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Amazon just gave a sneak peek at its first new HQ2 buildings in Virginia (AMZN)
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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)
News 2 weeks ago
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)
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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
News 1 month ago
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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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
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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

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 1 month 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)
News 2 months ago
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)
News 2 months ago
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 2 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)
News 2 months ago
'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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Tesla made a drastic change to its bonus structure before deciding to cut costs by closing stores, salespeople say (TSLA)
News 2 months ago
Tesla made a drastic change to its bonus structure before deciding to cut costs by closing stores, salespeople say (TSLA)

Tesla dramatically altered its bonus structure for retail employees last year, advisers told Business Insider. At the same time, the company merged...

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An 87-year-old Japanese designer just won the 'Nobel Prize of architecture.' Here are some of his most stunning masterpieces.
News 2 months ago
An 87-year-old Japanese designer just won the 'Nobel Prize of architecture.' Here are some of his most stunning masterpieces.

Japanese architect Arata Isozaki was awarded the 2019 Pritzker Architecture Prize, which is often referred to as the "Nobel Prize of architecture."...

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MoviePass closes up its Los Angeles office after firing its business development team
News 2 months ago
MoviePass closes up its Los Angeles office after firing its business development team

MoviePass' Los Angeles office closed down last week. The space housed the business development department of the movie-ticket subscription company,...

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Dick's Sporting Goods used Facebook to automatically serve different ads to different people — driving $10 million in incremental sales during the holiday season
News 2 months ago
Dick's Sporting Goods used Facebook to automatically serve different ads to different people — driving $10 million in incremental sales during the holiday season

Dick's Sporting Goods used Facebook to drive 100,000 additional purchases and $10 million in incremental sales during the holiday season in 2018....

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Amazon could be gearing up to reveal Walmart, Kroger, and Aldi's worst nightmare
News 2 months ago
Amazon could be gearing up to reveal Walmart, Kroger, and Aldi's worst nightmare

Amazon is reportedly planning to launch a new grocery-store chain. The new chain is expected to be cheaper than Whole Foods and sell a wider...

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More layoffs expected at Tesla as the company shutters most of its retail stores (TSLA)
News 2 months ago
More layoffs expected at Tesla as the company shutters most of its retail stores (TSLA)

Tesla announced Thursday that it was shifting to an online-only sales model. "Many" of the company's 378 stores will be closing, it said in a blog...

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Trump called Amazon's abrupt New York HQ2 cancellation a 'big loss' and blamed the 'radical left' for the outcome (AMZN)
News 2 months ago
Trump called Amazon's abrupt New York HQ2 cancellation a 'big loss' and blamed the 'radical left' for the outcome (AMZN)

President Donald Trump called Amazon's decision not to move forward with its HQ2 plans in the Long Island City neighborhood of Queens a "big loss...

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Apple is reportedly closing its two stores in patent-litigation haven Eastern Texas for a brilliant reason
News 2 months ago
Apple is reportedly closing its two stores in patent-litigation haven Eastern Texas for a brilliant reason

Apple is closing its two stores in a specific district in Eastern Texas and opening up a new one just across the border. And its a brilliant move...

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Amazon decided to shut down HQ2 in New York but advertisers see no sign of the e-commerce giant slowing down its attack on Madison Avenue
News 2 months ago
Amazon decided to shut down HQ2 in New York but advertisers see no sign of the e-commerce giant slowing down its attack on Madison Avenue

Amazon won't move forward with its plan to build a campus in Long Island City, but that change doesn't seem to have impacted Amazon's advertising...

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How to return rented books to Amazon
News 3 months ago
How to return rented books to Amazon

Renting books from Amazon can be more economical than buying them, but you must ensure they are returned on time. If you return a rented book to an...

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Virginia is now the sole winner of Amazon's HQ2. Here's what its planned neighborhood looks like right now.
News 3 months ago
Virginia is now the sole winner of Amazon's HQ2. Here's what its planned neighborhood looks like right now.

Amazon has announced that Northern Virginia will be the sole site for its second headquarters. Amazon had originally announced that its second...

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How 3PL providers can thrive in light of their changing relationship with retail partners
News 3 months ago
How 3PL providers can thrive in light of their changing relationship with retail partners

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

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A walk through Seattle’s 'Amazonia' neighborhood made me understand why any city would be wary of hosting the tech giant
News 3 months ago
A walk through Seattle’s 'Amazonia' neighborhood made me understand why any city would be wary of hosting the tech giant

Amazon has announced that it will not build half of its second headquarters, HQ2, in New York City as planned. After an extensive search, Amazon...

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