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'I was not elected to be a cheerleader for Amazon': New York officials rail against Amazon's HQ2 deal amid shouts of protesters in a wild hearing (AMZN)
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'I was not elected to be a cheerleader for Amazon': New York officials rail against Amazon's HQ2 deal amid shouts of protesters in a wild hearing (AMZN)

New York's city council held its first in a series of hearings about Amazon's HQ2 deal on Wednesday morning. The council invited both New York City...

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'Amazon has got to go': Protesters swarmed City Hall as New York's city council held its first hearing about Amazon's HQ2 deal (AMZN)
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'Amazon has got to go': Protesters swarmed City Hall as New York's city council held its first hearing about Amazon's HQ2 deal (AMZN)

Protesters swarmed City Hall as New York's city council held its first in a series of hearings about Amazon's HQ2 deal on Wednesday morning. Amazon...

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Walmart has gobbled up a slew of brands since 2010 — and it's all part of a long-term strategy for taking on Amazon and winning over a new generation of shoppers (WMT)
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Walmart has gobbled up a slew of brands since 2010 — and it's all part of a long-term strategy for taking on Amazon and winning over a new generation of shoppers (WMT)

Walmart has been on an online brands binge for several years now. Bonobos, ModCloth, and Art.com are just a few of the brands the retail giant has...

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We visited a lot of department stores in 2018. Here's which one was the best to shop at.
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We visited a lot of department stores in 2018. Here's which one was the best to shop at.

Department stores are no longer in their heyday. Many department stores have had to close locations this year, including Sears and JCPenney.There...

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New York finally revealed the HQ2 rendering that helped it win Amazon over to Long Island City (AMZN)
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New York finally revealed the HQ2 rendering that helped it win Amazon over to Long Island City (AMZN)

New York released its full HQ2 proposal on Monday, more than a year after submitting it to Amazon in October 2017. The proposal includes a...

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Dollar stores are thriving in distressed pockets of America, and they're putting smaller retailers out of business
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Dollar stores are thriving in distressed pockets of America, and they're putting smaller retailers out of business

Economic signs point to a coming recession, and US discount stores, which have boomed even in the strong recent economy, will only grow more —...

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Why Huawei smartphones are so popular all over the world — except the US, where stores don't sell them
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Why Huawei smartphones are so popular all over the world — except the US, where stores don't sell them

Huawei is the second largest smartphone maker in the world, selling more smartphones than Apple and only beaten by Samsung. Despite such a massive...

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Here's how TJ Maxx keeps its prices so low (TJX)
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Here's how TJ Maxx keeps its prices so low (TJX)

TJ Maxx is thriving in today's retail climate. One reason for that is its low prices. TJ Maxx's parent company, TJX Companies, reported on November...

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Amazon buying Target would 'accelerate an existing threat' to Walmart, says analyst who's doubling down on his call (AMZN, TGT, WMT)
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Amazon buying Target would 'accelerate an existing threat' to Walmart, says analyst who's doubling down on his call (AMZN, TGT, WMT)

In January, the venture capital firm Loup Ventures predicted Amazon would acquire Target in 2018, a forecast that hasn't come to fruition — at...

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What happens when you show up at Costco without a membership card, according to employees (COST)
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What happens when you show up at Costco without a membership card, according to employees (COST)

Costco members are usually asked to show their membership cards at the door. Business Insider spoke to seven Costco employees about what happens...

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Dollar General is threatening Walmart's brick-and-mortar empire (DG, WMT)
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Dollar General is threatening Walmart's brick-and-mortar empire (DG, WMT)

Dollar General intends to open 975 stores in 2019, which would propel it even further past brick-and-mortar giant Walmart’s count of approximately...

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Amazon and Walmart are set to become a ‘retail duopoly,’ Loup Ventures says (WMT, AMZN)
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Amazon and Walmart are set to become a ‘retail duopoly,’ Loup Ventures says (WMT, AMZN)

Amazon and Walmart are "taking aim at each other" with their respective pushes into physical retail spaces and digital commerce, Loup Ventures...

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TJ Maxx has thrived while other retailers struggle in an evolving shopping industry. We shopped there and saw why. (TJX)
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TJ Maxx has thrived while other retailers struggle in an evolving shopping industry. We shopped there and saw why. (TJX)

TJ Maxx, like many other off-price retailers, is thriving. Parent company TJX Companies reported on November 20 that comparable sales were up 9% at...

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Dollar General has suddenly become one of the biggest retailers in the US by store count (DG)
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Dollar General has suddenly become one of the biggest retailers in the US by store count (DG)

Dollar General has 15,227 stores in the United States. McDonald's has around 14,000 locations, while Starbucks has around 14,600. Dollar General...

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President Trump's task force is recommending pricing changes for the USPS (UPS, FDX)
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President Trump's task force is recommending pricing changes for the USPS (UPS, FDX)

A task force, created by President Trump to evaluate the United States Postal Service’s (USPS) business model, has released a report with its...

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8 mistakes you should avoid when shopping for wine at Costco (COST)
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8 mistakes you should avoid when shopping for wine at Costco (COST)

Costco wines have quite a fan base — just ask everyone who contributes to and follows Costco Wine Blog. Business Insider spoke to blog founder...

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We shopped at Dollar General and Five Below to see which rapidly growing discount store offered a better experience, and the winner was clear (FIVE, DG)
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We shopped at Dollar General and Five Below to see which rapidly growing discount store offered a better experience, and the winner was clear (FIVE, DG)

Dollar stores are having a moment. Dollar-store sales in the United States grew from $30.4 billion in 2010 to $45.3 billion in 2015. Dollar General...

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Walgreens is doubling down on Amazon's key strength, and it could change the way you get your prescriptions (WBA)
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Walgreens is doubling down on Amazon's key strength, and it could change the way you get your prescriptions (WBA)

Walgreens just made a move that could protect its business from Amazon and rival CVS Health. On Thursday, the pharmacy giant announced a...

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Dead department stores are finding an unexpected new life with U-Haul (M, SHLD, UHAL)
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Dead department stores are finding an unexpected new life with U-Haul (M, SHLD, UHAL)

U-Haul is looking to buy 13 former Sears and Kmart stores for $62 million, court documents show. These former department store locations will be...

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Walmart has enabled online ordering in-store (WMT)
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Walmart has enabled online ordering in-store (WMT)

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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Most New Yorkers support Amazon coming to town but many hate the deal, a new poll says (AMZN)
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Most New Yorkers support Amazon coming to town but many hate the deal, a new poll says (AMZN)

A new poll by Quinnipiac University found that New York City residents — even ones in Queens —largely support Amazon coming to town. The 1,075 New...

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Here are the best retailers to work for in 2019, according to employees
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Here are the best retailers to work for in 2019, according to employees

Retail work can be rough — but some retailers have proven to be positive and dynamic workplaces. Glassdoor just ranked the best places to work in...

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A woman is suing Hilton for $100 million, accusing a person of filming her in the shower and posting the video to pornographic sites (HLT)
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A woman is suing Hilton for $100 million, accusing a person of filming her in the shower and posting the video to pornographic sites (HLT)

A woman is suing Hilton Worldwide for $100 million, claiming that she was filmed in the shower during her stay at one of its hotels in Albany, New...

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Etsy shut down one of its newest businesses in less than 2 weeks, and the CEO says it's an example of his team's new approach to growth
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Etsy shut down one of its newest businesses in less than 2 weeks, and the CEO says it's an example of his team's new approach to growth

Etsy went through a challenging period in 2017 in which it shut down a new company just days after launching it. But now, the online marketplace...

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The 50 best places to work in 2019, according to employees
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The 50 best places to work in 2019, according to employees

If you're looking for a new job, you might want to check out companies where employees are happier than the norm. Glassdoor has released its annual...

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Amazon is testing bigger Go stores (AMZN)
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Amazon is testing bigger Go stores (AMZN)

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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Fender listened closely to working musicians to update its US-made, American Performer guitars
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Fender listened closely to working musicians to update its US-made, American Performer guitars

Fender has substantially updated its American Performer lineup, formerly known as American Special. The new line is the entry point to Fender made...

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This credit card for foodies offers delicious rewards, but I won't sign up
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This credit card for foodies offers delicious rewards, but I won't sign up

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider may receive a commission from The Points Guy Affiliate Network....

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We shopped at Kohl's and Burlington to see which was a better store, and there was a clear winner (KSS, BURL)
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We shopped at Kohl's and Burlington to see which was a better store, and there was a clear winner (KSS, BURL)

Kohl's and Burlington are both thriving. The variety of products, low prices, and increased demand for off-price products could all be reasons for...

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Here's what Amazon employees can expect from their new neighborhood when HQ2 opens in Crystal City, Virginia (AMZN, JBGS)
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Here's what Amazon employees can expect from their new neighborhood when HQ2 opens in Crystal City, Virginia (AMZN, JBGS)

Amazon is moving 25,000 employees into a new campus in Northern Virginia. The ecommerce giant chose Arlington's Crystal City neighborhood (along...

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