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Some Costco employees say they get a special cake after working with the company for 25 years that normal customers can't order
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Some Costco employees say they get a special cake after working with the company for 25 years that normal customers can't order

Costco employs more than 245,000 workers and offers benefits to its employees like medical, dental, and vision coverage as well as the chance for a...

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Bank of America projects a slowdown in holiday spending this year — and singles out 3 retailers that could outperform the trend (AAN, BURL, TGT)
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Bank of America projects a slowdown in holiday spending this year — and singles out 3 retailers that could outperform the trend (AAN, BURL, TGT)

Holiday season spending is set to slow this year due to warmer weather, a shorter holiday, increased inventory, and trade-war tariffs, Bank of...

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Take a look at an NYC office that calls itself the 'future of law,' where sharks hang from ceilings and meetings are held on repurposed bleachers
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Take a look at an NYC office that calls itself the 'future of law,' where sharks hang from ceilings and meetings are held on repurposed bleachers

Axiom, an alternative legal services provider that calls itself the "future of law" for its innovative approach, is headquartered in New York City....

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I pay $60 a year for a Costco membership for just me and my husband, and I'm convinced it's still worth it for 4 reasons
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I pay $60 a year for a Costco membership for just me and my husband, and I'm convinced it's still worth it for 4 reasons

When I tell people I shop at bulk retailer Costco, they're usually confused because my household only has two people: me and my husband. But I like...

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A New York real estate group sounded the alarm on WeWork years before it plunged into chaos
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A New York real estate group sounded the alarm on WeWork years before it plunged into chaos

An 85-year-old New York real estate group repeatedly sounded the alarm on WeWork years before the shared-workspace company plunged into chaos....

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11 US cities where moving in together could save you the most money
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11 US cities where moving in together could save you the most money

Moving in together looks very different in cities across the country, and according to research by The Black Tux, it can save you much more in some...

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5 things you might be doing already that could boost your credit score quickly
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5 things you might be doing already that could boost your credit score quickly

Building up a strong credit score is key if you want to benefit from great credit cards offering a ton of points and miles. You can build one...

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The founder of the Discovery Channel is selling his 8,700-acre Colorado ranch for $279 million — complete with a hotel, fossilized dinosaur poop, and a vintage car collection worth $55 million
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The founder of the Discovery Channel is selling his 8,700-acre Colorado ranch for $279 million — complete with a hotel, fossilized dinosaur poop, and a vintage car collection worth $55 million

John Hendricks, the founder of Discovery Channel, listed his Colorado ranch for $149 million in 2017. He recently decided to include all his other...

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Kroger is laying off hundreds of store employees
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Kroger is laying off hundreds of store employees

Kroger is laying off hundreds of store employees, Business Insider has learned. Kroger's store operating divisions are "evaluating middle...

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WeWork's stomach-turning roller coaster ride
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WeWork's stomach-turning roller coaster ride

Hello, Welcome to this week's edition of Trending, the weekly newsletter highlighting the best of BI Prime's tech coverage. I'm Alexei Oreskovic,...

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Forever 21 could close 178 underperforming stores in the US. Here's the full list of locations at risk.
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Forever 21 could close 178 underperforming stores in the US. Here's the full list of locations at risk.

Forever 21 is expected to close 350 stores globally, including up to 178 locations in the US, after filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection....

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15 cities where earning $100,000 a year isn't nearly enough to live well
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15 cities where earning $100,000 a year isn't nearly enough to live well

In some US cities, a family will barely scrape by while earning $100,000 per year, according to GOBankingRates. Of the cities that made the list,...

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A flagship ASICS store in News Zealand played porn on its storefront screens for 9 hours after it got hacked
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A flagship ASICS store in News Zealand played porn on its storefront screens for 9 hours after it got hacked

An ASICS store in Auckland, New Zealand, played porn on its giant TV screens for nine hours on Sunday. Pornography played from 1 a.m. until 10 a.m....

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This Seattle-area luxury mall caters to tech moguls and ultra-rich tourists. Here's what it's like to shop there.
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This Seattle-area luxury mall caters to tech moguls and ultra-rich tourists. Here's what it's like to shop there.

Bellevue, Washington is in one of the richest metro areas in America. It's home to tech moguls and billionaires like Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos,...

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Forever 21, once among America's fastest growing fast-fashion retailers, will file for bankruptcy
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Forever 21, once among America's fastest growing fast-fashion retailers, will file for bankruptcy

Forever 21, the California-based chain which helped proliferate the "fast-fashion" trend, has filed for bankruptcy. The company wrote in a letter...

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SpaceX wants to buy a small Texas neighborhood. If residents say no, a nonprofit that supports the company wields a power to force them out.
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SpaceX wants to buy a small Texas neighborhood. If residents say no, a nonprofit that supports the company wields a power to force them out.

SpaceX is developing a Mars-capable rocket system called Starship at the southeastern tip of Texas. The company, founded by tech mogul Elon Musk,...

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How to change your country in the Google Play Store on an Android phone, if you've moved to a new country
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How to change your country in the Google Play Store on an Android phone, if you've moved to a new country

Changing the country of your Google Play Store on an Android phone can be one way to make your transition to a new country a bit easier. There are...

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Marshalls just launched its first online store featuring discounts on tons of designer goods and a Tinder-like shopping tool (TJX)
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Marshalls just launched its first online store featuring discounts on tons of designer goods and a Tinder-like shopping tool (TJX)

Marshalls launched its first website on Tuesday. The site, like Marshalls' stores, features clothing, shoes, handbags, and home decor. Prices range...

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WeWork could cause a disaster for New York City's real-estate market
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WeWork could cause a disaster for New York City's real-estate market

Adam Neumann stepped down as WeWork's CEO on Tuesday, citing public scrutiny following the We Company's IPO filing. But despite Neumann's antics as...

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A majority of family offices expect a recession next year — and they're hoarding cash to prepare
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A majority of family offices expect a recession next year — and they're hoarding cash to prepare

UBS released its global family office survey on Tuesday, assessing how family offices feel about the economy, are investment strategies changing,...

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We visited Crystal City, Virginia, and saw how the community is evolving to welcome Amazon HQ2 (AMZN)
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We visited Crystal City, Virginia, and saw how the community is evolving to welcome Amazon HQ2 (AMZN)

Ardine Williams, vice president of workforce development at Amazon, told Business Insider that the company's new HQ2 complex in Arlington, Virginia...

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I spent an afternoon exploring Peckham, the London neighborhood that was just voted one of the coolest in the world — and I found 2 different communities living side-by-side
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I spent an afternoon exploring Peckham, the London neighborhood that was just voted one of the coolest in the world — and I found 2 different communities living side-by-side

Peckham, south London, is one of the coolest neighborhoods in the world in 2019. That's according to Time Out's annual ranking, which places...

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Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's former Soho apartment just hit the market for $4.7 million. Take a look inside.
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Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's former Soho apartment just hit the market for $4.7 million. Take a look inside.

A Soho apartment once owned by Kanye West is on the market for $4.7 million, a representative of luxury broker CORE Real Estate told Business...

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Target quietly ended overnight shifts in some stores, and employees say their workload has become 'chaotic' as they try to keep up (TGT)
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Target quietly ended overnight shifts in some stores, and employees say their workload has become 'chaotic' as they try to keep up (TGT)

Target quietly eliminated overnight and backroom shifts in some of its stores across the country. The workers in those positions were given the...

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14 'Friends' plot holes and inconsistencies that still bother the show's true fans
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14 'Friends' plot holes and inconsistencies that still bother the show's true fans

NBC's "Friends" is one of the most beloved TV shows of all time. But some of the story lines have obvious plot holes or inconsistent details - like...

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Ultra-rich Americans are selling off luxury real estate faster than they're snapping it up, and it's not the only change they're making to their portfolios as recession fears linger
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Ultra-rich Americans are selling off luxury real estate faster than they're snapping it up, and it's not the only change they're making to their portfolios as recession fears linger

Ultra-wealthy people in the US are selling their luxury real-estate investments faster than they are buying new ones, TD Wealth senior vice...

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Why new store concepts like Showfields and Naked in New York City may represent the future of physical retail experiences
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Why new store concepts like Showfields and Naked in New York City may represent the future of physical retail experiences

Contrary to the tumbleweeds occupying your local mall, physical retail isn't dead. Instead, it's evolving to meet the needs and expectations of...

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Urban millennials are flocking to luxury 'adult dorm'-style housing to save money. Meet the two CEOs who've collectively raised over $2 billion from the trend.
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Urban millennials are flocking to luxury 'adult dorm'-style housing to save money. Meet the two CEOs who've collectively raised over $2 billion from the trend.

Sharing living space has become an unexpected trend with millennials, and according to the commercial real estate firm Jones Lang LaSalle, global...

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WeWork's collapsed IPO has reportedly tanked a $112 million London property deal
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WeWork's collapsed IPO has reportedly tanked a $112 million London property deal

The collapse of WeWork's IPO scuttled the $112 million sale of a London property leased mostly to the shared-workspace provider, according to...

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A major whistleblower complaint at the US's top spy agency involves a Trump phone call with a 'promise' to a foreign leader
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A major whistleblower complaint at the US's top spy agency involves a Trump phone call with a 'promise' to a foreign leader

President Donald Trump is the subject of a whistleblower complaint of "urgent concern" that was filed in the intelligence community in August, the...

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