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Trump slams Sears leadership after bankruptcy filing, saying the company was 'obviously improperly run for many years' (SHLD)
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Trump slams Sears leadership after bankruptcy filing, saying the company was 'obviously improperly run for many years' (SHLD)

President Donald Trump is mourning the death of Sears as it files for bankruptcy, calling the company's downward spiral "very very sad." "Sears has...

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Sears is shuttering 142 stores, with liquidation sales starting immediately — here's the complete list of closing stores (SHLD)
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Sears is shuttering 142 stores, with liquidation sales starting immediately — here's the complete list of closing stores (SHLD)

Sears is closing 142 Sears and Kmart stores, with liquidation sales beginning immediately. Sears announced the closings on Monday as the company...

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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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'I've decided to step down as CEO': Eddie Lampert sends email to Sears employees after the company files for bankruptcy (SHLD)
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'I've decided to step down as CEO': Eddie Lampert sends email to Sears employees after the company files for bankruptcy (SHLD)

Eddie Lampert sent an email to Sears employees on Monday announcing the company's bankruptcy filing. "I’ve decided to step down as CEO," Lampert...

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USPS price hike may make retailers turn to omnichannel
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USPS price hike may make retailers turn to omnichannel

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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Sears is closing hundreds of stores and keeping the rest open through the holiday season — but shoppers won't get the blowout deals they might be expecting (SHLD)
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Sears is closing hundreds of stores and keeping the rest open through the holiday season — but shoppers won't get the blowout deals they might be expecting (SHLD)

Sears filed for bankruptcy and announced plans to close 142 stores before the end of the year. While customers may expect blowout deals, Sears'...

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Sears has confirmed plans to shut down 142 more stores, and will hold massive liquidation sales (SHLD)
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Sears has confirmed plans to shut down 142 more stores, and will hold massive liquidation sales (SHLD)

Sears said Monday that it will close 142 more stores, part of its plans to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Massive liquidation sales will start at...

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We shopped at IKEA and Target to see which is a better place to buy inexpensive furniture. Here's the verdict. (TGT)
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We shopped at IKEA and Target to see which is a better place to buy inexpensive furniture. Here's the verdict. (TGT)

IKEA and Target both sell a ton of inexpensive furniture and home products. IKEA has more to choose from because its warehouses sell only furniture...

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Here are IKEA's secrets to keeping its prices so low
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Here are IKEA's secrets to keeping its prices so low

Shoppers love IKEA because of how affordable its furniture is. Many IKEA products cost about half the price of competitors. Part of why IKEA's...

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Sears is reportedly nearing a deal to immediately close certain stores and keep others open through Christmas (SHLD)
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Sears is reportedly nearing a deal to immediately close certain stores and keep others open through Christmas (SHLD)

Sears is nearing a deal that would keep stores open for a few more weeks, with the goal of surviving until Christmas, CNBC reports. The deal would...

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Why Amazon, Alibaba, and JD.com are opening brick-and-mortar stores in the midst of the retail apocalypse
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Why Amazon, Alibaba, and JD.com are opening brick-and-mortar stores in the midst of the retail apocalypse

This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report here. If we're living through a ...

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Here's what will happen to your Sears warranty if the company goes bankrupt (SHLD)
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Here's what will happen to your Sears warranty if the company goes bankrupt (SHLD)

Sears has long been a top seller of home appliances in the US, and with those appliances, the retailer has sold countless warranties. The company...

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Hundreds of Sears stores could soon close — here's what might replace them (SHLD)
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Hundreds of Sears stores could soon close — here's what might replace them (SHLD)

Sears could close hundreds of stores in the coming months as it nears bankruptcy. Mall owners are increasingly looking to attract gyms, off-price...

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Walgreens is raising wages and it's all because of Trump's tax cuts (WBA)
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Walgreens is raising wages and it's all because of Trump's tax cuts (WBA)

Walgreens Boots Alliance announced that it will make investments around $150 million to boost mainly its in-store wages in fiscal 2019 in the light...

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E-tailers are set to open hundreds of physical stores in the next 5 years (AMZN)
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E-tailers are set to open hundreds of physical stores in the next 5 years (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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These are the biggest clothing companies in America
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These are the biggest clothing companies in America

America's biggest apparel and footwear retailers rake in a massive amount of revenue each year. Companies such as Nike and TJ Maxx are dominating...

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High-end marijuana retailer MedMen just spent $682 million on the largest US cannabis acquisition in history
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High-end marijuana retailer MedMen just spent $682 million on the largest US cannabis acquisition in history

MedMen, one of the booming cannabis industry's most recognizable brands, acquired medical marijuana retailer PharmaCann in a $682 million stock...

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Macy's will kick off its Black Friday sales on Thanksgiving Day (M)
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Macy's will kick off its Black Friday sales on Thanksgiving Day (M)

Macy's will start its Black Friday sales on Thanksgiving. The department store is expected to be open between the hours of 5 p.m. and 2 a.m. on...

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We went shopping at one of New York City's most famous department stores as it prepares to close for good. Here's what it was like.
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We went shopping at one of New York City's most famous department stores as it prepares to close for good. Here's what it was like.

Lord & Taylor is closing its flagship store on Fifth Avenue after more than 100 years in business. Parent company Hudson's Bay announced last...

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Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger are sending a clear signal that Amazon is the future of fashion, and it's terrible news for department stores (AMZN, PVH)
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Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger are sending a clear signal that Amazon is the future of fashion, and it's terrible news for department stores (AMZN, PVH)

Amazon now offers a bigger selection of Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger clothing than Macy's and JCPenney do, according to a recent report from...

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WeWork is planning to open 500 in-house markets
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WeWork is planning to open 500 in-house markets

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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Decaying stores, plunging sales, and a remote CEO: How Sears was driven to the edge of bankruptcy (SHLD)
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Decaying stores, plunging sales, and a remote CEO: How Sears was driven to the edge of bankruptcy (SHLD)

Sears, once America's most iconic retailer, is reportedly on the verge of filing for bankruptcy. Sears CEO Eddie Lampert has blamed the company's...

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Starbucks is copying companies like Home Depot and Apple as the war for talent heats up (SBUX)
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Starbucks is copying companies like Home Depot and Apple as the war for talent heats up (SBUX)

Starbucks is partnering with Care.com to roll out new child and elder care benefits to workers. Benefits include 10 subsidized care days a year,...

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Walmart is looking into selling cannabis products in its Canadian stores
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Walmart is looking into selling cannabis products in its Canadian stores

Walmart's Canadian division is exploring the sale of marijuana products in its stores, according to reports. The company said it had carried out...

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Black Friday is dead — and constant discounts could be to blame
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Black Friday is dead — and constant discounts could be to blame

Black Friday is dead. According to data gathered by BestBlackFriday.com, at least 60 retailers plan to keep their stores closed during Thanksgiving...

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Walmart bringing a new type of automation to its stores (WMT)
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Walmart bringing a new type of automation to its stores (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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Walmart is bringing a new type of automation to its stores (WMT)
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Walmart is bringing a new type of automation to its stores (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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Amazon wants to show you in person how valuable Prime is
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Amazon wants to show you in person how valuable Prime is

Amazon opened its first Amazon 4-star concept store in New York in September. It's reportedly already expanding the concept to another location in...

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We visited Hobby Lobby, Michaels, and Joann to see which was a better arts-and-crafts store, and there was a clear winner
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We visited Hobby Lobby, Michaels, and Joann to see which was a better arts-and-crafts store, and there was a clear winner

Hobby Lobby, Michaels, and Joann Stores all sell arts-and-crafts products like canvases and paint, sketchbooks, scrap-booking supplies, and home...

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How artificial intelligence can help retailers deliver the highly personalized experiences shoppers desire
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How artificial intelligence can help retailers deliver the highly personalized experiences shoppers desire

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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