<![CDATA[NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth - Business News]]> Copyright 2015 http://www.nbcdfw.com/news/business http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC+5-KXAS+Logo+for+Google+News.png NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth http://www.nbcdfw.com en-us Sun, 29 Nov 2015 21:07:41 -0600 Sun, 29 Nov 2015 21:07:41 -0600 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Amazon's North Texas Facilities Stay Busy]]> Sun, 29 Nov 2015 18:52:11 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Amazon_Trucks_Big_Rig_Generic.jpg
Black Friday was good to Amazon, which operates three fulfillment centers in North Texas - one each in Coppell, Dallas and Haslet.

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<![CDATA[Online Sales Surge, but Thousands Lining Up for Black Friday]]> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 06:28:13 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/BlackFridayMacys-AP_931186516506.jpg
Thousands of shoppers are still choosing to line up in the stores to make sure they got the best deals. The tradition of getting there early was still going strong, according to NBC News. Hundreds lined...

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<![CDATA[Qantas to Offer Daily Flights Between D/FW, Sydney]]> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 17:30:32 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/qantas-a380-at-dfw-02.jpg
Qantas Airways will be making the longest flight in the world seven days a week beginning in April 2016.

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<![CDATA[Mary Kay to Build $100M Facility in Lewisville]]> Tue, 24 Nov 2015 17:10:22 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/new-mary-kay-logo.jpg
North Texas-based cosmetics giant Mary Kay plans to build a new $100 million facility in Lewisville.

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<![CDATA[Blue Bell Expanding Distribution, Flavor Selection]]> Tue, 24 Nov 2015 13:40:25 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/BlueBell-returns.jpg
Just in time for Christmas, Blue Bell Ice Cream will once again available in Louisiana and Jackson, Mississippi, Dec. 21 -- and new flavors are on the horizon, the company says.

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<![CDATA[UnitedHealth May Withdraw From Obamacare]]> Mon, 23 Nov 2015 00:15:22 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/UnitedHealth-AP_580078387860.jpg
Experts are divided over Thursday’s news that the No. 1 U.S. health insurer, UnitedHealth Group, might withdraw from health exchanges mandated by so-called Obamacare legislation, NBC News reported. The company...

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<![CDATA[Will Nation's Top Health Insurer Kill Obamacare?]]> Sun, 22 Nov 2015 02:19:00 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Obamacare-Website-AP_249581118509.jpg
Thursday's news that the No. 1 U.S. health insurer, UnitedHealth Group, might withdraw from the health insurance exchanges mandated by so-called Obamacare legislation divided experts into two camps.

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<![CDATA[Kimberly-Clark Irving Headquarters Given All-Clear]]> Thu, 19 Nov 2015 16:41:33 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/EARNS+KIMBERLY+CLARK.jpg
Kimberly-Clark's Irving headquarters was partially evacuated Thursday after a suspicious package was delivered to the building, Irving police said.

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<![CDATA[Blue Bell Resumes Production in Brenham]]> Wed, 18 Nov 2015 12:51:35 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/BlueBell-returns.jpg
Blue Bell is once again producing ice cream at its Brenham facility, but the treats aren't yet for sale.

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<![CDATA[Buc-ees Eyes Denton for Travel Center]]> Tue, 17 Nov 2015 18:06:47 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Bu-cees.jpg
Buc-ees store owners are seeing some opposition from neighbors near their perspective building site for the new, 96 pump gas station and travel center.

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<![CDATA[U.S. Stocks Close Sharply Higher in Wake of Paris Attacks]]> Mon, 16 Nov 2015 16:21:44 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NYSE-Paris-Attacks-GettyImages-497371064.jpg
U.S. stocks gained Monday on a sharp jump in oil prices boosted by geopolitical concerns following weekend terror attacks in Paris. The major U.S. averages closed more than 1 percent higher, recovering some of...

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<![CDATA[CEO Talks 'Top Workplaces' Ranking]]> Mon, 16 Nov 2015 09:49:27 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/encompass.jpg
Encompass Home Health is consistently ranked among the top places to work by its employees and CEO April Anthony says finding what you love.

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<![CDATA[TAPS Suspends Bus Service in Collin County Indefinitely]]> Sat, 14 Nov 2015 19:22:04 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/vlcsnap-2015-11-06-17h56m56s78.jpg
A public transit service in North Texas will eliminate most bus and van routes amid money troubles.

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<![CDATA[Wal-Mart to Open Its Doors on Thanksgiving Day]]> Wed, 18 Nov 2015 07:18:26 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/WalmartBlackFriday-AP_674555436752.jpg
Wal-Mart has broken its silence about its plans for Black Friday. On Thursday, the retailer announced it will open its doors at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving, the same time it has for the last three years. For those...

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<![CDATA[Company Makes $14B on China's Fake 'Singles' Day']]> Wed, 11 Nov 2015 15:07:46 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/AP_996003549132.jpg
The retail website Alibaba brought up $14 billion in sales on the made-up Chinese holiday "Singles' Day," the company said on Thursday. This year's sales were 60 percent higher than last year.

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<![CDATA[China's Online Singles' Day Nets Record Sales ]]> Wed, 11 Nov 2015 06:00:09 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/SinglesDay-GettyImages-496343898.jpg
China’s e-commerce giant Alibaba has passed its record halfway through its Singles’ Day shopping event, NBC News reported. In the first eight minutes of this year’s sale, the company generated more than...

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<![CDATA[Safety Experts Release New Booster Seat Ratings]]> Tue, 10 Nov 2015 05:47:01 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/news-GettyImages-580521915.jpg
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety released its latest safety ratings for booster seats on Tuesday. Twenty of the 23 seats earned the highest rating. The IIHS said the seats would provide a good...

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<![CDATA[VW Offers $1,000 Credit Cards to Owners of Cheating Diesels]]> Mon, 09 Nov 2015 18:08:44 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/AP_928991880469-VW.jpg
Volkswagen's U.S. subsidiary said on Monday it will offer $1,000 worth of credit cards, of which half may be spent at VW and Audi dealerships, to owners of certain diesel models the company has admitted do...

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<![CDATA[Verizon Considers Sale of Business Services, Data Storage Assets]]> Fri, 06 Nov 2015 13:10:12 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-92351676.jpg
Verizon Communications Inc. is exploring a sale of its enterprise assets, according to people familiar with the matter, as the largest U.S. wireless carrier seeks to focus on its core business, NBC News...

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<![CDATA[Girl Scout's Bumping Cookies to $5 a Box]]> Thu, 05 Nov 2015 15:29:45 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/AP_080402011722.jpg
After years of holding prices steady, more Girl Scout councils are boosting cookie prices to $5 a box. "The No. 1 factor was us hearing feedback from adult volunteers that girls had such a great experience...

<![CDATA[What Does Dallas' Downgraded Bond Rating Mean?]]> Wed, 04 Nov 2015 14:03:57 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/skyline8.jpg
Government editor for The Dallas Morning News, Rudy Bush, talks about the city's downgraded bond rating, what it means for residents and how to fix it.

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<![CDATA[American to Spend $350 Million on New Headquarters]]> Tue, 03 Nov 2015 17:50:35 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/aa-hdq1-sign.jpg
American Airlines' new Fort Worth headquarters will be adjacent to several of its other facilities and will cost $350 million. The city of Fort Worth will provide $21 million in tax incentives.

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<![CDATA[Wal-Mart to Get Help from Santa in Holiday Shopping War]]> Tue, 03 Nov 2015 05:56:53 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Walmart-AP_660836205135.jpg
Santa Claus will be coming to Wal-Mart this holiday season, NBC News reported. The retail giant is banking on an army of Santas and other holiday attractions to help regain market share from its biggest...

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<![CDATA[Activision to Buy 'Candy Crush' Maker for $5.9B]]> Tue, 03 Nov 2015 04:17:15 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/CandyCrush-AP_163106589683.jpg
Video game maker Activision Blizzard Inc. said it will buy the maker of the popular “Candy Crush Saga” game, Reuters reported. Activision will buy King Digital Entertainment for $5.9 billion to strengthen...

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<![CDATA[Amazon Offers 20 Weeks of Paid Maternity Leave]]> Mon, 02 Nov 2015 16:51:19 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/AP_93380942358.jpg
Amazon is now offering new birth mothers who have spent a year with the company up to 20 weeks of maternity leave. The company outlined the new perk in an internal memo, which it shared with NBC News on...

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<![CDATA[Shoppers Prefer Paper Coupons: Survey]]> Mon, 02 Nov 2015 06:32:35 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/AP_090422053554.jpg
New research shows consumers are clipping coupons out of newspapers and other paper mailings rather than finding them online, according to a CreditCards.com survey. Sixty-three percent of U.S.

<![CDATA[NASCAR Fans Descend on North Texas; Businesses Ready]]> Mon, 02 Nov 2015 12:14:23 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Texas_motor_speedway_sign.jpg
One week ahead of Sunday’s NASCAR Spring Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway and fans are already filing into Fort Worth.]]>
<![CDATA[Blue Bell Returns to North Texas Monday]]> Sun, 01 Nov 2015 11:24:22 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/BlueBell-returns.jpg
Blue Bell ice cream products will return to North Texas grocery stores on Monday, the company says.

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