Microsoft to Close Its Retail Stores

Microsoft Corp. is exiting bricks-and-mortar retail after opening its first location more than a decade ago, as the tech giant

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Will Anyone Bid $60 Million Online for a Painting?

No one has ever gone online to buy a $60 million work of art, but that is precisely what Sotheby’s

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The Pandemic Has Pushed Car Buying Online. It’s Expected to Stick.

When the coronavirus pandemic hit Michigan in early March, managers at LaFontaine Chevrolet quickly pushed to move more of the

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Former Christie’s Star Sees the Future of Art Sales in an App

A former Christie’s rainmaker who left the art world two years ago after masterminding some of the industry’s biggest sales—including

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Samsung Unveils Cheaper 5G Phone to Lure Reluctant Buyers

The world’s largest smartphone maker is trying to jump-start lackluster sales of 5G handsets in the U.S., addressing the sticker

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JD.com Stock Gains on Hong Kong Debut

Stock in JD.com Inc. rose on its first day of trading in Hong Kong, as the Chinese e-commerce company completed

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Cisco Projects Annual Sales Decline as Coronavirus Heightens Uncertainty

Network-equipment giant Cisco Systems Inc. posted lower quarterly sales and projected its first annual sales decline in three years, citing

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Saudi Arabia Imposes Austerity Measures as Its Economy Founders

Saudi Arabia said Monday it would triple its value-added tax rate and eliminate allowances for state workers, adopting austerity measures

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China Chases Self-Reliance in Chips, but the U.S. Still Holds a Trump Card

China’s efforts to reduce its reliance on American chips continue apace as the world’s two largest economies head for a

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