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Online clothing retailers hunt for better fit to cut costly returns
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Online clothing retailers hunt for better fit to cut costly returns

Online clothing retailers hunt for better fit to cut costly returns BERLIN/MADRID (Reuters) - Models testing fashion brands like Adidas (ADSGn. DE)...

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Apple to pull some iPhones from German stores after court ruling
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Apple to pull some iPhones from German stores after court ruling

Apple to pull some iPhones from German stores after court ruling MUNICH/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple Inc said it would pull some iPhone models...

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Trump tariff war with China sends U.S. retailers on buying binge
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Trump tariff war with China sends U.S. retailers on buying binge

Trump tariff war with China sends U. S. retailers on buying binge CHICAGO (Reuters) - In the nearly 40 years she has spent in trade, Amy Magnus has...

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Sears to take $443 million in charges arising from store closures
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Sears to take $443 million in charges arising from store closures

Sears to take $443 million in charges arising from store closures FILE PHOTO: The Sears logo is seen outside a store in Brooklyn, New York, U. S.,...

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U.S. core retail sales accelerate in November
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U.S. core retail sales accelerate in November

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U. S. consumer spending gathered momentum in November as households bought furniture, electronics and a range of other goods...

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Amazon aims at office workers with compact cashier-less food store
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Amazon aims at office workers with compact cashier-less food store

Amazon associate Cindy Umipig checks inventory at a smaller format Amazon Go store, which will be open to Amazon employees and their guests, in the...

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U.S. fund Castlelake to buy planes from AirAsia in $800 million deal: sources
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U.S. fund Castlelake to buy planes from AirAsia in $800 million deal: sources

U. S. fund Castlelake to buy planes from AirAsia in $800 million deal: sources SINGAPORE (Reuters) - U. S. private investment firm Castlelake LP...

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Exclusive: Amazon targets airports for checkout-free store expansion
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Exclusive: Amazon targets airports for checkout-free store expansion

(Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc (AMZN. O) is looking at bringing its futuristic checkout-free store format to airports in an effort to win business from...

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Sears Chairman Lampert makes $4.6 billion bid for bankrupt retailer
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Sears Chairman Lampert makes $4.6 billion bid for bankrupt retailer

(Reuters) - Sears Holdings Corp (SHLDQ. PK) Chairman Eddie Lampert’s ESL Investments Inc has made an offer valued at $4.6 billion to buy the...

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Hoarding for Brexit sparks race for warehouse space in Britain
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Hoarding for Brexit sparks race for warehouse space in Britain

Hoarding for Brexit sparks race for warehouse space in Britain LEIGHTON BUZZARD, England (Reuters) - In a vast warehouse complex 40 miles north of...

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Gymboree explores sale of some brands, store closures
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Gymboree explores sale of some brands, store closures

FILE PHOTO: Two children stand near a 60 percent off sale sign at a Gymboree children's clothing store as shoppers buy gifts on Christmas Eve at...

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Jewish Americans sue Airbnb over West Bank listing ban
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Jewish Americans sue Airbnb over West Bank listing ban

(Reuters) - A group of Jewish Americans sued Airbnb Inc on Wednesday in U. S. federal court, accusing the home rental company of religious...

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Sears secures court approval for additional $350 million loan
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Sears secures court approval for additional $350 million loan

NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Sears Holdings Corp (SHLDQ. PK) won court approval on Tuesday for $350 million in critical bankruptcy financing...

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U.S. top court leans towards allowing Apple App Store antitrust suit
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U.S. top court leans towards allowing Apple App Store antitrust suit

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U. S. Supreme Court justices on Monday appeared open to letting a lawsuit proceed against Apple Inc (AAPL.O) that accused it...

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Total has 'Uber-like' ambitions to shake up French power market
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Total has 'Uber-like' ambitions to shake up French power market

Total has 'Uber-like' ambitions to shake up French power market PARIS (Reuters) - Total’s French retail electricity arm is on track to win 700,000...

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Thousands moved out for a new GM factory; now it's closing
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Thousands moved out for a new GM factory; now it's closing

Thousands moved out for a new GM factory; now it's closing WASHINGTON/DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co on Monday pulled the plug on the...

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On Black Friday, more U.S. shoppers chose the computer over the mall
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On Black Friday, more U.S. shoppers chose the computer over the mall

On Black Friday, more U. S. shoppers chose the computer over the mall NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday kickoff of the U....

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Online surge, lines mark start of Black Friday sales
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Online surge, lines mark start of Black Friday sales

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U. S. shoppers desperate for deals banged on doors and formed long queues at checkout counters on Black Friday, as a strong...

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Black Friday U.S. shoppers brave cold, long lines in hunt for deals
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Black Friday U.S. shoppers brave cold, long lines in hunt for deals

Black Friday U. S. shoppers brave cold, long lines in hunt for deals NEW YORK/PITTSBURGH (Reuters) - U. S. shoppers formed long lines at store...

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Black Friday deals lure U.S. shoppers, biggest sales gains online
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Black Friday deals lure U.S. shoppers, biggest sales gains online

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Shoppers across the United States snapped up deep discounts on toys, clothing and electronics both online and at stores on...

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Steinhoff's U.S. unit Mattress Firm exits bankruptcy, shuts 660 stores
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Steinhoff's U.S. unit Mattress Firm exits bankruptcy, shuts 660 stores

Two Mattress Firm stores, a brand owned by Steinhoff, lie on either side of the street in Encinitas, California, U. S., January 25, 2018. REUTERS...

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RCS Mediagroup believes Blackstone paid too little for properties: source
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RCS Mediagroup believes Blackstone paid too little for properties: source

RCS Mediagroup believes Blackstone paid too little for properties: source FILE PHOTO - The ticker and trading information for Blackstone Group is...

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U.S. home refinancing requests fall near 18-year low: mortgage group
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U.S. home refinancing requests fall near 18-year low: mortgage group

(Reuters) - U. S. borrowers filed the fewest applications for home refinancing in almost 18 years last week even as mortgage rates drifted lower in...

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Amazon opens Spanish pop-up store to showcase its wares
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Amazon opens Spanish pop-up store to showcase its wares

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Amazon is seen at the company logistics centre in Boves, France, August 8, 2018. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol/File photo MADRID...

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IKEA Group plans to cut 7,500 administrative jobs
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IKEA Group plans to cut 7,500 administrative jobs

FILE PHOTO: Flags and the company's logo are seen outside of an IKEA Group store in Spreitenbach, Switzerland April 27, 2016. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann...

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Holiday wish list: U.S. states count on extra online sales tax to boost budget
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Holiday wish list: U.S. states count on extra online sales tax to boost budget

Holiday wish list: U. S. states count on extra online sales tax to boost budget NEW YORK (Reuters) - Illinois, the U. S. state with the lowest...

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Kohl's raised profit view misses estimates, shares slip
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Kohl's raised profit view misses estimates, shares slip

(Reuters) - Department store operator Kohl’s Corp (KSS. N) forecast full-year earnings largely below estimates, a dire signal ahead of the all...

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Retail disappointments, energy decline hit Wall Street
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Retail disappointments, energy decline hit Wall Street

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U. S. stocks extended their recent selloff on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 hitting a three-week low, as energy shares dropped...

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Wall Street sells off again as retail, energy struggle
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Wall Street sells off again as retail, energy struggle

Wall Street sells off again as retail, energy struggle NEW YORK (Reuters) - U. S. stocks sold off for a second day on Tuesday as energy shares...

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Retail, tech stocks lead slide on Wall Street
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Retail, tech stocks lead slide on Wall Street

(Reuters) - The S&P 500 hit a three-week low on Tuesday, as weak earnings from retailers including Target and Kohl’s as well as a fall in energy...

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