The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which analyst Yervand Khoranian and analyst Jason Moser discuss topics across the investing world.

The following video is part of our “Companies Investing in People” series, in which Yervand discusses five retailers that spend heavily on their employees as a matter of sound business practice. Each part of this series focuses on one of the five retailers showcased, and dives deep into its business model and investment characteristics.

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