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You can rent a car with Uber if you get approved as a driver but don't have a car — here's what you need to know
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You can rent a car with Uber if you get approved as a driver but don't have a car — here's what you need to know

To get a car with Uber, you'll first have to be approved as an Uber driver. Uber will let you rent a car from one of their partners, and you'll pay...

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Macy's just revealed a massive plan to turn around its business — here are the 5 main parts
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Macy's just revealed a massive plan to turn around its business — here are the 5 main parts

Macy's announced a three-year revitalization strategy on Tuesday that will involve the closure of 125 stores and layoffs for 2,000 employees. The...

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A woman who has visited more than 200 Costco stores around the world reveals the most interesting warehouses she's seen — and the 2 things they all have in common
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A woman who has visited more than 200 Costco stores around the world reveals the most interesting warehouses she's seen — and the 2 things they all have in common

Ramsey Monroe has visited 226 Costco warehouses in five countries. She calls herself the "Costco Connoisseur" and hopes to eventually visit all 776...

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We visited Barneys as the iconic department store prepares to close and found a bleak, nearly empty scene in total disarray
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We visited Barneys as the iconic department store prepares to close and found a bleak, nearly empty scene in total disarray

As Barneys nears its final days, inventory is growing sparse and stores are in a state of complete disarray as liquidation sales culminate. The two...

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The founder of a trendy new retail startup explains how she's creating a business for the TJ Maxx shopper of the future
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The founder of a trendy new retail startup explains how she's creating a business for the TJ Maxx shopper of the future

Cara Cara is an LA-based online off-price store that sells indie brands at a 20% to 60% discount. The concept is similar to any off-price store...

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See what Target looked like when it first opened
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See what Target looked like when it first opened

Target can trace its retail lineage back to the dawn of the 20th century. Its founder was a businessman named George Dayton. Dayton initially made...

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A $400 million luxury hotel on top of a secret tunnel to iconic London department store Harrods was just approved — here's what we know
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A $400 million luxury hotel on top of a secret tunnel to iconic London department store Harrods was just approved — here's what we know

A $400 million hotel has been approved for development within walking distance of iconic London department store Harrods. The hotel is so close to...

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A bookstore in Canada is filled with adorable foster kittens that customers can adopt
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A bookstore in Canada is filled with adorable foster kittens that customers can adopt

You can visit a bookstore in Canada that's full of cuddly, adoptable kittens. Otis & Clementine's Books & Coffee is an independently-owned shop...

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What it's like to go to the Super Bowl as an ultra-wealthy VIP, from flying in on a private jet to dropping $100,000 on 'luxury experience' packages
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What it's like to go to the Super Bowl as an ultra-wealthy VIP, from flying in on a private jet to dropping $100,000 on 'luxury experience' packages

The ultra-wealthy are descending upon Miami for Super Bowl LIV. Packages including chartered private flights, luxury hotel stays, access to...

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Airbnb quietly acquired property management startup Proprly in 2016
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Airbnb quietly acquired property management startup Proprly in 2016

Airbnb quietly bought Proprly, a property management service for short-term rentals, in a previously unreported May 2016 deal, an Airbnb...

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Macy's tech workers are afraid of losing their jobs as office closings remain unclear
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Macy's tech workers are afraid of losing their jobs as office closings remain unclear

Macy's tech workers are concerned that their offices may close and say they have been kept in the dark by the retail giant. "Everyone is talking...

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Barstool's new casino company investor will change its business in key ways, from limits on ad deals to branded betting platforms — and maybe even sports bars
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Barstool's new casino company investor will change its business in key ways, from limits on ad deals to branded betting platforms — and maybe even sports bars

Barstool Sports will soon have a new part owner in Penn National. The casino company is buying a stake in the sports-media outlet, in the hopes of...

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I tried 4 store-bought salsas and Wegmans' was the only one I'd buy for my Super Bowl party
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I tried 4 store-bought salsas and Wegmans' was the only one I'd buy for my Super Bowl party

Ahead of Super Bowl Sunday, I set out on a mission to find the best store-bought salsa. I tried medium salsa from four brands — Trader Joe's,...

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Publix and Aldi may take over 11 closing Lucky's Market stores — here are the locations we know
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Publix and Aldi may take over 11 closing Lucky's Market stores — here are the locations we know

Publix and Aldi may purchase 11 closing Lucky's Market stores. Publix has offered to buy five stores in Florida, in Clermont, Naples, Neptune Beach...

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I visited the trendy grocery store that inspired Anavrin in season 2 of 'You.' Here's how the high-end market in the show compares to the real thing.
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I visited the trendy grocery store that inspired Anavrin in season 2 of 'You.' Here's how the high-end market in the show compares to the real thing.

The second season of Netflix's "You" takes place in Los Angeles, California. A majority of the show's events unfold at the high-end grocery store...

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Here's a look at new software that proptech unicorn VTS just launched — it's a big bet on helping landlords fill space post-retail apocalypse
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Here's a look at new software that proptech unicorn VTS just launched — it's a big bet on helping landlords fill space post-retail apocalypse

VTS works with 11 billion square feet of commercial leases, and has a client list that includes real-estate giants like Blackstone, Brookfield, JLL...

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What Walmart, Costco, and other famous retailers looked like when they first opened
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What Walmart, Costco, and other famous retailers looked like when they first opened

Many modern-day retailers that you know and love have been around for years. Business Insider collected retro photographs of retailers like Costco,...

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Here's how airports trick you into spending money
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Here's how airports trick you into spending money

There are several ways airports ensure you spend more money when waiting for your flight. Before you even get to your terminal, airports charge you...

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Residents left in Wuhan — which China quarantined to stop the coronavirus — are desperately stockpiling food and fuel, leaving empty shelves and prices skyrocketing
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Residents left in Wuhan — which China quarantined to stop the coronavirus — are desperately stockpiling food and fuel, leaving empty shelves and prices skyrocketing

The Chinese government sealed off the city of Wuhan, where the deadly coronavirus originated, on Thursday. People left in the city say they are...

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Americans under the age of 30 support removing Trump from office by a nearly 3-to-1 ratio
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Americans under the age of 30 support removing Trump from office by a nearly 3-to-1 ratio

New data from Insider SurveyMonkey Audience polling shows that Americans under 30 support Trump's removal from office by a larger margin than any...

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Elon Musk is working on SpaceX's Mars rocket ship in Texas while other top executives flock to Davos. A local thinks the CEO is using an historic home as a crash pad — take a look inside.
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Elon Musk is working on SpaceX's Mars rocket ship in Texas while other top executives flock to Davos. A local thinks the CEO is using an historic home as a crash pad — take a look inside.

SpaceX is working feverishly to develop Starship, a new rocket system that may stand 39 stories tall, be fully reusable, and revolutionize humanity...

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Shoppers are abandoning store dressing rooms for their own homes, and it's sparked a wave of returns
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Shoppers are abandoning store dressing rooms for their own homes, and it's sparked a wave of returns

Returns hemorrhaged $309 billion in the retail industry in 2019, according to the "2019 Consumer Returns in the Retail Industry" report from...

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This stunning San Francisco floating home was constructed for $500,000 — see inside
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This stunning San Francisco floating home was constructed for $500,000 — see inside

San Francisco is famously one of the most expensive housing markets in the US. Some residents are getting creative with their living situations....

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In 9 US states, a divorce could mean losing half of everything you own
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In 9 US states, a divorce could mean losing half of everything you own

If you're unable to decide how to divide your assets during a divorce, the courts will do it for you. Most US states observe equitable distribution...

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I lived in a micro-suite in Los Angeles for six months. Here's what it taught me about space and necessity.
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I lived in a micro-suite in Los Angeles for six months. Here's what it taught me about space and necessity.

As a recent college graduate, I was faced caught in a time crunch to find an apartment prior to my cross-country move to Los Angeles. I was...

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The 10 NYC neighborhoods where home prices increased the most over the past decade, ranked
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The 10 NYC neighborhoods where home prices increased the most over the past decade, ranked

A recent report by real estate listing platform StreetEasy, reveals the 10 neighborhoods in New York City where median recorded sales prices...

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Forget San Francisco or Seattle — these are the 10 most affordable cities to find a good-paying job as a programmer
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Forget San Francisco or Seattle — these are the 10 most affordable cities to find a good-paying job as a programmer

Skyrocketing costs of living may have made traditional tech hubs like San Francisco less appealing for tech workers, but other more affordable...

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Amazon is working to develop biometric scanners to link handprints to credit cards, allowing shoppers to buy with the swipe of their palm
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Amazon is working to develop biometric scanners to link handprints to credit cards, allowing shoppers to buy with the swipe of their palm

Amazon is working with credit card companies to create terminals to allow users to pay for items with biometric data from their handprint, The WSJ...

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JCPenney is closing 6 stores. See if your local store is on the list.
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JCPenney is closing 6 stores. See if your local store is on the list.

JCPenney will close six stores by April 24, a company spokesperson confirmed to Business Insider. The closures impact stores in Montana, North...

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The rise and fall of Blockbuster
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The rise and fall of Blockbuster

Blockbuster once owned over 9,000 video-rental stores in the United States. But, in 2010 Blockbuster filed for bankruptcy with almost $1 billion in...

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