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The company formerly known as Toys R Us is reportedly opening stores in time for Christmas
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The company formerly known as Toys R Us is reportedly opening stores in time for Christmas

The company that holds the majority assets of the defunct Toys R Us chain of toy stores will open new physical locations in time for the holiday...

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Here are 9 kinds of tech you can expect to see in every store by 2030, according to analysts
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Here are 9 kinds of tech you can expect to see in every store by 2030, according to analysts

Thanks to advancements in in-store technology, physical retail stores are evolving at a rapid pace to include features like automation, robotics,...

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Travel retail is outperforming department stores (EL, GUC)
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Travel retail is outperforming department stores (EL, GUC)

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

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Best Buy expands Apple repair service program to every US store
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Best Buy expands Apple repair service program to every US store

Apple said on Wednesday its customers can now get their products repaired at every location of Best Buy's almost 1,000 stores around the US. This...

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How Reformation won over 'cool girls' by filling a void left by H&M and Forever 21
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How Reformation won over 'cool girls' by filling a void left by H&M and Forever 21

For the past decade, fashion brand Reformation has aimed to redefine sustainability by building a company with eco-friendly principles at its core....

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5 cool online startups that drop new products every single week of the year
News 5 months ago
5 cool online startups that drop new products every single week of the year

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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10 surprising things you can buy at the Apple Store
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10 surprising things you can buy at the Apple Store

If you're making a trip to the Apple Store, there's a good chance you're looking to buy a new iPhone, get your Mac repaired, or purchase a new...

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We went shopping at Lululemon and Athleta to see which athleisure store was better — and the winner was clear (LULU, GPS)
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We went shopping at Lululemon and Athleta to see which athleisure store was better — and the winner was clear (LULU, GPS)

Lululemon, the Canada-based athletic retailer, continues to impress investors with strong sales. The company reported a 14% increase in same-store...

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Target is doubling down on same-day shipping as Walmart and Amazon spar over one-day delivery (TGT)
News 5 months ago
Target is doubling down on same-day shipping as Walmart and Amazon spar over one-day delivery (TGT)

Target is launching same-day shipping through its own website. The retailer will continue to use Shipt, which it acquired in 2017, to fulfill...

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I went shopping at Kleinfeld, the high-end bridal salon where TLC's 'Say Yes to the Dress' is filmed — here's what it was like
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I went shopping at Kleinfeld, the high-end bridal salon where TLC's 'Say Yes to the Dress' is filmed — here's what it was like

Kleinfeld Bridal — the famous New York City wedding dress boutique best known as the setting of TLC's "Say Yes to the Dress" — services more than...

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Pop-up shops are paying off for retailers (AMZN, M)
News 5 months ago
Pop-up shops are paying off for retailers (AMZN, M)

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

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Amazon is launching a new credit card as it battles Walmart for low-income customers (AMZN)
News 5 months ago
Amazon is launching a new credit card as it battles Walmart for low-income customers (AMZN)

Amazon has launched a new credit card for people who are trying to rebuild credit. It's a secured card that requires a security deposit, has harsh...

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The US Navy runs a gift store in Guantanamo Bay, where you can buy 'Straight Outta Gitmo' mugs, stuffed toys, and beer koozies. Here's what it's like inside.
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The US Navy runs a gift store in Guantanamo Bay, where you can buy 'Straight Outta Gitmo' mugs, stuffed toys, and beer koozies. Here's what it's like inside.

Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, is known as being home to the US military detention camp accused of perpetrating human-rights abuses on prisoners. But life...

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8 perks you can get as a car owner at Costco
News 5 months ago
8 perks you can get as a car owner at Costco

Costco is most known for its bulk groceries, but the retailer also offers several perks for car owners. The retailer sells hundreds of car...

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Thousands of stores are closing across the country, but analysts say thousands more need to shut down — here's how many, according to store type
News 5 months ago
Thousands of stores are closing across the country, but analysts say thousands more need to shut down — here's how many, according to store type

Retailers across all sectors are fighting an uphill battle against falling brick-and-mortar sales. Analysts suggest that in an effort to bolster e...

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Beyond Meat shares fall on report that some grocery stores aren't sure it belongs in the meat aisle (BYND)
News 5 months ago
Beyond Meat shares fall on report that some grocery stores aren't sure it belongs in the meat aisle (BYND)

Shares of Beyond Meat fell in early trading Thursday after Reuters reported that grocery stores aren't sure where to place its burgers. The company...

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We went shopping at Forever 21 to see why the retailer is reportedly considering a major turnaround plan
News 5 months ago
We went shopping at Forever 21 to see why the retailer is reportedly considering a major turnaround plan

Forever 21 is reportedly considering teaming up with a private-equity firm to finance a large-scale restructuring plan. Though the retailer has...

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8 hidden perks you can get if you're a Costco member (COST)
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8 hidden perks you can get if you're a Costco member (COST)

A Costco membership's primary benefit is access to the warehouse chain's stores. Business Insider reached out to 49 Costco employees to get their...

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More than 20,000 clothing stores need to close by 2026, according to analysts
News 5 months ago
More than 20,000 clothing stores need to close by 2026, according to analysts

Clothing retailers could benefit most from increasing the velocity of store closures in order to curtail poor brick-and-mortar store sales and...

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The president of American Eagle's explosive Aerie brand says it is defying the retail apocalypse and 'opening stores as fast as we can' (AEO)
News 5 months ago
The president of American Eagle's explosive Aerie brand says it is defying the retail apocalypse and 'opening stores as fast as we can' (AEO)

American Eagle's Aerie brand has achieved explosive success in recent years. On Wednesday, American Eagle reported a 14% increase in same-store...

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Bath & Body Works' sales are soaring — we visited a store to see why (LB)
News 5 months ago
Bath & Body Works' sales are soaring — we visited a store to see why (LB)

Though L Brands is mired in slumping sales due to falling perception of its Victoria's Secret brand, Bath & Body Works continues to shine. Bath &...

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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is reportedly dropping $80 million on a Manhattan penthouse and the 2 apartments below it
News 5 months ago
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is reportedly dropping $80 million on a Manhattan penthouse and the 2 apartments below it

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is purchasing three New York City apartments, including a penthouse, for an estimated $80 million, according to The Wall...

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Amazon is launching a yearlong “Clicks and Mortar” pop-up initiative in the UK (AMZN)
News 5 months ago
Amazon is launching a yearlong “Clicks and Mortar” pop-up initiative in the UK (AMZN)

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

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The CEO of the 'Airbnb of retail' reveals his plan to revolutionize stores and why Nike should be an inspiration for brands
News 5 months ago
The CEO of the 'Airbnb of retail' reveals his plan to revolutionize stores and why Nike should be an inspiration for brands

Appear Here is a startup that lets businesses rent pop-up space, which has led to it being called the "Airbnb of retail." The London-based startup...

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Dollar Tree plans to sell alcohol at 1,000 of its Family Dollar stores
News 5 months ago
Dollar Tree plans to sell alcohol at 1,000 of its Family Dollar stores

Dollar Tree will be selling alcohol at 1,000 of its Family Dollar stores. Management is hoping that this will drive more frequent visits to the...

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Amazon's private brands lag behind the competition on the retailer's own website, except for 2 unexpected products (AMZN)
News 5 months ago
Amazon's private brands lag behind the competition on the retailer's own website, except for 2 unexpected products (AMZN)

Amazon's private-label products aren't taking the market by storm yet. A recent report from UBS said that existing brands "are competing more...

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Walmart's curbside grocery pickup is pulling new customers and higher spend (WMT, AMZN)
News 5 months ago
Walmart's curbside grocery pickup is pulling new customers and higher spend (WMT, AMZN)

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

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The rise and fall of JCPenney, one of America's largest department stores (JCP)
News 5 months ago
The rise and fall of JCPenney, one of America's largest department stores (JCP)

JCPenney is one of the largest department stores in the country, with more than 800 brick-and-mortar locations. After nearly 120 years in business,...

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Macy's is quietly closing stores — see if yours is on the list (M)
News 5 months ago
Macy's is quietly closing stores — see if yours is on the list (M)

Macy's is closing 13 stores in total in 2019. Four of these locations were recently announced, while some of the remaining stores have already...

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Sephora will temporarily close all of its stores on June 5
News 5 months ago
Sephora will temporarily close all of its stores on June 5

Sephora is closing locations across America on the morning of June 5. The makeup retailer is holding inclusion workshops for employees, in an...

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