<![CDATA[NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth - Business News]]>Copyright 2016http://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, 27 Sep 2016 12:45:28 -0500Tue, 27 Sep 2016 12:45:28 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Local Startup Makes Business Easy for Holidays]]> Tue, 27 Sep 2016 07:43:42 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Teatro-sales-devices.jpg
Richardson-based Theatro developed a new device that helps with efficiency for sales associates in the retail industry.]]>
<![CDATA[How to Protect Yourself From Hackers ]]> Fri, 23 Sep 2016 11:38:46 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NC_onlinetuneup0923_1920x1080.jpg
Thursday's news that Yahoo suffered a hack of 500 million of its user accounts may have many people taking a new look at how to keep their own email accounts and personal information secure.]]>
<![CDATA[How The Marriott-Starwood Merger Affects Your Rewards]]> Fri, 23 Sep 2016 09:37:47 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/marriott.jpg
The Marriott International brand to become the largest hotel chain in the world, after its $13 billion acquisition of Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide in a merger that closed on Friday morning.But...

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<![CDATA[Embattled Wells Fargo CEO Resigns From Federal Panel]]> Thu, 22 Sep 2016 17:15:08 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/AP_16264579459541-Stumpf.jpg
Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf stepped down from his position on the Federal Reserve Advisory Council Thursday, according to a statement from the San Francisco Federal Reserve. Wells Fargo told CNBC that Stumpf...

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<![CDATA[Business Owner, 22, Opens Restaurant]]> Fri, 16 Sep 2016 10:38:14 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/janik-sandiwch-store.jpg
Aubrey Janik opens "Erbert and Gerbert’s Sandwich Shop" in Plano at the age of 22.

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<![CDATA[Ford to Stop Producing Small Cars in US]]> Wed, 14 Sep 2016 16:02:11 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-513343308-ford-generic.jpg
Ford says it will move its entire small car operation from America to Mexico, NBC News reported."Over the next two to three years, we will have migrated all of our small car production to Mexico," CEO...]]>
<![CDATA[Barnes & Noble Brings Booze to the Bookstore]]> Wed, 14 Sep 2016 11:05:07 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/barnes-noble-legacy-west.jpg
Barnes & Nobles announces their new Plano location will be the fifth in the country to sell alcohol.

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<![CDATA[FAA Issues Warning About Samsung Phones]]> Thu, 08 Sep 2016 19:59:02 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/AP_16246359982059-samsung.jpg
The Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday strongly urged travelers not to turn on or charge Samsung Galaxy Note 7 cell phones while on planes, after a series of incidents involving exploding batteries.In...

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<![CDATA[‘I Already Lost Them’: The World Reacts to Apple’s AirPods]]> Thu, 08 Sep 2016 18:35:29 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/AP_16251682398866-iphone-7-earbud.gif
At Apple’s product launch event Wednesday, the company confirmed what many had been speculating for months: The new iPhone 7 does not have a headphone jack. iPhone users who want to communicate and listen...

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<![CDATA[Airbnb Addresses Claims of Racism, Revamps Website]]> Thu, 08 Sep 2016 13:05:40 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/airbnb-homepage.jpg
Before the end of the year, Airbnb plans to display user photos less prominently, promote instant bookings and introduce technological changes to address widespread reports of racial discrimination against...

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<![CDATA[Bringing Back the Sounds of Vinyl]]> Tue, 06 Sep 2016 07:40:29 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/records-vinyl.jpg
Vinyl records have been making a comeback in recent years, and one North Texas company is trying to preserve the old-fashioned sound music lovers can only find in old records.

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<![CDATA[Halloween, Christmas Decorations Creep onto Store Shelves]]> Mon, 05 Sep 2016 12:35:28 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/christmas-wrapping.jpg
As scary as it is to see Halloween merchandise on store shelves, have you noticed Christmas creeping in too?

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<![CDATA[Facebook Satellites Part of Plan for Internet in Space]]> Fri, 02 Sep 2016 15:57:38 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/spacex-explostion-smoke.jpg
On Thursday, a SpaceX rocket, along with a satellite leased in part by Facebook, were destroyed in a launch pad explosion at Cape Canaveral. The explosion, in which no people were harmed, occurred during...

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<![CDATA[Tesla Needs More Money to Keep Model 3 On Track]]> Wed, 31 Aug 2016 13:48:43 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-490597798.jpg
Automaker Tesla will need to raise additional capital in order to continue as planned with development of its new Model 3 sedan and its giant battery “gigafactory” in Reno, the company said Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[Making the Most of Loyalty Points]]> Fri, 19 Aug 2016 19:35:33 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NC_rewardpoints0818_1500x845.jpg
Americans aren't always good at saving, but when it comes to reward points, we're stocking up.We're also participating in more rewards programs than ever before. Perks lure us in to signing up and then...]]>
<![CDATA[Football Helmets Recalled Due to Head Injury Hazard]]> Thu, 18 Aug 2016 15:29:33 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/football-helment-recall.jpg
Nearly 6,000 football helmets manufactured by Xenith are being voluntarily recalled due to 29 reports of cracked shells.

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<![CDATA[San Antonio-Based Grocer H-E-B Buys Six DFW Sites]]> Tue, 16 Aug 2016 05:06:57 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/heb-recall.jpg
San Antonio-based H-E-B/Central Market just made another big leap into the Dallas-Fort Worth market with the purchase of six Sun Fresh Market stores.]]>
<![CDATA[Guests' Data May Have Been Hacked at Hotels]]> Mon, 15 Aug 2016 10:49:03 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/HotelHack-AP_16228457715731%281%29.jpg
Hyatt, Sheraton, Marriott and Westin hotels in 10 states and the District of Columbia may have been targeted by hackers for months. According to the hotel operator HEI Hotels & Resorts, malware put into place...

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<![CDATA[McDonald's Picks Up Pumpkin Spice Game]]> Fri, 12 Aug 2016 09:31:58 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/pumpkin-Spice.jpg
Yes, it's August. But we're just a few weeks away from Pumpkin Spice latte season, and McDonald's is already working to beat Starbucks to the punch.]]>
<![CDATA[Granbury's Revolver Brewing Sold to MillerCoors]]> Fri, 12 Aug 2016 00:01:33 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/revolver+brewing.jpg
The North Texas brewery that makes the popular Blood and Honey ale has been sold to MillerCoors, the companies announced Thursday.

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<![CDATA[Macy's to Close 100 Stores Nationwide]]> Thu, 11 Aug 2016 08:06:17 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-530665646.jpg
Macy's announced Thursday plans close approximately 100 of its department stores, the latest effort to adapt to shifting consumer shopping patterns and more online competition, CNBC reported.The 100 store...

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<![CDATA[Amazon Japan Raided on Suspicion of Antitrust Practices]]> Mon, 08 Aug 2016 06:33:00 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-151368933.jpg
Japan's Fair Trade Commission has raided the offices of Amazon's local unit on suspicion of pressuring retailers to offer products at lower prices than on rival sites, the Nikkei business daily said on...

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