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15 hot vacation spots where rentals hold their value year-round
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15 hot vacation spots where rentals hold their value year-round

Rental data company AirDNA compiled a list of the least seasonal vacation destinations where owners can expect to see profits all year round. Big...

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Meet the tech CEO whose company is striving to bring AI to the little guy in retail
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Meet the tech CEO whose company is striving to bring AI to the little guy in retail

NextOrbit is an AI service provider that focuses on helping smaller retailers access the business benefits of artificial intelligence. CEO and...

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Kroger and Visa have settled their transaction-routing lawsuit, but some tensions remain (KR, V)
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Kroger and Visa have settled their transaction-routing lawsuit, but some tensions remain (KR, V)

This is an excerpt from a story delivered exclusively to Business Insider Intelligence Payments & Commerce subscribers. To receive the full story...

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12 of the best things to get at Aldi this month for under $5
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12 of the best things to get at Aldi this month for under $5

Aldi has a bunch of new products coming in August and they range from vegan-friendly ice cream to sausage. For under $5, try Nature's Nectar Summer...

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Nike is reportedly considering selling off Hurley as shoppers abandon surf style. We found the brand is already hard to find in stores.
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Nike is reportedly considering selling off Hurley as shoppers abandon surf style. We found the brand is already hard to find in stores.

Nike, the leading athletic-wear retailer in the US, is reportedly considering a sale of its surfwear brand Hurley, according to Reuters. The first...

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Compass is now valued at $6.4 billion after SoftBank makes a third investment in the fast-growing real estate broker
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Compass is now valued at $6.4 billion after SoftBank makes a third investment in the fast-growing real estate broker

Real estate brokerage company Compass said Tuesday that it was valued at $6.4 billion in its latest fundraising round. SoftBank Vision Fund has...

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Justina Adorno, the breakout star of ABC's 'Grand Hotel,' wants the Latinx community to be more welcoming
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Justina Adorno, the breakout star of ABC's 'Grand Hotel,' wants the Latinx community to be more welcoming

Justina Adorno, the breakout star of ABC's "Grand Hotel," opened up about her hopes for the Latinx community in an interview with INSIDER. Adorno,...

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We went to Barneys' Manhattan flagship to see why it's the latest department store to reportedly consider bankruptcy
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We went to Barneys' Manhattan flagship to see why it's the latest department store to reportedly consider bankruptcy

Barneys, the luxury department store, is reportedly considering restructuring options including bankruptcy. Though it denied any plans to downsize...

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Krispy Kreme is opening a new type of store that sells doughnut-ice cream sandwiches and milkshakes
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Krispy Kreme is opening a new type of store that sells doughnut-ice cream sandwiches and milkshakes

Krispy Kreme is opening a new type of store in Concord, North Carolina. The expanded menu includes doughnut-topped milkshakes, customizable...

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America's first mall is about to be redeveloped into offices, homes, and an NHL training center. We went inside and found it eerily empty.
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America's first mall is about to be redeveloped into offices, homes, and an NHL training center. We went inside and found it eerily empty.

Northgate Mall was the first shopping center in America to be called a mall. Northgate's developers plan to transform the mall into a mixed-use...

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A massive California ranch that may be the biggest piece of land for sale in the state is on the market for $72 million — here's a look inside
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A massive California ranch that may be the biggest piece of land for sale in the state is on the market for $72 million — here's a look inside

The N3 Cattle Company ranch is the largest piece of land for sale in California, according to its listing. According to The Wall Street Journal,...

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From NASA artifacts retrieved from the ocean floor to vintage photographs, take a look at 7 billionaires' collections
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From NASA artifacts retrieved from the ocean floor to vintage photographs, take a look at 7 billionaires' collections

Philanthropy is the most popular pastime among billionaires, Business Insider previously reported, but many of the world's wealthiest people also...

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We visited Nike, Adidas, and Under Armour to see which store does athletic-wear the best — the winner shocked us
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We visited Nike, Adidas, and Under Armour to see which store does athletic-wear the best — the winner shocked us

Nike is considered the dominant player in the sports-retail market, but competitors like Adidas are not far behind. Under Armour has been climbing...

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Airbnb competitor Sonder reaches unicorn status in latest fundraising round
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Airbnb competitor Sonder reaches unicorn status in latest fundraising round

Sonder, an Airbnb competitor, said it has closed a $210 million Series D funding round. This brings the firm's total valuation north of $1 billion,...

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The 25 US cities where rent is increasing the fastest, ranked
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The 25 US cities where rent is increasing the fastest, ranked

Rents across America continue to rise. As of July 2019, the national median rent for a one-bedroom apartment is $1,220, according to a report by...

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The husband-and-wife duo who founded Forever 21 — and had a combined net worth of nearly $6 million in 2015 — have fallen from their billionaire status
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The husband-and-wife duo who founded Forever 21 — and had a combined net worth of nearly $6 million in 2015 — have fallen from their billionaire status

Forever 21 cofounders Jin Sook and Do Won Chang are no longer billionaires, according to Forbes estimates. Each half of the married couple now has...

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Amazon’s Off-to-College storefront is the ultimate shopping destination for students living on and off campus
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Amazon’s Off-to-College storefront is the ultimate shopping destination for students living on and off campus

Amazon just launched the Off-to-College storefront, an online destination for all things college that makes shopping easier for parents and...

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Walmart and giant US retailers turn up heat on Amazon and Google by calling for blockbuster antitrust investigation
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Walmart and giant US retailers turn up heat on Amazon and Google by calling for blockbuster antitrust investigation

An association of US retail giants, including Walmart, Target, and Best Buy, have backed calls for an antitrust investigation into Amazon and...

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We visited a Hollister flagship store that's closing soon and saw why the brand needed a new strategy (ANF)
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We visited a Hollister flagship store that's closing soon and saw why the brand needed a new strategy (ANF)

Abercrombie & Fitch announced in March it would shutter up to 40 stores across its brands in fiscal 2019. The company also owns Hollister and...

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Gen Z is leading an evolution in shopping that could kill brands as we know them
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Gen Z is leading an evolution in shopping that could kill brands as we know them

Generation Z's approach to brands is part of what sets it apart from previous generations. When deciding where to shop, their primary motivator is...

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We shopped at Urban Outfitters and Anthropologie to see which store was superior and why their parent company is struggling. What we saw made everything clear.
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We shopped at Urban Outfitters and Anthropologie to see which store was superior and why their parent company is struggling. What we saw made everything clear.

Anthropologie and Urban Outfitters are both branches of a larger parent brand, URBN — in the last three months, its shares have dropped nearly 15.9...

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I tried Haverdash, an unlimited clothing rental service that only costs $59 a month — it's like Rent the Runway, but with more affordable brands
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I tried Haverdash, an unlimited clothing rental service that only costs $59 a month — it's like Rent the Runway, but with more affordable brands

Online clothing-rental services like Rent the Runway are becoming more popular as shoppers realize the benefits of a rotating wardrobe. However,...

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Sidewalk Labs' $900 million plan to remake Toronto's waterfront has finally been unveiled. The CEO is baffled by some of the controversy.
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Sidewalk Labs' $900 million plan to remake Toronto's waterfront has finally been unveiled. The CEO is baffled by some of the controversy.

Sidewalk Labs, the urban innovation arm of Google's parent company, Alphabet, plans to invest $900 million in a high-tech neighborhood that will...

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Most people think real estate is a safe bet, but 1 key indicator looks like we're in for another Great Recession
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Most people think real estate is a safe bet, but 1 key indicator looks like we're in for another Great Recession

Big Wall Street investors are now investing roughly 10% of their portfolios into real estate and increasingly, they're putting their money into...

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'The Office' is leaving Netflix in 2021 — and moving to NBC's own streaming service
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'The Office' is leaving Netflix in 2021 — and moving to NBC's own streaming service

NBC's "The Office" will leave Netflix in 2021 and will move to NBC's own advertisement-supported streaming service, according to a CNBC report on...

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Apple is making a big expansion into Seattle, with plans to put 2,000 employees in two towers blocks away from Amazon’s HQ (AAPL)
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Apple is making a big expansion into Seattle, with plans to put 2,000 employees in two towers blocks away from Amazon’s HQ (AAPL)

Apple announced its expansion in Seattle to a 650,000-square-foot office space by the end of 2019. Apple will increase its presence in Seattle to 2...

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7 mind-blowing facts about Target's business (TGT)
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7 mind-blowing facts about Target's business (TGT)

Target is a major force in the world of retail. Business Insider reviewed the company's US Securities and Exchange Commission filings to get a...

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How to invest in real estate to build long-term wealth
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How to invest in real estate to build long-term wealth

Investing in real estate takes time, patience, and most importantly, cash. You probably shouldn't invest in real estate until you have an emergency...

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Dollar General is rolling out FedEx drop-off and collection services at thousands of its stores to help it take on Walmart (DG, WMT)
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Dollar General is rolling out FedEx drop-off and collection services at thousands of its stores to help it take on Walmart (DG, WMT)

Dollar General will bring FedEx drop-off and collection services to 8,000 of its stores by 2020. By the end of the summer of 2019, these services...

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Costco workers reveal 6 things they'd never buy from the store (COST)
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Costco workers reveal 6 things they'd never buy from the store (COST)

Costco products are famous for being bulk-sized and cost-effective. Business Insider reached out to Costco employees to find out what items they...

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