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Facebook is launching pop-up stores at Macy's in a move that's straight out of Amazon's playbook (FB, M)
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Facebook is launching pop-up stores at Macy's in a move that's straight out of Amazon's playbook (FB, M)

Facebook is partnering with Macy's to bring a selection of brands that are sold on Facebook and Instagram to its stores. These brands will be...

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11 insider facts most Black Friday workers know — and you probably don't
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11 insider facts most Black Friday workers know — and you probably don't

These industry secrets will help you shop Black Friday like a pro. No one has more insider knowledge about Black Friday than the sales associates...

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Amazon is likely to build two new offices — take a look at the controversial spectacle leading up to 'HQ2' (AMZN)
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Amazon is likely to build two new offices — take a look at the controversial spectacle leading up to 'HQ2' (AMZN)

It's been 14 months since Amazon, the world's largest online retailer, declared its intention to build a second headquarters. Founded in Seattle...

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LG is developing robotic carts to automate shopping
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LG is developing robotic carts to automate shopping

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence IoT Briefing subscribers hours before it appeared on Business Insider. To be the first to...

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Amazon is reportedly planning to develop part of its HQ2 in Crystal City, Virginia. Here's why it may have been chosen by the e-commerce giant. (AMZN)
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Amazon is reportedly planning to develop part of its HQ2 in Crystal City, Virginia. Here's why it may have been chosen by the e-commerce giant. (AMZN)

After months of speculation about where Amazon would open its second headquarters, or HQ2, Crystal City, Virginia, now appears to be one of the...

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'I'd call those branch offices': Seattle mayor skewers Amazon's reported plans to split its HQ2 between 2 cities (AMZN)
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'I'd call those branch offices': Seattle mayor skewers Amazon's reported plans to split its HQ2 between 2 cities (AMZN)

Seattle mayor Jenny Durkan said she would be pleased if Amazon split its much-awaited HQ2 between two cities. "I'd call those branch offices," the...

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How Dick’s Sporting Goods uses data to make its products stand out (DKS)
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How Dick’s Sporting Goods uses data to make its products stand out (DKS)

This is an excerpt from Business Insider Intelligence's E-Commerce coverage. Click here to learn how to access the full case study. Our cases...

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We walked around Long Island City, the New York neighborhood where Amazon is reportedly planning to bring HQ2, and saw why it'd be appealing to the e-commerce giant (AMZN)
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We walked around Long Island City, the New York neighborhood where Amazon is reportedly planning to bring HQ2, and saw why it'd be appealing to the e-commerce giant (AMZN)

Amazon is reportedly developing its second headquarters, HQ2, in two separate locations: the Long Island City neighborhood of Queens, New York, and...

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The 'backbone' of Walmart's business is fading — but it was likely an inevitable shift for the retail giant (WMT)
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The 'backbone' of Walmart's business is fading — but it was likely an inevitable shift for the retail giant (WMT)

Walmart is opening fewer supercenters than ever before. But the shift isn't unexpected, according to analysts and industry experts. Walmart's...

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People are furious about Amazon's reported decision to split its HQ2 between New York City and Virginia after months of deliberation (AMZN)
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People are furious about Amazon's reported decision to split its HQ2 between New York City and Virginia after months of deliberation (AMZN)

Amazon is closing in on deals to develop its second headquarters in the Long Island City neighborhood of Queens, New York, and the Crystal City...

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Amazon is reportedly nearing a deal to make New York City one of the homes of its second headquarters — here's why it would be disastrous (AMZN)
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Amazon is reportedly nearing a deal to make New York City one of the homes of its second headquarters — here's why it would be disastrous (AMZN)

Amazon is reportedly planning to name Long Island City neighborhood in Queens, New York half of its second headquarters, HQ2. HQ2 — which The New...

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Americans are pumping the brakes on home remodeling, and that might spell bad news for Home Depot and Lowe's (LOW, HD)
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Americans are pumping the brakes on home remodeling, and that might spell bad news for Home Depot and Lowe's (LOW, HD)

Home Depot and Lowe's may be facing a decline in the home-improvement boom that has boosted sales over the last several years. Remodeling...

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These will be the most popular toys this holiday season, according to the data
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These will be the most popular toys this holiday season, according to the data

Amazon, Target, Walmart, and other retailers have released their predictions for the hottest toys of the year. Adobe has now released its own...

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We stayed in one of the largest pyramids in the world, a Bass Pro Shops-owned lodge filled with alligators, swamps, and rumors of an ancient curse. Here's what it was like.
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We stayed in one of the largest pyramids in the world, a Bass Pro Shops-owned lodge filled with alligators, swamps, and rumors of an ancient curse. Here's what it was like.

One of the largest pyramids in the world is in Memphis, Tennessee, and is owned by Bass Pro Shops. The "Great American Pyramid" is taller than the...

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Five Below, the discount-store chain that's growing across America, just opened a store in one of the most glamorous parts of New York City. Here's what it's like to shop there. (FIVE)
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Five Below, the discount-store chain that's growing across America, just opened a store in one of the most glamorous parts of New York City. Here's what it's like to shop there. (FIVE)

Five Below is a discount-store chain that sells everything from books to clothes for under $5. It has opened 67 new stores so far in 2018. It plans...

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US holiday e-commerce is set to reach $124 billion
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US holiday e-commerce is set to reach $124 billion

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence "E-Commerce Briefing" subscribers hours before appearing on Business Insider. To be the...

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Photos show how much holiday shopping has changed in America over the years
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Photos show how much holiday shopping has changed in America over the years

Black Friday is just a few weeks away, officially kicking off the holiday shopping season. Black Friday as a singular shopping day is becoming less...

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Walmart's Jet is now selling Bonobos and Nike
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Walmart's Jet is now selling Bonobos and Nike

Walmart's Jet is now selling Nike and Bonobos. The new Bonobos-dedicated shop on Jet features $98 slim-fit pants, $118 button-down shirts, and $198...

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Black Friday sales are starting soon — here's when stores will open
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Black Friday sales are starting soon — here's when stores will open

Black Friday sales are kicking off soon. Target, Macy's, and Kohl's are opening on Thanksgiving Day. Nordstrom, Home Depot, and Costco will remain...

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Target stores are opening earlier than ever this Thanksgiving in a clear signal it's not giving up on Black Friday (TGT)
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Target stores are opening earlier than ever this Thanksgiving in a clear signal it's not giving up on Black Friday (TGT)

Target will be open from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day and reopen on Black Friday at 7 a.m. This is the longest amount of time that the...

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Toys R Us appears to have quietly relaunched as 'Geoffrey's Toy Box' with pop-ups in grocery stores
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Toys R Us appears to have quietly relaunched as 'Geoffrey's Toy Box' with pop-ups in grocery stores

The brand formerly known as Toys R Us has launched pop-ups in Kroger stores for the holidays. Toys R Us' controlling interests decided in early...

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JCPenney is opening for Black Friday sales earlier than almost any other retailer (JCP)
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JCPenney is opening for Black Friday sales earlier than almost any other retailer (JCP)

JCPenney is opening at 2 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day and will stay open until 10 p.m. on Black Friday. The 2 p.m. start time is an earlier kick-off...

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Wayfair tanks after posting a bigger-than-expected loss (W)
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Wayfair tanks after posting a bigger-than-expected loss (W)

Wayfair beat on sales but missed on the bottom line. Management said its direct retail business was a strong driver for sales. Shares tumbled 17%...

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Kohl's will open stores for Black Friday on Thanksgiving Day (KSS)
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Kohl's will open stores for Black Friday on Thanksgiving Day (KSS)

Kohl's will be kicking off its Black Friday sales on Thanksgiving. The department-store chain will open its doors at 5 p.m. on Thursday, November...

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Denny's surges 25% after saying it will sell company-operated stores to franchisees (DENN)
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Denny's surges 25% after saying it will sell company-operated stores to franchisees (DENN)

Denny's on Tuesday said it will sell some of its company-operated restaurants to franchisees as part of its refranchising and development strategy....

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Walmart is adding mobile checkout for the holidays (WMT)
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Walmart is adding mobile checkout for the holidays (WMT)

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence "E-Commerce Briefing" subscribers hours before appearing on Business Insider. To be the...

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These 3 charts show why there's more good days ahead for e-commerce — and more bad times for traditional retailers (AMZN)
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These 3 charts show why there's more good days ahead for e-commerce — and more bad times for traditional retailers (AMZN)

Traditional retailers have been struggling, in part due to competition from online rivals. That competition is getting tougher; online stores are...

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A new Sam’s Club store will center on smartphone shopping (WMT)
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A new Sam’s Club store will center on smartphone shopping (WMT)

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence "E-Commerce Briefing" subscribers hours before appearing on Business Insider. To be the...

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Most Amazon Go stores are closed on the weekends — here's why (AMZN)
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Most Amazon Go stores are closed on the weekends — here's why (AMZN)

There are now six Amazon Go stores in existence, located in Seattle, Chicago, and San Francisco. Four out of the six stores are closed on the...

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What you need to know about Black Friday this year
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What you need to know about Black Friday this year

The day is becoming increasingly less important to the retail industry, thanks to the rise of e-commerce and frequent discounting. In-store...

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