruptcy announcement — and we were surprised by what we found

Toys R Us has filed for bankruptcy. The company has said it is not closing any stores or altering any opening hours. The specialty toy store has...

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People are freaking out about Toys R Us stores closing following its bankruptcy filing— here's what we know so far
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People are freaking out about Toys R Us stores closing following its bankruptcy filing— here's what we know so far

Toys R Us filing for bankruptcy has set off a wave of panic in shoppers. On Monday, the toy retailer filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection...

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We went to a Victoria's Secret store in New York City and saw why the brand is struggling
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We went to a Victoria's Secret store in New York City and saw why the brand is struggling

Victoria's Secret isn't what it used to be. In a consumer survey that Wells Fargo Securities outlined in a recent note to clients, Victoria's...

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This exclusive men's clothing store serves up bespoke suits and cocktails and charges an admission up to $3,000 – take a look inside
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This exclusive men's clothing store serves up bespoke suits and cocktails and charges an admission up to $3,000 – take a look inside

Wingtip Club is an unusual store for an elite clientele. Founded in 2002, the menswear store based in San Francisco comes with its own clubhouse,...

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Ikea set to debut an augmented reality app
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Ikea set to debut an augmented reality app

Ikea is rolling out a new augmented reality (AR) application, called Ikea Place, according to Retail Dive. Ikea Place will be available at the end...

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Toys R Us could file for bankruptcy on Monday
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Toys R Us could file for bankruptcy on Monday

The toy retailer Toys R Us may be on the brink of filing for bankruptcy. It's one of several options the chain is considering to pay down $5...

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A German grocery store that's invaded the US is a bigger threat to Walmart, Kroger, and Target than anyone thought
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A German grocery store that's invaded the US is a bigger threat to Walmart, Kroger, and Target than anyone thought

German grocery chain Lidl is making a huge push into the US. The brand offers prices that are cheaper than Walmart's. Analysts at Jefferies are...

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These photos reveal what it's like to shop at Walmart in China
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These photos reveal what it's like to shop at Walmart in China

Walmart stores in China may not look like anything out of the ordinary from the outside, but the interior of the stores couldn't be more different...

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Toys R Us made 2 fatal mistakes that led to a death spiral
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Toys R Us made 2 fatal mistakes that led to a death spiral

Toys R Us reportedly could file for bankruptcy as soon as this week. The iconic American toy retailer is considering seeking Chapter 11 bankruptcy...

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The $5 billion battle for Amazon's new HQ is getting even more heated
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The $5 billion battle for Amazon's new HQ is getting even more heated

Amazon is still soliciting bids for its new $5 billion, 50,000-person headquarters. New York City has emerged as a leading contender. Boston and...

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These haunting photos of the retail apocalypse reveal a new normal in America
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These haunting photos of the retail apocalypse reveal a new normal in America

The retail apocalypse has descended on America. More than 6,400 stores are expected to close across the country this year. Department stores like...

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Alibaba's future could rely on brick-and-mortar
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Alibaba's future could rely on brick-and-mortar

Alibaba’s chairman, Jack Ma, vice chairman, Joseph Tsai, and CEO, Daniel Zhang, discussed the company’s strategy and vision with Bloomberg on...

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How Whole Foods went from a hippie natural foods store to Amazon’s latest weapon
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How Whole Foods went from a hippie natural foods store to Amazon’s latest weapon

Whole Foods has had quite the ride. CEO and co-founder John Mackey took it from a small natural foods store in the hippie haven of Austin, Texas to...

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20-somethings might not be as obsessed with takeout and food delivery as you thought
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20-somethings might not be as obsessed with takeout and food delivery as you thought

Americans spend a ton of money on food. Between groceries, dining out, and ordering delivery, food accounts for 12.5% —just over $7,000 in the...

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Amazon is using a key advantage to threaten Bed Bath & Beyond and Wayfair
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Amazon is using a key advantage to threaten Bed Bath & Beyond and Wayfair

Amazon is investing heavily in home decor and furnishings. The new push is already causing issues at Bed Bath & Beyond, which has reported...

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'Bodega' startup forced to apologize after furious criticism of its name
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'Bodega' startup forced to apologize after furious criticism of its name

Bodega, a new startup with plans to replace the corner store with eight-foot cabinets full of essentials, went under fire today on social media....

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Selena Gomez and her rabid fan base are Coach's biggest weapon against the competition (COH)
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Selena Gomez and her rabid fan base are Coach's biggest weapon against the competition (COH)

Randal Konik, an analyst at Jefferies, had trouble getting into his office in the SoHo neighborhood of New York City on Wednesday. He arrived at...

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The iPhone might be really cheap on Black Friday — if you can wait for the deals to buy it
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The iPhone might be really cheap on Black Friday — if you can wait for the deals to buy it

There are many reasons to buy your next iPhone directly from Apple. getting a good deal isn't one of them. Apple isn't known for discounting...

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UBS: Amazon is throwing a pile of cash at Whole Foods to turn a profit — which could come sooner than you think (AMZN)
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UBS: Amazon is throwing a pile of cash at Whole Foods to turn a profit — which could come sooner than you think (AMZN)

What's the first thing you do after you spend $13.7 billion on a grocery store known for its high prices? Well, if you are Amazon, you slash those...

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Ex-Googlers have raised millions for a startup that replaces mom-and-pop stores with vending machines, and people are losing it
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Ex-Googlers have raised millions for a startup that replaces mom-and-pop stores with vending machines, and people are losing it

A new startup launched by two former Google employees aims to replace the corner store — but city dwellers on Twitter don't seem too happy about...

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Cities are in a vicious, $5 billion battle over Amazon's headquarters — here's why they're crazy
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Cities are in a vicious, $5 billion battle over Amazon's headquarters — here's why they're crazy

Amazon is planning a new headquarters as big as its Seattle flagship. Cities from Boston to Chicago are reportedly vying for the chance to host...

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The company that makes 'the world's most comfortable shoes' just opened its first store in NYC — here's what it looks like
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The company that makes 'the world's most comfortable shoes' just opened its first store in NYC — here's what it looks like

Allbirds has landed in New York City. The Silicon Valley-based startup is opening a concept store in the city's Soho neighborhood. The store will...

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BERNSTEIN: These 5 stocks have ‘compelling value opportunities’ despite the retail slump
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BERNSTEIN: These 5 stocks have ‘compelling value opportunities’ despite the retail slump

Investors are looking for places they can eke out a profit amid the looming "retail apocalypse" — and AllianceBernstein thinks it’s found some. The...

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Nordstrom pops after reports the retailer could go private
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Nordstrom pops after reports the retailer could go private

Shares of Nordstrom surged as much as 11% after-hours Tuesday after it was reported that the family was nearing a deal with Leonard Green to take...

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