<![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 Tue, 27 Jan 2015 16:59:32 -0600 Tue, 27 Jan 2015 16:59:32 -0600 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Best Places for Car Repairs]]> Thu, 22 Jan 2015 17:11:23 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/car+repairs.jpg
When it comes to car repairs, a Consumer Reports’ survey finds that Tesla scored higher than any other dealership or independent service center for overall satisfaction

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<![CDATA[Mavs Now A Billion-Dollar Franchise]]> Wed, 21 Jan 2015 14:01:27 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/mavsparade.A.jpg
They're not quite approaching the Cowboys' $2.3 billion, but according to Forbes the Mavs are now worth $1.15 billion.

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<![CDATA[U.S. Gas Prices Falling Below $2]]> Thu, 22 Jan 2015 09:36:46 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/gas-prices-461831632.jpg
Now is the perfect time to start planning a road trip, because by the end the weekend, the national average for gas prices is predicted to fall below $2 a gallon. But fill up your tanks, because these record low...

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<![CDATA[J.C. Penney Is Not Bringing Back Its Big Book]]> Tue, 20 Jan 2015 16:42:30 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/JCPHomeCatalog.jpg
J.C. Penney said Tuesday it's not resurrecting its "Big Book" print catalog.

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<![CDATA[Plano's "Legacy West" Booming as Toyota Breaks Ground]]> Tue, 20 Jan 2015 17:44:00 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/west+legacy.jpg
Toyota’s move to Plano turned some ceremonial dirt on Tuesday. The automaker’s corporate headquarters is just one project in the booming area called “Legacy West”.

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<![CDATA[Toyota Breaks Ground on New Facility in Plano]]> Tue, 20 Jan 2015 17:39:59 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/toyota4.jpg
Toyota has decided to move its North America headquarters to North Texas in a big way.

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<![CDATA[Accusations Swirl as Fate of Braniff Building Decided]]> Tue, 20 Jan 2015 18:36:26 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/braniff-flickr.jpg
Instead of being torn down the old Braniff building at Dallas Love Field Airport could get a facelift.

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<![CDATA[Toyota Gears Up for Groundbreaking in Plano]]> Sun, 18 Jan 2015 22:58:03 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/toyota+plano.jpg
Toyota to bring corporate headquarters and 4,000 employees to Plano. Groundbreaking is scheduled for Tuesday.]]>
<![CDATA[Target to Shut Down Stores in Canada]]> Thu, 15 Jan 2015 11:02:32 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/453903966.jpg
Target says it will shut down 133-store Canadian operation after failed expansion

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<![CDATA[Texas-Based H-E-B Issues Tortilla Recall]]> Wed, 14 Jan 2015 19:25:01 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/heb-recall.jpg
H-E-B has issued a voluntary recall specifically for the H-E-B Homestyle White Corn Tortillas due to the possible presence of foreign material.]]>
<![CDATA[Tuesday Morning is Back in a Big Way]]> Tue, 06 Jan 2015 23:26:40 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/tuesday-morning-storefront.jpg
After years of declining sales and "messy" stores, a Dallas-based discount retailer is back in a big way and the CEO is sharing the secrets of the closeout’s turnaround.

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<![CDATA[Spice Recall Affects Several Products Sold in TX]]> Mon, 29 Dec 2014 22:09:07 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/tlmd_product_recall.jpg
A massive meat recall involving three Texas companies was intiated because the meat contained undeclared peanut allergens in seasoning, officials said Monday.]]>
<![CDATA[244,000 Pounds of Meat Products Recalled In Texas]]> Mon, 29 Dec 2014 16:14:08 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/recalled-meat.jpg
The USDA confirms a voluntary and precautionary recall by San Antonio-based H-E-B and Garcia Foods and Dallas-based J & B Sausage Company.

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<![CDATA[Smaller After-Christmas Shopping Crowds Reported]]> Fri, 26 Dec 2014 12:17:45 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/224*120/Post+Christmas+Shopping1.jpg
The day after Christmas is usually one of the most popular days to go shopping, but it seems this year the crowds are much smaller.]]>
<![CDATA[Consumer Reports: Long-Lasting AA Batteries]]> Tue, 23 Dec 2014 17:20:40 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/CR+AA+Batteries.jpg
When you’re making up your holiday checklist, there’s one item you don’t want to leave out — batteries. Double-As are the most popular size. Consumer Reports put 15 to the test — both lithium and alkaline.

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<![CDATA[Consumer Reports: Low Cost Laptops]]> Mon, 22 Dec 2014 17:34:41 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/tablet+laptop+cr.jpg
Consumer Reports has tested some of the lowest-cost laptops to find out what they offer, and what they don’t.

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<![CDATA[Smart Watches for Techies on Your Lists]]> Mon, 22 Dec 2014 12:40:16 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/9-4-2013-samsung-smartwatch.jpg
Know people who’d like to wear their data on their sleeve? Consumer Reports tested six new smart watches.

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<![CDATA[Gas Prices Lowest in Five Years]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 22:38:24 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/gas18.JPG
North Texas drivers are filling up at the tank as gas prices continue to drop.

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<![CDATA[Southwest Bag Workers to Protest at 16 Airports]]> Tue, 16 Dec 2014 12:30:15 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/tlmd_southwest_airlines_new_livery_01.jpg
Union workers at Southwest Airlines demonstrated at 16 airports across the country on Tuesday including Dallas Love Field.

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<![CDATA[Which Gaming System to Give?]]> Tue, 16 Dec 2014 07:10:51 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/cr-gaming-systems.jpg
If the thought of braving holiday crowds at the mall is driving you to go for gift cards, you’re not alone. Spending on gift cards is expected to hit a record high this year.

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<![CDATA[Gift Cards Could Make a Bad Gift Idea]]> Sun, 14 Dec 2014 18:58:39 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Credit+card+swipe+debit.jpg
If the thought of braving holiday crowds at the mall is driving you to go for gift cards, you’re not alone. Spending on gift cards is expected to hit a record high this year.

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<![CDATA[Most and Least Loved Cars]]> Tue, 02 Dec 2014 17:22:11 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/consumer+reports+cars.jpg
Before you buy a new car, you want to make sure you’ll be happy. A good way to tell is to hear from owners and ask whether they’d buy their car again. That’s what Consumer Reports does for you, surveying 350,000...

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<![CDATA[Trouble in Toyland: Dangerous Toys]]> Mon, 01 Dec 2014 17:27:21 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/TOYS13.jpg
A study by the U.S. Public Interest group issued an annual report on toys for nearly 30 years. They buy toys off the shelf, then submit them to tests and laboratory analysis.

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<![CDATA[Dallas Store Prices Sweaters By Ugliness]]> Tue, 02 Dec 2014 07:21:54 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/217*120/113014+Ugly+Sweater1.jpg
It’s only open for a month and closes its doors Dec. 27. Expect to pay $20-60 for one of about 9,000 of the ugliest Christmas sweaters you can find in a Dallas store.

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<![CDATA[North Texans Spend On Small Business Saturday]]> Sat, 29 Nov 2014 23:17:05 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/shopping-generic-retail-sal.jpg
Steady stream of shoppers at Small Business Saturday. And a Dallas man painted a unique tribute to the nationwide effort.

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<![CDATA[Getting WIFI Throughout Your House]]> Fri, 28 Nov 2014 17:17:59 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/wifi1.jpg
We’re dependent on Wi-Fi to access the internet in different parts of our homes. But too often service is sluggish or there are dead zones. Consumer Reports has advice to help improve Wi-Fi in your house.

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<![CDATA[Southwest Employees Picket at Dallas Love Field]]> Tue, 25 Nov 2014 18:40:10 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Southwest+Airlines+Protest+112514.jpg
Southwest Airlines ramp workers picketed outside Dallas Love Field Airport on Tuesday over the slow progress of contract talks with the Dallas-based airline.

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