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Real estate broker Redfin jumps in stock debut
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Real estate broker Redfin jumps in stock debut

Shares in Redfin Corp. soared in their stock market debut Friday as investors bet on the residential real estate brokerage's growth prospects...

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U.S. home sales fell in June because would-be buyers can’t find homes
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U.S. home sales fell in June because would-be buyers can’t find homes

Washington • Homebuyers faced surging prices and a shrinking number of properties for sale in June — causing the pace of sales to fall. Sales of...

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Amazon expansion includes West Valley site
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Amazon expansion includes West Valley site

Amazon is growing in Utah and not just in Salt Lake City. The online retail giant will open at least one smaller fulfillment center in the state as...

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Alexa, turn up my Kenmore AC; Sears cuts a deal with Amazon
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Alexa, turn up my Kenmore AC; Sears cuts a deal with Amazon

Hoffman Estates, Ill. • Sears will begin selling its appliances on Amazon.com, including smart appliances that can be synced with Amazon's voice...

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Entertainment, not shopping, is what’s attracting people and businesses to downtown Salt Lake City
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Entertainment, not shopping, is what’s attracting people and businesses to downtown Salt Lake City

In a word: experience. In another word: entertainment. And they cropped up in abundance Wednesday to explain the changing consumer tastes in the...

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U.S. homebuilder sentiment declines in July
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U.S. homebuilder sentiment declines in July

U.S. homebuilders are feeling less optimistic about their sales prospects, although their overall outlook remains positive. The National...

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Adobe to spend $90 million on Utah expansion, add up to 1,260 new jobs
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Adobe to spend $90 million on Utah expansion, add up to 1,260 new jobs

Tech giant Adobe Inc. will spend $90 million to construct a new building and expand space in its current facility along Interstate 15 in Lehi and...

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U.S. retail sales fall for a 2nd month as consumers pull back
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U.S. retail sales fall for a 2nd month as consumers pull back

Washington • Americans curtailed their shopping in June, with less spending at restaurants, department stores and gasoline stations. The spending...

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Amazon’s deal with Whole Foods should be scrutinized by Congress, lawmaker says
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Amazon’s deal with Whole Foods should be scrutinized by Congress, lawmaker says

Washington • A House member is urging Congress to hold a hearing to analyze Amazon's proposed $14 billion acquisition of Whole Foods, a merger that...

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From Target, some encouraging news
News 2 months ago
From Target, some encouraging news

New York • Target boosted its guidance for the second quarter after its campaign to revitalize the brand pushed sales higher and boosted customer...

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Mall owners — including Newgate in Ogden — pay up to stay relevant in e-commerce era
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Mall owners — including Newgate in Ogden — pay up to stay relevant in e-commerce era

The owner of the Newgate Mall plans to pour $500,000 into overhauling the outdated food court in a bid to lure restaurateurs and hungry shoppers....

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Mall owners — including Newgate in Ogden — pay up to stay relevant in e-commerce era
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Mall owners — including Newgate in Ogden — pay up to stay relevant in e-commerce era

The owner of the Newgate Mall plans to pour $500,000 into overhauling the outdated food court in a bid to lure restaurateurs and hungry shoppers....

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A development just north of SLC’s downtown is betting on Hardware
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A development just north of SLC’s downtown is betting on Hardware

A couple of dozen construction workers hustled about Wednesday in the subterranean foundation for the next building being erected in the face-lift...

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University of Utah health clinic planned to replace old Shopko in Sugar House
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University of Utah health clinic planned to replace old Shopko in Sugar House

A University of Utah health clinic will be the major tenant in a three-building office and residential complex proposed for the old Shopko grocery...

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Amazon-Whole Foods tie-up could speed grocery transformation
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Amazon-Whole Foods tie-up could speed grocery transformation

New York • Grocers trying to compete with the threat of a combined Amazon and Whole Foods will have to make their stores more appealing, leverage...

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US housing starts drop for 3rd straight month
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US housing starts drop for 3rd straight month

Washington • Homebuilders slowed down the pace of construction for the third straight month in May, a possible sign that the shortage of houses for...

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Dave & Buster’s to bring games, sports and booze to Utah’s Gateway
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Dave & Buster’s to bring games, sports and booze to Utah’s Gateway

Dave & Buster's is coming to The Gateway, part of the Salt Lake City shopping center's effort to revitalize itself as an entertainment district....

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Verizon to house startups in underused buildings
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Verizon to house startups in underused buildings

At telecommunications giant Verizon, massive buildings that used to be filled with bulky computers, copper cables and other gear are sitting vacant...

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Shoppers fixated with discounts worry stores
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Shoppers fixated with discounts worry stores

New York • Shoppers who got addicted to sales during the last recession have more tools than ever to cross-check prices and find bargains, creating...

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Creative Kushner mapping underscores holes in visa program
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Creative Kushner mapping underscores holes in visa program

New York • The Kushner Cos. engaged in a bit of creative mapmaking to qualify one of its buildings in a booming New Jersey waterfront neighborhood...

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Ways homebuyers can leap the down payment hurdle
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Ways homebuyers can leap the down payment hurdle

Los Angeles • Saving up for a down payment is the biggest hurdle for many would-be homebuyers, particularly those looking to make the leap from...

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Wal-Mart works to close gap between itself and Amazon
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Wal-Mart works to close gap between itself and Amazon

Hoboken, N.J. • Even after an online spending spree, it may be hard for Wal-Mart to escape the Amazon in the room. Wal-Mart's acquisition of Jet...

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Indie bookstores hold steady in tough retail market
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Indie bookstores hold steady in tough retail market

New York • With retail stores shutting down at the fastest pace since the crash of 2008, the head of the American Booksellers Association is...

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Texas developers plan upscale SLC office tower
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Texas developers plan upscale SLC office tower

Salt Lake City's downtown district will extend farther to the south soon with a 10-story office building on the southwestern corner of 600 South...

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U.S. home sales fell in April amid supply squeeze
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U.S. home sales fell in April amid supply squeeze

Washington • Americans pulled back their pace of home-buying in April, as the shrinking number of houses for sale and rising prices are putting...

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