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WeWork’s Annual Loss Doubles to Nearly $2 Billion Amid Rapid Expansion
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WeWork’s Annual Loss Doubles to Nearly $2 Billion Amid Rapid Expansion

WeWork Cos. on Monday said its loss last year doubled to nearly $2 billion, as the nine-year-old company spent heavily in an effort to rapidly...

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New York Property Firm Hit the Jackpot. Then Amazon Pulled Out.
News 1 month ago
New York Property Firm Hit the Jackpot. Then Amazon Pulled Out.

pull out of Queens than the real-estate investors at Savanna. The New York-based property firm was one of the biggest beneficiaries of Amazon's...

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Amazon Cancels HQ2 Plans in New York City
News 2 months ago
Amazon Cancels HQ2 Plans in New York City

Payless to Close Thousands of Stores as It Prepares for... This Once-Scruffy Beach Town Is South Florida's New Real Estate Hot... Why Amazon's New...

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Apple Retail Chief Angela Ahrendts Leaving Company
News 2 months ago
Apple Retail Chief Angela Ahrendts Leaving Company

Apple Inc. PLC and was charged with revamping Apple's stores and improving employee morale. During Apple's most profitable run, Ms. Ahrendts...

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Foxconn Backpedals on Wisconsin Factory Plan, Shifts Focus to Research
News 2 months ago
Foxconn Backpedals on Wisconsin Factory Plan, Shifts Focus to Research

BEIJING— 2354 0.34% Group, a major supplier to Inc., is backing down on plans to build a liquid-crystal display factory in Wisconsin, a major...

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New Job for Robots: Taking Stock for Retailers
News 2 months ago
New Job for Robots: Taking Stock for Retailers

Retailers that have been turning to robots to handle inventory in warehouses are testing whether machines can handle a new task: detecting when...

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'They Own the System': Amazon Rewrites Book Industry by Marching Into Publishing
News 3 months ago
'They Own the System': Amazon Rewrites Book Industry by Marching Into Publishing

A worker at the Amazon logistics and distribution center in Rheinberg, Germany. A worker at the Amazon logistics and distribution center in...

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Suit Says Airbnb Used in $20 Million Illegal Hotel Scheme
News 3 months ago
Suit Says Airbnb Used in $20 Million Illegal Hotel Scheme

A Manhattan residential brokerage was the hub of a wide-reaching illegal hotel scheme—primarily through listings on Airbnb Inc.—that earned more...

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Walgreens Tests Digital Cooler Doors With Cameras to Target You With Ads
News 3 months ago
Walgreens Tests Digital Cooler Doors With Cameras to Target You With Ads

Inc. is testing a technology that embeds cameras, sensors and digital screens in the cooler doors in its stores, a new network of “smart” displays...

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New York City Alleges Illegal Airbnb Hotel Ring at Manhattan Building
News 3 months ago
New York City Alleges Illegal Airbnb Hotel Ring at Manhattan Building

The Friday before New Year’s Day, three tourists stood by a doorway on a Midtown Manhattan street, roller suitcases in hand. The visitors said they...

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Google to Lease Office Space in a Los Angeles Mall
News 3 months ago
Google to Lease Office Space in a Los Angeles Mall

Google Inc. is planning to lease what is currently a mall in West Los Angeles, the latest deal in which former retail sites are now seen as...

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GameStop Struggles to Boost Sales
News 3 months ago
GameStop Struggles to Boost Sales

Videogame retailer Corp. GME 17.50% is working to restructure its business as it searches for its fifth chief executive in a little over a year....

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An Epic Battle Over App Fees
News 3 months ago
An Epic Battle Over App Fees

Combined, Apple Inc. and Google power about 99.9% of the world’s smartphones. Even that prowess doesn’t leave them immune to a little competition....

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Delivery Drones Cheer Shoppers, Annoy Neighbors, Scare Dogs
News 3 months ago
Delivery Drones Cheer Shoppers, Annoy Neighbors, Scare Dogs

A drone from Alphabet's Project Wing in action near Australia's capital. Video: Shaun Herbertson for The Wall Street Journal A drone from Alphabet...

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Amazon to Lease 10 More Freighters from Air Transport Services
News 3 months ago
Amazon to Lease 10 More Freighters from Air Transport Services

Inc. AMZN -5.71% on Friday said it would lease another 10 freighter aircraft from Inc., ATSG 10.16% as the online retail giant expands its air...

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Google Details Major New York Expansion
News 4 months ago
Google Details Major New York Expansion

Inc.’s GOOGL -2.48% Google announced a major real-estate expansion in New York City that will make the company one of the city’s largest commercial...

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Why the Amazon Invasion in New York and Virginia Will Be Slow
News 4 months ago
Why the Amazon Invasion in New York and Virginia Will Be Slow

Inc.’s AMZN -0.31% announcement that it will bring 25,000 new jobs to both New York City and Northern Virginia has sparked a frenzy of local...

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Whole Foods, Instacart Go Separate Ways
News 4 months ago
Whole Foods, Instacart Go Separate Ways

Instacart executives have said they are considering an initial public offering. Instacart executives have said they are considering an initial...

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New York Touted Real Estate, Eminent Domain in Bid for Amazon
News 4 months ago
New York Touted Real Estate, Eminent Domain in Bid for Amazon

In their bid for Inc.’s second headquarters, New York City and state officials dangled prime real estate at the tech giant and offered to use...

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Amazon Tests Its Cashierless Technology for Bigger Stores
News 4 months ago
Amazon Tests Its Cashierless Technology for Bigger Stores

Inc. AMZN 4.86% is testing its cashierless checkout technology for bigger stores, according to people familiar with the matter. If successful, the...

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Part Tablet, Part Laptop: Make Your Next Computer a Slate PC
News 4 months ago
Part Tablet, Part Laptop: Make Your Next Computer a Slate PC

In the past two decades, laptops have become faster, smaller, longer-lasting and incredibly more usable. You now can record a hit song, design a...

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New York City Council to Host Hearings on Amazon’s Headquarters Deal
News 4 months ago
New York City Council to Host Hearings on Amazon’s Headquarters Deal

Members of the New York City Council will host a trio of hearings to grill city officials and about the closed-door negotiations that led to the...

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Is the Future of the Sharing Economy Airbnbing Your Clothes?
News 4 months ago
Is the Future of the Sharing Economy Airbnbing Your Clothes?

THE PHRASE “peer-to-peer clothing rental app” might summon up an image of a millennial pink office with velvet upholstery, matte metal accents and...

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Real-Estate Tech Startup to Create Online Office Marketplace
News 4 months ago
Real-Estate Tech Startup to Create Online Office Marketplace

A startup tech firm with backing from Blackstone Group LP is preparing to launch early next year a business that would enable landlords and tenants...

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Small Businesses See Amazon’s Arrival as a Curse and a Blessing
News 4 months ago
Small Businesses See Amazon’s Arrival as a Curse and a Blessing

New York City bookstore owner Chris Doeblin is not a fan of Amazon—he’s been struggling to survive alongside the online retailer for roughly two...

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The Best Spot in the Office Is a Phone Booth---If You Can Get Into One
News 4 months ago
The Best Spot in the Office Is a Phone Booth---If You Can Get Into One

Plush sofas and craft beer on tap are prized amenities at the shared New York space where Elizabeth Tobey works. Neither comes close to the office...

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Amazon, With Little Fanfare, Emerges as an Advertising Giant
News 4 months ago
Amazon, With Little Fanfare, Emerges as an Advertising Giant

Amazon.com Inc. AMZN 5.28% handles nearly half of all online sales in the U. S., giving it a popular platform and a wealth of consumer data. Now it...

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The Future of Lunch Delivery Looks Like a Giant Roomba
News 4 months ago
The Future of Lunch Delivery Looks Like a Giant Roomba

The robots invaded in September. Two shiny metal cylinders, 3 feet tall, began riding the elevators in our upscale high-rise, ferrying lunches to...

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Casper Co-Founder Predicts the Death of (Bad) Retail
News 4 months ago
Casper Co-Founder Predicts the Death of (Bad) Retail

Philip Krim has done his part to hasten the end of brick-and-mortar retail. Still, the chief executive of Casper Sleep believes that physical...

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Amazon Pay Accepted Here? Web Giant Aims to Put Digital Wallet in Stores
News 4 months ago
Amazon Pay Accepted Here? Web Giant Aims to Put Digital Wallet in Stores

Amazon.com Inc. AMZN 1.42% is gearing up to challenge Apple Inc. in the mobile-payments race. The e-commerce giant is working to persuade brick-and...

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