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Lowe's CEO Marvin Ellison addresses 'tremendous change' to stores in message to employees about this year's worker feedback survey (LOW)
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Lowe's CEO Marvin Ellison addresses 'tremendous change' to stores in message to employees about this year's worker feedback survey (LOW)

Lowe's CEO Marvin Ellison announced that the company would be renaming the company's employee engagement survey in a message to workers on Thursday...

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Massive 'Cluckingham Palace' built for $15 million by the cofounder of a chicken empire is being auctioned off to the highest bidder two years after his death
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Massive 'Cluckingham Palace' built for $15 million by the cofounder of a chicken empire is being auctioned off to the highest bidder two years after his death

"Cluckingham Palace," a sprawling Texas mansion, was built in 1992 by architect Richard Drummond Davis for "Bo" Pilgrim, cofounder of the poultry...

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Leaked documents reveal details on Target's 'modernization' plan that store workers say has backfired spectacularly
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Leaked documents reveal details on Target's 'modernization' plan that store workers say has backfired spectacularly

Target is in the process of changing the way its stores function nationwide. This process — internally dubbed "modernization" — involves...

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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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There's an Australian department store called Kmart that has nothing to do with the American store — here's what it's like to shop there
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There's an Australian department store called Kmart that has nothing to do with the American store — here's what it's like to shop there

There is a popular retail chain in Australia called Kmart, and it's unrelated to the American company of the same name. Despite having the same...

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I found a 'secret' coffee shop hidden in one of NYC's busiest neighborhoods. Here's why it's a remote worker's paradise.
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I found a 'secret' coffee shop hidden in one of NYC's busiest neighborhoods. Here's why it's a remote worker's paradise.

Recently, Business Insider embarked on a mission to different shops and cafes in Manhattan to find the best places to do work without a WeWork...

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The Drive-Thru: Everything you need to know about fast food, shopping, and more this week
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The Drive-Thru: Everything you need to know about fast food, shopping, and more this week

Welcome to The Drive-Thru, Business Insider's weekly newsletter about everything you need to know in shopping, fast food, and more. This is Kate...

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Phil Knight, the billionaire cofounder of Nike, just listed his golf course retreat for $1.55 million, months after selling a neighboring parcel of land for $2 million. Here's a look inside.
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Phil Knight, the billionaire cofounder of Nike, just listed his golf course retreat for $1.55 million, months after selling a neighboring parcel of land for $2 million. Here's a look inside.

Nike founder Phil Knight just listed his La Quinta home for $1.55 million, according to the Los Angeles Times. He unloaded a parcel of land in the...

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From Forever 21 and Payless to PG&E, here are the biggest bankruptcies of the year so far
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From Forever 21 and Payless to PG&E, here are the biggest bankruptcies of the year so far

2019 has been a tough year for retail. More than 8,200 stores are expected to close this year, and multiple companies have already filed for...

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There's a simple way to stop all those emails from every store you go to that uses Square payment systems — here's how
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There's a simple way to stop all those emails from every store you go to that uses Square payment systems — here's how

If you've ever paid for something at a store with a Square credit card reader, you've probably gotten follow-up emails from that store to your...

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7 reasons why I refuse to buy anything on Amazon
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7 reasons why I refuse to buy anything on Amazon

Although everyone I know loves shopping online, I refuse to purchase anything on Amazon. While many see it as convenient, I find having an item...

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Amazon is looking to install its Go technology in hundreds of retail stores by 2021
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Amazon is looking to install its Go technology in hundreds of retail stores by 2021

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence Payments & Commerce subscribers earlier this morning. To get this story plus others to...

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Target's back rooms are becoming unsafe, overcrowded 'nightmares' as the company cuts shifts and hours, workers say (TGT)
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Target's back rooms are becoming unsafe, overcrowded 'nightmares' as the company cuts shifts and hours, workers say (TGT)

Target quietly cut overnight and backroom shifts in stores across the US in an effort to increase the availability of workers to help guests on the...

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The Kardashians are launching a business to sell clothes from their own closets as resale is poised to become a $51 billion market
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The Kardashians are launching a business to sell clothes from their own closets as resale is poised to become a $51 billion market

The Kardashians will soon begin selling their old clothes online, according to Instagram posts from Kris Jenner. The online store — Kardashian...

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'RIP Forever 21': People are reminiscing about their days of shopping at the fast-fashion retailer as it pledges to reorganize in bankruptcy
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'RIP Forever 21': People are reminiscing about their days of shopping at the fast-fashion retailer as it pledges to reorganize in bankruptcy

Forever 21 filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Sunday and announced it would close up to 350 stores globally. In a letter to shoppers,...

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Photos show the glittery glory days of now-bankrupt Forever 21, which thrived with cheap styles in the wake of the recession
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Photos show the glittery glory days of now-bankrupt Forever 21, which thrived with cheap styles in the wake of the recession

Though Forever 21 just filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, for a period in post-recession America, the fast-fashion retailer showed no...

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Forever 21's bankruptcy filing includes a lengthy meditation on the 'American Dream' and its South Korean immigrant founders' entrepreneurial spirits
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Forever 21's bankruptcy filing includes a lengthy meditation on the 'American Dream' and its South Korean immigrant founders' entrepreneurial spirits

Forever 21's Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing features a discussion of the American Dream. An entire section of the filing highlights the company...

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I tested 5 clothing rental services, but none of them convinced me it's not worth it to own clothes
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I tested 5 clothing rental services, but none of them convinced me it's not worth it to own clothes

After spending the summer testing several clothing rental services for the sake of journalism, I came to the conclusion I ultimately don't like...

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Bankrupt Barneys says it has bidders interested in buying it, but lenders are still full of doom and gloom
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Bankrupt Barneys says it has bidders interested in buying it, but lenders are still full of doom and gloom

In a call with the bankruptcy court on Friday, Barneys representatives and lawyers said the luxury retailer has several interested buyers. The...

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Rent the Runway says it won't accept new members as it fixes a supply chain crisis that has spurred customer backlash online
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Rent the Runway says it won't accept new members as it fixes a supply chain crisis that has spurred customer backlash online

Rent the Runway said Friday that it will not be accepting new members into its clothing rental program until October 15. Customers will also be...

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Rent the Runway is losing its supply chain chief as customer complaints of delayed orders mount up
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Rent the Runway is losing its supply chain chief as customer complaints of delayed orders mount up

Rent the Runway's supply chain chief is stepping down from the company at the end of September. The news comes at a tricky time for the company,...

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Costco employees share the 24 things they wish shoppers would stop doing
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Costco employees share the 24 things they wish shoppers would stop doing

Costco jobs can be rough sometimes — especially when employees find themselves dealing with difficult members and annoying habits. Some customers...

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Costco will sell a new plant-based burger from a company that has a complicated history with Beyond Meat (COST)
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Costco will sell a new plant-based burger from a company that has a complicated history with Beyond Meat (COST)

Costco stores will start selling a burger made entirely from plants in the next three weeks, a spokesperson for the plant-based "meat" company Don...

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NO WEWORK? NO PROBLEM: Here are the best coffee shops to get your work done if you can’t afford a coworking space
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NO WEWORK? NO PROBLEM: Here are the best coffee shops to get your work done if you can’t afford a coworking space

Business Insider went to different coffee shops and cafes across Manhattan to figure out the best places to get done without a WeWork membership....

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The startup behind Patagonia’s Worn Wear resale line just raised $20 million in fresh funding to help traditional retailers compete with Poshmark and The RealReal
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The startup behind Patagonia’s Worn Wear resale line just raised $20 million in fresh funding to help traditional retailers compete with Poshmark and The RealReal

Yerdle, a startup that works with traditional clothing retailers to offer quality resale items, announced $20 million in Series C funding on...

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The new Fifth Avenue Apple store contains an Easter egg only die-hard Apple fans will understand, and it's hiding in plain sight  (AAPL)
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The new Fifth Avenue Apple store contains an Easter egg only die-hard Apple fans will understand, and it's hiding in plain sight (AAPL)

Apple reopened its iconic Fifth Avenue store on September 20. The landmark cube has been redesigned since its original 2006 opening under late CEO...

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An NBA arena is opening an Amazon Go-style store where fans can grab beer and food in under 30 seconds — and never wait in line (AMZN)
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An NBA arena is opening an Amazon Go-style store where fans can grab beer and food in under 30 seconds — and never wait in line (AMZN)

A new Amazon Go-style checkout-free store is opening at the Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, which is home to the NBA's Sacramento Kings. The store...

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We tried to pay $1 in cash for a soda at Amazon’s cashier-less convenience store of the future, and it took way longer than expected
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We tried to pay $1 in cash for a soda at Amazon’s cashier-less convenience store of the future, and it took way longer than expected

San Francisco's " cashless" stores are cashless no more. The city recently placed a ban on cashless businesses after it decided that only accepting...

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Rent the Runway CEO scrambles to respond to frustrated customers as complaints about delays pile up on social media
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Rent the Runway CEO scrambles to respond to frustrated customers as complaints about delays pile up on social media

Rent the Runway customers are piling on complaints of delayed orders and unresponsive customer service. In an email sent out to customers and...

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UBS: These 6 factors could spell disaster for retailers this holiday season
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UBS: These 6 factors could spell disaster for retailers this holiday season

The holiday shopping season is right around the corner. It's often regarded as the most important time of the year for retailers. Retailers are set...

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