<![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, 24 Apr 2017 08:15:36 -0500Mon, 24 Apr 2017 08:15:36 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Bebe Is Closing All 175 of Its Stores]]> Fri, 21 Apr 2017 08:35:45 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/bebe5.jpg
Bebe expects to close all of its brick-and-mortar locations by the end of May, the clothing retailer said in a filing Friday with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The chain had previously said it...

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<![CDATA[Emergency Preparedness Items are Tax Free This Weekend]]> Mon, 24 Apr 2017 04:22:16 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/185*120/batteries.jpg
From midnight Saturday to midnight Monday, certain emergency preparation supplies are free of sales tax.

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<![CDATA[MasterCard Rolls Out Cards With Fingerprint Sensor]]> Thu, 20 Apr 2017 10:07:55 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/MasterCard-34123792165_e987246927_o.jpg
MasterCard is testing payment cards with fingerprint sensors in South Africa and hopes to roll it out to the rest of the world by the end of the year, the company said Thursday.

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<![CDATA[Frisco Has A Used Car Vending Machine]]> Thu, 20 Apr 2017 13:54:01 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/carvana-frisco-vending-machine.jpg
Online used car dealer Carvana has opened its unique car vending machine in Frisco.]]>
<![CDATA[Green Initiatives of Top Companies ]]> Wed, 19 Apr 2017 20:00:25 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/DIT+Earth+Week+Companies+THUMB.jpg
In honor of Earth Week, NBC looked at 5 of the most valuable companies to see what kind of green initiatives they are engaged in.]]>
<![CDATA[Look Inside: $5.9M, '20s Turtle Creek Italian Villa]]> Wed, 19 Apr 2017 09:54:23 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/4107-turtle.jpg
The Italian-inspired 1920's villa at 4107 Turtle Creek Boulevard, in the heart of Uptown, is on the market for $5,950,000. Photos courtesy of David Griffin & Company Realtors. More at davidgriffin.com

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<![CDATA[Dallas Converting Busy Uptown Streets to Two-Way]]> Wed, 19 Apr 2017 06:32:39 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/one-way-sign-generic.jpg
Business leaders in Dallas’ Uptown neighborhood have continued to work on a plan that would convert long stretches of two busy streets from one-way traffic to two-way.

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<![CDATA[Church Waits Years For Fundraiser Money]]> Wed, 19 Apr 2017 09:49:15 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/saint-james-ame-church.jpg
When an historic church's fundraiser fell through, they called NBC 5 Responds for help.

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<![CDATA[Brick-and-Mortar Stores Are Closing]]> Tue, 18 Apr 2017 19:08:57 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/storesclosing.jpg
Some major retailers, struggling to compete with online companies, have been forced to close brick-and-mortar locations. Here are some of the biggest names affected by the change in consumer habits.]]>
<![CDATA[New Hampshire Farm Lets You Do Yoga With Baby Goats]]> Wed, 19 Apr 2017 10:10:25 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/200*120/Screen+Shot+2017-04-18+at+1.40.45+PM.png
The latest fitness trend might just convince some people to slap on yoga pants, especially if they love baby animals.Jenness Farm in Nottingham, New Hampshire, has gotten a lot of attention after introducing...]]>
<![CDATA[10 Discounts, Deals and Freebies for Tax Day 2017]]> Tue, 18 Apr 2017 12:19:17 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/tax+day+deals+2017.png


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<![CDATA[Last-Minute Tax Day Filing: How to Pay Uncle Sam at the Deadline]]> Tue, 18 Apr 2017 08:50:07 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/tax-form.jpg
Waiting until the last minute to pay your taxes can cost you if you are expecting a refund, since the government hangs on to your money and receives more interest on it. However, if you owe money to the...

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<![CDATA[How to File for an Extension on Tax Day]]> Tue, 18 Apr 2017 06:40:48 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/tax+forms.jpg
The tax day deadline is here but don't worry if you're not ready to file your taxes. You may file an extension with the IRS that gives you up to six more months to file your taxes — but you gotta do it...

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<![CDATA[JC Penney Postponing Store Closures, Liquidation Sales]]> Thu, 13 Apr 2017 15:26:27 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages_450830623.jpg
J.C. Penney announced it has postponed the liquidation sales and closure dates for the 138 stores it plans to shutter this year after seeing an increase in sales, the company told CNBC exclusively."Ever since...

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<![CDATA[These Airlines Have the Worst Records for Bumping Passengers]]> Thu, 13 Apr 2017 15:31:01 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/181*120/GettyImages-157241910.jpg
Despite United Airlines' high-profile blunder in yanking a passenger from a full flight, the odds of getting bumped from your next flight on a U.S. carrier are very small, CNBC reported.But a lot depends...

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<![CDATA[Deal Over Trump-Branded Dallas Hotel is Dead]]> Thu, 13 Apr 2017 09:05:28 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/1492012096-trumphotel_0203bus1.jpg
The developer trying to build a Trump-brand hotel in Dallas told the city this week that the deal is dead.

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<![CDATA[Grocer H-E-B Now Texas' Largest Private Employer]]> Thu, 13 Apr 2017 03:58:53 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/heb-recall.jpg
Texas-based H-E-B has surpassed 100,000 employees, making it the largest privately held company in the state.]]>
<![CDATA[Air Ambulances: Taking Patients for a Ride]]> Wed, 12 Apr 2017 07:19:56 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/air-ambulance-corrected.gif
A Consumer Reports investigation reveals a spike in patient complaints showing thousands of dollars in surprise ambulance bills.]]>
<![CDATA[Forbes' Five Most Valuable Baseball Teams]]> Tue, 11 Apr 2017 14:42:47 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/DIT_SPO_FORBES_TOP_5_BASEBALL_1-149193940108300001.jpg
Forbes released their 2017 list of most valuable MLB teams. Find out if your team is near the top. ]]>
<![CDATA[Tesla Becomes Most Valuable US Automaker]]> Mon, 10 Apr 2017 16:42:51 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-545144512.jpg
Tesla overtook General Motors during trading Monday to become the most valuable automaker in the United States, CNBC reported. The electric car company sold about 76,000 vehicles last year, a fraction of the 10...

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<![CDATA[GSK Recalls Nearly 600,000 US Asthma Inhalers]]> Fri, 07 Apr 2017 07:12:46 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/198*120/102408gsk.jpg
GlaxoSmithKline has recalled nearly 600,000 Albuterol inhalers.

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<![CDATA[Public-Private Partnerships Have Mixed Results in Texas]]> Thu, 06 Apr 2017 19:43:37 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/txtag+booth+austin.jpg
Texas has produced mixed results with the public-private partnerships that President Donald Trump wants to use to quickly produce jobs and infrastructure improvements across the nation.

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<![CDATA[Protecting Your Child From Identity Theft]]> Fri, 07 Apr 2017 06:57:23 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/021116+cell+phone+id+theft+investigation.jpg
Your child's identity may be one of the hardest things to defend, if you're not vigilant.]]>
<![CDATA[Something Good: Conversation and Connections]]> Thu, 06 Apr 2017 07:26:22 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/vlcsnap-2017-04-06-07h25m58s22.jpg
The Fort Worth Junior League, the Fort Worth Chapter of Links, Incorporated and the Fort Worth Hispanic Women's Network of Texas shared conversations at a "table talk" event.

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<![CDATA[Warning: Hackers Connect With Kids Toys]]> Thu, 06 Apr 2017 07:16:31 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/vlcsnap-2017-04-06-05h28m52s159.jpg
Hackers are targeting more than just your phone and computer, they're targeting your children's toys, experts say.

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<![CDATA[Parents to Receive $70 Million in Refunds from Amazon]]> Wed, 05 Apr 2017 22:53:12 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Amazon-Kindle-GettyImages-156687508.jpg
Tens of thousands of Americans are about to get refunds from Amazon.

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<![CDATA[Amazon Refunding Up to $70 Million for Kids' In-App Purchases]]> Wed, 05 Apr 2017 20:47:51 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/AMAZON_AP_16287435798944.jpg
For any parent whose kid racked up a big bill making in-app purchases on Amazon, a refund may be on the way.The FTC and internet retailing giant Amazon agreed Tuesday to set aside their appeals in a case...

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<![CDATA[Boeing's New Global Service Unit Moving to Plano]]> Wed, 05 Apr 2017 22:36:35 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/211*120/site+of+Boeings+new+Plano+HQ.jpg
Boeing has announced they are moving the headquarters of its new Global Services business unit to Plano in July.

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