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Macy's is warning customers that their information might have been stolen in a data breach (M)
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Macy's is warning customers that their information might have been stolen in a data breach (M)

Macy's has been hit by a data breach.  The department-store chain, which also owns Bloomingdale's, warned shoppers that their personal details and,...

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16 time- and money-saving hacks you should know before your next trip to Trader Joe's
News 9 months ago
16 time- and money-saving hacks you should know before your next trip to Trader Joe's

Trader Joe's can be a stressful place to shop because of its extreme crowds and long lines. Even though it sells expensive organic products, it...

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Walmart's plan to conquer New York City is becoming more clear (WMT)
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Walmart's plan to conquer New York City is becoming more clear (WMT)

Jet.com, an e-commerce subsidiary of Walmart, announced on Tuesday that it is building a fulfillment center in the Bronx this fall. It will work...

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We shopped at a Walgreens, CVS, and Rite Aid to see which was the best drugstore, and there was a clear winner (WBA, RAD, CVS)
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We shopped at a Walgreens, CVS, and Rite Aid to see which was the best drugstore, and there was a clear winner (WBA, RAD, CVS)

Walgreens, CVS, and Rite Aid are drugstore chains that sell everything from groceries to greeting cards. All three stores have pharmacies that...

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Walmart has hired a chief customer officer (WMT)
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Walmart has hired a chief customer officer (WMT)

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence "E-Commerce Briefing" subscribers hours before appearing on Business Insider. To be the...

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Wawa lovers swear the convenience store is the best in America — but we found one in Texas that does it way better
News 9 months ago
Wawa lovers swear the convenience store is the best in America — but we found one in Texas that does it way better

Wawa is a beloved regional convenience store chain, which immediately won our love and appreciation after we visited the first time.  While we once...

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Alibaba is piloting fashion AI technology (BABA)
News 9 months ago
Alibaba is piloting fashion AI technology (BABA)

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence "E-Commerce Briefing" subscribers hours before appearing on Business Insider. To be the...

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Target employees share the 6 worst things about working for the retail chain
News 9 months ago
Target employees share the 6 worst things about working for the retail chain

Target store employees don't love every single aspect of their jobs. That's not surprising — no one does. Still, the 34 current and former team...

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We compared grocery shopping at stores in the US and the UK, and it was shockingly clear which country does it better
News 9 months ago
We compared grocery shopping at stores in the US and the UK, and it was shockingly clear which country does it better

The US grocery sector is being disrupted as Lidl ramps up its store count in the US and Amazon takes market share with its acquisition of Whole...

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Walmart has a new weapon to take on Amazon (WMT)
News 9 months ago
Walmart has a new weapon to take on Amazon (WMT)

Walmart has hired its first chief customer officer, Janey Whiteside. She will oversee all customer-focused initiatives online and in Walmart stores...

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Target and Walmart are increasing automation (WMT, TGT)
News 9 months ago
Target and Walmart are increasing automation (WMT, TGT)

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence "E-Commerce Briefing" subscribers hours before appearing on Business Insider. To be the...

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People are furious that Walmart's website is selling anti-Trump clothing that says 'Impeach 45' (WMT)
News 9 months ago
People are furious that Walmart's website is selling anti-Trump clothing that says 'Impeach 45' (WMT)

Supporters of President Donald Trump are threatening to boycott Walmart for selling clothing with the phrase "Impeach 45" in its online store.  The...

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Vintage photos from the 1980s show America's shopping malls in their heyday
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Vintage photos from the 1980s show America's shopping malls in their heyday

Photographer Stephen DiRado spent two and a half years visiting shopping malls in Massachusetts in the 1980s documenting everyday life. The photos...

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JD.com and Alibaba are dominating brand growth (BABA, AMZN)
News 9 months ago
JD.com and Alibaba are dominating brand growth (BABA, AMZN)

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence "E-Commerce Briefing" subscribers hours before appearing on Business Insider. To be the...

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We visited Banana Republic and J.Crew to see which was a better store, and the winner was clear (GPS)
News 9 months ago
We visited Banana Republic and J.Crew to see which was a better store, and the winner was clear (GPS)

Banana Republic and J.Crew both appeal to working professionals by stocking classic styles with a trendy twist.  But both brands have hit some...

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'Don't ever grow up': Toys R Us posts heartbreaking message on its last day of business
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'Don't ever grow up': Toys R Us posts heartbreaking message on its last day of business

Toys R Us' final day of business was Friday, June 29. The toy retailer posted a thank-you message to all of its customers, past and present,...

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Here comes BJ's Wholesale Club's IPO... (BJ)
News 10 months ago
Here comes BJ's Wholesale Club's IPO... (BJ)

BJ's Wholesale Club is going public — again — on Thursday. Shares priced at $17 on Wednesday evening.  The IPO could raise $637.5 million. A group...

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Sears debuts handwritten signs in stores in an apparent effort to slash costs (SHLD)
News 10 months ago
Sears debuts handwritten signs in stores in an apparent effort to slash costs (SHLD)

Sears stores have debuted handwritten pricing signs. At one Sears location in Virginia, the signs are giving customers the impression that the...

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MEET THE WALTONS: How America's wealthiest family spends its Walmart fortune (WMT)
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MEET THE WALTONS: How America's wealthiest family spends its Walmart fortune (WMT)

The Walton family is the richest family in America. Sam Walton founded Walmart in 1962. It is now the world's largest retailer by revenue with...

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Costco has another type of store that stocks almost completely different products, and some say it's even better than a regular Costco (COST)
News 10 months ago
Costco has another type of store that stocks almost completely different products, and some say it's even better than a regular Costco (COST)

Costco Business Centers are Costco stores that cater to small businesses. There are only 17 Costco Business Centers in the US, and nearly 70% of...

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Nobody wants to buy this outrageous $188 million mansion with a 4-lane bowling alley and an entire collection of cars
News 10 months ago
Nobody wants to buy this outrageous $188 million mansion with a 4-lane bowling alley and an entire collection of cars

An over-the-top property in the Bel Air neighborhood of Los Angeles was relisted for $188 million in April. It was originally listed for $250...

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Urban Outfitters and Anthropologie have a sneaky new strategy to avoid committing retail's deadliest mistake
News 10 months ago
Urban Outfitters and Anthropologie have a sneaky new strategy to avoid committing retail's deadliest mistake

Urban Outfitters, which also owns Anthropologie and Free People, is using a new payment program called Afterpay, which allows customers to pay for...

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The death of the American middle class has brought department stores down with it
News 10 months ago
The death of the American middle class has brought department stores down with it

Experts say that the recent closing of Bon-Ton and ongoing struggles of department stores are linked to the death of the middle class in the United...

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Prime discounts will hit all US Whole Foods stores this week (AMZN, WFM)
News 10 months ago
Prime discounts will hit all US Whole Foods stores this week (AMZN, WFM)

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence "E-Commerce Briefing" subscribers hours before appearing on Business Insider. To be the...

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Walmart employees share 5 annoying things they wish shoppers would stop doing
News 10 months ago
Walmart employees share 5 annoying things they wish shoppers would stop doing

Walmart jobs can be rough when customers are rude. Some employees have spoken to Business Insider about particularly gob-smacking behaviors from...

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Sears' prices are going up during a liquidation sale — and it's a common practice at closing stores across the US (SHLD)
News 10 months ago
Sears' prices are going up during a liquidation sale — and it's a common practice at closing stores across the US (SHLD)

Sears' price for a Craftsman riding mower jumped $390 to $1,889 at the start of a liquidation sale in a Minnesota store last week. The price...

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Kroger reported surging digital sales in its latest earnings call (KR)
News 10 months ago
Kroger reported surging digital sales in its latest earnings call (KR)

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence "E-Commerce Briefing" subscribers hours before appearing on Business Insider. To be the...

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I finally tried Amazon's free, two-hour Whole Foods delivery, and I was shocked to discover it isn't free (AMZN)
News 10 months ago
I finally tried Amazon's free, two-hour Whole Foods delivery, and I was shocked to discover it isn't free (AMZN)

I tested Amazon's free, two-hour delivery from Whole Foods stores. I loved the convenience of the service but was shocked to find that it wasn't...

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An anti-Trump movement is calling for the boycott of these 24 retailers ($AMZN, $TJX, $M)
News 10 months ago
An anti-Trump movement is calling for the boycott of these 24 retailers ($AMZN, $TJX, $M)

More than two years into Trump's presidency, the movement to boycott retailers that do business with the president's family is going strong....

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The biggest difference between Zara and H&M explains why one is thriving while the other is flailing
News 10 months ago
The biggest difference between Zara and H&M explains why one is thriving while the other is flailing

Zara is one of the few established brick-and-mortar apparel companies to be thriving in today's competitive fast-fashion climate. Its parent...

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