<![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-usMon, 27 Mar 2017 03:51:43 -0500Mon, 27 Mar 2017 03:51:43 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Uber Suspends Self-Driving Car Program After Crash]]> Sun, 26 Mar 2017 00:24:21 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/AP_16349000708921-Uber-Self-Driving-Cars.jpg
Uber Technologies Inc. suspended its pilot program for driverless cars on Saturday after a vehicle equipped with the nascent technology crashed on an Arizona roadway, the ride-hailing company and local...

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<![CDATA[The History of Sears and Its New Financial Problems]]> Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:09:57 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Sears+Sign.jpg
Sears says its business is struggling to keep its doors open. NBC 5 Responds looks back at the history of the American department store icon.

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<![CDATA[Costco Wholesale Expands Test of Home Grocery Delivery ]]> Tue, 21 Mar 2017 16:52:31 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-477000903.jpg
Costco is ramping up its home grocery delivery efforts by teaming up with another third-party service, CNBC reported.Shipt, an online grocery delivery service, said Tuesday it was adding Costco to its delivery...

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<![CDATA[Problem Solved: Samsung Washing Machine Woes]]> Tue, 21 Mar 2017 17:11:17 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/211*120/Samsung+washer.jpg
A Samsung Washer recall left one North Texas woman wondering about her reimbursement. When she wasn't able to get what she was promised, she contacted NBC 5 Responds for help.

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<![CDATA[Tour Inside AA's Integrated Operations Center]]> Tue, 21 Mar 2017 09:45:57 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/american-airlines-integrated-operations-center.jpg
NBC 5 Meteorologist Grant Johnston reports from inside American Airlines' Integrated Operations Center in Fort Worth.

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<![CDATA[Famed Restaurant French Laundry Switches to 'Tickets' From Reservations]]> Mon, 20 Mar 2017 22:25:29 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/french+laundry-0320-2017.jpg
A world famous, Michelin three-star restaurant in Napa County is among the latest high-end establishments to join the trend of requiring prepaid "tickets" for reservations.The French Laundry in Yountville...

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<![CDATA[Forbes Ranks the Richest People in the World in 2017]]> Mon, 20 Mar 2017 14:50:50 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Wealthy_Thumb.jpg
Forbes released its 31st annual ranking of the world's billionaires Monday. These are the five wealthiest individuals in 2017. Forbes.com has more.    ]]>
<![CDATA[Homeowner Left With Backyard Mess After Paying $54K For Pool]]> Mon, 20 Mar 2017 07:06:48 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/responds-pool-mess.jpg
A Rowlett woman paid a company over $50,000 to build her pool and upgrade her backyard, but the company never finished the job.

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<![CDATA[See Full List of JC Penney Stores Closing in US]]> Wed, 22 Mar 2017 18:34:46 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/jcpenney_1200x675.jpg
J.C. Penney released a list Friday of the 138 stores it plans to close in an effort to cut costs and grow sales at its strongest locations.The closures, first announced in February, represents about 13 to...

<![CDATA[Payday Problem Affects Citizens Bank Customers]]> Fri, 17 Mar 2017 12:13:57 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/citizens+bank.jpg
Citizens Bank customers said they were experiencing delays in deposits to their accounts on Friday morning.

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<![CDATA[How to Find an Accurate Credit Score Report]]> Fri, 17 Mar 2017 06:53:47 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/reporte+fico.jpg
One North Texas woman went to a handful of places online to figure out what her score was but she only ended up more confused.]]>
<![CDATA[Class-Action Lawsuit Says Doors on Ford F-150s are Defective]]> Fri, 17 Mar 2017 03:52:08 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/211*120/FORD+F150.jpg
A class-action lawsuit has been filed after a man claimed the doors on his Ford F-150 truck are defective.

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<![CDATA[Warning: Venmo Payments From Strangers Can Cost You]]> Thu, 16 Mar 2017 10:34:27 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Venmo+app.jpg
People using a popular payment app called Venmo say scammers conned them out of thousands of dollars.

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<![CDATA[What Does Interest Rate Hike Mean For You?]]> Wed, 15 Mar 2017 22:47:27 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/counting+money+generic.jpg
The Federal Reserve on Wednesday hiked the nation's interest rate by a quarter of a point. But what do these numbers mean for consumers? Read more from NBC News.

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<![CDATA[Mother Says She Found Pill in Her Child's Gerber Puffs]]> Thu, 16 Mar 2017 03:53:28 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/gerber+logo.jpg
A Texas mother says she found a pill mixed in with her baby's Gerber Puffs cereal.

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<![CDATA[Problem Solved: Valentine's Day Flower Dilemma]]> Thu, 16 Mar 2017 03:54:49 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/211*120/valentines+day+flowers.jpg
A Burleson woman says the flowers she received on Valentine's Day were nothing like the picture, and a replacement from the company wasn't any better.

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<![CDATA[New App Takes Photo Editing Out of Your Hands]]> Wed, 15 Mar 2017 12:43:48 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/romo+nbc+5+today1.jpg
Two North Texas friends just launched a new app called "Mendr" that will make changes to your favorite photos.

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<![CDATA[How to Protect Your Appliances from Being Hacked]]> Tue, 14 Mar 2017 17:09:26 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/211*120/smart+refrigerator.jpg
Documents exposed on Wiki leaks claim to hold details about secret techniques that exploit security vulnerabilities in common devices like our phones and TVs. What you can do to protect yourself.

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<![CDATA[AA Announces Free Coach Meals on Select Flights]]> Wed, 15 Mar 2017 03:59:37 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/american+airlines5.JPG
Fort Worth-based American Airlines announced Tuesday coach passengers flying coast-to-coast will be offered free meals.

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<![CDATA[Worker Shortage Delays New Homes ]]> Tue, 14 Mar 2017 06:54:12 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/home-construction-north-texas.jpg
Real estate experts say there aren't enough construction workers available to keep up with the housing demand in North Texas.

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<![CDATA[Why You May Regret Passing on 401K]]> Tue, 14 Mar 2017 06:52:46 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/money-generic-cash.jpg
A high number of employees are not taking advantage of company savings programs. That's a big concern for financial planners who say too many people are unprepared for retirement.

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<![CDATA[What You Need to Know About the Hoverboard in Your Home]]> Mon, 13 Mar 2017 17:21:15 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/ashanti-hughes-deadly-hoverboard-fire.jpg
A fire in Pennsylvania over the weekend killed a 3-year-old girl. Investigators believe the source of the fire was a hoverboard. What you need to know about protecting your home if you own a hoverboard.

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<![CDATA[Vacationers May Spend More on Break Due to RFID Technology]]> Fri, 10 Mar 2017 18:24:48 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/211*120/RFID+bracelets.jpg
Many kids are out of school and families across North Texas are headed out of town for Spring Break. Travel and technology have been combining more these days and it's helping to make life a little simpler.

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<![CDATA[Online Puppy Shoppers Left Heartbroken]]> Mon, 13 Mar 2017 06:17:22 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/responds-yorkshire.jpg
If you're looking for a pet and browsing online, there's a scheme that left two North Texas women empty handed and heartbroken.

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<![CDATA[Rental Car Dos and Don'ts]]> Fri, 10 Mar 2017 07:39:17 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/218*120/rental+car+coffey.png
NBC 5 Responds breaks down what you should know before driving a rental car off the lot.]]>
<![CDATA[NBC 5 Responds Helps Dallas Woman Recoup Security Deposit]]> Fri, 10 Mar 2017 08:52:31 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/responds-clean-apt.jpg
A North Texas woman tells NBC 5 Responds she left her apartment spick and span, but couldn't get her deposit back after moving out.

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<![CDATA[Price of Oil is Plummeting, But Gas Prices Still High]]> Thu, 09 Mar 2017 16:28:36 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/211*120/GettyImages-88583608.jpg
Oil prices tumbled this week, but drivers dreaming of cheap summer road trips might want to temper their expectations: Experts say a host of factors, including overseas output cuts and refinery operations, will...

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<![CDATA[Protecting Your Health & Electronics When Traveling Abroad]]> Thu, 09 Mar 2017 18:16:20 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/pasaporte+taxes.jpg
If you've got the travel bug and getting a stamp on your passport is in your future plans, there are many things you don't want to forget before hopping on that plane.

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<![CDATA[Staples to Close 70 Stores as US Sales Decline]]> Thu, 09 Mar 2017 13:02:37 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/55827006.jpg
Staples announced Thursday it would close 70 stores in 2017 after reporting fourth-quarter sales that were far weaker than analysts expected.The largest U.S. office-supply chain reported a $548 million...

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<![CDATA[Traveling Abroad: Make Sure Your Money Goes With You]]> Thu, 09 Mar 2017 07:58:37 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/dfw+airport+sign.jpg
Spring Break kicks off the busy travel season. Before traveling abroad, make sure you've got your money, and you know how to use it in other countries.

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<![CDATA[How to Maximize Hotel Bidding Sites for the Best Price]]> Wed, 08 Mar 2017 17:48:24 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/192*120/logan+hotel+room+example+accomodations.jpg
Websites like Priceline and Hotwire have been around for years helping the hotels get some money instead of letting a room stay empty. But there are ways to maximize those sites and get the absolute lowest...]]>
<![CDATA[More Customers, Fmr. Roofing Employee Come Forward]]> Wed, 08 Mar 2017 08:17:24 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/SOS-roofing-construction-sign.jpg
More customers and a former employee of a roofing company claim they are out thousands of dollars.

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