<![CDATA[NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth - Business News]]>Copyright 2017https://www.nbcdfw.com/news/business http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC+5-KXAS+Logo+for+Google+News.png NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth https://www.nbcdfw.comen-usWed, 22 Nov 2017 16:35:46 -0600Wed, 22 Nov 2017 16:35:46 -0600NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[At $1 Billion a Day, Online Shopping Has Set New Record]]> Wed, 22 Nov 2017 14:41:21 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-626284396.jpg
It's barely Thanksgiving and online shoppers have already spent $28.6 billion shopping online, 18 percent more than they did last year, according to Adobe Analytics. Cyber Monday, the Monday after...

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<![CDATA[Busiest Thanksgiving Travel Season in 12 Years is Underway]]> Wed, 22 Nov 2017 06:45:10 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/texas-36-highway-traffic-generic.jpg
An estimated 51 million people will be traveling between Tuesday and Sunday, almost all of them driving.

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<![CDATA[Toys R Us Cancels Orders Discounted With Coupon Glitch ]]> Wed, 22 Nov 2017 05:15:25 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/ToysRUsAP_17262548389553.jpg
Many parents were left frustrated and angry Saturday after their Toys R Us purchases were canceled by the company. Some customers shared three coupon codes online that were intended for use by Toys R Us credit...

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<![CDATA[Justice Dept. Sues to Block AT&T-Time Warner Merger]]> Mon, 20 Nov 2017 16:42:40 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/dojGettyImages-578529965.jpg
The Justice Department sued on Monday to block AT&T's merger with Time Warner, calling it an "illegal" combination that harms consumers and stifles innovation, DOJ officials said.AT&T and Time Warner announced...

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<![CDATA[Comcast Approached 21st Century Fox About Buying Major Assets: Sources]]> Thu, 16 Nov 2017 16:20:15 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/214*120/comcAP_17088554910426.jpg
Comcast has approached 21st Century Fox and expressed interest in an acquisition of some of Fox's assets, sources tell CNBC.Comcast is interested in the same set of assets that Disney approached Fox about...

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<![CDATA[Last-Minute Toyota Sponsorship Saves Dallas Holiday Parade]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 23:25:21 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/199*120/santa111717.JPG
Organizers for the Dallas Holiday Parade say they've raised the funds needed for this year's $374,000 event.

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<![CDATA[Google Launches Program in DFW to Verify Repair Businesses]]> Thu, 16 Nov 2017 07:35:03 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Google+11.jpg
Google's Guarantee Badge promises to put trustworthy electricians, locksmiths, plumbers and other professionals in front of people who are looking to find and book quickly.

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<![CDATA[AT&T Nationwide Outage Repaired]]> Thu, 16 Nov 2017 04:03:17 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/185*120/GettyImages-71515166.jpg
Dallas-based AT&T says a nationwide cellphone outage has been resolved.

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<![CDATA[CVS Blames Pharmacy Outages on 'Internal Network' Problems]]> Thu, 16 Nov 2017 06:21:18 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/180*120/CVS_1200x675.jpg
After a major system outages at CVS Health pharmacies due to an "internal network infrastructure issue," since Tuesday, CNBC reported. The cause is unknown according to a CVS spokesperson, CNBC reported.

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<![CDATA[Amazon Donates School Supplies to 6 Schools in DFW Area]]> Tue, 14 Nov 2017 12:32:50 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/amazondfwschools.jpg
Gift-giving season arrived early for six schools in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

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<![CDATA[Southwest Rolls Out New Digital Signs at Love Field]]> Mon, 13 Nov 2017 10:43:57 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Southwest_Airlines_Rolls-Out_New_Digital_Signs_at_Love.jpg
Southwest Airlines unveiled their new signs at Dallas Love Field as part of its customer service innovation.]]>
<![CDATA[SeaQuest Aquarium Aims to Revive Ridgmar Mall]]> Fri, 10 Nov 2017 07:33:02 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/ridgmar-mall-generic.jpg
A new attraction aims to draw shoppers back to Fort Worth’s Ridgmar Mall just in time for the holiday season.

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<![CDATA[Sean Parker: Facebook Exploits Human 'Vulnerability']]> Thu, 09 Nov 2017 17:47:41 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/sn-prkr.jpg
Napster founder and former president of Facebook Sean Parker on Wednesday shared that he believes the social media giant was designed with potentially addictive features that he believes exploit "a vulnerability...

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<![CDATA[ESPN Will Lay Off More Than 100 Staffers After Thanksgiving]]> Thu, 09 Nov 2017 15:51:25 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/214*120/espn1AP_17038740463693.jpg
Another round of layoffs is hitting ESPN, CNBC has learned.ESPN plans to layoff more than 100 staffers after the Thanksgiving holidays, with SportsCenter in particular expected to lose jobs, a source close to...

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<![CDATA[Chinese Gas Deal Raises Ethics Issues for Ross]]> Wed, 08 Nov 2017 18:17:07 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Wilbur-ross-handshake-china-gas-deal.jpg
On Sunday, the public learned that Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross never fully divested himself of ownership in a global shipping company — one with ties to Russia’s rulers — when he joined President Donald...

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<![CDATA[Capital One to Cut 950 Jobs in Plano]]> Wed, 08 Nov 2017 17:41:48 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Amazon_Looking_to_Fill_Seasonal_Jobs_in_CT.jpg
Banking and financial services company Capital One announced Tuesday that it will lay off about 950 people in Plano, as it exits the mortgage and home equity business and closes a call center.]]>
<![CDATA[What Are the 'Paradise Papers'?]]> Tue, 07 Nov 2017 16:08:41 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/DIT+NAT+PARADISE+PAPERS+THUMB.jpg
A trove of leaked documents known as the "Paradise Papers" have brought to light the ways wealthy individuals and government officials attempt to avoid taxes and financial transparency.]]>
<![CDATA[21st Century Fox in Talks on Partial Sale to Disney: Sources]]> Mon, 06 Nov 2017 12:48:10 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/181741371-Bob-Iger-Fox-Disney.jpg
21st Century Fox has been holding talks about selling most of the company to Walt Disney Co., except for media properties focused tightly on news and sports, people familiar with the situation tell CNBC.The on...

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<![CDATA[Marshalls, TJ Maxx Still Paying Workers of Closed PR Stores]]> Mon, 06 Nov 2017 09:36:46 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Marshalls+Generic.jpg
TJX Cos., the parent company of TJ Maxx, Marshalls and HomeGoods, is being praised for continuing to pay its employees in Puerto Rico even though their stores remain closed due to damage from Hurricane

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<![CDATA[Dow Closes at Record High in Wild Session]]> Thu, 02 Nov 2017 14:29:01 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/214*120/wallAP_17297665403555.jpg
U.S. equities closed mostly higher on Thursday after a wild session as investors examined the details of the tax-reform plan proposed by Republicans, CNBC reported.The plan would permanently lower the...

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<![CDATA[Dairy Queen Remains 'A Strong Brand' in Texas: Operators]]> Thu, 02 Nov 2017 14:11:45 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/dairy+queen+sign.jpg
The Texas Dairy Queen Operators Council says the fast food chain "remains a strong brand" in Texas and that they "will continue to serve" customers from their more than 500 Texas restaurants.

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<![CDATA[UPS Expects to Shatter Shipping Record Over Holidays]]> Wed, 01 Nov 2017 11:57:48 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/UPS_Expects_to_Shatter_Shipping_Record_Over_Holidays.jpg
An extra few shipping days may help UPS shatter the current holiday shipping record, the company says.]]>
<![CDATA[Dozens of Dairy Queen Restaurants to Close]]> Wed, 01 Nov 2017 16:26:40 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/dairy+queen+sign.jpg
Vasari LLC, a Dairy Queen franchisee in Texas, New Mexico & Oklahoma, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Tuesday.

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<![CDATA[Auto Industry Declares War on Trump Over NAFTA]]> Tue, 31 Oct 2017 13:27:44 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Trump-automakers-march-17.jpg
The U.S. automotive industry has largely embraced the benefits of the North American Free Trade Agreement since it went into effect Jan. 1, 1994, which may explain why auto and parts makers have become some...

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