<![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-usFri, 26 Aug 2016 21:54:42 -0500Fri, 26 Aug 2016 21:54:42 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![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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<![CDATA['Rear Seat Reminders' Combat Hot Car Deaths]]> Wed, 03 Aug 2016 08:47:41 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GMC_Rear_Seat_Reminder.jpg
Automakers are helping address hot car deaths with new car seat sensors.

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<![CDATA[Mesquite Greenlights $87 Million UPS Expansion]]> Tue, 02 Aug 2016 11:23:57 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Mesquite_UPS_Facility.jpg
The Mesquite City Council has greenlighted the United Parcel Service's $87 million expansion of its facility there.
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<![CDATA[Texas Draws Tech Giants from California]]> Tue, 02 Aug 2016 10:18:18 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Dallas_Technology_Business.jpg
A new study from CBRE, a real estate agency, ranks Dallas as sixth out of 50 tech markets in the United States.]]>
<![CDATA[New Steps Toward Panther Island District]]> Tue, 02 Aug 2016 08:44:08 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Panther-Island-District.jpg
Tuesday, Fort Worth City Council members will look at establishing new rules for buildings on the edge of the Trinity River. The meeting is one of many steps toward creating the Panther Island District, north of...]]>
<![CDATA[Back to School Spending Expected to Hit $76B]]> Mon, 01 Aug 2016 12:11:55 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/dfw-generic-school-supplies-01.jpg
Retail experts have picked up on a major shift in back to school spending this year that should bode well for consumers.

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<![CDATA[Blue Bell to Pay $175,000 Fine Over Listeria Outbreak]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 19:00:21 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/BlueBell-returns.jpg
Brenham-based Blue Bell Creameries has agreed to immediately pay a $175,000 fine following last year's Listeria outbreak that sickened 10 and was linked to three deaths.

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<![CDATA[Millennials Cause Home Ownership to Drop ]]> Thu, 28 Jul 2016 15:59:12 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/house_home_+for_sale_owner_generic.jpg
The nation’s home ownership rate fell to its all-time low, and could drop further in the months to come, NBC News reported. The rate fell to 62.9 percent, the same as it was in 1965, when the U.S.

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<![CDATA[Facebook Beats Analyst Expectations in Second Quarter]]> Wed, 27 Jul 2016 21:32:21 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/FacebookLogo3.jpg
Facebook beat Wall Street expectations, posting stronger earnings for the second-quarter, NBC News reported. The company reported $6.44 billion in revenue, according to a release posted after the end of...

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<![CDATA[Mary Kay Convention Returns to Support Dallas]]> Mon, 25 Jul 2016 00:05:33 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/072516+Mary+Kay+Convention+2016+Dallas.jpg
The annual convention of Mary Kay sales representatives is one of the first major events to return to downtown since the ambush shooting on police a little more than two weeks ago.

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<![CDATA[Blue Wine? It's Real, And Coming to U.S.]]> Fri, 22 Jul 2016 09:49:31 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/202*120/gik_bottles.jpg
A new bright cobalt blue wine from Spain is heading to the U.S.
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<![CDATA['Pokemon Go' Could Generate Billions For Apple: Analyst]]> Wed, 20 Jul 2016 18:50:40 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-546258766.jpg
Apple can thank the "Pokemon Go" phenomenon for the billions of sales expected to come into the company, CNBC reports. Laura Martin, managing director of investment firm Needham & Co., estimates that...

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<![CDATA[Cicis Pizza Warns of Data Breach]]> Wed, 20 Jul 2016 11:23:39 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/cicis_pizza.jpg
Coppell-based Cicis is warning customers of a data breach that affected restaurants across the U.S. For more information, visit Cicis.com.]]>
<![CDATA[California IT Company Follows Toyota to Plano]]> Wed, 20 Jul 2016 04:25:51 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/collin+county+construction.jpg
"Orange People", named one of the Top 500 fastest growing private companies in America by Inc. Magazine, employs more than 100 people. Nearly half of the employees have committed to a permanent move to Plano.

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<![CDATA[10 Top Consumer Complaints of 2015]]> Thu, 14 Jul 2016 03:24:34 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/453295293.jpg
Phony IRS agents and other imposter scams topped the list of fastest-growing complaints to state and local consumer protection agencies last year, according to the latest report from the annual survey conducted...

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