Áine Cain, Business Insider

Áine Cain

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New York, NY, United States

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Recent:
  • Business Insider
  • Business Insider SG
Past:
  • AOL.com
  • Houston Chronicle
  • Business Insider AUS
  • Timothy McSweeney

Recent articles by Áine:

Social media is making it even harder to work in stores and restaurants

There's a whole genre on Youtube and other social media platforms that revolves around getting kicked out of retailers like Walmart. → Read More

Gloomy labor statistics show that the retail apocalypse was worse than we thought

The Bureau of Labor Statistics just cut its annual benchmark of non-farm jobs down by 501,000 jobs, and retail was one of the hardest-hit industries. → Read More

These 13 brands have controversial, dark origins

A number of well-known brands have controversial links to World War II and the Holocaust, and some have taken action to make amends. → Read More

A Lowe's executive explains how the home-improvement retailer is making the most of its partnership with the NFL

Lowe's executive vice president of merchandising Bill Boltz said the company is looking to connect with customers through the NFL. → Read More

The CEO of Walmart describes the moment he learned of the El Paso shooting

The Walmart CEO said he's not certain about when the El Paso store will reopen, as it is ultimately up to law enforcement. → Read More

A look back at Lowe’s journey from small family hardware store to retail giant

Lowe's started out as a family business and later expanded into the second largest home-improvement retailer in the country. → Read More

An expert breaks down the psychology behind the copy-cat threats that followed the recent mass shootings at Walmart

Walmarts across the country have been targeted with threats. These instances have received wider scrutiny after the El Paso mass shooting. → Read More

15 mind-blowing facts about Walgreens

A Walgreens spokesperson told Business Insider that six million customers visit its locations every single day. → Read More

6 companies that have filed for bankruptcy but you can still shop or eat at

Business Insider - Bankruptcy isn't always a death sentence for businesses. These retailers that recently underwent bankruptcy proceedings are all proof of that.. Read more at businessinsider.sg → Read More

6 companies that have filed for bankruptcy but you can still shop or eat at

Bankruptcy isn't always a death sentence for businesses. These retailers that recently underwent bankruptcy proceedings are all proof of that. → Read More

Meet the tech CEO whose company is striving to bring AI to the little guy in retail

"I feel the time has come for AI to be mainstream," NextOrbit CEO and founder Kishore Rajgopal told Business Inside.r → Read More

In a legal skirmish with Amazon, eBay accuses its rival of poaching scores of sellers

The lawsuit alleges that Amazon used eBay's own private messaging service to lure away sellers to its own platform. → Read More

Lowe's is laying off store workers across the country as it pivots to third-party vendors

The company declined to say how many people are affected by these layoffs, and said that workers will have the chance to apply for open jobs. → Read More

What 13 highly successful people like Warren Buffett and Donald Trump read every morning

Many of the most successful people in politics and business read insatiably — think Warren Buffett, Bill Gates, and even Donald Trump. → Read More

Home Depot execs reveal why the retailer is sharpening its focus on women shoppers

Home Depot is pushing into the online home decor space. It's keeping women customers in mind as it attempts to become even more of a one-stop shop. → Read More

4 retro video game and software stores that have been deleted from malls across America

Companies often find out too late that there's no cheat codes when it comes to surviving in a competitive and evolving business. → Read More

4 retro video game and software stores that have been deleted from malls across America

Companies often find out too late that there's no cheat codes when it comes to surviving in a competitive and evolving business. → Read More

6 furniture-store chains that aren't around anymore

From the Room Store to Levitz Furniture, you won't be able to pick up a new couch or a dining table at these defunct furniture businesses. → Read More

5 toy stores that aren't around anymore

Kids these days likely won't recognize these toy stores that have folded, from Child World to Zany Brainy. → Read More

A Home Depot exec explains why chasing trends is overrated in the home decor space

"My goodness, we know that we'll have mistakes along the way," SVP Jeanine Huebner said. "I guess we wouldn't be doing our jobs if we didn't." → Read More