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Sam's Club is opening its own version of Amazon Go with no cashiers or registers (WMT)
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Sam's Club is opening its own version of Amazon Go with no cashiers or registers (WMT)

Walmart-owned Sam's Club is opening its own version of Amazon Go next month. It's called Sam's Club Now and is located in Dallas. The store has no...

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Playing these classic horror games will set the perfect mood for Halloween
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Playing these classic horror games will set the perfect mood for Halloween

It's the season for scares and no horror movie can match the feeling of dread that comes from immersing yourself in the right horror game. Those...

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The 14 least reliable car brands of 2018 (GM)
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The 14 least reliable car brands of 2018 (GM)

On Wednesday, Consumer Reports released its annual list ranking auto brands by reliability. Volvo ranked last with an average reliability score of...

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You can take time off work to vote in 30 US states — but you're out of luck in the rest
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You can take time off work to vote in 30 US states — but you're out of luck in the rest

If you're wondering whether you can come in late or leave work early to cast your vote in the 2018 midterm elections on November 6, the short...

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Target is doubling down on a key advantage as it gears up for a holiday-shopping battle with Amazon (TGT, AMZN)
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Target is doubling down on a key advantage as it gears up for a holiday-shopping battle with Amazon (TGT, AMZN)

Target has its sights set on Amazon this holiday season. Reuters reported that the company plans to fulfill 90% of all orders through its store...

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Snap just hired 2 execs from Amazon and The Huffington Post after its chief strategy officer quit (SNAP)
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Snap just hired 2 execs from Amazon and The Huffington Post after its chief strategy officer quit (SNAP)

Snapchat parent company Snap has announced two new executive hires following the departure of its chief strategy officer. Jeremi Gorman joins from...

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The cashier-less Amazon Go store just opened in San Francisco. Here's a look inside. (AMZN)
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The cashier-less Amazon Go store just opened in San Francisco. Here's a look inside. (AMZN)

Amazon opened its first cashier-less Amazon Go store in San Francisco this week and it's located in the Financial District at 300 California Street...

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Two architects just won $1.5 million for creating a device that can pull clean drinking water out of thin air
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Two architects just won $1.5 million for creating a device that can pull clean drinking water out of thin air

About 2.1 billion people around the world do not have immediate access to clean drinking water. The Water Abundance XPrize competition rewards...

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Target is making an ambitious and unprecedented move to steal shoppers from Amazon (TGT)
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Target is making an ambitious and unprecedented move to steal shoppers from Amazon (TGT)

Target announced on Tuesday that it is removing the order minimum requirement for most items sold online during the holiday season. That means most...

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Top Amazon executive says horror stories about warehouse working conditions are 'myths' (AMZN)
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Top Amazon executive says horror stories about warehouse working conditions are 'myths' (AMZN)

A top Amazon executive has said there are a lot of "myths" about poor conditions in its warehouses. Head of warehouse operations John Felton told...

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These 10 brands are in the best position to avoid the retail apocalypse and win over consumers of the future
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These 10 brands are in the best position to avoid the retail apocalypse and win over consumers of the future

The 2018 FutureBrand Index ranked the brands that are best prepared for the future, based on the companies' corporate purpose combined with people...

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Walmart made a game that lets you see what it's like to work at one of their stores — here's how to play (WMT)
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Walmart made a game that lets you see what it's like to work at one of their stores — here's how to play (WMT)

If you have ever, for whatever reason, wondered what it'd be like to work at Walmart — well, now's your chance. The retail giant has released a...

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As the much-hyped startup Essential runs into troubles, a smaller company called OnePlus shows the right way to compete with Apple and Samsung (AAPL, GOOGL, GOOG)
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As the much-hyped startup Essential runs into troubles, a smaller company called OnePlus shows the right way to compete with Apple and Samsung (AAPL, GOOGL, GOOG)

Essential, the smartphone company founded by Android co-creator Andy Rubin, isn't showing many signs of success. The company reportedly cut 30% of...

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This Irish CEO explains how a barista in a hipster coffee shop inspired Intercom, a $1.3 billion startup
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This Irish CEO explains how a barista in a hipster coffee shop inspired Intercom, a $1.3 billion startup

Eoghan McCabe is the CEO and cofounder of Intercom, one of the fastest growing startups in Silicon Valley. Intercom offers services that help...

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Here's how to buy a discounted car through Costco (COST)
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Here's how to buy a discounted car through Costco (COST)

Costco members can get discounted vehicles, service, parts, and accessories through the Costco Auto Program. The Costco Auto Program allows Costco...

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Google will reportedly charge European phone makers as much as $40 per phone to add popular apps like Gmail and Maps (GOOGL, GOOG)
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Google will reportedly charge European phone makers as much as $40 per phone to add popular apps like Gmail and Maps (GOOGL, GOOG)

Google will ask for $40 per device in "licensing fees" from Android manufacturers that want their phones to include Google's app bundle, the Verge...

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China's biggest retailer is coming to America with the help of Google
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China's biggest retailer is coming to America with the help of Google

China's JD.com will soon have a flagship online store on Google. It will be the first time the Chinese e-commerce giant can sell directly to US...

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Here's where you can legally consume marijuana in the US in 2018
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Here's where you can legally consume marijuana in the US in 2018

On April 20, marijuana enthusiasts in some US states will light up legally in celebration of "420," an unofficial marijuana holiday. The United...

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This self-storage startup lets you take your extra junk and rent it to strangers for cash or cryptocurrency
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This self-storage startup lets you take your extra junk and rent it to strangers for cash or cryptocurrency

Omni — a San Francisco-based self-storage startup that's raised over $40 million — is on a mission to transform the traditional self-storage world....

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We compared Whole Foods' grocery delivery from Amazon Prime Now and Instacart, and it was clear which service does it better
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We compared Whole Foods' grocery delivery from Amazon Prime Now and Instacart, and it was clear which service does it better

Instacart used to have exclusive rights to Whole Foods delivery. That changed when Amazon acquired the grocer. Instacart is a delivery company that...

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The world's biggest chat platform for gaming is taking aim at Steam, the world's biggest gaming storefront
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The world's biggest chat platform for gaming is taking aim at Steam, the world's biggest gaming storefront

The world's largest chat platform for gaming, Discord, has over 150 million users. On Tuesday, the company's digital storefront for games went...

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How e-tailers can take advantage of the growing popularity of smart home devices to engage with consumers (AMZN, TGT, GOOGL, WMT, GE)
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How e-tailers can take advantage of the growing popularity of smart home devices to engage with consumers (AMZN, TGT, GOOGL, WMT, GE)

This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about...

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Amazon's latest charitable donation could be a message to HQ2 candidate cities (AMZN)
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Amazon's latest charitable donation could be a message to HQ2 candidate cities (AMZN)

Amazon announced a new grant for Seattle Public Schools on Monday. The e-commerce giant set aside $2 million for the Alliance for Education to...

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Kanye West gave an impromptu 'keynote' address standing on tables at an Apple store after Trump meeting
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Kanye West gave an impromptu 'keynote' address standing on tables at an Apple store after Trump meeting

Kanye West climbed onto a table in a DC Apple store to deliver a speech about President Donald Trump and new "Make America Great Again" hats that...

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The progression of office culture from the 50s to today
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The progression of office culture from the 50s to today

Take a look back in time. Office life has undergone a number of major changes since the 1950s. Of course, workplaces have always varied in terms of...

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The ugliest building in every US state, according to people who live there
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The ugliest building in every US state, according to people who live there

Architecture is a form of art. When a city constructs a new building, it should add beauty to its streetscape. But that doesn't always happen....

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Amazon quietly ended its year-old program that was supposed to be like a better vending machine (AMZN)
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Amazon quietly ended its year-old program that was supposed to be like a better vending machine (AMZN)

Amazon announced Instant Pickup in August 2017, offering instant purchasing much like a vending machine. It started with five Pickup locations and...

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Ex-Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer wants to turn a funeral home where she held wild Halloween parties into a private women's club
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Ex-Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer wants to turn a funeral home where she held wild Halloween parties into a private women's club

Marissa Mayer has laid out a proposal to turn a former funeral home into a facility that serves women and families in the community. In the past,...

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Amazon's new store is its latest huge bet in defiance of the retail apocalypse (AMZN)
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Amazon's new store is its latest huge bet in defiance of the retail apocalypse (AMZN)

Amazon opened its new Amazon 4-star store to the public on Thursday. It's just one of several physical retail initiatives the e-commerce giant has...

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How Amazon explains the difference between its rapidly expanding stores could show a limitation for the company (AMZN)
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How Amazon explains the difference between its rapidly expanding stores could show a limitation for the company (AMZN)

Amazon unveiled its Amazon 4-star concept on Thursday. It's a store that only sells items ranked four stars or above on its website by customers'...

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