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Who said stores are dead? These 5 retailers are investing billions of dollars in their stores

Though shoppers are increasingly spending more time and money online, that doesn’t mean retailers should ignore their stores. In fact, some of the biggest players in the industry are spending billions of dollars to remodel their existing shops, hoping to lure customers inside with more modern fixtures, easier checkout options and online order pickup kiosks. That’s as <a class="inline_quotes" data-gdsid="9399" ...

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How to do more good with your charitable dollars

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Doing double the good with your charitable dollars sounds like a no-brainer, but investors are just starting to catch on. A growing number are using special accounts called donor-advised funds, which allow investors to designate assets for charitable giving. Around 500,000 donor-advised fund accounts across the United States had total assets of $ 100 billion in ...

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Alibaba Singles Day: Dollars or data?

Singles Day, on 11 November, was invented by Alibaba and is the biggest online shopping day in the world. But it may well be the Chinese e-commerce giant’s biggest data collection event in the year too. Presented by Monica Miller. Produced and written by Tessa Wong. … BBC News – Business

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Bills could subsidize business with road dollars

(WXYZ) – We know that tax dollars for roads that help you get around metro Detroit are both limited and important. The Oakland County Road Commission is taking a stand, warning there are two bills lawmakers are looking at in this lame duck session that could take road dollars and use them to subsidize companies. One proposed legislation issue is Senate Bill ...

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Pet owners will spend nearly half a billion dollars on animal costumes this Halloween

Look out for lizards dressed as waiters, dogs dressed as Cleopatra and cats wearing tutus this Halloween. Pets are getting roped into Halloween madness whether they like it or not, as more consumers are shelling out ever-climbing sums to costume their beloved animals. More than 30 million people will spend an estimated $ 480 million treating their pets to costumes ...

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