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The CEO of Sam's Club explains why the retailer's decision to shutter dozens of stores was a move to win over the middle class

The CEO of Sam's Club explains why the retailer's decision to shutter dozens of stores was a move to win over the middle class

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Walmart -owned Sam's Club has undergone a number of big changes over the past few years. The chain has shut down a number of warehouses across the country, converting some to...
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Walmart Takes a New Turn at Being More Fashionable

4 hours ago   |   Fortune

Walmart Inc.'s quest to be fashionably upmarket has now taken the red-state retailer to the streets of Manhattan. The company has revived the defunct, cutting-edge New York...
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Around Town shops locally at ‘Argentine Alley' in Lakeview

6 hours ago   |   WGN TV

FRÍO Gelato: 3721 N. Southport Ave. Chicago, IL 60613 friogelato.com Bodega Sur: 3755 N. Southport Ave. Chicago, IL 60613 bodegasurchicago.com El Mercado: 3767 N. Southport...
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Ag, iron-ore shipments lead to a strong month at Port of Duluth-Superior

8 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

The Chamber of Marine Commerce said the volume is welcome after worries from spring floods and trade tariffs.
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What Aldi's Expansion Plans Tell Us About The Current State Of Retail

9 hours ago   |   Forbes

I can count on one hand the number of UK retailers that can still get away with aggressive physical store expansion while broadly shunning e-commerce - Primark, Aldi and...
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The trade war could cool down the e-commerce boom, Tom Barrack's firm makes an aggressive bet on tech: Daily digest

11 hours ago   |   The Real Deal New York

Every day, The Real Deal rounds up New York's biggest real estate news, from breaking news and scoops to announcements and deals. We update this page throughout the day...
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Blackstone CEO's Leadership Lesson: Think Big and Never Give Up

14 hours ago   |   Fortune

Stephen Schwarzman says people have been asking him for years how he built Blackstone Group into one of the world's most successful investment firms. So he finally decided to...
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How to Create an Accessible E-Commerce Website

1 day ago   |   Business

Web accessibility is more important than you might think. After all, you wouldn't create a retail store without a wheelchair ramp and other accommodations for individuals with...
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U.S., Chinese trade deputies seen meeting Friday: U.S. Chamber CEO

1 day ago   |   Reuters

U.S. and Chinese deputy trade negotiators are expected to meet on Friday, with senior negotiators likely to meet about a week and a half later, U.S. Chamber of Commerce CEO Tom...
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The long overdue rise of rental is good for the retail industry - if we can get past a few glaring hurdles

The long overdue rise of rental is good for the retail industry - if we can get past a few glaring hurdles

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Ben Crudo is the CEO of Diff , a tech company that designs and builds e-commerce solutions for major retailers. In this opinion piece, he writes that he recently decided to get...
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Authorities formed a human chain to help free dolphins stranded in a canal

Authorities formed a human chain to help free dolphins stranded in a canal

A 14-link human chain helped free four dolphins that were stranded in a Florida canal. Read more ...

Authorities: MLB pitcher, St. Cloud resident charged with solicitation of child

Authorities: MLB pitcher, St. Cloud resident charged with solicitation of child

Pirates pitcher Felipe Vazquez was taken into custody in Pittsburgh on a felony warrant out of Florida, authorities say. Read more ...

‘Not a House party': Ex-Trump aide Lewandowski hearing turns into...

‘Not a House party': Ex-Trump aide Lewandowski hearing turns into impeachment circus

Seeking to impeach President Donald Trump, the House Judiciary Committee summoned his former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski for a hearing that devolved into a trolling and... Read more ...

American Becomes 1st Person To Swim English Channel Four Times Without Stopping

American Becomes 1st Person To Swim English Channel Four Times Without Stopping

Sarah Thomas of Colorado plunged into the record books with her 54-hour feat. She finished Tuesday and said she was stung in the face by a jellyfish in the process. Read more ...

General Mills recalls Gold Medal flour for possible E. coli contamination

General Mills recalls Gold Medal flour for possible E. coli contamination

This strain of E. coli usually sickens people within three to four days of exposure. Read more ...

Cokie Roberts, Pioneering Female Journalist Who Helped Shape NPR, Dies at 75

Cokie Roberts, Pioneering Female Journalist Who Helped Shape NPR, Dies at 75

Roberts, who joined the fledgling network in 1978, was a seasoned Washington insider who developed a distinctive voice as a reporter and commentator for both NPR and ABC News. Read more ...

Daniel Jones named Giants starting quarterback as Eli Manning benched

Daniel Jones named Giants starting quarterback as Eli Manning benched

The Daniel Jones era will begin on Sunday. The Giants tweeted out on Tuesday morning that Eli Manning would not start in Week 3 against the Buccaneers with the Duke rookie... Read more ...

This swim just broke a world record

This swim just broke a world record

Sarah Thomas, a breast cancer survivor, has broken a world-record by swimming the English Channel four times non-stop, in just over 54 hours. Read more ...

'Jeopardy!' host Alex Trebek reveals setback in cancer battle

'Jeopardy!' host Alex Trebek reveals setback in cancer battle

"Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek said Tuesday that he is undergoing another round of chemotherapy. Read more ...

Cornell will start giving full scholarships to medical students who qualify...

Cornell will start giving full scholarships to medical students who qualify for financial aid

More than half of the program's medical students received need-based scholarships to cover the cost of attendance, which is about $90,000 per year. Read more ...