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Wealthy weekender's guide: Where to eat, shop, stay, and party in the Hamptons
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Wealthy weekender's guide: Where to eat, shop, stay, and party in the Hamptons

The Hamptons, a series of beach towns dotting eastern Long Island, New York, are a popular summer destination for the wealthy. Business Insider...

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Walmart is piloting a new health clinic offering mental health and dental services, in the retail giant's latest healthcare test
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Walmart is piloting a new health clinic offering mental health and dental services, in the retail giant's latest healthcare test

Walmart is opening a new health clinic in Dallas, Georgia next month. The clinic will offer primary care services as well as hearing tests, vision...

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Costco employees share their 9 best tips for getting an even better deal on your next shopping trip (COST)
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Costco employees share their 9 best tips for getting an even better deal on your next shopping trip (COST)

Costco deals are a great way to save money — but they're not always obvious. Business Insider asked 49 Costco employees to share their top tips for...

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18 of the most massive real-estate price cuts we've seen in the past year, from the 70% discount on Michael Jackson's ranch to a $20 million price chop on a log mansion
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18 of the most massive real-estate price cuts we've seen in the past year, from the 70% discount on Michael Jackson's ranch to a $20 million price chop on a log mansion

In the past year, several notable million-dollar properties have received massive price cuts. As luxury mansions and penthouses sit on the market...

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Walmart has cracked the code for merging AI rollouts with employee feedback to produce buzzy (and cost-saving) new tech
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Walmart has cracked the code for merging AI rollouts with employee feedback to produce buzzy (and cost-saving) new tech

Once new artificial-intelligence-powered technology is introduced to stores, Walmart typically learns upward of 15 other ideas from store...

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Apple will finally help independent repair shops fix your broken iPhone (AAPL)
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Apple will finally help independent repair shops fix your broken iPhone (AAPL)

Apple is launching a new program that enables independent repair shops to get access to the company's materials and tools for performing out-of...

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React, a popular open source project that started at Facebook, is adopting a new code of conduct after several people on Twitter called out racism in the community (FB)
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React, a popular open source project that started at Facebook, is adopting a new code of conduct after several people on Twitter called out racism in the community (FB)

Starting last week and over the weekend, a series of heated online events known as #Reactgate unfolded on Twitter. #Reactgate centered around the...

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Authorities want to build a 10-mile wall around Burning Man's desert site — here's why and when it could happen
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Authorities want to build a 10-mile wall around Burning Man's desert site — here's why and when it could happen

Burning Man is a cultural festival taking place in the Nevada desert that has attracted up to 80,000 attendees for its many art installations,...

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Salaryo, a startup that loans people money to rent flex-office spaces, just nabbed funding. It adds another layer of financing to the world of WeWork and its rivals.
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Salaryo, a startup that loans people money to rent flex-office spaces, just nabbed funding. It adds another layer of financing to the world of WeWork and its rivals.

Salaryo, a two-year-old firm that provides financing for small businesses and startups to pay coworking security deposits and rent spaces, told...

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Lord & Taylor, one of the most iconic department stores in America, is being acquired by a clothing rental company
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Lord & Taylor, one of the most iconic department stores in America, is being acquired by a clothing rental company

Le Tote, a San Francisco-based clothing subscription clothing service, has acquired Lord & Taylor in a $75 million deal with the luxury retailer's...

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A look at the nonbank and alternative lending industry in 2019 (WFC, BAC, C, JPM, USB, PYPL)
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A look at the nonbank and alternative lending industry in 2019 (WFC, BAC, C, JPM, USB, PYPL)

Business Insider Intelligence is launching its brand new Banking coverage in early September. To obtain a free preview of our Banking Briefing,...

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NYC landlords were caught renting out 'micro rooms' for $600 a month. Here are 7 places in the US where you can legally rent an apartment for that much — or less.
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NYC landlords were caught renting out 'micro rooms' for $600 a month. Here are 7 places in the US where you can legally rent an apartment for that much — or less.

In August, two Manhattan landlords were caught renting out illegal micro-apartments for $600 a month. Zillow provided Business Insider with a list...

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The CEO of a $600 million startup blasted Silicon Valley's culture of delaying IPOs, likening it to a college victory lap paid for by VCs
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The CEO of a $600 million startup blasted Silicon Valley's culture of delaying IPOs, likening it to a college victory lap paid for by VCs

Better.com CEO Vishal Garg told Business Insider he'd like his rapidly growing mortgage-tech company, which just closed its Series C, to tap the...

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Industrious' CEO tells us why the coworking startup is ditching leases and managing property instead — bigger rival WeWork is eyeing a similar pivot to help erase losses
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Industrious' CEO tells us why the coworking startup is ditching leases and managing property instead — bigger rival WeWork is eyeing a similar pivot to help erase losses

Flex-office startup Industrious has nabbed $80 million in Series D funding, with investments from landlord-partners, Fifth Wall Capital, Equinox,...

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Target is opening Disney shops in dozens of stores — here's where to find them (TGT)
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Target is opening Disney shops in dozens of stores — here's where to find them (TGT)

Target is opening Disney shops in dozens of stores. The first 25 Disney shops will open October 5 in Target stores across 16 states. The shops will...

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Nordstrom's new 'Sustainable Style' section of its website helps customers shop for responsibly produced clothes, home goods, and beauty products
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Nordstrom's new 'Sustainable Style' section of its website helps customers shop for responsibly produced clothes, home goods, and beauty products

Nordstrom just launched Sustainable Style- an online shopping category that consists entirely of responsibly-made products. The featured items are...

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How The Lemon Ice King of Corona became the most legendary Italian-ice shop in NYC
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How The Lemon Ice King of Corona became the most legendary Italian-ice shop in NYC

The Lemon Ice King of Corona has been a Queens institution for their legendary Italian ice for 75 years. Producer Medha Imam visited the Queens...

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WeWork might be painting itself as a tech company, but it's facing a bunch of old-school real estate worries
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WeWork might be painting itself as a tech company, but it's facing a bunch of old-school real estate worries

Some analysts are viewing WeWork as more of a real estate than tech company. The coworking firm listed its risk factors in a recent SEC filing as...

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Goldman Sachs and Kleiner Perkins-backed mortgage startup Better.com is eyeing an IPO in 2 to 3 years
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Goldman Sachs and Kleiner Perkins-backed mortgage startup Better.com is eyeing an IPO in 2 to 3 years

Better.com just closed a $160 million Series C funding round — and the company is already eyeing up plans for an initial public offering. Vishal...

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I moved from a town of 8,000 people to New York City — here are 9 things I do and don’t miss about small-town life
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I moved from a town of 8,000 people to New York City — here are 9 things I do and don’t miss about small-town life

Moving from a small town in Connecticut to New York City came with its challenges. I soon began to realize that there were things I really missed ...

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How to rent an apartment with not-so-great credit
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How to rent an apartment with not-so-great credit

If you have bad or poor credit, i.e. a score somewhere between 300 and 579, you may have trouble renting an apartment if you live in a city where...

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48 US cities where you can buy a mansion for under $1 million
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48 US cities where you can buy a mansion for under $1 million

A July 2019 study by GoBankingRates found 48 US cities where you can buy a 5,000-, 6,000-, 7,000-, or 8,000-square-foot mansion for under $1...

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2 big numbers — $4 billion and $47 billion — sum up WeWork's business model and the risky reason it could collapse in a recession
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2 big numbers — $4 billion and $47 billion — sum up WeWork's business model and the risky reason it could collapse in a recession

WeWork's initial public offering paperwork, or S-1, offered some numbers that both sum up its business and highlight its risks. The company touted...

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5 credit card benefits that can protect your summer travels, from rental car coverage to baggage insurance
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5 credit card benefits that can protect your summer travels, from rental car coverage to baggage insurance

If you're headed out of town this summer, your credit card's benefits could help pay for unexpected problems in the air or on the road. Rental car...

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I hated Crocs more than anyone, but just one visit to its store helped me understand why the brand is doing so well
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I hated Crocs more than anyone, but just one visit to its store helped me understand why the brand is doing so well

Like it or not, Crocs are here to stay. The company has sold more than 300 million pairs of shoes since 2002 and recently reported a 14% revenue...

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A colleague handed me the best book I've ever read about money, and I haven't stopped thinking about it since
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A colleague handed me the best book I've ever read about money, and I haven't stopped thinking about it since

A colleague gifted me "What It's Worth: Strengthening the Financial Future of Families, Communities and the Nation," but anyone can access it for...

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Tesla is offering solar panels to rent from $50 a month, after installations took a massive dive
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Tesla is offering solar panels to rent from $50 a month, after installations took a massive dive

Elon Musk announced a new solar panel rental programme from Tesla on Sunday. Customers will be able to rent panels starting from $50 per month in...

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A Lowe's executive explains how the home-improvement retailer is making the most of its partnership with the NFL (LOW)
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A Lowe's executive explains how the home-improvement retailer is making the most of its partnership with the NFL (LOW)

Lowe's is unveiling a slew of NFL-branded products to celebrate its partnership with the National Football League and the upcoming NFL season. The...

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Jyske Bank has debuted the world's first negative interest rate mortgage
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Jyske Bank has debuted the world's first negative interest rate mortgage

This is an excerpt from a story delivered exclusively to Business Insider Intelligence Banking subscribers. To receive the full story plus other...

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My credit history vanished when I moved to the US, so I took 4 steps to start building up my credit all over again
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My credit history vanished when I moved to the US, so I took 4 steps to start building up my credit all over again

When I moved to the US from Canada in 2016, I assumed my credit history would move with me — but it didn't. After years of establishing credit in...

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