<![CDATA[NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth - Business News]]>Copyright 2017http://www.nbcdfw.com/news/business http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC+5-KXAS+Logo+for+Google+News.png NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth http://www.nbcdfw.comen-usTue, 26 Sep 2017 15:16:01 -0500Tue, 26 Sep 2017 15:16:01 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[North Texas Touts Possible Locations for Second Amazon HQ]]> Mon, 25 Sep 2017 18:43:22 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/amazon+seattle.jpg
North Texas leaders are touting many possible locations for a second Amazon headquarters location in this region as they assemble a proposal for the company.

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<![CDATA[DFW Still Tops Nation in Tower Cranes]]> Thu, 21 Sep 2017 07:15:38 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/TLMD_CRANE_DALLAS.jpg
DFW skylines are increasingly home to a sight that is visible in North Texas more so than anywhere else in the country – the tower crane.

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<![CDATA[Taco Bell Plans New Locations That Will Serve Alcohol]]> Wed, 20 Sep 2017 09:42:20 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Taco+Bell+Sign.jpg
Taco bell plans to serve alcohol at 300 new locations as part of its expansion into urban markets, the fast food chain announced Tuesday.The company will build new "Cantina style" locations throughout...

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<![CDATA[T-Mobile, Sprint in Talks About a Merger: Sources]]> Tue, 19 Sep 2017 10:58:54 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-141770730.jpg
T-Mobile and Sprint are in active talks about a merger, though negotiators are still weeks away from finalizing a deal to unite the nation's No. 3 and No. 4 wireless carriers, people close to the situation told...

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<![CDATA[What's Driving Up Rent in Fort Worth?]]> Mon, 18 Sep 2017 08:04:34 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Apt_Rental_Prices.jpg
The cost of renting an apartment in Fort Worth is going up, thanks to tight supply and job growth in the area.]]>
<![CDATA[Developer Planning Makeover of Collin Creek Mall]]> Fri, 15 Sep 2017 23:05:44 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/collin+creek+mall.jpg
Forty years after it was built, the Collin Creek Mall may soon undergo a massive makeover.

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<![CDATA[Two Equifax Executives Retire After Data Breach Disclosure]]> Fri, 15 Sep 2017 18:55:59 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-844182436.jpg
Equifax said Friday that its top information and security executives were retiring, effective immediately, as the company reels from its disclosure last week that it suffered a data breach potentially affecting...

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<![CDATA[Experts Advise Credit Freeze After Equifax Data Breach]]> Wed, 13 Sep 2017 22:34:33 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Equifax_Next_Move_10p_09132017.jpg
In the wake of the Equifax data breach that has compromised the personal information of nearly half of the U.S. population, millions of people are rushing to freeze their credit reports.]]>
<![CDATA[North Texas Cities Team Up to Lure Amazon]]> Tue, 12 Sep 2017 19:00:51 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/amazonwholefoods_1200x675.jpg
Merchandise giant Amazon wants to expand to a second headquarters location, and North Texas cities are teaming up to make a unified bid.

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<![CDATA[Apple Announces iPhone 8 and iPhone X]]> Tue, 12 Sep 2017 14:59:43 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/iphonex.jpg
Apple announced their new line of iPhones, which will ship later this year. The lineup includes iPhones 8, 8 Plus and the all-new iPhone X.]]>
<![CDATA[Texas Businesses Sued for Price Gouging During Harvey]]> Tue, 12 Sep 2017 22:17:57 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/ANA_RESPONDE_PRICE_GOUGING_1200x675_1037222467681.jpg
A North Texas gas station chain is among the Texas businesses named in price gouging lawsuits filed in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, state prosecutors announced Tuesday.]]>
<![CDATA[Harvey to Impact North Texas Construction Industry]]> Tue, 12 Sep 2017 07:16:03 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/house-construction-generic.jpg
North Texas escaped the devastating effects of Hurricane Harvey that inundated the Texas Gulf Coast, but that does not mean Dallas-Fort Worth will not feel any noticeable impact from the storm.]]>
<![CDATA[Target Announces Price Cuts, Sending Shares Tumbling]]> Fri, 08 Sep 2017 12:40:37 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/target+store+getty.jpg
Target shares dropped after the retailer posted a blog on Friday about lowering prices on thousands of items, CNBC reported.The price cuts will be on items including cereal, paper towels, baby formula, razors...

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<![CDATA[Equifax Execs Sold Stock Before Revealing Massive Breach]]> Thu, 07 Sep 2017 19:24:59 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Equifax-Generic.jpg
A data breach discovered in July may have affected as many as 143 million U.S. consumers, credit tracker Equifax said Thursday.And three of the company's executives sold nearly $2 million in Equifax shares days...

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<![CDATA[Harvey Spikes U.S. Jobless Aid Apps to 298K]]> Thu, 07 Sep 2017 14:59:08 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/need-job-722.jpg
The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits soared last week by the most in nearly five years, driven by Hurricane Harvey's impact on Texas and Louisiana.

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<![CDATA[Protecting Hurricane Harvey Victims From Vicious Contractors]]> Thu, 07 Sep 2017 06:54:59 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/contractor-construction-generic.jpg
There's been an outpouring of support following the destruction caused by hurricane Harvey. But unfortunately, this is also a time when some contractors will prey on the vulnerable.

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<![CDATA[Low-Cost Airline WOW to Fly to Europe From D/FW Airport]]> Thu, 07 Sep 2017 16:06:59 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/WOW+air.jpg
Beginning in May 2018, non-stop service to Reykjavik, Iceland begins from D/FW International Airport on WOW air, Iceland's low-cost carrier.

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<![CDATA[FB Sold Political Ads to Russian Company During Election]]> Wed, 06 Sep 2017 16:39:06 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/FB-event-int.jpg
It is “likely” Russian political operatives spent $100,000 on Facebook ads with “divisive messages” between June 2015 and May 2017, the company said Wednesday.In a blog post on the issue and the company’s...

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