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Kroger is working with UPS, USPS, and FedEx to lure more shoppers to stores
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Kroger is working with UPS, USPS, and FedEx to lure more shoppers to stores

Kroger is working with UPS, USPS, and FedEx to bring package-delivery services to its stores, Business Insider has learned. Kroger plans to test...

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LVMH just offered to buy Tiffany & Co — here's a look at 17 of the most iconic brands the French luxury giant owns
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LVMH just offered to buy Tiffany & Co — here's a look at 17 of the most iconic brands the French luxury giant owns

Luxury conglomerate LVMH has announced interest in buying jewelry retailer Tiffany and Co. As Reuters reported, the deal could be worth $14.5...

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An Oregon Dollar Tree was fined $1,900 after a rodent infestation that caused safety issues for workers — and it's part of a horrifying trend gripping dollar stores across the country
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An Oregon Dollar Tree was fined $1,900 after a rodent infestation that caused safety issues for workers — and it's part of a horrifying trend gripping dollar stores across the country

The Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) fined Dollar Tree $1,900 on October 10 after a rodent infestation led to workplace...

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Amazon's online retail business has been reinvigorated by its shift to free one-day Prime shipping
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Amazon's online retail business has been reinvigorated by its shift to free one-day Prime shipping

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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Popeyes braces for the return of the chicken sandwich after the original launch sparked chaos and left workers exhausted
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Popeyes braces for the return of the chicken sandwich after the original launch sparked chaos and left workers exhausted

Popeyes' chicken sandwich is returning to menus on Sunday, November 3. Franchisees are hiring more workers to staff stores, with one employee...

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The grand opening of the new Wegmans store in Brooklyn drew a crowd of more than 25,000 people, many waiting for hours in the rain. See what happened when the cult-favorite grocer came to town.
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The grand opening of the new Wegmans store in Brooklyn drew a crowd of more than 25,000 people, many waiting for hours in the rain. See what happened when the cult-favorite grocer came to town.

Wegmans, a regional grocer with a cult-like following in New England and the mid-Atlantic, just opened its 101st store in Brooklyn, New York. More...

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Nordstrom's massive new flagship is a gamble in an age of retail doom and gloom
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Nordstrom's massive new flagship is a gamble in an age of retail doom and gloom

Nordstorm opened its seven-floor New York City flagship this week, but experts are cautiously optimistic about what such a massive investment might...

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A massive 3 million-square-foot megamall begins its grand opening Friday as more than 8,600 stores close in 2019. A retail expert explains why American Dream could defy the grim trends rocking the retail world.
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A massive 3 million-square-foot megamall begins its grand opening Friday as more than 8,600 stores close in 2019. A retail expert explains why American Dream could defy the grim trends rocking the retail world.

The 3 million-square-foot American Dream complex is opening to the public on Friday in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The complex will be one of the...

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Struggling Nordstrom is going all-in on New York City in a major turnaround attempt — but the market doesn't seem to care (JWN)
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Struggling Nordstrom is going all-in on New York City in a major turnaround attempt — but the market doesn't seem to care (JWN)

Nordstrom opened its new flagship New York City women's store on Thursday. Shares sank as much as 2.24% by mid-morning. Wall Street reactions to...

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The American Dream megamall is finally opening after more than 2 decades. Here's how the 3 million-square-foot complex went from an idea to a reality.
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The American Dream megamall is finally opening after more than 2 decades. Here's how the 3 million-square-foot complex went from an idea to a reality.

The American Dream complex is opening to the public on Friday in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The 3 million-square-foot center will be one of the...

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CVS removes some Johnson & Johnson baby powder from stores amid asbestos-linked recall
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CVS removes some Johnson & Johnson baby powder from stores amid asbestos-linked recall

CVS Health is removing 22-ounce bottles of Johnson & Johnson baby powder from stores after a recall, the company said Thursday. "CVS Pharmacy is...

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We visited a Motherhood Maternity store after its parent company filed for bankruptcy and saw why the retailer is struggling
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We visited a Motherhood Maternity store after its parent company filed for bankruptcy and saw why the retailer is struggling

Destination Maternity filed for bankruptcy protection on Monday, with plans to shutter 183 stores in its markets in the US, Canada, and Puerto Rico...

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Nordstrom is opening a massive NYC flagship store complete with 7 stories of shopping and 7 places for shoppers to eat. Take a look inside.
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Nordstrom is opening a massive NYC flagship store complete with 7 stories of shopping and 7 places for shoppers to eat. Take a look inside.

Nordstrom is opening its much-anticipated New York City flagship store, located on West 57th Street and Broadway, on Thursday. This will be the...

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Walmart stores post ominous signs warning of a ‘national supply shortage’ of dish soap that's expected to persist for weeks (WMT)
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Walmart stores post ominous signs warning of a ‘national supply shortage’ of dish soap that's expected to persist for weeks (WMT)

Walmart stores are warning shoppers of a "national supply shortage" of dish soap that could last until Dec. 1. A sign posted in a Virginia Walmart...

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The Drive-Thru: Kroger chaos, Wendy's ghost kitchens, and KFC's chicken wings
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The Drive-Thru: Kroger chaos, Wendy's ghost kitchens, and KFC's chicken wings

Hello from The Drive-Thru, Business Insider's weekly newsletter covering everything you need to know about shopping, fast food, and more. I'm Kate...

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All Barneys stores could close as part of a tentative $271 million deal
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All Barneys stores could close as part of a tentative $271 million deal

Barneys New York reached a tentative $271 million agreement to sell its remaining assets to Authentic Brands Group and investment firm B. Riley...

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Kroger workers say firings and job changes have sparked fear and 'chaos' in some stores (KR)
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Kroger workers say firings and job changes have sparked fear and 'chaos' in some stores (KR)

A Kroger store management overhaul involving hundreds of firings, demotions, and transfers has sparked fear and uncertainty in some stores, current...

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TJ Maxx beats many of its rivals on price, and it reveals how it's perfectly poised to fend off Amazon and the retail apocalypse
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TJ Maxx beats many of its rivals on price, and it reveals how it's perfectly poised to fend off Amazon and the retail apocalypse

TJ Maxx and its off-price siblings have become some of the few legacy brick-and-mortar stores that have been able to withstand the threat of Amazon...

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These 7 malls are some of the oldest in America, surviving the retail apocalypse and decades of change
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These 7 malls are some of the oldest in America, surviving the retail apocalypse and decades of change

Many malls have closed for good as the retail apocalypse has continued and shopper traffic has declined. The regional mall vacancy rate is hovering...

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Ikea exec explains how the chain's upcoming store in Queens will be the first of its kind in the US
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Ikea exec explains how the chain's upcoming store in Queens will be the first of its kind in the US

Ikea is set to open a store in Rego Park, Queens, in the summer of 2020. The new location won't be a traditional blue big box, however. Ikea US COO...

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Lowe's workers say morale is reaching an all-time low as the home-improvement giant rolls out changes to stores (LOW)
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Lowe's workers say morale is reaching an all-time low as the home-improvement giant rolls out changes to stores (LOW)

Lowe's employees say morale has crashed within the home-improvement giant's stores in recent years. Business Insider spoke with six current and...

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US retail sales could exceed $730 billion this holiday season
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US retail sales could exceed $730 billion this holiday season

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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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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