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The 10 most expensive NYC neighborhoods to live in right now, ranked
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The 10 most expensive NYC neighborhoods to live in right now, ranked

Real-estate data provider PropertyShark's latest report found that Hudson Yards is the most expensive neighborhood in New York City as of the end...

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Christmas falling on a Wednesday amid a record-short holiday shopping season could wreak havoc on some retailers
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Christmas falling on a Wednesday amid a record-short holiday shopping season could wreak havoc on some retailers

The holiday calendar seems to be stacked against retailers this year. Christmas falls on a Wednesday, which could sap momentum from Super Saturday....

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The 29 best US cities to be a freelancer
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The 29 best US cities to be a freelancer

Some cities are simply better suited for freelancing. A report from neighborhoods.com ranked the best US cities for freelancers using five measures...

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Landlords want to bulk up their office amenities, and a rush of startups are selling them tech to do it
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Landlords want to bulk up their office amenities, and a rush of startups are selling them tech to do it

WeWork brought consumer branding to the office. While some look to flexible office providers like Convene and Industrious to amenitize their space,...

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14 clothing brands that people loved a decade ago but that no longer exist
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14 clothing brands that people loved a decade ago but that no longer exist

The last decade proved particularly difficult for clothing brands, which struggled to compete against the rise of e-commerce, dwindling foot...

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Microsoft wants a piece of Google and Amazon's advertising business. Here's the pitch deck it's using to win search and e-commerce budgets from manufacturers and retailers. (MSFT, AMZN, GOOG)
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Microsoft wants a piece of Google and Amazon's advertising business. Here's the pitch deck it's using to win search and e-commerce budgets from manufacturers and retailers. (MSFT, AMZN, GOOG)

Microsoft has increased its product offerings for brands and retailers since it rebranded its ad platform in April. One new product is Sponsored...

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Venture funds have poured $24.6 billion into proptech so far this year. Deal sizes and the number of funding rounds are expected to keep growing.
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Venture funds have poured $24.6 billion into proptech so far this year. Deal sizes and the number of funding rounds are expected to keep growing.

Venture capital has invested $24.6 billion into built-world tech in 2019 up to Q3, according to a new report by EY and CREtech. The report...

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I toured the surprisingly bonkers LinkedIn offices in the Empire State Building, which has a 'speakeasy' bar hidden behind a wall of rotary phones. Here's what it was like.
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I toured the surprisingly bonkers LinkedIn offices in the Empire State Building, which has a 'speakeasy' bar hidden behind a wall of rotary phones. Here's what it was like.

Business Insider got to take a peek inside LinkedIn's New York City office within the Empire State Building. The office featured a speakeasy, a...

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WeWork used massive discounts — in some cases, essentially giving away space for free for 2 years — to try to poach customers from rivals
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WeWork used massive discounts — in some cases, essentially giving away space for free for 2 years — to try to poach customers from rivals

WeWork used steep discounts and other price-related promotions to try to poach customers from rival coworking companies, multiple sources in the...

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Sears and Kmart to close at least 120 stores by January
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Sears and Kmart to close at least 120 stores by January

Sears plans to close at least 121 Sears and Kmart stores by January. Business Insider compiled a list of the closing stores based on company...

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We visited a Dollar Tree in both a city and a suburb to compare. They were so different we couldn't believe they were part of the same chain.
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We visited a Dollar Tree in both a city and a suburb to compare. They were so different we couldn't believe they were part of the same chain.

Dollar Tree is a top dollar store chain. The company's net sales increased in the second quarter by 3.9% and it currently operates over 15,100...

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I rented a Tesla Model 3 on the car-sharing app Turo with almost no human interaction — and it was clear why the app is great for millennials
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I rented a Tesla Model 3 on the car-sharing app Turo with almost no human interaction — and it was clear why the app is great for millennials

I used a peer-to-peer car-sharing app, Turo, for the first time when I rented a Tesla Model 3 sedan at the end of September. While I initially had...

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Store credit cards helped me build my credit so I could get approved for Chase Sapphire Reserve, but here's why I'd think twice before opening one now
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Store credit cards helped me build my credit so I could get approved for Chase Sapphire Reserve, but here's why I'd think twice before opening one now

I opened around half a dozen store credit cards in my early 20s for the discounts. While I saw a brief dip in my credit score, they eventually...

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Inside WeWork's troubled $850 million Lord & Taylor building: A tale of outsize ambition, audacious renovations, and now financial worries
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Inside WeWork's troubled $850 million Lord & Taylor building: A tale of outsize ambition, audacious renovations, and now financial worries

The Lord and Taylor building in midtown Manhattan, owned by a real estate fund linked to WeWork, is a symbol of the coworking company's grand...

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Sephora vs. Ulta — we break down main differences between the 2 beauty stores, from their rewards programs to shipping costs
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Sephora vs. Ulta — we break down main differences between the 2 beauty stores, from their rewards programs to shipping costs

As two one-stop shops for all things beauty, Sephora and Ulta are often compared. The stores are actually pretty similar and both are great places...

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In case you didn't have enough to worry about, there are now fish that can walk on land
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In case you didn't have enough to worry about, there are now fish that can walk on land

A northern snakehead fish, a predator with razor sharp teeth that can travel on land, was caught by an angler in Georgia on Wednesday. The fish is...

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Adam Neumann spent over $650,000 on property taxes last year — that’s more than double the median US home value
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Adam Neumann spent over $650,000 on property taxes last year — that’s more than double the median US home value

As far as we can tell, Adam Neumann has acquired at least five properties across the US. In 2018, he spent at least $650,000 on property taxes...

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Photos show a harrowing situation in Target stores across the country as the retailer cuts shifts and back rooms become overcrowded with merchandise
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Photos show a harrowing situation in Target stores across the country as the retailer cuts shifts and back rooms become overcrowded with merchandise

Target eliminated overnight and backroom shifts in stores across the country, the company confirmed to Business Insider. The move is part of a...

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Why I'm swapping my beloved Nordstrom Visa for the Chase Freedom card for holiday shopping
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Why I'm swapping my beloved Nordstrom Visa for the Chase Freedom card for holiday shopping

Store credit cards aren't always the best deal, but I love the Nordstrom card for benefits like early access to Nordstrom's Anniversary Sale and 3x...

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Adam Neumann lent money to phone distributor PCS Wireless this spring, showing how his family office is investing beyond startups
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Adam Neumann lent money to phone distributor PCS Wireless this spring, showing how his family office is investing beyond startups

WeWork founders Adam and Rebekah Neumann's family office has loaned money to PCS Wireless, the phone distributor company, Business Insider has...

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The 25 best US tourist destinations to buy rental property in right now
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The 25 best US tourist destinations to buy rental property in right now

GOBankingRates just released its 2019 list of the best places to buy rental property in "touristy" towns and cities across America. To determine...

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19 US cities where moving in together won't save you much money at all
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19 US cities where moving in together won't save you much money at all

Data from The Black Tux looks at the cities where couples can benefit the most financially from moving in together, and the cities where each...

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Target stores are getting surprise visits from company inspectors and managers following workers' reports of unsafe backrooms (TGT)
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Target stores are getting surprise visits from company inspectors and managers following workers' reports of unsafe backrooms (TGT)

Target quietly cut overnight and backroom shifts in stores across the US, which workers say has created an increase in workload for those on...

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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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