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Starbucks to close all U.S. stores for an afternoon of racial-bias training

Starbucks announced it plans to close its 8,000 company-owned stores on the afternoon of May 29 to administer racial-bias training to all staff members and employees. The decision comes in response to two recent incidents that raised
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John Oliver bought Russell Crowe's jockstrap for a Blockbuster store. Really.

So, John Oliver apparently just bought Russell Crowe's jockstrap to lend a hand to a video store. This is an actual thing. Last week, Crowe put on a massive auction of his stuff called "The Art of the Divorce." It managed to reap the Australian
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You definitely shouldn’t get your iPhone 8 repaired by a third-party shop

iOS 11.3 isn't even two weeks old, and it's already causing problems. Specifically, it's killing touch functionality in iPhone 8 models that have third-party screens.  Users who have had their iPhone 8's screens replaced by shops that aren't
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Retail buying may pick up in new fiscal

From: Buisness-standard By Devangshu Datta Recommended by: business-standard The March settlement saw an unusual pattern of strong institutional investment versus negative returns. Institutions contributed net Rs 183 billion in
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Who Has the Highest Turnover Rates? Hint: It’s Not Retail

What industry sector has the highest turnover? Turns out that last year it was tech. And not all tech, but the sector where companies are perpetually scrambling to find people to hire, which means tech software. That’s what LinkedIn discovered
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RIP Claire's, the purest store in any mall

As a child, when my mom finally let me roam the mall alone with friends, the first and only stop that mattered was Claire's. The hip AF store was the go-to place for accessories you definitely didn't need, and jewelry that was very, very cheap and ~
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Americans Googled 'gun control' more than 'gun shop' in the past week

Two weeks after the Parkland shooting, the gun control debate shows no signs of fading out like it has after previous mass shootings. A recent Google Trends analysis shows that people are more open to learning about the issue, as searches for "gun

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