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Walgreens is doubling down on Amazon's key strength, and it could change the way you get your prescriptions (WBA)
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Walgreens is doubling down on Amazon's key strength, and it could change the way you get your prescriptions (WBA)

Walgreens just made a move that could protect its business from Amazon and rival CVS Health. On Thursday, the pharmacy giant announced a...

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Dead department stores are finding an unexpected new life with U-Haul (M, SHLD, UHAL)
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Dead department stores are finding an unexpected new life with U-Haul (M, SHLD, UHAL)

U-Haul is looking to buy 13 former Sears and Kmart stores for $62 million, court documents show. These former department store locations will be...

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Walmart has enabled online ordering in-store (WMT)
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Walmart has enabled online ordering in-store (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 New Yorkers support Amazon coming to town but many hate the deal, a new poll says (AMZN)
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Most New Yorkers support Amazon coming to town but many hate the deal, a new poll says (AMZN)

A new poll by Quinnipiac University found that New York City residents — even ones in Queens —largely support Amazon coming to town. The 1,075 New...

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Here are the best retailers to work for in 2019, according to employees
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Here are the best retailers to work for in 2019, according to employees

Retail work can be rough — but some retailers have proven to be positive and dynamic workplaces. Glassdoor just ranked the best places to work in...

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A woman is suing Hilton for $100 million, accusing a person of filming her in the shower and posting the video to pornographic sites (HLT)
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A woman is suing Hilton for $100 million, accusing a person of filming her in the shower and posting the video to pornographic sites (HLT)

A woman is suing Hilton Worldwide for $100 million, claiming that she was filmed in the shower during her stay at one of its hotels in Albany, New...

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Etsy shut down one of its newest businesses in less than 2 weeks, and the CEO says it's an example of his team's new approach to growth
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Etsy shut down one of its newest businesses in less than 2 weeks, and the CEO says it's an example of his team's new approach to growth

Etsy went through a challenging period in 2017 in which it shut down a new company just days after launching it. But now, the online marketplace...

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The 50 best places to work in 2019, according to employees
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The 50 best places to work in 2019, according to employees

If you're looking for a new job, you might want to check out companies where employees are happier than the norm. Glassdoor has released its annual...

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Amazon is testing bigger Go stores (AMZN)
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Amazon is testing bigger Go stores (AMZN)

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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Fender listened closely to working musicians to update its US-made, American Performer guitars
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Fender listened closely to working musicians to update its US-made, American Performer guitars

Fender has substantially updated its American Performer lineup, formerly known as American Special. The new line is the entry point to Fender made...

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This credit card for foodies offers delicious rewards, but I won't sign up
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This credit card for foodies offers delicious rewards, but I won't sign up

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider may receive a commission from The Points Guy Affiliate Network....

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We shopped at Kohl's and Burlington to see which was a better store, and there was a clear winner (KSS, BURL)
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We shopped at Kohl's and Burlington to see which was a better store, and there was a clear winner (KSS, BURL)

Kohl's and Burlington are both thriving. The variety of products, low prices, and increased demand for off-price products could all be reasons for...

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Here's what Amazon employees can expect from their new neighborhood when HQ2 opens in Crystal City, Virginia (AMZN, JBGS)
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Here's what Amazon employees can expect from their new neighborhood when HQ2 opens in Crystal City, Virginia (AMZN, JBGS)

Amazon is moving 25,000 employees into a new campus in Northern Virginia. The ecommerce giant chose Arlington's Crystal City neighborhood (along...

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We shopped at TJ Maxx and Burlington to see which was a better discount store, and the winner was clear for a key reason (TJX, BURL)
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We shopped at TJ Maxx and Burlington to see which was a better discount store, and the winner was clear for a key reason (TJX, BURL)

TJ Maxx and Burlington are both thriving. The variety of products, low prices, and increased demand for off-price products is part of the reason...

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Retailers must be prepared for holiday returns
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Retailers must be prepared for holiday returns

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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J.Crew is said to be cutting the only line of clothing it sells on Amazon after reports surface that former CEO Mickey Drexler didn't support the deal (AMZN)
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J.Crew is said to be cutting the only line of clothing it sells on Amazon after reports surface that former CEO Mickey Drexler didn't support the deal (AMZN)

J.Crew is reportedly shutting down its low-cost Mercantile collection less than three months after it launched on Amazon. In a memo sent to...

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Ikea employees say that changes to the stores are creating a divisive environment where 'nobody is willing to help'
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Ikea employees say that changes to the stores are creating a divisive environment where 'nobody is willing to help'

Ikea US employees say that the furniture chain's pivot to become more customer-centric isn't working out. The international furniture retailer's US...

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We compared Dunkin's first store to its brand-new 'store of the future' — and it showed how far the coffee giant has come (DNKN)
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We compared Dunkin's first store to its brand-new 'store of the future' — and it showed how far the coffee giant has come (DNKN)

Dunkin' Donuts— which is now just Dunkin'— revealed its plans for the "store of the future" in early September, starting with a name change that...

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This could be the last truly cheap Black Friday, thanks to Trump's trade war
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This could be the last truly cheap Black Friday, thanks to Trump's trade war

Black Friday 2018 could be the last truly cheap Black Friday due to incoming tariffs from Donald Trump's trade war with China. 2018 has not seen...

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This is how you can use your Costco membership to rent a car
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This is how you can use your Costco membership to rent a car

Costco gives members access to a variety of car-related services. Costco members can rent cars at discounted prices through Costco Travel. The...

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This Black Friday is set to be the best America has seen in years
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This Black Friday is set to be the best America has seen in years

Black Friday 2018 is likely to be the best America has seen in years. Total spend for Black Friday weekend is estimated to hit $59.6 billion with...

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I visited Target and Best Buy on Black Friday — and I couldn't believe how empty they were (TGT, BBY)
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I visited Target and Best Buy on Black Friday — and I couldn't believe how empty they were (TGT, BBY)

Black Friday isn't as crazy of a shopping day as it once was. Black Friday's decline is in large part due to the rise of online shopping and heavy...

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Macy's flagship store stayed open all night over Thanksgiving, but employees say it isn't worth it (M)
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Macy's flagship store stayed open all night over Thanksgiving, but employees say it isn't worth it (M)

Macy's flagship store in New York City is open through the night over Thanksgiving and Black Friday. Some employees told Business Insider that the...

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Black Friday is projected to be the strongest in years — here's how retail stocks are reacting
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Black Friday is projected to be the strongest in years — here's how retail stocks are reacting

Black Friday 2018 spending was projected to climb by 5.7% versus a year ago, which would be the fastest growth since 2011. Retail stocks were mixed...

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Shoppers using smartphones under the dinner table have made Thanksgiving one of the biggest days for online shopping
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Shoppers using smartphones under the dinner table have made Thanksgiving one of the biggest days for online shopping

Smartphone use for both browsing and shopping online has exploded this Thanksgiving. They have contributed 54.4% of all traffic to retail sites so...

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Lowe's has 'a big window of opportunity' after shutting down its underperforming stores, UBS says (LOW)
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Lowe's has 'a big window of opportunity' after shutting down its underperforming stores, UBS says (LOW)

Lowe's on Tuesday reported third-quarter earnings that beat on both the top and bottom lines but saw comparable sales miss Wall Street's estimates....

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See inside Dunkin's first-ever 'store of the future,' complete with cold-brew taps and a new two-lane drive-thru (DNKN)
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See inside Dunkin's first-ever 'store of the future,' complete with cold-brew taps and a new two-lane drive-thru (DNKN)

Dunkin' Donuts— which is now just Dunkin'— revealed its plans for the "store of the future" in early September, starting with a name change that...

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Old Navy is one of the most successful stores in retail right now — but Gap's struggles are raining on its parade (GPS)
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Old Navy is one of the most successful stores in retail right now — but Gap's struggles are raining on its parade (GPS)

Gap is struggling while its sister brands thrive. In its most recent earnings results, reported on Tuesday, same-store sales at the Gap brand were...

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Here’s how consumers say retailers can pull them away from Amazon on Black Friday and Cyber Monday (AMZN)
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Here’s how consumers say retailers can pull them away from Amazon on Black Friday and Cyber Monday (AMZN)

This is an excerpt from Business Insider Intelligence's E-Commerce coverage. Click here to learn how to access the full post. Amazon is online...

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Kate Spade's Frances Valentine brand just opened its first-ever physical store — take a look inside
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Kate Spade's Frances Valentine brand just opened its first-ever physical store — take a look inside

Kate Spade's brand, Frances Valentine, opened its first physical store in Manhattan last week. Kate and Andy Spade started Frances Valentine in...

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