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CVS to roll out home prescription delivery nationwide
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CVS to roll out home prescription delivery nationwide

CVS Health will make prescription deliveries nationwide to accommodate the heightened expectations of convenience from consumers. The nation’s...

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Toys ‘R’ Us says more than 115 companies interested in brand
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Toys ‘R’ Us says more than 115 companies interested in brand

As Toys ‘R’ Us fades to black, scores of businesses are scrambling to keep it alive. The bankrupt retailer says that interest in its intellectual...

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Subway hires Bain to help with sales slump
News 5 days ago
Subway hires Bain to help with sales slump

Subway, the struggling family-owned sandwich chain, has hired consultant Bain & Company to professionalize operations and possibly set itself up...

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Yankees Midtown steakhouse to close after less than five years
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Yankees Midtown steakhouse to close after less than five years

The Yankees may be winning on the field — but they have taken a big K in the kitchen. After less than five years, the Bronx Bombers’ extravagant...

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Microsoft takes on Amazon's checkout-free retail technology
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Microsoft takes on Amazon's checkout-free retail technology

Microsoft is working on technology that would eliminate cashiers and checkout lines from stores, in a nascent challenge to Amazon’s automated...

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Lands’ End shares soar as more Sears stores close
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Lands’ End shares soar as more Sears stores close

Lands’ End can’t run out of Sears stores fast enough. Shares of the preppy clothing brand soared on Tuesday — closing up 27 percent to $29.90 —...

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Former Toys ‘R’ Us boss has plan to salvage chain
News 2 weeks ago
Former Toys ‘R’ Us boss has plan to salvage chain

Toys ‘R’ Us might have a white knight after all. Its former chief executive from five years ago, Gerald Storch, is eyeing a deal that could save...

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Starbucks' new bathroom policy is utterly ridiculous
News 3 weeks ago
Starbucks' new bathroom policy is utterly ridiculous

What could be a worse business decision than Starbucks inviting everyone to come into its stores to use the bathroom — thus opening its doors to...

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Carmelo Anthony invests $5M in sports bars, pizza restaurants
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Carmelo Anthony invests $5M in sports bars, pizza restaurants

Carmelo Anthony just made a big bet on beer and pizza. The NBA star, along with Somerset Hospitality Group, is leading a $5 million investment to...

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Dean & DeLuca downsizes amid lawsuits from angry suppliers
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Dean & DeLuca downsizes amid lawsuits from angry suppliers

Can’t afford that $45 box of cookies at Dean & DeLuca? Neither can Dean & DeLuca. The 41-year-old gourmet grocer has been drastically downsizing...

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Readers sick of dealing with neighbor from hell
News 3 weeks ago
Readers sick of dealing with neighbor from hell

Dear John: I’ve been reading about things you’ve done in the past. Maybe you could help me with a serious situation soon. It’s about my next-door...

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JCPenney shares tank as CEO jumps ship for Lowe's
News 1 month ago
JCPenney shares tank as CEO jumps ship for Lowe's

JCPenney chief executive Marvin Ellison is leaving the struggling retailer to join home improvement chain Lowe’s, the companies said Tuesday,...

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Strong earnings give retailers new hope
News 1 month ago
Strong earnings give retailers new hope

Last week’s good earnings report from Macy’s appeared to jump-start the beleaguered retail sector. The resurgence in retail stocks also followed...

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Starbucks will open new store every 15 hours in China
News 1 month ago
Starbucks will open new store every 15 hours in China

While Starbucks might seem like a staple in US, the Seattle-based coffee chain is about to become even more popular abroad, as the company just...

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Nordstrom reports better-than-expected first-quarter profits
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Nordstrom reports better-than-expected first-quarter profits

Nordstrom on Thursday reported better-than-expected profit and total revenue for the first quarter, but sales at its established stores — a key...

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Walmart reports strong quarter, but stock prices dip
News 1 month ago
Walmart reports strong quarter, but stock prices dip

Despite turning in a strong quarter, Walmart wasn’t getting the benefit of the doubt from Wall Street. The better-than-expected results from the...

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Macy’s sales surge thanks to tourist shoppers
News 1 month ago
Macy’s sales surge thanks to tourist shoppers

Macy’s is finally getting its mojo back — with a little help from foreign tourists. Same-store sales popped 4.2 percent in the chain’s fiscal first...

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Whole Foods discounts for Amazon Prime members coming this summer
News 1 month ago
Whole Foods discounts for Amazon Prime members coming this summer

Amazon.com Inc and Whole Foods Market are making a surgical strike in the already brutal grocery price war. On Wednesday, Whole Foods debuted a...

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What to expect from Lord & Taylor, Walmart.com partnership
News 1 month ago
What to expect from Lord & Taylor, Walmart.com partnership

Shoppers hunting for a $159 H Halston brand tiered ruffle dress will soon be able to buy one while picking up a $3.64 box of Cheerios. Yes, the odd...

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Home Depot blames weak sales on brutal spring weather
News 1 month ago
Home Depot blames weak sales on brutal spring weather

Gardeners had no use for Home Depot in the last quarter. “This was the coldest, snowy, wettest March and April in 25 years,” said Chuck Grom, an...

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Amazon to open two more cashier-less stores in US
News 1 month ago
Amazon to open two more cashier-less stores in US

Amazon, which opened a cashier-less store in Seattle this year, plans more locations in Chicago and San Francisco. The company confirmed Monday...

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Gurney's Resorts buys another property in Montauk
News 1 month ago
Gurney's Resorts buys another property in Montauk

Gurney’s Resorts has expanded its footprint in the Hamptons, with the purchase on Wednesday of the Montauk Yacht Club Resort & Marina, making...

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Sears stock surges 25 percent on deal to install tires sold on Amazon
News 1 month ago
Sears stock surges 25 percent on deal to install tires sold on Amazon

Amazon struck a deal with Sears Holdings to provide tire services, boosting traffic at the ailing department store and extending the online...

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Amazon is setting up model ‘smart' homes to sell Alexa gadgets
News 1 month ago
Amazon is setting up model ‘smart' homes to sell Alexa gadgets

Amazon on Wednesday said it has set up model “smart” homes across the United States for shoppers to experience what it’s like for voice aide Alexa...

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Saudi prince and NYC company to buy Plaza Hotel for $600M
News 1 month ago
Saudi prince and NYC company to buy Plaza Hotel for $600M

Eloise’s prince has come through. With a dramatic flourish, a New York real estate company and Saudi Prince Al-Waleed Bin Talal have exercised...

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Rivals plot strategy for post-Toys ‘R’ Us world
News 1 month ago
Rivals plot strategy for post-Toys ‘R’ Us world

With just weeks left before the last Toys ‘R’ Us stores go dark, rivals are circling like vultures. Walmart, Target, Amazon and a host of other...

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Subway CEO Suzanne Greco to retire
News 1 month ago
Subway CEO Suzanne Greco to retire

After 53 years, Subway restaurants will no longer be led by a member of the founding family. In a surprise move, Chief Executive Suzanne Greco said...

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UK rival Smyths to take over Toys R Us stores in Europe
News 2 months ago
UK rival Smyths to take over Toys R Us stores in Europe

BERLIN — Ireland-based Smyths Toys has reached a deal to take over more than 90 Toys R Us stores in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. In March,...

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Target runs are about to become a lazy person's dream
News 2 months ago
Target runs are about to become a lazy person's dream

MIAMI — Target stores in Florida and Texas are now offering drive-up service. The retail chain announced Tuesday customers can buy items without...

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Starbucks to close 8,000 stores for racial bias training
News 2 months ago
Starbucks to close 8,000 stores for racial bias training

Starbucks announced Tuesday that it plans to close more than 8,000 stores for an afternoon next month to conduct racial bias training. The...

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