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The career rise of Susan Wojcicki, who rented her garage to Google's founders in 1998 and is now the CEO of YouTube (GOOG, GOOGL)
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The career rise of Susan Wojcicki, who rented her garage to Google's founders in 1998 and is now the CEO of YouTube (GOOG, GOOGL)

In 1998, Susan Wojcicki rented her Menlo Park, California, garage to Sergey Brin and Larry Page for $1,700 per month. The next year, she would join...

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Amazon has plans to open even more Whole Foods stores, and it shows the e-commerce giant has no intention to slow down its push into physical retail
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Amazon has plans to open even more Whole Foods stores, and it shows the e-commerce giant has no intention to slow down its push into physical retail

Amazon has plans to open even more Whole Foods stores to make its two-hour delivery service more accessible to customers, The Wall Street Journal...

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We compared shopping at Costco in the city and in the suburbs — and the loser was abundantly clear
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We compared shopping at Costco in the city and in the suburbs — and the loser was abundantly clear

We visited Costco stores in New York City and Norwalk, Connecticut to compare a city location to a suburban one. The stores themselves were nearly...

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Sears may be facing imminent death as deadline passes to rescue the company from liquidation
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Sears may be facing imminent death as deadline passes to rescue the company from liquidation

Sears, once America's most iconic retailer, is on the verge of liquidating. Sears CEO Eddie Lampert has blamed the company's decline on the media,...

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The video game industry is heading for massive upheaval, and nobody is safe (MSFT, SNE, GOOG, GOOGL)
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The video game industry is heading for massive upheaval, and nobody is safe (MSFT, SNE, GOOG, GOOGL)

"Fortnite" creators Epic Games spent 2018 challenging the way that Google, Apple, and the market-leading Steam games store do business. It's a sign...

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Traditional retailers have a key advantage over Amazon in the race to make online returns better
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Traditional retailers have a key advantage over Amazon in the race to make online returns better

Returns are costly for online retailers. Having a brick-and-mortar outlet, however, can cut down on the logistics cost of shipping returned items...

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We covered a ton of wild retail stories in 2018 — but Sam's Club's sudden store closures was the most shocking moment of the year
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We covered a ton of wild retail stories in 2018 — but Sam's Club's sudden store closures was the most shocking moment of the year

Sam's Club announced it would be shutting down 63 warehouses in January 2018. The closures affected 9,400 Sam's Club employees and hit Puerto Rico...

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Save up to 50% at Cole Haan, Target, and Nordstrom — and more of today's best deals from around the web
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Save up to 50% at Cole Haan, Target, and Nordstrom — and more of today's best deals from around the web

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from...

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Save up to 50% at L.L.Bean, Nordstrom, Nike, and Ralph Lauren — and more of today's best deals from around the web
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Save up to 50% at L.L.Bean, Nordstrom, Nike, and Ralph Lauren — and more of today's best deals from around the web

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from...

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The PlayStation Classic got a price cut after less than a month in stores – here's why $60 could be the right price for one (SNE)
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The PlayStation Classic got a price cut after less than a month in stores – here's why $60 could be the right price for one (SNE)

The PlayStation Classic is a miniature version of the original 1996 console — Sony's response to the wildly successful NES Classic and SNES Classic...

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Monopoly was never meant to be a fun game — here's why it's so frustrating to play
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Monopoly was never meant to be a fun game — here's why it's so frustrating to play

Monopoly isn't a fun game. It was originally created to be an insight into the trials and tribulations of money. That's why it ends in flipped...

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The 10 most expensive San Francisco neighborhoods in 2018, ranked
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The 10 most expensive San Francisco neighborhoods in 2018, ranked

The San Francisco housing market is so expensive that it's now commonly referred to as being in a crisis. PropertyShark and Business Insider teamed...

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10 cars that are most likely to last 200,000 miles
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10 cars that are most likely to last 200,000 miles

The automotive data and research site iSeeCars.com has compiled a list of the 10 vehicles that are most likely to last for 200,000 miles. Seven of...

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Shoppers trust Amazon, and it has completely changed the way last-minute holiday shopping is done (AMZN)
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Shoppers trust Amazon, and it has completely changed the way last-minute holiday shopping is done (AMZN)

Amazon has unleashed a slow revolution on holiday shopping, becoming one of the most important places people turn to when they shop for the season....

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The world's most popular video game chat app is now worth more than $2 billion, as it gears up to take on the makers of 'Fortnite'
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The world's most popular video game chat app is now worth more than $2 billion, as it gears up to take on the makers of 'Fortnite'

Discord is the world's largest chat platform for gaming, with more than 200 million users. The company is now valued at more than $2 billion after...

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5 times you can save money with senior discounts in your 50s
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5 times you can save money with senior discounts in your 50s

Some companies offer senior discounts that stretch the definition of " senior citizen."Here, we tracked down five ways you can earn senior...

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Dollar Tree and Dollar General have a secret weapon for keeping their prices so low (DLTR, DG)
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Dollar Tree and Dollar General have a secret weapon for keeping their prices so low (DLTR, DG)

Dollar stores are thriving right now. Dollar Tree, Dollar General, and Five Below all saw comparable sales increase in the third quarter of 2018....

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Walgreens just struck a deal with Google's parent company, but Wall Street is skeptical of the pharmacy giant's strategy
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Walgreens just struck a deal with Google's parent company, but Wall Street is skeptical of the pharmacy giant's strategy

Over the course of 2018, Walgreens has managed to partner up or strengthen its relationships with more than half a dozen companies like LabCorp,...

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GiftNow is a new and easy way to send a last-minute gift from stores like Target and Uniqlo without guessing what size or color they want — here's how it works
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GiftNow is a new and easy way to send a last-minute gift from stores like Target and Uniqlo without guessing what size or color they want — here's how it works

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Million dollar babies: 164 companies made their first $1 million from Apple's US App Store this year, powered by in-app subscriptions (AAPL)
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Million dollar babies: 164 companies made their first $1 million from Apple's US App Store this year, powered by in-app subscriptions (AAPL)

164 publishers made over $1 million for the first time this year in the United States from selling apps for iPhone, according to a new analysis....

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Here's how retailers are trying to attract last-minute holiday shoppers (TGT, AMZN, TPR)
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Here's how retailers are trying to attract last-minute holiday shoppers (TGT, AMZN, TPR)

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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28 once-in-a-lifetime trips you should take in 2019, according to National Geographic
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28 once-in-a-lifetime trips you should take in 2019, according to National Geographic

National Geographic has revealed its top travel destinations for 2019. Mexico City was named number one on its list. Places selected ranged from...

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Experts say 'affordable' rent costs 30% of your monthly income. Here are the US cities where people can actually pay that.
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Experts say 'affordable' rent costs 30% of your monthly income. Here are the US cities where people can actually pay that.

For your housing to generally be considered affordable, you shouldn't pay more than 30% of your income on rent. There are more than 60 US cities...

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VR isn't just for gamers — here's how Audi, Lowe's and Macy's are using it to boost sales and employee training (M, WMT, AUDVF, LOW, UPS)
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VR isn't just for gamers — here's how Audi, Lowe's and Macy's are using it to boost sales and employee training (M, WMT, AUDVF, LOW, UPS)

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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Save up to 50% on Adidas, Ugg boots, and Bose headphones — and more of today's best deals from around the web
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Save up to 50% on Adidas, Ugg boots, and Bose headphones — and more of today's best deals from around the web

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from...

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Whole Foods and Instacart are ending their partnership in 2019 (AMZN, WFM)
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Whole Foods and Instacart are ending their partnership in 2019 (AMZN, WFM)

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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I visited the iconic New York City holiday market with shops and an ice skating rink just steps from Times Square, and the experience was nothing like what I expected
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I visited the iconic New York City holiday market with shops and an ice skating rink just steps from Times Square, and the experience was nothing like what I expected

I visited an iconic New York City holiday market to see if it lived up to the hype. The Bank of America Winter Village is at Bryant Park in Midtown...

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CoverGirl's first store shows what the future of makeup shopping might look like
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CoverGirl's first store shows what the future of makeup shopping might look like

Beauty brand CoverGirl has opened its first-ever retail location in New York City. I visited the two-floor store and was impressed by its wide...

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A photographer has been capturing the rapid decline of shopping malls in the US for 3 years — and it shows just how bad the retail apocalypse has gotten
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A photographer has been capturing the rapid decline of shopping malls in the US for 3 years — and it shows just how bad the retail apocalypse has gotten

A retail apocalypse has officially descended on the US. Photographer Jesse Rieser's photo series "The Retail Apocalypse: The Changing Landscape of...

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Lululemon beats, but shares slide as 'what is good enough has become somewhat of a moving target' (LULU)
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Lululemon beats, but shares slide as 'what is good enough has become somewhat of a moving target' (LULU)

Lululemon beat Wall Street estimates on the top and bottom lines. Shares fell as much as 7% in after-hours trading Thursday before paring their...

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