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From NASA artifacts retrieved from the ocean floor to vintage photographs, take a look at 7 billionaires' collections
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From NASA artifacts retrieved from the ocean floor to vintage photographs, take a look at 7 billionaires' collections

Philanthropy is the most popular pastime among billionaires, Business Insider previously reported, but many of the world's wealthiest people also...

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We visited Nike, Adidas, and Under Armour to see which store does athletic-wear the best — the winner shocked us
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We visited Nike, Adidas, and Under Armour to see which store does athletic-wear the best — the winner shocked us

Nike is considered the dominant player in the sports-retail market, but competitors like Adidas are not far behind. Under Armour has been climbing...

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Airbnb competitor Sonder reaches unicorn status in latest fundraising round
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Airbnb competitor Sonder reaches unicorn status in latest fundraising round

Sonder, an Airbnb competitor, said it has closed a $210 million Series D funding round. This brings the firm's total valuation north of $1 billion,...

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The 25 US cities where rent is increasing the fastest, ranked
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The 25 US cities where rent is increasing the fastest, ranked

Rents across America continue to rise. As of July 2019, the national median rent for a one-bedroom apartment is $1,220, according to a report by...

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The husband-and-wife duo who founded Forever 21 — and had a combined net worth of nearly $6 million in 2015 — have fallen from their billionaire status
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The husband-and-wife duo who founded Forever 21 — and had a combined net worth of nearly $6 million in 2015 — have fallen from their billionaire status

Forever 21 cofounders Jin Sook and Do Won Chang are no longer billionaires, according to Forbes estimates. Each half of the married couple now has...

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Amazon’s Off-to-College storefront is the ultimate shopping destination for students living on and off campus
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Amazon’s Off-to-College storefront is the ultimate shopping destination for students living on and off campus

Amazon just launched the Off-to-College storefront, an online destination for all things college that makes shopping easier for parents and...

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Walmart and giant US retailers turn up heat on Amazon and Google by calling for blockbuster antitrust investigation
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Walmart and giant US retailers turn up heat on Amazon and Google by calling for blockbuster antitrust investigation

An association of US retail giants, including Walmart, Target, and Best Buy, have backed calls for an antitrust investigation into Amazon and...

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We visited a Hollister flagship store that's closing soon and saw why the brand needed a new strategy (ANF)
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We visited a Hollister flagship store that's closing soon and saw why the brand needed a new strategy (ANF)

Abercrombie & Fitch announced in March it would shutter up to 40 stores across its brands in fiscal 2019. The company also owns Hollister and...

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Gen Z is leading an evolution in shopping that could kill brands as we know them
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Gen Z is leading an evolution in shopping that could kill brands as we know them

Generation Z's approach to brands is part of what sets it apart from previous generations. When deciding where to shop, their primary motivator is...

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We shopped at Urban Outfitters and Anthropologie to see which store was superior and why their parent company is struggling. What we saw made everything clear.
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We shopped at Urban Outfitters and Anthropologie to see which store was superior and why their parent company is struggling. What we saw made everything clear.

Anthropologie and Urban Outfitters are both branches of a larger parent brand, URBN — in the last three months, its shares have dropped nearly 15.9...

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I tried Haverdash, an unlimited clothing rental service that only costs $59 a month — it's like Rent the Runway, but with more affordable brands
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I tried Haverdash, an unlimited clothing rental service that only costs $59 a month — it's like Rent the Runway, but with more affordable brands

Online clothing-rental services like Rent the Runway are becoming more popular as shoppers realize the benefits of a rotating wardrobe. However,...

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Sidewalk Labs' $900 million plan to remake Toronto's waterfront has finally been unveiled. The CEO is baffled by some of the controversy.
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Sidewalk Labs' $900 million plan to remake Toronto's waterfront has finally been unveiled. The CEO is baffled by some of the controversy.

Sidewalk Labs, the urban innovation arm of Google's parent company, Alphabet, plans to invest $900 million in a high-tech neighborhood that will...

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Most people think real estate is a safe bet, but 1 key indicator looks like we're in for another Great Recession
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Most people think real estate is a safe bet, but 1 key indicator looks like we're in for another Great Recession

Big Wall Street investors are now investing roughly 10% of their portfolios into real estate and increasingly, they're putting their money into...

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'The Office' is leaving Netflix in 2021 — and moving to NBC's own streaming service
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'The Office' is leaving Netflix in 2021 — and moving to NBC's own streaming service

NBC's "The Office" will leave Netflix in 2021 and will move to NBC's own advertisement-supported streaming service, according to a CNBC report on...

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Apple is making a big expansion into Seattle, with plans to put 2,000 employees in two towers blocks away from Amazon’s HQ (AAPL)
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Apple is making a big expansion into Seattle, with plans to put 2,000 employees in two towers blocks away from Amazon’s HQ (AAPL)

Apple announced its expansion in Seattle to a 650,000-square-foot office space by the end of 2019. Apple will increase its presence in Seattle to 2...

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7 mind-blowing facts about Target's business (TGT)
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7 mind-blowing facts about Target's business (TGT)

Target is a major force in the world of retail. Business Insider reviewed the company's US Securities and Exchange Commission filings to get a...

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How to invest in real estate to build long-term wealth
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How to invest in real estate to build long-term wealth

Investing in real estate takes time, patience, and most importantly, cash. You probably shouldn't invest in real estate until you have an emergency...

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Dollar General is rolling out FedEx drop-off and collection services at thousands of its stores to help it take on Walmart (DG, WMT)
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Dollar General is rolling out FedEx drop-off and collection services at thousands of its stores to help it take on Walmart (DG, WMT)

Dollar General will bring FedEx drop-off and collection services to 8,000 of its stores by 2020. By the end of the summer of 2019, these services...

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Costco workers reveal 6 things they'd never buy from the store (COST)
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Costco workers reveal 6 things they'd never buy from the store (COST)

Costco products are famous for being bulk-sized and cost-effective. Business Insider reached out to Costco employees to find out what items they...

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Experts say these are the biggest mistakes retailers make when merging their store and online experience
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Experts say these are the biggest mistakes retailers make when merging their store and online experience

An increasing number of retailers are investing in omnichannel programs in stores, like mobile point-of-sales and buy online, pick up in-store....

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6 of the most comfortable online underwear brands we’ve tried — from $10 pairs to $26 premium styles
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6 of the most comfortable online underwear brands we’ve tried — from $10 pairs to $26 premium styles

Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider, Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate...

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I visited HomeGoods and At Home to see which home decor retailer is better, and the winner is clear
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I visited HomeGoods and At Home to see which home decor retailer is better, and the winner is clear

At Home is a rapidly expanding big-box retail chain that specializes in home furnishings and decor. At Home rivals HomeGoods, a similar home decor...

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Take a look inside the pair of twisting glass towers in NYC that's drawing attention from international billionaire buyers, from Jeff Bezos to New Zealand's richest person
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Take a look inside the pair of twisting glass towers in NYC that's drawing attention from international billionaire buyers, from Jeff Bezos to New Zealand's richest person

A pair of twisting luxury towers in New York City is attracting attention from billionaire buyers. The XI in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood is a...

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The second Amazon Go store in New York has a mini self-serve Starbucks coffee bar inside (AMZN)
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The second Amazon Go store in New York has a mini self-serve Starbucks coffee bar inside (AMZN)

Amazon is opening its 13th Go store — and second one in New York — on Tuesday. Located in midtown Manhattan, the store is designed to cater to the...

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9 facts about the New York City housing market that will make you glad you live somewhere else
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9 facts about the New York City housing market that will make you glad you live somewhere else

New York City is the biggest city in the US, and it has an equally massive housing market. The average rent in Manhattan is more than $3,000, and...

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6 places to buy prescription glasses online using insurance, HSA, or FSA money
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6 places to buy prescription glasses online using insurance, HSA, or FSA money

Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider, Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate...

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We shopped at Forever 21 and H&M and saw firsthand why one store is clearly outperforming the other
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We shopped at Forever 21 and H&M and saw firsthand why one store is clearly outperforming the other

H&M — one of the largest fashion retailers in the world, with more than 4,400 namesake stores in 72 countries — is outshining its competitor,...

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I drove an $86,000 Toyota Land Cruiser to see if the off-road legend could live up to its incredible reputation
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I drove an $86,000 Toyota Land Cruiser to see if the off-road legend could live up to its incredible reputation

The Toyota Land Cruiser dates back to the 1950s. Once a pure offroader, the full-size SUV became popular with suburbanites in the 1990s. The 2018...

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THE AI IN INSURANCE REPORT: How forward-thinking insurers are using AI to slash costs and boost customer satisfaction as disruption looms
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THE AI IN INSURANCE REPORT: How forward-thinking insurers are using AI to slash costs and boost customer satisfaction as disruption looms

This is a preview of the AI in Insurance research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and...

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This sandwich shop is Florence's most legendary street eat
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This sandwich shop is Florence's most legendary street eat

All'Antico Vinaio is a must-try when visiting Florence. The shop is in the heart of the city center, just minutes away from Piazza della Signoria....

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