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Fitness Clubs Spawn Urban Clusters of Juice Bars, Spas
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Fitness Clubs Spawn Urban Clusters of Juice Bars, Spas

A health-and-wellness craze is creating clusters of juice bars, spas and similar retailers around popular fitness centers, revitalizing urban...

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Marriott Plans to Open Over 1,700 Hotels
News 3 months ago
Marriott Plans to Open Over 1,700 Hotels

Marriott International Inc. said Monday it is planning to open more than 1,700 hotels over the next three years. The hotel chain expects to add...

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Foot Locker Posts Strong Sales
News 3 months ago
Foot Locker Posts Strong Sales

Foot Locker Inc. The sporting-goods retailer posted a 9.7% increase in comparable-store sales, including existing stores and its website, well...

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Kushner Cos. Pays $1.1 Billion for Suburban Apartment Portfolio
News 3 months ago
Kushner Cos. Pays $1.1 Billion for Suburban Apartment Portfolio

Fannie and Freddie Can Make Rental Housing Less Affordable... Fannie and Freddie Can Make Rental Housing Less Affordable... Kushner Cos., the...

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Import Wave Jams California Warehouses
News 3 months ago
Import Wave Jams California Warehouses

Butler Service and Free Cable No More? Landlords Rethink... Butler Service and Free Cable No More? Landlords Rethink... LOS ANGELES-A steady wave...

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Payless to Close All U.S. Stores as It Prepares for Another Bankruptcy
News 4 months ago
Payless to Close All U.S. Stores as It Prepares for Another Bankruptcy

Strangled by debt and new rivals, discount shoe chain Payless ShoeSource Inc. is closing its roughly 2,100 U. S. locations in what is likely to be...

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GE to Scale Back Boston Headquarters, Return $87 Million of Incentives
News 4 months ago
GE to Scale Back Boston Headquarters, Return $87 Million of Incentives

It's February, Why Are There Bare Ankles Everywhere? It's February, Why Are There Bare Ankles Everywhere? BOSTON- Co. The company reached an...

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Retail Sales Declined in December at Fastest Pace Since 2009
News 4 months ago
Retail Sales Declined in December at Fastest Pace Since 2009

WASHINGTON-U. S. retailers registered a far worse December selling season than many analysts had realized, according to a government report...

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Lampert's Plan for Sears: Smaller Stores, Less Apparel
News 4 months ago
Lampert's Plan for Sears: Smaller Stores, Less Apparel

U. S. Seeks Accountability for Former Saudi Aide in... U.S. Seeks Accountability for Former Saudi Aide in... Edward Lampert has a plan for Sears...

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Apple Retail Chief Angela Ahrendts Leaving Company
News 4 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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Salvaged ‘Rent’ Signals Trouble for Live TV Musicals
News 4 months ago
Salvaged ‘Rent’ Signals Trouble for Live TV Musicals

Brennin Hunt in ‘Rent.’ His injury prompted producers to air a prerecorded portion of the televised musical on Sunday. Brennin Hunt in ‘Rent.’ His...

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New Job for Robots: Taking Stock for Retailers
News 4 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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Popular Hedge Fund Bet on Fannie and Freddie Is Paying Off Big This Year
News 4 months ago
Popular Hedge Fund Bet on Fannie and Freddie Is Paying Off Big This Year

Some of Wall Street’s biggest investors are sitting on a paper windfall this year as the government ratchets up a debate over the future of...

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No Pay Stub? No Problem. Unconventional Mortgages Make a Comeback
News 4 months ago
No Pay Stub? No Problem. Unconventional Mortgages Make a Comeback

Aryanna Hering didn’t have pay stubs or tax forms to document her income when she shopped around for a mortgage last year—a problem that made it...

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Trump Administration Sets Final Rules for New Business Tax Deduction
News 4 months ago
Trump Administration Sets Final Rules for New Business Tax Deduction

The Trump administration set final rules for a new deduction that will provide significant savings for many business owners, providing more clarity...

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Sears Creditors Oppose Sale to Edward Lampert
News 5 months ago
Sears Creditors Oppose Sale to Edward Lampert

Corp.’s creditors are balking at the retailer’s proposed sale to Edward Lampert, its former chief executive and would-be rescuer, accusing the...

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Sears to Stay Open After Edward Lampert Prevails in Bankruptcy Auction
News 5 months ago
Sears to Stay Open After Edward Lampert Prevails in Bankruptcy Auction

Late Tuesday night, billionaire Edward Lampert’s bid to keep Sears Holdings Corp. alive was all but dead. A few hours later, the hedge-fund manager...

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'They Own the System': Amazon Rewrites Book Industry by Marching Into Publishing
News 5 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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Lampert’s Revised Bid for Sears Tops $5 Billion
News 5 months ago
Lampert’s Revised Bid for Sears Tops $5 Billion

Edward Lampert, the billionaire who led Corp. SHLDQ 20.58% into bankruptcy, has increased his offer to more than $5 billion, in a last-ditch effort...

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Sears Gets Another Lifeline: Lampert's $4.4 Billion Bid Still Alive
News 5 months ago
Sears Gets Another Lifeline: Lampert's $4.4 Billion Bid Still Alive

Billionaire Edward Lampert will get one last chance to keep Sears Holdings Corp. from closing down, after the retailer agreed to let its longtime...

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World Bank President Resigns to Join Investment Firm
News 5 months ago
World Bank President Resigns to Join Investment Firm

WASHINGTON—World Bank President Jim Yong Kim unexpectedly announced his resignation on Monday, setting up a potential dispute between the U. S. and...

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Starbucks CEO Reins In Predecessor's Ambitions: 'I'm Not Howard'
News 5 months ago
Starbucks CEO Reins In Predecessor's Ambitions: 'I'm Not Howard'

Corp. Chief Executive Kevin Johnson is scaling down some of longtime leader Howard Schultz’s biggest initiatives as he seeks to revive sales in the...

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Edward Lampert Scrambles to Keep Sears Alive
News 5 months ago
Edward Lampert Scrambles to Keep Sears Alive

Edward Lampert, the billionaire who led Corp. SHLDQ -6.56% into bankruptcy, is running out of time in his last-ditch effort to keep the debilitated...

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GameStop Struggles to Boost Sales
News 5 months ago
GameStop Struggles to Boost Sales

Videogame retailer Corp. GME -0.77% is working to restructure its business as it searches for its fifth chief executive in a little over a year....

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To Woo Millennials, Atlanta Considers Covering Highways With Parks
News 5 months ago
To Woo Millennials, Atlanta Considers Covering Highways With Parks

ATLANTA—Leaders of this southern city want to draw more young workers, and their strategy includes covering congested downtown highways with acres...

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Retail Report Card for 2018: From Walmart to Tiffany's
News 5 months ago
Retail Report Card for 2018: From Walmart to Tiffany's

Chains that invested to improve stores and boost their e-commerce businesses were rewarded in 2018 as a surging economy lifted consumer confidence...

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Sears Chairman Edward Lampert Makes Last-Minute Bid to Save Chain
News 5 months ago
Sears Chairman Edward Lampert Makes Last-Minute Bid to Save Chain

Edward Lampert’s ESL Investments Inc. unveiled an offer to save a chunk of Corp.’s SHLDQ -2.24% stores on Friday, but the retailer’s survival isn’t...

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Toy Sellers Fall Short Without Toys 'R' Us in Critical Season
News 5 months ago
Toy Sellers Fall Short Without Toys 'R' Us in Critical Season

The toy industry may have missed out on the broader spending spree ahead of the holidays, as the loss of Toys “R” Us Inc. proved too much of a...

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Swamped With Inventory, U.S. Companies Turn to ‘Mobile Storage’
News 5 months ago
Swamped With Inventory, U.S. Companies Turn to ‘Mobile Storage’

U. S. companies are so inundated with inventory that some are renting truck trailers to use for storage space, parking them on warehouse lots or...

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On-Demand Warehouse Space Gains Traction in Tight Real-Estate Market
News 5 months ago
On-Demand Warehouse Space Gains Traction in Tight Real-Estate Market

Some big retailers are looking to become as flexible as short-term apartment renters when it comes to managing warehouses. This holiday season, Inc...

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