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Salaryo, a startup that loans people money to rent flex-office spaces, just nabbed funding. It adds another layer of financing to the world of WeWork and its rivals.
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Salaryo, a startup that loans people money to rent flex-office spaces, just nabbed funding. It adds another layer of financing to the world of WeWork and its rivals.

Salaryo, a two-year-old firm that provides financing for small businesses and startups to pay coworking security deposits and rent spaces, told...

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Lord & Taylor, one of the most iconic department stores in America, is being acquired by a clothing rental company
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Lord & Taylor, one of the most iconic department stores in America, is being acquired by a clothing rental company

Le Tote, a San Francisco-based clothing subscription clothing service, has acquired Lord & Taylor in a $75 million deal with the luxury retailer's...

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A look at the nonbank and alternative lending industry in 2019 (WFC, BAC, C, JPM, USB, PYPL)
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A look at the nonbank and alternative lending industry in 2019 (WFC, BAC, C, JPM, USB, PYPL)

Business Insider Intelligence is launching its brand new Banking coverage in early September. To obtain a free preview of our Banking Briefing,...

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NYC landlords were caught renting out 'micro rooms' for $600 a month. Here are 7 places in the US where you can legally rent an apartment for that much — or less.
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NYC landlords were caught renting out 'micro rooms' for $600 a month. Here are 7 places in the US where you can legally rent an apartment for that much — or less.

In August, two Manhattan landlords were caught renting out illegal micro-apartments for $600 a month. Zillow provided Business Insider with a list...

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The CEO of a $600 million startup blasted Silicon Valley's culture of delaying IPOs, likening it to a college victory lap paid for by VCs
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The CEO of a $600 million startup blasted Silicon Valley's culture of delaying IPOs, likening it to a college victory lap paid for by VCs

Better.com CEO Vishal Garg told Business Insider he'd like his rapidly growing mortgage-tech company, which just closed its Series C, to tap the...

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Industrious' CEO tells us why the coworking startup is ditching leases and managing property instead — bigger rival WeWork is eyeing a similar pivot to help erase losses
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Industrious' CEO tells us why the coworking startup is ditching leases and managing property instead — bigger rival WeWork is eyeing a similar pivot to help erase losses

Flex-office startup Industrious has nabbed $80 million in Series D funding, with investments from landlord-partners, Fifth Wall Capital, Equinox,...

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Target is opening Disney shops in dozens of stores — here's where to find them (TGT)
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Target is opening Disney shops in dozens of stores — here's where to find them (TGT)

Target is opening Disney shops in dozens of stores. The first 25 Disney shops will open October 5 in Target stores across 16 states. The shops will...

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Nordstrom's new 'Sustainable Style' section of its website helps customers shop for responsibly produced clothes, home goods, and beauty products
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Nordstrom's new 'Sustainable Style' section of its website helps customers shop for responsibly produced clothes, home goods, and beauty products

Nordstrom just launched Sustainable Style- an online shopping category that consists entirely of responsibly-made products. The featured items are...

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How The Lemon Ice King of Corona became the most legendary Italian-ice shop in NYC
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How The Lemon Ice King of Corona became the most legendary Italian-ice shop in NYC

The Lemon Ice King of Corona has been a Queens institution for their legendary Italian ice for 75 years. Producer Medha Imam visited the Queens...

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WeWork might be painting itself as a tech company, but it's facing a bunch of old-school real estate worries
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WeWork might be painting itself as a tech company, but it's facing a bunch of old-school real estate worries

Some analysts are viewing WeWork as more of a real estate than tech company. The coworking firm listed its risk factors in a recent SEC filing as...

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Goldman Sachs and Kleiner Perkins-backed mortgage startup Better.com is eyeing an IPO in 2 to 3 years
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Goldman Sachs and Kleiner Perkins-backed mortgage startup Better.com is eyeing an IPO in 2 to 3 years

Better.com just closed a $160 million Series C funding round — and the company is already eyeing up plans for an initial public offering. Vishal...

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I moved from a town of 8,000 people to New York City — here are 9 things I do and don’t miss about small-town life
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I moved from a town of 8,000 people to New York City — here are 9 things I do and don’t miss about small-town life

Moving from a small town in Connecticut to New York City came with its challenges. I soon began to realize that there were things I really missed ...

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How to rent an apartment with not-so-great credit
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How to rent an apartment with not-so-great credit

If you have bad or poor credit, i.e. a score somewhere between 300 and 579, you may have trouble renting an apartment if you live in a city where...

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48 US cities where you can buy a mansion for under $1 million
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48 US cities where you can buy a mansion for under $1 million

A July 2019 study by GoBankingRates found 48 US cities where you can buy a 5,000-, 6,000-, 7,000-, or 8,000-square-foot mansion for under $1...

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2 big numbers — $4 billion and $47 billion — sum up WeWork's business model and the risky reason it could collapse in a recession
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2 big numbers — $4 billion and $47 billion — sum up WeWork's business model and the risky reason it could collapse in a recession

WeWork's initial public offering paperwork, or S-1, offered some numbers that both sum up its business and highlight its risks. The company touted...

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5 credit card benefits that can protect your summer travels, from rental car coverage to baggage insurance
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5 credit card benefits that can protect your summer travels, from rental car coverage to baggage insurance

If you're headed out of town this summer, your credit card's benefits could help pay for unexpected problems in the air or on the road. Rental car...

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I hated Crocs more than anyone, but just one visit to its store helped me understand why the brand is doing so well
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I hated Crocs more than anyone, but just one visit to its store helped me understand why the brand is doing so well

Like it or not, Crocs are here to stay. The company has sold more than 300 million pairs of shoes since 2002 and recently reported a 14% revenue...

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A colleague handed me the best book I've ever read about money, and I haven't stopped thinking about it since
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A colleague handed me the best book I've ever read about money, and I haven't stopped thinking about it since

A colleague gifted me "What It's Worth: Strengthening the Financial Future of Families, Communities and the Nation," but anyone can access it for...

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Tesla is offering solar panels to rent from $50 a month, after installations took a massive dive
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Tesla is offering solar panels to rent from $50 a month, after installations took a massive dive

Elon Musk announced a new solar panel rental programme from Tesla on Sunday. Customers will be able to rent panels starting from $50 per month in...

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A Lowe's executive explains how the home-improvement retailer is making the most of its partnership with the NFL (LOW)
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A Lowe's executive explains how the home-improvement retailer is making the most of its partnership with the NFL (LOW)

Lowe's is unveiling a slew of NFL-branded products to celebrate its partnership with the National Football League and the upcoming NFL season. The...

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Jyske Bank has debuted the world's first negative interest rate mortgage
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Jyske Bank has debuted the world's first negative interest rate mortgage

This is an excerpt from a story delivered exclusively to Business Insider Intelligence Banking subscribers. To receive the full story plus other...

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My credit history vanished when I moved to the US, so I took 4 steps to start building up my credit all over again
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My credit history vanished when I moved to the US, so I took 4 steps to start building up my credit all over again

When I moved to the US from Canada in 2016, I assumed my credit history would move with me — but it didn't. After years of establishing credit in...

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New York City is home to one of the country's most expensive rental markets — and as of July, rent in Brooklyn peaked at an all-time high for the 2nd month in a row
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New York City is home to one of the country's most expensive rental markets — and as of July, rent in Brooklyn peaked at an all-time high for the 2nd month in a row

New York City is home to one of the country's most expensive rental markets. The rental markets in both Brooklyn and Manhattan saw an extremely...

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Newark's lead contamination crisis could be worse than Flint's. Residents say the city is handling it all wrong.
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Newark's lead contamination crisis could be worse than Flint's. Residents say the city is handling it all wrong.

Newark, New Jersey, has some of the highest levels of lead in drinking water in the country. For the last two years, tests have found elevated...

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The best places to buy engagement rings online
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The best places to buy engagement rings online

It may sound strange to shop for an engagement ring online, but these days, there are a lot of great options. After much research, my fiancé and I...

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Retail banking in 2019 overview: industry stats, trends, & market outlook (GS, JPM, C)
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Retail banking in 2019 overview: industry stats, trends, & market outlook (GS, JPM, C)

Business Insider Intelligence is launching its brand new Banking coverage in early September. To obtain a free preview of our Banking Briefing,...

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Take a look inside a glittering, $16 million penthouse in the hottest new San Francisco neighborhood that Facebook, Google, and Salesforce call home
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Take a look inside a glittering, $16 million penthouse in the hottest new San Francisco neighborhood that Facebook, Google, and Salesforce call home

A new luxury apartment property spanning 56 floors in a glass high-rise in San Francisco is one of the newest additions to the city's skyline. The...

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Climate change experts agree on the last place they'd invest for the future: waterfront property
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Climate change experts agree on the last place they'd invest for the future: waterfront property

When Business Insider spoke to three climate scientists about their retirement plans, it quickly became clear where they wouldn't invest:...

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WeWork wants investors to think of it as a tech company. These 5 slides illustrate how its numbers tell a different story.
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WeWork wants investors to think of it as a tech company. These 5 slides illustrate how its numbers tell a different story.

WeWork pitched itself as a tech firm in the initial public offering documents it released Wednesday. Investors tend to pay a premium for tech...

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These 7 retail stocks surged more than 5% after the Trump administration delayed China tariffs
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These 7 retail stocks surged more than 5% after the Trump administration delayed China tariffs

Retail stocks surged when the Trump administration announced that some goods wouldn't be subject to tariffs until December — not September, as...

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