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Most of the stores being closed are in weak malls from which shoppers have long since defected and which have become an albatross for Macy’s.
MACY’S IS CLOSING 45 STORES IN BIG WAVE OF ITS TURNAROUND PLANPHIL WAHBAJANUARY 5, 2021FORTUNE
Well, birds in the order Procellariiformes—albatrosses, petrels, shearwaters—are commonly known as tubenoses because of that curious little characteristic.
HERE’S THE REAL STORY BEHIND ALFRED HITCHCOCK’S ‘THE BIRDS’TOM MCNAMARADECEMBER 3, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
After all, these frequent discounts have proved an albatross for old school retailers like Bed Bath & Beyond and Gap, training people to wait for a deal.
DTC BRANDS ARE RETHINKING THEIR ‘NEVER-GO-ON-SALE’ RULEANNA HENSELSEPTEMBER 11, 2020DIGIDAY
The study also criticized certain analytical techniques and claimed that albatrosses don’t do Lévy walks after all, and that it was unclear whether many species did.
RANDOM SEARCH WIRED INTO ANIMALS MAY HELP THEM HUNTLIAM DREWJUNE 11, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
When the opportunity arose to analyze flight data from albatrosses — birds that fly freely over the open ocean in search of food — he gratefully took it.
RANDOM SEARCH WIRED INTO ANIMALS MAY HELP THEM HUNTLIAM DREWJUNE 11, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
He proposed that I might pilot the two-seater while he followed and pretended to give chase in an Albatross scout.
EASTERN NIGHTS - AND FLIGHTSALAN BOTT
Instantly a great albatross swooped down upon it and swallowed the bait.
MY LIFE IN MANY STATES AND IN FOREIGN LANDSGEORGE FRANCIS TRAIN
Far out on the Pacific the albatross sails proudly on his broad wings, and cares nothing for high winds or storms.
STORIES OF CALIFORNIAELLA M. SEXTON
I was surprised and delighted to see a large albatross soaring majestically over the ship.
THE CORAL ISLANDR.M. BALLANTYNE
A few hours later we were landing beside the Albatross, in the leaden blue sea beyond the ice barrier.
ASTOUNDING STORIES, APRIL, 1931VARIOUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ALBATROSS

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