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This massive $2.2 billion building in Times Square has a plan to transform the 'most trafficked corner in the Western Hemisphere'
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This massive $2.2 billion building in Times Square has a plan to transform the 'most trafficked corner in the Western Hemisphere'

Construction is well underway on TSX Broadway, a massive forthcoming venue in the heart of Times Square. In addition to boasting a hotel, theater,...

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Take a tour of Mark Zuckerberg's gigantic $100 million property in Hawaii
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Take a tour of Mark Zuckerberg's gigantic $100 million property in Hawaii

Mark Zuckerberg owns an enormous amount of land on a Hawaiian island. He reportedly paid $100 million for multiple properties along the North Shore...

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Apple is making a big expansion into Seattle, with plans to put 2,000 employees in two towers blocks away from Amazon’s HQ (AAPL)
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Apple is making a big expansion into Seattle, with plans to put 2,000 employees in two towers blocks away from Amazon’s HQ (AAPL)

Apple announced its expansion in Seattle to a 650,000-square-foot office space by the end of 2019. Apple will increase its presence in Seattle to 2...

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Here are 9 kinds of tech you can expect to see in every store by 2030, according to analysts
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Here are 9 kinds of tech you can expect to see in every store by 2030, according to analysts

Thanks to advancements in in-store technology, physical retail stores are evolving at a rapid pace to include features like automation, robotics,...

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Target is doubling down on same-day shipping as Walmart and Amazon spar over one-day delivery (TGT)
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Target is doubling down on same-day shipping as Walmart and Amazon spar over one-day delivery (TGT)

Target is launching same-day shipping through its own website. The retailer will continue to use Shipt, which it acquired in 2017, to fulfill...

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The second Amazon Go store in New York has a mini self-serve Starbucks coffee bar inside (AMZN)
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The second Amazon Go store in New York has a mini self-serve Starbucks coffee bar inside (AMZN)

Amazon is opening its 13th Go store — and second one in New York — on Tuesday. Located in midtown Manhattan, the store is designed to cater to the...

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Oracle billionaire Larry Ellison has an incredible real estate portfolio — take a look at his properties in Silicon Valley, Japan, Hawaii, and more
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Oracle billionaire Larry Ellison has an incredible real estate portfolio — take a look at his properties in Silicon Valley, Japan, Hawaii, and more

Larry Ellison, Oracle's cofounder and former CEO, has an extensive real estate portfolio. His holdings include multiple homes in Silicon Valley and...

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The CEO of the 'Airbnb of retail' reveals his plan to revolutionize stores and why Nike should be an inspiration for brands
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The CEO of the 'Airbnb of retail' reveals his plan to revolutionize stores and why Nike should be an inspiration for brands

Appear Here is a startup that lets businesses rent pop-up space, which has led to it being called the "Airbnb of retail." The London-based startup...

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The Google Pixel is one of the best Android phones you can buy — here's where you can get one
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The Google Pixel is one of the best Android phones you can buy — here's where you can get one

Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate...

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Amazon is slowly growing its fleet of stores — but you can't return all online purchases there (AMZN)
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Amazon is slowly growing its fleet of stores — but you can't return all online purchases there (AMZN)

Amazon operates more than 20 stores under the Amazon Books and Amazon 4-star name. These stores accept returns — but only for purchases that were...

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I replaced my traditional office chair with a $360 gaming chair, and I'm never going back
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I replaced my traditional office chair with a $360 gaming chair, and I'm never going back

I recently decided to upgrade the chair in my home office. But instead of buying another office chair, I decided to look at gaming chairs....

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There are only 4 ways to return items purchased on Amazon.com
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There are only 4 ways to return items purchased on Amazon.com

Having to make a return is inevitable. But with no physical stores that accept returns, sending things back to Amazon can be a hassle. While the...

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11 tips and tricks for avoiding duds and finding the perfect vacation spot on Airbnb
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11 tips and tricks for avoiding duds and finding the perfect vacation spot on Airbnb

Airbnb is one of the most popular ways to see the world, but there are lots of details to consider before booking with the site. These tips can...

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Amazon just gave a sneak peek at its first new HQ2 buildings in Virginia (AMZN)
News 2 months ago
Amazon just gave a sneak peek at its first new HQ2 buildings in Virginia (AMZN)

Amazon revealed in a blog post on Thursday what the first two buildings for its new HQ2 campus in Virginia will look like. They will replace...

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WeWork is setting up a $2.9 billion fund to buy buildings that it will lease to itself
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WeWork is setting up a $2.9 billion fund to buy buildings that it will lease to itself

WeWork has set up a new fund to purchase commercial properties that it will then lease. The move is a change from its traditional strategy of...

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Angela Ahrendts was one of Apple’s highest-paid executives during her 5 years at the company — here are the 3 biggest lessons she learned on the job (AAPL)
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Angela Ahrendts was one of Apple’s highest-paid executives during her 5 years at the company — here are the 3 biggest lessons she learned on the job (AAPL)

Former Apple retail chief Angela Ahrendts recently left the company after five years, and she revealed the three biggest lessons she learned during...

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Amazon can't hide behind Walmart's enormous size forever (AMZN, WMT)
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Amazon can't hide behind Walmart's enormous size forever (AMZN, WMT)

Amazon has claimed several times that it is only responsible for 4% of US retail sales, making it not quite as large as some may think. While 4%...

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Mark Zuckerberg spent about $59 million to secretly buy two adjacent private waterfront estates in Lake Tahoe last winter (FB)
News 2 months ago
Mark Zuckerberg spent about $59 million to secretly buy two adjacent private waterfront estates in Lake Tahoe last winter (FB)

The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg spent about $59 million on two adjacent properties in Lake Tahoe, a...

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Juul, the San Francisco e-cigarette startup that city officials want to kick out, is trying to buy a 29-floor office tower in the heart of the city
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Juul, the San Francisco e-cigarette startup that city officials want to kick out, is trying to buy a 29-floor office tower in the heart of the city

E-cigarette startup Juul Labs is reportedly in talks to purchase a 29-floor building in downtown San Francisco as it struggles to house a rapidly...

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We ranked the 30 most beautiful Apple stores in the world (AAPL)
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We ranked the 30 most beautiful Apple stores in the world (AAPL)

To understand Apple's global retail footprint, it helps to see it for yourself. We've compiled and ranked the most beautiful Apple stores in the...

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Blend, a start-up that's building a 'one-tap' mortgage application tool, is now jumping into the auto-loan market
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Blend, a start-up that's building a 'one-tap' mortgage application tool, is now jumping into the auto-loan market

Start-up Blend has been working toward an ambitious goal: reducing the mortgage-application process to a single tap on a smartphone. The company,...

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I tried $95 'sleep glasses' that are designed for watching TV or surfing the web before bed, but they also took the edge off harsh office lighting
News 3 months ago
I tried $95 'sleep glasses' that are designed for watching TV or surfing the web before bed, but they also took the edge off harsh office lighting

If you have a hard time sleeping after watching TV, cruising the internet at bedtime, or working all day beneath overhead fluorescent lighting,...

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Tesla made Autopilot a standard feature on all its vehicles and announced sweeping changes to the Model 3 lineup (TSLA)
News 3 months ago
Tesla made Autopilot a standard feature on all its vehicles and announced sweeping changes to the Model 3 lineup (TSLA)

Tesla announced sweeping changes to its Model 3 lineup on Thursday night. Among those changes, the electric-car maker removed the $35,000 version...

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Amazon has already captured its key to future dominance (AMZN)
News 3 months ago
Amazon has already captured its key to future dominance (AMZN)

Amazon is winning with teens. In Piper Jaffray's most recent survey of teens' preferences and buying patterns, 50% of respondents said that Amazon...

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This CEO explains how the hottest trend in software development helped his startup take off and raise $50 million in new funding
News 3 months ago
This CEO explains how the hottest trend in software development helped his startup take off and raise $50 million in new funding

Many organizations are starting to embrace Agile, a kind of process of software development that involves working on small pieces of a project in...

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Elon Musk just emailed all Tesla employees to address 'uncertainty' around the company's plan to close stores (TSLA)
News 3 months ago
Elon Musk just emailed all Tesla employees to address 'uncertainty' around the company's plan to close stores (TSLA)

Elon Musk sent an email to all Tesla employees on Wednesday with details about the company's plan for retail stores. In February, the company...

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Tesla slips after saying it's reducing the number of store closures and raising prices (TSLA)
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Tesla slips after saying it's reducing the number of store closures and raising prices (TSLA)

Tesla on Sunday announced that it would reduce the number of store closures that it had previously announced. The electric-car maker said that...

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Philadelphia banned stores from refusing to accept cash, and it's a troubling trend for Amazon (AMZN)
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Philadelphia banned stores from refusing to accept cash, and it's a troubling trend for Amazon (AMZN)

Stores that do not accept cash are on the rise, from quick-service lunch spots to Amazon's Go stores. Not accepting cash can speed up lines and...

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Apple is now one of the biggest investors in research and development, and critics are wondering what it's getting for its money (AAPL)
News 4 months ago
Apple is now one of the biggest investors in research and development, and critics are wondering what it's getting for its money (AAPL)

Apple has been massively ramping up its spending on research and development in recent years. It now spends nearly $15 billion a year, giving it...

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'It feels like a morgue': Tesla employees say morale has fallen drastically as stores close and workers are let go (TSLA)
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'It feels like a morgue': Tesla employees say morale has fallen drastically as stores close and workers are let go (TSLA)

Tesla blindsided many of its store employees with the announcement last week that it will close stores and sell its products exclusively online....

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