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Target's online game is on target
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Target's online game is on target

NEW YORK (AP) - An aggressive campaign at Target to let customers do more online is paying off. The retailer exceeded first quarter expectations on...

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J.C Penney and Kohl's struggle in fiscal 1st quarter
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J.C Penney and Kohl's struggle in fiscal 1st quarter

NEW YORK (AP) - J. C. Penney and Kohl's struggled during the start of the year, raising concern about the challenges for the department store...

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Retail sales in 2019 are a wild ride, slip 0.2% in April
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Retail sales in 2019 are a wild ride, slip 0.2% in April

WASHINGTON (AP) - U. S. retail sales declined last month as Americans cut back their spending on clothes, appliances, and home and garden supplies....

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Macy's digital transformation continues to fuel profit
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Macy's digital transformation continues to fuel profit

NEW YORK (AP) - Macy's put up its sixth consecutive quarter of increases in comparable store sales fueled by its robust online business. The...

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Walmart ups the delivery game with next day shipping
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Walmart ups the delivery game with next day shipping

NEW YORK (AP) - Walmart is rolling out next-day delivery on its most popular items, increasing the stakes in the retail shipping wars. The nation's...

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The Latest: Amazon opens cash store as San Francisco votes
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The Latest: Amazon opens cash store as San Francisco votes

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on San Francisco vote on making retailers take cash (all times local): 11 a.m. Amazon Go has opened its first cash...

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Amazon to open first Go store that accepts cash
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Amazon to open first Go store that accepts cash

NEW YORK (AP) - Amazon launched its high-tech Go convenience store a year ago, where shoppers can pull items off the shelf and walk out. Now it's...

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Are retail jobs in a funk? It's complicated
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Are retail jobs in a funk? It's complicated

NEW YORK (AP) - The overall economy is adding jobs, but there's one spot that appears to be in a funk: retail. Overall, U. S. employers added 263...

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As car-sharing picks up in US, so do legislative battles
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As car-sharing picks up in US, so do legislative battles

PHOENIX (AP) - When Chris Williamson was in the market for a new family car, a timely ad and conversations with a co-worker convinced him to try...

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Starbucks raises 2019 profit outlook after earnings beat
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Starbucks raises 2019 profit outlook after earnings beat

Starbucks Corp. is raising its profit outlook for 2019 after better-than-expected results in its most recent quarter. The Seattle-based coffee...

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Report: Seattle is the best city for real estate agents -- largely independent of them
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Report: Seattle is the best city for real estate agents -- largely independent of them

Report: Seattle is the best city for real estate agents -- largely independent of them As the saying goes, nothing is more important in real estate...

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Kohl's wants more of your Amazon returns
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Kohl's wants more of your Amazon returns

NEW YORK (AP) - Kohl's wants you to skip the post office and bring your Amazon returns to its stores. The department store chain says it will...

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Coming to store shelves: cameras that guess your age and sex
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Coming to store shelves: cameras that guess your age and sex

NEW YORK (AP) - Eyeing that can of soda in the supermarket cooler? Or maybe you're craving a pint of ice cream? A camera could be watching you. But...

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Walmart, Amazon kick off government online pilot program
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Walmart, Amazon kick off government online pilot program

NEW YORK (AP) - Amazon and Walmart on Thursday kicked off a two-year government pilot program allowing low-income shoppers on government food...

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US retail sales soared 1.6% in March
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US retail sales soared 1.6% in March

WASHINGTON (AP) - U. S. retail sales surged in March at the fastest pace since late 2017, as spending on autos, gasoline, furniture and clothing...

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Investor’s dream? Own nearly half a block in Highland Park
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Investor’s dream? Own nearly half a block in Highland Park

If you've got developer chops, a hankering for a custom-made home, a combination of both -- and fairly deep pockets -- this unique opportunity to...

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Congress measures conflict over drilling near sacred sites
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Congress measures conflict over drilling near sacred sites

SANTA FE, N. M. (AP) - Lawmakers ventured thousands of miles from Washington to collect testimony Monday as advocates urge members of Congress to...

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479 square feet: What spending 30% of your paycheck on rent nets you
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479 square feet: What spending 30% of your paycheck on rent nets you

As Seattle deals with exactly how to fit more affordable housing in a city with the current zoning rules it has, it's important to remember that...

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Coresight: US store closures this year exceed 2018 total
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Coresight: US store closures this year exceed 2018 total

NEW YORK (AP) - U. S. store closures this year are already exceeding the total for 2018, says a key global research and advisory firm. Coresight...

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Amazon says it will soon accept cash at cashless stores
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Amazon says it will soon accept cash at cashless stores

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon, facing backlash from critics who say cashless stores discriminate against the poor, will soon accept cash at all its stores...

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The Latest: Hawaii lawmakers pass vacation rental tax bills
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The Latest: Hawaii lawmakers pass vacation rental tax bills

HONOLULU (AP) - The Latest on vacation rental tax bills before the Hawaii Legislature (all times local): Hawaii lawmakers have passed legislation...

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US mortgage rates move little after big drop; 30-year 4.08%
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US mortgage rates move little after big drop; 30-year 4.08%

WASHINGTON (AP) - U. S. long-term mortgage rates moved little this week after the key 30-year loan rate marked its steepest weekly drop in a decade...

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Report: Like the weather, Seattle's spring real estate is just getting started
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Report: Like the weather, Seattle's spring real estate is just getting started

A month out from "peak real estate season" in Seattle, and the local market is still not among the hottest in the country. That is, likely, more...

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US retail sales declined 0.2 percent in February
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US retail sales declined 0.2 percent in February

WASHINGTON (AP) - U. S. retail sales fell in February, as consumers pulled back their spending on building materials, groceries, furniture,...

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US new-home sales climbed 4.9 percent in February in sign that lower mortgage rates boosted demand
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US new-home sales climbed 4.9 percent in February in sign that lower mortgage rates boosted demand

WASHINGTON (AP) — US new-home sales climbed 4.9 percent in February in sign that lower mortgage rates boosted demand....

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US charges Facebook with high-tech housing discrimination
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US charges Facebook with high-tech housing discrimination

NEW YORK (AP) - The federal government charged Facebook with high-tech housing discrimination Thursday for allegedly allowing landlords and real...

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Wayfair to open first permanent mall store
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Wayfair to open first permanent mall store

NEW YORK (AP) — Online furniture seller Wayfair is expanding its physical presence, opening its first permanent mall store later this year. Online...

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Facebook Live post nets wiretapping guilty plea for student
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Facebook Live post nets wiretapping guilty plea for student

TOWSON, Md. (AP) — A Maryland university student has pleaded guilty to illegally wiretapping a congressional staffer and putting the conversation...

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Levi Strauss readies for prime time in the public markets
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Levi Strauss readies for prime time in the public markets

NEW YORK (AP) - Levi Strauss & Co., which gave America its first pair of blue jeans, is going public for the second time. The 166-year-old company,...

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Starbucks to test recyclable cups, redesign stores
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Starbucks to test recyclable cups, redesign stores

SEATTLE (AP) - Starbucks says it plans to test both recyclable and compostable cups over the next year. Customers in New York, San Francisco,...

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