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THE OMNICHANNEL FULFILLMENT REPORT: How retailers can overcome challenges to fend off Amazon's threat
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THE OMNICHANNEL FULFILLMENT REPORT: How retailers can overcome challenges to fend off Amazon's threat

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

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14 things Black Friday workers wish shoppers would stop doing
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14 things Black Friday workers wish shoppers would stop doing

There's just something about Black Friday that turns even the most ordinary, usually-well-mannered people into frenzied shopping monsters. "I can't...

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Microsoft Bing has the best Black Friday shopping site we've ever seen
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Microsoft Bing has the best Black Friday shopping site we've ever seen

Microsoft Bing has a truly useful repository of Black Friday ads from retailers all over the country. Another handy Black Friday resource is...

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Amazon Go is nearing the finish line
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Amazon Go is nearing the finish line

Amazon Go stores, which allow customers to pick up their items, walk out, and have their Amazon accounts automatically charged, is nearing the end...

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Walmart's Q3 efforts point to strong holiday season
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Walmart's Q3 efforts point to strong holiday season

Walmart posted impressive e-commerce growth in Q3 2017, with digital sales advancing 50% year-over-year (YoY). While this marks a slowdown from the...

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Walmart struck a new deal that could bring same-day grocery delivery to a city near you
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Walmart struck a new deal that could bring same-day grocery delivery to a city near you

Walmart is partnering with Deliv to scale its same-day grocery delivery business. Online grocery services are helping Walmart draw in more urban,...

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Real estate M&A has eclipsed the record level set on the eve of the financial crisis — and it's to do with the retail apocalypse
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Real estate M&A has eclipsed the record level set on the eve of the financial crisis — and it's to do with the retail apocalypse

It's been a record year for real estate mergers and acquisitions, with $387 billion in announced transactions worldwide. Part of the explanation...

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Walmart is betting against the middle class — and it's a brilliant strategy
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Walmart is betting against the middle class — and it's a brilliant strategy

Walmart's stock price soared to an all-time high Thursday following an upbeat earnings report. It's a sign of growing investor confidence around...

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Amazon and Calvin Klein are teaming up for a store of the future — and it could be a 'watershed moment' for clothing brands
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Amazon and Calvin Klein are teaming up for a store of the future — and it could be a 'watershed moment' for clothing brands

Amazon is partnering with fashion brand Calvin Klein on holiday pop-ups. It includes exclusive product not sold elsewhere, as well as Amazon Echo...

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Inside the pawn shop where the 1% unloads its Rolexes and Birkin bags
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Inside the pawn shop where the 1% unloads its Rolexes and Birkin bags

The New York Loan Company sells items like $30,000 Hermès Birkin bags and fine jewelry. Its professional staff and tight security make it unlike...

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Amazon is transforming Whole Foods into a tech store
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Amazon is transforming Whole Foods into a tech store

Amazon is opening pop-up shops in Whole Foods stores. The shops are selling Amazon devices like the Echo, Kindle, Fire TV, and Fire tablets. In the...

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An architect created a building made of 30,000 chocolates —and anyone can eat it
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An architect created a building made of 30,000 chocolates —and anyone can eat it

An Italian architecture firm designed a building made entirely of chocolate, commissioned by high-end chocolatier Venchi. It is located at Fico...

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Here's the best time to go holiday shopping if you hate crowds, according to the data
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Here's the best time to go holiday shopping if you hate crowds, according to the data

The holiday season is the busiest time of the year for stores. Black Friday, the weekend before Christmas, and the days right before Christmas are...

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Whole Foods just signaled what its Amazon Prime discount program will look like — and Kroger should be terrified
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Whole Foods just signaled what its Amazon Prime discount program will look like — and Kroger should be terrified

Whole Foods is selling turkeys to Amazon Prime members for 50 cents a pound cheaper than is available for other customers. The deal is a "sneak...

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Amazon tried to fool the tech in its new cashier-less store with people dressed in Pikachu costumes
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Amazon tried to fool the tech in its new cashier-less store with people dressed in Pikachu costumes

Amazon is on the cusp of opening its high-tech cashier-less store. It even tested the tech with people wearing Pikachu costumes, and it was...

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Amazon is on the cusp of opening its cashier-less stores — but it has one major challenge to overcome
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Amazon is on the cusp of opening its cashier-less stores — but it has one major challenge to overcome

Amazon is getting closer to opening its first cashier-less grocery store, Amazon Go. The store uses cameras and shelf sensors to track what...

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How to know if you're getting a good deal on Black Friday
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How to know if you're getting a good deal on Black Friday

To get a good deal on Black Friday, make sure the item is discounted by at least WalletHub.com calculated this number based on an average of...

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Walmart is charging different prices online and in-store
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Walmart is charging different prices online and in-store

Walmart has started charging higher prices online than in-store in an effort to save on shipping costs and push shoppers to brick-and-mortar...

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Amazon is slashing prices on even more Whole Foods items — here's what just got cheaper
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Amazon is slashing prices on even more Whole Foods items — here's what just got cheaper

Whole Foods is cutting prices on more than a dozen items. This follows price cuts announced when Amazon acquired Whole Foods in August. Whole Foods...

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The retail apocalypse is killing jobs, and it's left 'the economy vulnerable to an adverse shock'
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The retail apocalypse is killing jobs, and it's left 'the economy vulnerable to an adverse shock'

The retail apocalypse has led to a flurry of retail store closures and bankruptcies. Retail trade employment has dropped by 65,000 in the last 12...

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Target is fixing the most annoying part of shopping there
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Target is fixing the most annoying part of shopping there

Target just opened its first "next-generation" store in Texas. The store will serve as a prototype for remodels at more than 1,ooo US Target stores...

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9 foods you thought were healthy that actually aren't
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9 foods you thought were healthy that actually aren't

Eating healthy is difficult when it seems that the science dictating what's good for us changes every few weeks. In reality, most of what we need...

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American Eagle just opened a store of the future complete with free laundry machines and an iPad in every dressing room
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American Eagle just opened a store of the future complete with free laundry machines and an iPad in every dressing room

American Eagle Outfitters has opened a new store in Manhattan. It has features that are tailored to its young consumers, like free laundry and a...

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20 things you never see in malls anymore
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20 things you never see in malls anymore

As shopping malls struggle to attract consumers, many have closed or converted to serve new uses. Many features that were once common at malls have...

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Walmart just struck another deal that confirms the death of America's middle class as we know it
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Walmart just struck another deal that confirms the death of America's middle class as we know it

Walmart is adding Lord & Taylor and its many designer brands to its website. The company says it wants to make Walmart.com a "premium fashion...

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Ebay is undercutting its competitors' Black Friday prices before the holiday
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Ebay is undercutting its competitors' Black Friday prices before the holiday

Ebay says it's offering discounts steeper than the prices being advertised in competitors' Black Friday circulars. Discounted items include...

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Department stores post lackluster results in Q3
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Department stores post lackluster results in Q3

Several major department store chains reported Q3 earnings last week, and the results, for the most part, point to a continuing trend of struggling...

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Brookfield wants to buy mall owner GGP for $14.8 billion as the retail apocalypse intensifies
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Brookfield wants to buy mall owner GGP for $14.8 billion as the retail apocalypse intensifies

Brookfield Asset Management on Monday said it proposed to buy the mall owner GGP Inc. for $14.8 billion. Brookfield already owns about 34% of GGP...

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Walmart might have to pay an Army veteran $7.5 million after he broke his hip while buying a watermelon
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Walmart might have to pay an Army veteran $7.5 million after he broke his hip while buying a watermelon

A 59-year-old Army veteran sued Walmart after breaking his hip after getting his foot caught in one of the store's displays. A jury awarded him $7...

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Banks aren't closed on Black Friday — and it reveals a key weakness for the holiday
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Banks aren't closed on Black Friday — and it reveals a key weakness for the holiday

Banks are closed on Thanksgiving, but open on Black While Thanksgiving is a national holiday, Black Friday is an unofficial celebration of deals....

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