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Trader Joe's employees share 8 annoying things they wish shoppers would stop doing
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Trader Joe's employees share 8 annoying things they wish shoppers would stop doing

Trader Joe's jobs have a good rep in the grocery business. The grocery chain was named as one of the best places to work this year. Still, there...

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We went shopping at TJ Maxx and Nordstrom Rack to see which was a better discount store, and the winner was clear (TJX, JWN)
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We went shopping at TJ Maxx and Nordstrom Rack to see which was a better discount store, and the winner was clear (TJX, JWN)

Nordstrom is increasingly leaning on its off-price concept, Nordstrom Rack, for growth.  These discount stores now exceed its full-price locations....

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We shopped at Dick's and Modell's to see which was a better sporting-goods store, and there was a clear winner (DKS)
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We shopped at Dick's and Modell's to see which was a better sporting-goods store, and there was a clear winner (DKS)

Dick's Sporting Goods and Modell's are two of the last big sporting-goods stores. Many sporting-goods stores have been closing over the past few...

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Beauty shoppers want virtual advisors (TGT, OR)
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Beauty shoppers want virtual advisors (TGT, OR)

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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Walmart is building a home for grocery-shopping robots next to one of its stores — and it offers a glimpse into the company's automated future (WMT)
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Walmart is building a home for grocery-shopping robots next to one of its stores — and it offers a glimpse into the company's automated future (WMT)

Walmart will soon start using automated robotic carts to pick and pack shoppers' online grocery orders.  The company is building a 20,000-square...

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Kroger has launched an online delivery platform (KR)
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Kroger has launched an online delivery platform (KR)

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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Ivanka Trump's only store shut down overnight and transformed into a Trump-branded store
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Ivanka Trump's only store shut down overnight and transformed into a Trump-branded store

Ivanka Trump's store at Trump Tower — her fashion business' only physical location — transformed into a Trump-branded store on Wednesday. The store...

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Kroger is considering a ban on one of its most common forms of payment (KR, V)
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Kroger is considering a ban on one of its most common forms of payment (KR, V)

Kroger will ban Visa cards as a form of payment at its Foods Co. stores on August 14. A Kroger spokesperson said the ban could expand to all of...

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These photos reveal what it's like to shop at Costco in Japan (COST)
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These photos reveal what it's like to shop at Costco in Japan (COST)

The first Costco store opened in the US in 1976. Since then, it has expanded to Europe, Australasia, and Asia.   We compared the experience of...

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We visited a Tesla store and a Mercedes-Benz dealership — here are the biggest differences between the two (TSLA)
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We visited a Tesla store and a Mercedes-Benz dealership — here are the biggest differences between the two (TSLA)

In April, I visited a Tesla showroom and Mercedes-Benz dealership in New York City to observe the differences between their sales models. Tesla's...

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A week after shutting down her business, Ivanka Trump's store remains open
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A week after shutting down her business, Ivanka Trump's store remains open

A week after Ivanka Trump — President Donald Trump's eldest daughter and an assistant to the president — announced the closure of her fashion...

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Brandless, the online store that sells everything for $3, just got $240 million to take on Amazon. Here's what it's like to use.
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Brandless, the online store that sells everything for $3, just got $240 million to take on Amazon. Here's what it's like to use.

Brandless launched in 2017 as an online store that sells everything, even organic and specialty goods, for $3. It just announced it raised $240...

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Walmart is testing employee delivery (WMT)
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Walmart is testing employee delivery (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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Amazon posts highest quarterly profit ever (AMZN)
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Amazon posts highest quarterly profit ever (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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San Francisco Bay Area cities are cracking down on free food at tech companies — here’s why that’s a good idea, according to a startup cofounder
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San Francisco Bay Area cities are cracking down on free food at tech companies — here’s why that’s a good idea, according to a startup cofounder

Mountain View, a city in Silicon Valley, will not allow a new office development where Facebook is set to move this fall to have a cafeteria with...

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JCPenney is abandoning millennials as it weathers an identity crisis in the wake of its CEO's departure (JCP)
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JCPenney is abandoning millennials as it weathers an identity crisis in the wake of its CEO's departure (JCP)

A JCPenney executive told The Wall Street Journal that the company "took its eye off of its core customer" – the middle-aged mom – in its effort to...

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Gucci has become hugely popular with teens and millennials. We visited a store and saw why they love it despite the high price tags.
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Gucci has become hugely popular with teens and millennials. We visited a store and saw why they love it despite the high price tags.

Young people love Gucci. In the first three quarters of 2017, roughly 55% of Gucci's sales were made to consumers under 35, according to the Wall...

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San Francisco Bay Area cities are cracking down on free food at Facebook and other tech companies
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San Francisco Bay Area cities are cracking down on free food at Facebook and other tech companies

Mountain View, a city in Silicon Valley, says that a new office development — where Facebook will move to this fall — will not be allowed to have a...

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A company that's taking on Victoria's Secret with $35 bras just opened its first store. Here's what it's like to shop there.
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A company that's taking on Victoria's Secret with $35 bras just opened its first store. Here's what it's like to shop there.

Lively is a lingerie, swimwear, and fragrance startup launched by Victoria's Secret alum Michelle Cordeiro Grant in 2016. The retailer sells more...

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An anti-Trump movement is calling for the boycott of these retailers (AMZN, TJX, M)
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An anti-Trump movement is calling for the boycott of these retailers (AMZN, TJX, M)

More than two years into Donald Trump's presidency, the movement to boycott retailers that do business with the president's family is going strong....

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Where to buy work clothes that look professional but don't cost a fortune
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Where to buy work clothes that look professional but don't cost a fortune

Where to buy work clothes can be confusing. Many stores might offer great quality or great prices, but it can be difficult to find both. Personal...

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Ivanka Trump's only store has already shut down, and it's unclear whether it will reopen
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Ivanka Trump's only store has already shut down, and it's unclear whether it will reopen

Ivanka Trump's fashion brand is shutting down, the company said on Tuesday.  Trump said in a statement, "After 17 months in Washington, I do not...

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Ellen DeGeneres just sold her Italian-style Santa Barbara mansion to a Netflix executive for $34 million
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Ellen DeGeneres just sold her Italian-style Santa Barbara mansion to a Netflix executive for $34 million

Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi have finally sold their Santa Barbara mansion for $34 million — $11 million below the original asking price in...

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Ivanka Trump's brand is immediately shutting down, but these stores will continue selling her products
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Ivanka Trump's brand is immediately shutting down, but these stores will continue selling her products

Ivanka Trump's fashion company is shutting down.  But shoppers should still be able to purchase Ivanka Trump products through at least December,...

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11 things all Wegmans employees know and most customers don't
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11 things all Wegmans employees know and most customers don't

Wegmans store employees know all about the popular regional grocery chain. The company operates stores in six states, and employs 48,000 people....

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Ivanka Trump's fashion company is shutting down
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Ivanka Trump's fashion company is shutting down

Ivanka Trump's fashion line is shutting down, with employees being alerted of the closure on Tuesday. The first daughter said in a statement: "My...

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We shopped at CVS and Rite Aid to see which was a better drugstore, and one had a clear advantage over the other (CVS, RAD)
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We shopped at CVS and Rite Aid to see which was a better drugstore, and one had a clear advantage over the other (CVS, RAD)

CVS and Rite Aid are drugstore chains that sell items as varied as groceries and greeting cards. Both CVS and Rite Aid have pharmacies that offer...

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15 tips and tricks for saving money at Walgreens (WBA)
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15 tips and tricks for saving money at Walgreens (WBA)

Walgreens sells everything from groceries to greeting cards. It also has a pharmacy offering services like free blood pressure tests and flu shots....

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Victoria's Secret could be heading for a crisis as angry customers flood its Facebook page with complaints about 'shoddily made' lingerie (LB)
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Victoria's Secret could be heading for a crisis as angry customers flood its Facebook page with complaints about 'shoddily made' lingerie (LB)

Victoria's Secret is struggling. Sales have slipped recently, and it has been accused of alienating customers with its racy ads.  Several shoppers...

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Customers shop BJ's like a supermarket, and it reflects an advantage Costco should be worried about (BJ, COST, WMT)
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Customers shop BJ's like a supermarket, and it reflects an advantage Costco should be worried about (BJ, COST, WMT)

Costco, Sam's Club, and BJ's are the three biggest warehouse club chains in the United States. These stores offer paying members discounts on items...

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