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Sears is laying off hundreds of corporate employees after announcing 96 store closings
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Sears is laying off hundreds of corporate employees after announcing 96 store closings

Sears is laying off hundreds of corporate employees less than a week after announcing a new round of store closures. Some employees were told in a...

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35 haunting photos of abandoned shopping malls that highlight the impact of the retail apocalypse over the past decade
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35 haunting photos of abandoned shopping malls that highlight the impact of the retail apocalypse over the past decade

American malls are closing all over the US as the retail apocalypse continues. A report from Credit Suisse in 2017 estimated that 20-25% of malls...

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Amazon has started hiring for its new type of grocery store that's nothing like Whole Foods
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Amazon has started hiring for its new type of grocery store that's nothing like Whole Foods

Amazon has officially started hiring for its new grocery store. On Monday, the retailer posted four new positions for a store in Woodlands Hills,...

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WeWork is outsourcing its cleaning staff to real estate giant JLL
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WeWork is outsourcing its cleaning staff to real estate giant JLL

WeWork is outsourcing its facilities staff to real estate services company JLL, according to a Monday memo reviewed by Business Insider. Starting...

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A Southern California couple who worked 'blue collar' jobs plans to retire comfortably thanks to 3 strategies they started years ago
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A Southern California couple who worked 'blue collar' jobs plans to retire comfortably thanks to 3 strategies they started years ago

Corky and Patti Ewing of Southern California are retiring on a comfortable income, despite never earning more than a middle class income in...

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9 of the most tax-friendly states for retirees who want to save money
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9 of the most tax-friendly states for retirees who want to save money

Not all states are equally friendly to retirees. From sales tax to property tax, paying taxes can be a big expense to retired people living on a...

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10 of the best stores to shop for Christmas decorations — for every style and budget
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10 of the best stores to shop for Christmas decorations — for every style and budget

Christmas is right around the corner, which means it's time for decorating and holiday gift shopping. Christmas decorations are a fun and...

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Senior citizens in Minnesota now share their living space with a surprising band of roommates: College students
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Senior citizens in Minnesota now share their living space with a surprising band of roommates: College students

Six students from Winona State University and Saint Mary's University of Minnesota, both in Winona, Minnesota, are living at Senior Living at...

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A Manhattan real estate tycoon predicted WeWork would run into problems
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A Manhattan real estate tycoon predicted WeWork would run into problems

The boss of a billion-dollar real estate group predicted WeWork would run into problems. "We studied WeWork and we're not comfortable with their...

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We compared 8 products from Wegmans' and Trader Joe's private labels to see which was better, and the smaller chain won almost every time
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We compared 8 products from Wegmans' and Trader Joe's private labels to see which was better, and the smaller chain won almost every time

Wegmans and Trader Joe's are two grocery chains with cult followings. Both stores sell products like snacks and drinks under their own in-house...

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Founder who launched a Facebook-acquired VR company is back with an augmented reality startup for commercial real estate
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Founder who launched a Facebook-acquired VR company is back with an augmented reality startup for commercial real estate

Resonai, an AI and augmented reality startup, unveiled a commercial real estate tool called Vera on Thursday. It's being being piloted in locations...

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SoftBank portfolio company Reonomy raises $60 million in its quest to beat CoStar and become the real estate industry’s main source for analytics
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SoftBank portfolio company Reonomy raises $60 million in its quest to beat CoStar and become the real estate industry’s main source for analytics

Reonomy, a real estate data and analytics provider, said on Thursday that it has closed a $60 million Series D funding. The round was led by SaaS...

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We asked a 17-year Walmart transportation exec everything about the Fortune 1's massive supply chain network — from increasing sustainability to its trucking fleet that's more exclusive than Harvard. Here's the full conversation. (WMT)
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We asked a 17-year Walmart transportation exec everything about the Fortune 1's massive supply chain network — from increasing sustainability to its trucking fleet that's more exclusive than Harvard. Here's the full conversation. (WMT)

Walmart is the largest retailer in the US. It's also one of the largest transportation companies — topped off with an ultra-exclusive trucking...

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Electronic trader DRW's venture arm is jumping into flex-offices by leading $16 million in funding for real-estate startup SquareFoot
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Electronic trader DRW's venture arm is jumping into flex-offices by leading $16 million in funding for real-estate startup SquareFoot

SquareFoot, a marketplace and brokerage for mid-sized office space, said on Wednesday that it raised $16 million in a Series B round led by DRW...

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Even wealthy millennials are on the hunt for homes in more affordable areas, and it shows just how expensive housing in America has become
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Even wealthy millennials are on the hunt for homes in more affordable areas, and it shows just how expensive housing in America has become

Even wealthy millennials are on the hunt for real-estate markets that are more affordable, according to a new report by Coldwell Banker. Some can't...

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Kids were asked to 'Build the Wall' with paper bricks at a White House Halloween party
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Kids were asked to 'Build the Wall' with paper bricks at a White House Halloween party

At a Halloween party for the families of White House staff, executive branch employees, and VIP guests, kids were encouraged to participate in...

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Adam Neumann's inner circle, HBO Max power players, and the startups betting that your gut is healthcare's next frontier
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Adam Neumann's inner circle, HBO Max power players, and the startups betting that your gut is healthcare's next frontier

Hello! Much has been written about WeWork cofounder Adam Neumann over the past couple of months, and for good reason. But this week our team turned...

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The penthouse of NYC's Woolworth Building just got a $31 million price cut. Check out 'The Pinnacle,' which occupies the top 5 floors of the iconic, green-roofed skyscraper.
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The penthouse of NYC's Woolworth Building just got a $31 million price cut. Check out 'The Pinnacle,' which occupies the top 5 floors of the iconic, green-roofed skyscraper.

The 9,680-square-foot penthouse of New York City's iconic Woolworth Building is back on the market for $79 million, Business Insider learned from...

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No one wants to buy this $6.5 million century-old church-turned luxe townhome once owned by a tech CEO in San Francisco — take a look inside
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No one wants to buy this $6.5 million century-old church-turned luxe townhome once owned by a tech CEO in San Francisco — take a look inside

On the edge of a sprawling park in one of San Francisco's hottest, hipster neighborhoods is a century-old church-turned collection of four luxury...

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WeWork competitor Convene is still growing, and unique spaces like its 5th Ave location in New York prove it offers something different
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WeWork competitor Convene is still growing, and unique spaces like its 5th Ave location in New York prove it offers something different

Convene is a coworking and event space with offices in New York and 5 other cities. With WeWork's cancelled IPO, some analysts are questioning the...

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I spent 5 days in Monaco. Here's what life looks like in a land so wealthy it doesn't even track poverty rates.
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I spent 5 days in Monaco. Here's what life looks like in a land so wealthy it doesn't even track poverty rates.

Monaco, a tiny city-state on the French Riviera, doesn't track poverty rates. This is partially because the principality has no income tax,...

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'Good riddance': New York's governor responded to news that Trump, a lifelong New Yorker, declared himself a resident of Florida
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'Good riddance': New York's governor responded to news that Trump, a lifelong New Yorker, declared himself a resident of Florida

President Donald Trump, a lifelong New Yorker, has declared himself a resident of Palm Beach County, Florida. According to documents obtained by...

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