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Old Navy employees of color allege they were replaced with an all-white crew during filming of 'Queer Eye'
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Old Navy employees of color allege they were replaced with an all-white crew during filming of 'Queer Eye'

Employees of color at an Old Navy store in Philadelphia allege that they were replaced with an all-white crew and asked to stay away from filming...

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The food court at Costco's first Chinese store is serving seafood pizza and mango soft serve (COST)
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The food court at Costco's first Chinese store is serving seafood pizza and mango soft serve (COST)

China's first Costco location opened in Shanghai on Tuesday. Costco tweaked its food court menu to match local tastes, adding mango soft serve and...

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We compared grocery shopping at Walmart and Costco, and found the discount superstore is better for the average shopper
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We compared grocery shopping at Walmart and Costco, and found the discount superstore is better for the average shopper

Costco and Walmart are two major, nationwide retailers that offer a multitude of quality products at cheap prices. Both stores have large grocery...

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Ex-Apple store employees reveal the best things about working at the Apple Store (AAPL)
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Ex-Apple store employees reveal the best things about working at the Apple Store (AAPL)

Apple's retail strategy has always been an important part of the customer experience, especially its iconic iPhone launches. Much of that success...

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We shopped at Costco and Sam's Club to see which one does bulk better, and discovered Costco's extra membership cost is worth it
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We shopped at Costco and Sam's Club to see which one does bulk better, and discovered Costco's extra membership cost is worth it

Costco and Walmart-owned Sam's Club are two leading wholesale retailers with similar bulk-sized products and prices. Both require membership for...

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Eerie photos reveal the barren scene inside an iconic grocery chain that closed stores and couldn't pay vendors
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Eerie photos reveal the barren scene inside an iconic grocery chain that closed stores and couldn't pay vendors

Dean & DeLuca's Soho flagship store is eerily empty. Store employees say it's because of impending renovations. The luxury food-chain has closed...

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We order all of our groceries online, and it saves us more than $750 a month in time and money
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We order all of our groceries online, and it saves us more than $750 a month in time and money

My family orders groceries through exclusively through AmazonFresh, an online grocery delivery service. Not having to drive to the grocery store...

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ThredUp just raised another $175 million as it invades department stores
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ThredUp just raised another $175 million as it invades department stores

ThredUp, the online resale marketplace, announced an additional $175 million in funding from investors on Wednesday, bringing its total of raised...

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Amazon is opening new locations of its 4-Star and Books stores
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Amazon is opening new locations of its 4-Star and Books stores

This is an excerpt from a story delivered exclusively to Business Insider Intelligence Payments & Commerce subscribers. To receive the full story...

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Almost 800 people signed a petition to stop Costco from coming to their neighborhood (COST)
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Almost 800 people signed a petition to stop Costco from coming to their neighborhood (COST)

Costco is trying to open a store in San Rafael, California, and people are fighting back. Almost 800 people have signed a petition to stop Costco...

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As recession signals flash globally, consumer interest in these 11 retailers is still showing double-digit growth
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As recession signals flash globally, consumer interest in these 11 retailers is still showing double-digit growth

Signs of a looming global recession are springing up as major economies post slower economic growth, and as geopolitical uncertainty weighs on...

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Retail experts reveal why 'stodgy, suffering' Macy's and JCPenney won't be saved by partnerships with buzzy startup ThredUp
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Retail experts reveal why 'stodgy, suffering' Macy's and JCPenney won't be saved by partnerships with buzzy startup ThredUp

Macy's and JCPenney announced forthcoming pilot programs with ThredUp, featuring secondhand products from the popular e-commerce site in select...

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Fairway Market is so good that I don't go to Whole Foods anymore
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Fairway Market is so good that I don't go to Whole Foods anymore

In a shocking twist, New York City has the best regional grocery store: Fairway Market. Whether you prioritize prices, selection, or customer...

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A look back at Lowe’s journey from small family hardware store to retail giant (LOW)
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A look back at Lowe’s journey from small family hardware store to retail giant (LOW)

Lowe's boasts a long history, tracing its roots back to a single general store in North Wilkesboro, North Carolina. Business Insider took a look...

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10 brands that peaked in the '90s, including Blockbuster and Limited Too
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10 brands that peaked in the '90s, including Blockbuster and Limited Too

Stores don't always last forever. 1990s favorites like Claire's and Blockbuster were gems of their time. But changing fads and the rise of e...

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Equinox is donating $1 million to charity in the wake of backlash over chairman's Trump fundraiser
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Equinox is donating $1 million to charity in the wake of backlash over chairman's Trump fundraiser

Equinox is donating $1 million to charities in the aftermath of a wave of backlash, executive chairman Harvey Spevak announced in an email to...

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We shopped at Avenue the day after it announced it would close its remaining 222 stores and saw why the plus-size chain has been struggling
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We shopped at Avenue the day after it announced it would close its remaining 222 stores and saw why the plus-size chain has been struggling

Avenue announced on Wednesday that it will shutter all 222 of its remaining stores in 33 states amid slumping sales and low foot traffic. Locations...

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Macy's blamed a 'mounting problem' of unsold inventory and heavy discounting for weaker-than-expected earnings (M)
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Macy's blamed a 'mounting problem' of unsold inventory and heavy discounting for weaker-than-expected earnings (M)

In a call with investors on Wednesday, Macy's executives cited excess inventory and heavy markdowns as a significant driver of low performance in...

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Party City is closing 55 stores and says it has nothing to do with the helium shortage that is affecting sales. We visited a store to try and find the real reason.
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Party City is closing 55 stores and says it has nothing to do with the helium shortage that is affecting sales. We visited a store to try and find the real reason.

Party City is closing another 10 stores in 2019 in addition to the 45 stores it said it would close this year. A global helium shortage has...

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Dollar stores are a billion-dollar industry. Here's how they get customers to spend more money.
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Dollar stores are a billion-dollar industry. Here's how they get customers to spend more money.

Dollar stores make billions. In 2018, Dollar Tree made $22 billion in revenue, and Dollar General's stock was worth $36.5 billion as of July 2019....

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We shopped at GNC and Vitamin Shoppe to see which supplement store is better. The difference was surprisingly stark.
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We shopped at GNC and Vitamin Shoppe to see which supplement store is better. The difference was surprisingly stark.

Health supplement chains GNC and Vitamin Shoppe sell similar products. But they have different stories when it comes to the store experience. GNC...

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Plus-size clothing chain Avenue is closing all 222 locations. Here's the full list.
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Plus-size clothing chain Avenue is closing all 222 locations. Here's the full list.

Avenue is shutting down all of its 222 stores across the US. The plus-sized clothing brand announced it is closing stores across 33 states on...

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We went to Trader Joe's and found 7 main reasons why so many people are obsessed with the quirky grocer
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We went to Trader Joe's and found 7 main reasons why so many people are obsessed with the quirky grocer

Trader Joe's is a nautical-themed grocery store that boasts healthy products, low prices, and eco-friendly policies. And people are obsessed. We...

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Amazon is reportedly close to buying a 10% stake in one of India's largest retailers, and it could be another sign that it's making a big push into the country (AMZN)
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Amazon is reportedly close to buying a 10% stake in one of India's largest retailers, and it could be another sign that it's making a big push into the country (AMZN)

Amazon is close to purchasing a 10% stake in Indian retail giant Future Limited Retail, according to Bloomberg. The deal would mark another sign...

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We visited the new Nike-powered Foot Locker in Manhattan and saw why it's a sneakerhead's dream
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We visited the new Nike-powered Foot Locker in Manhattan and saw why it's a sneakerhead's dream

Nike partnered with Foot Locker on a new retail concept for its third community-centric Power Store, which opened Saturday in Manhattan's...

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The North Face just opened a new kind of store for outdoors enthusiasts, and it was made to smell like Yosemite
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The North Face just opened a new kind of store for outdoors enthusiasts, and it was made to smell like Yosemite

The North Face is revamping its global physical store strategy, debuting a new aesthetic starting with its store in Soho, Manhattan. The...

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A team of Bank of America analysts went to a New Jersey mall for a back-to-school tour. These were their 6 biggest takeaways.
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A team of Bank of America analysts went to a New Jersey mall for a back-to-school tour. These were their 6 biggest takeaways.

A team of Bank of America analysts visited a shopping mall to see how it's faring during the back-to-school season, an important timeframe for...

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More than 150,000 people swarmed the Mall of America when it opened 27 years ago. Here's what the US' biggest mall looked like back then.
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More than 150,000 people swarmed the Mall of America when it opened 27 years ago. Here's what the US' biggest mall looked like back then.

The Mall of America is the largest mall in the US, with 5.6 million square feet, a theme park, and over 500 stores. The massive complex opened 27...

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Sears is closing 26 more stores. Here's the full list.
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Sears is closing 26 more stores. Here's the full list.

Sears is closing 26 more Sears and Kmart stores in the US in October, a press release from the retailers' parent company said on Tuesday. Included...

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Inside the Trump Tower stores where shoppers can buy everything from golf towels to robe-wearing teddy bears all branded with the president’s name
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Inside the Trump Tower stores where shoppers can buy everything from golf towels to robe-wearing teddy bears all branded with the president’s name

There are two Trump-branded stores inside Trump Tower — one in the lobby, and another one on the lower level. The lobby shop used to house the...

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