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Here are all the changes Amazon is making to Whole Foods (AMZN)
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Here are all the changes Amazon is making to Whole Foods (AMZN)

Whole Foods is swiftly transforming under Amazon's control.  Amazon's $13.7 billion acquisition of Whole Foods formally went through in August. The...

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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 (AMZN)
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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 (AMZN)

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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Soon you'll be able to return Amazon orders at Kohl's stores — here's how it works (AMZN, KSS)
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Soon you'll be able to return Amazon orders at Kohl's stores — here's how it works (AMZN, KSS)

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 (MCD, AMZN)
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McDonald's just got involved in the $5 billion battle for Amazon's headquarters (MCD, AMZN)

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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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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Amazon is bringing its biggest weapon to Whole Foods to make sure it succeeds (AMZN)
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Amazon is bringing its biggest weapon to Whole Foods to make sure it succeeds (AMZN)

Amazon has been erasing billions from its rivals' valuations in the weeks since its acquired Whole Foods. Investors have shed their investments in...

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Nintendo's making two major changes to its $80 Super Nintendo to make it easier to buy
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Nintendo's making two major changes to its $80 Super Nintendo to make it easier to buy

Nintendo is dramatically increasing supply of its upcoming Super NES Classic Edition console, the $80 miniature version of the original Super...

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Amazon's cheaper prices at Whole Foods could be leading to longer lines (AMZN, WFM)
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Amazon's cheaper prices at Whole Foods could be leading to longer lines (AMZN, WFM)

It seems like Amazon's efforts to get more shoppers through the door at Whole Foods was a success. According to data provided by Foursquare to...

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12 of the most beautiful kindergartens around the world
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12 of the most beautiful kindergartens around the world

Architects wield a great deal of power in designing kindergartens — it's up to them to decide what kind of first impression a child has about...

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WeWork raised $5.6 billion in 3 months — here's how the co-working giant became the most valuable startup in New York City
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WeWork raised $5.6 billion in 3 months — here's how the co-working giant became the most valuable startup in New York City

WeWork, a startup that leases trendy, millennial-friendly office space to startups and Fortune 500 companies, just became the sixth most valuable...

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A couple bought one of the most exclusive streets in San Francisco for $90,000 — now the rich homeowners are fighting back
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A couple bought one of the most exclusive streets in San Francisco for $90,000 — now the rich homeowners are fighting back

Earlier this year, a Bay Area couple shook up a private cul-de-sac when it was revealed that the immigrant real-estate speculators bought the...

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A trendy Berlin startup hub is expanding to a huge new space with a 26-foot ball pit
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A trendy Berlin startup hub is expanding to a huge new space with a 26-foot ball pit

Factory Berlin, a company that provides spaces where startups and corporates can work side-by-side, is expanding and opening a huge new building...

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An exec who worked with Steve Jobs for 26 years says everyone got it wrong about him
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An exec who worked with Steve Jobs for 26 years says everyone got it wrong about him

A legend surrounds Steve Jobs. He is described as brilliant and tone-deaf, dynamic but with a sharp tongue. A bunch of movies and books have sought...

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Inside the New York City offices of $45 billion hedge-fund firm Two Sigma
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Inside the New York City offices of $45 billion hedge-fund firm Two Sigma

What do you picture when you imagine a hedge-fund office? A noisy trading floor full of hedge-fund guys in fleece vests? Two Sigma, a $45 billion...

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A Stanford professor says, at the rate things are going, workplaces will only get more toxic in the future
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A Stanford professor says, at the rate things are going, workplaces will only get more toxic in the future

No office is perfect. Maybe you some of your coworkers are jerks. Perhaps your building has such intense AC that it feels like you're hunkered down...

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Amazon's domination of retail comes down to 5 simple areas (AMZN)
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Amazon's domination of retail comes down to 5 simple areas (AMZN)

Amazon's total domination of retail is well reported by now, so it's worth considering how the company does it. One Montana brokerage firm, DA...

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Zoopla is buying financial comparison site Money.co.uk in deal worth up to £140 million
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Zoopla is buying financial comparison site Money.co.uk in deal worth up to £140 million

LONDON — Zoopla Group is branching out further from its traditional business of house listings with the acquisition of financial comparison website...

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Walmart and Whole Foods have a new weapon to win over customers (WMT, AMZN)
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Walmart and Whole Foods have a new weapon to win over customers (WMT, AMZN)

Can you hear that? It's voice shopping, and it's coming to a home near you. Both Walmart and Whole Foods are betting big on voice shopping as the...

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Aerial photos of abandoned developments show what happens when cities grow too fast
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Aerial photos of abandoned developments show what happens when cities grow too fast

Cities don't usually pop up out of nowhere. For centuries, urban areas grew in incremental steps as populations blossomed and the economic climate...

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Google has upgraded its Street View cameras for the first time in 8 years — and the implications are terrifying
News 2 weeks ago
Google has upgraded its Street View cameras for the first time in 8 years — and the implications are terrifying

You're about to see a lot more on Google Street View — and Street View's about to see a lot more of you. Google has upgraded the cameras for its...

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17 photos show the meteoric rise and fall of Macy's, JCPenney, and Sears
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17 photos show the meteoric rise and fall of Macy's, JCPenney, and Sears

In the past year, department store chains have announced a wave of location closures across the United States. Macy's recently revealed plans to...

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Supermodel Karlie Kloss just opened an office for her coding program for young women — take a look inside
News 2 weeks ago
Supermodel Karlie Kloss just opened an office for her coding program for young women — take a look inside

25-year-old supermodel Karlie Kloss began learning how to code in 2014. Since then, one of her main missions has been to help educate young women...

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WARREN BUFFETT: A 'huge struggle' is taking place between brands and retailers
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WARREN BUFFETT: A 'huge struggle' is taking place between brands and retailers

Consumers are increasingly favoring retailers’ own products over outside brands, and the Amazon-Whole Foods deal only exemplifies that, Berkshire...

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11 billion-dollar mega-projects that will transform the world's greatest cities by 2035
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11 billion-dollar mega-projects that will transform the world's greatest cities by 2035

The world is rapidly urbanizing. The United Nations predicts that the number of people living in cities could double by 2050 — to 6.5 billion. To...

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CITI: Retail jobs will 'vanish' due to technology and it 'will affect every city and region'
News 3 weeks ago
CITI: Retail jobs will 'vanish' due to technology and it 'will affect every city and region'

As much as 80% of retail jobs at risk from automation, Citi and University of Oxford predict. Low-skilled jobs most at risk and will have profound...

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I visited Whole Foods on the day it was acquired by Amazon — and it's clear it'll never be the same (AMZN)
News 3 weeks ago
I visited Whole Foods on the day it was acquired by Amazon — and it's clear it'll never be the same (AMZN)

Amazon now officially owns Whole Foods — and the grocery chain is already transforming. On Monday, Amazon's $13.7 billion acquisition of Whole...

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Amazon-owned Whole Foods is starting to look a lot more like Walmart (AMZN, WMT)
News 3 weeks ago
Amazon-owned Whole Foods is starting to look a lot more like Walmart (AMZN, WMT)

Whole Foods is trying to win over budget shoppers following its acquisition by Amazon.  Its new marketing is reminiscent of another retailer:...

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Amazon's $13.7 billion Whole Foods buy proves the concept of the 'tech company' is coming to an end (AMZN, AAPL, GOOG, GOOGL)
News 3 weeks ago
Amazon's $13.7 billion Whole Foods buy proves the concept of the 'tech company' is coming to an end (AMZN, AAPL, GOOG, GOOGL)

On Monday, Amazon's $13.7 billion purchase of Whole Foods will close, ushering in a new era of cheap avocados for all, and Amazon Prime grocery...

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Amazon buying Whole Foods should terrify 'nearly every grocery store in the nation' (WFM, AMZN)
News 4 weeks ago
Amazon buying Whole Foods should terrify 'nearly every grocery store in the nation' (WFM, AMZN)

Grocery store shares tumbled after Amazon said its purchase of Whole Foods will go through on Monday.  The acquisition will lead to many perks for...

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