<![CDATA[NBC 7 San Diego - Business News]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/business http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/KNSD+RSS+Feed+logo+blue.png NBC 7 San Diego http://www.nbcsandiego.comen-usFri, 30 Sep 2016 15:32:49 -0700Fri, 30 Sep 2016 15:32:49 -0700NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Airlines Reading, Responding to Social Media Rants]]> Thu, 29 Sep 2016 13:25:34 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/swa-airline-tweets-compliants.jpg
A new study says airlines are reading posts made by customers complaining over delayed or canceled flights and poor service, and are responding to those messages. Dallas-based Southwest Airlines has a team...

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<![CDATA[Wells Fargo CEO to Forfeit $41M Amid Review]]> Tue, 27 Sep 2016 17:52:21 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP_16260609890795-wells-fargo.jpg
Secretary of Labor Tom Perez on Tuesday said he would initiate a "top-to-bottom" review of labor practices at disgraced bank Wells Fargo, NBC News reported.Perez was responding to a letter from eight...

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<![CDATA[How to Protect Yourself From Hackers ]]> Fri, 23 Sep 2016 09:38:46 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/NC_onlinetuneup0923_1920x1080.jpg
Thursday's news that Yahoo suffered a hack of 500 million of its user accounts may have many people taking a new look at how to keep their own email accounts and personal information secure.]]>
<![CDATA[How The Marriott-Starwood Merger Affects Your Rewards]]> Fri, 23 Sep 2016 07:37:47 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/marriott.jpg
The Marriott International brand to become the largest hotel chain in the world, after its $13 billion acquisition of Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide in a merger that closed on Friday morning.But...

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<![CDATA[Embattled Wells Fargo CEO Resigns From Federal Panel]]> Thu, 22 Sep 2016 15:15:08 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP_16264579459541-Stumpf.jpg
Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf stepped down from his position on the Federal Reserve Advisory Council Thursday, according to a statement from the San Francisco Federal Reserve. Wells Fargo told CNBC that Stumpf...

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<![CDATA[San Diego Home Prices Up to Highest Rate in Decade]]> Tue, 20 Sep 2016 11:53:24 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/san+diego+home+for+sale+generic+.jpg
Home prices and rent costs continue to rise in San Diego County, as competition for housing gets fiercer.]]>
<![CDATA[Female Entrepreneurs from U.S. and Mexico Gather at Summit]]> Sat, 17 Sep 2016 16:20:21 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Womans+Summit.jpg
More than 300 female founders and funders from the United States and Mexico gathered at the second annual "Hera Venture Summit" at the University of San Diego on Saturday, to promote binational networking.

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<![CDATA[Ford to Stop Producing Small Cars in US]]> Wed, 14 Sep 2016 14:02:11 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-513343308-ford-generic.jpg
Ford says it will move its entire small car operation from America to Mexico, NBC News reported."Over the next two to three years, we will have migrated all of our small car production to Mexico," CEO...]]>
<![CDATA[FAA Issues Warning About Samsung Phones]]> Thu, 08 Sep 2016 17:59:02 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP_16246359982059-samsung.jpg
The Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday strongly urged travelers not to turn on or charge Samsung Galaxy Note 7 cell phones while on planes, after a series of incidents involving exploding batteries.In...

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<![CDATA[‘I Already Lost Them’: The World Reacts to Apple’s AirPods]]> Thu, 08 Sep 2016 16:35:29 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP_16251682398866-iphone-7-earbud.gif
At Apple’s product launch event Wednesday, the company confirmed what many had been speculating for months: The new iPhone 7 does not have a headphone jack. iPhone users who want to communicate and listen...

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<![CDATA[Airbnb Addresses Claims of Racism, Revamps Website]]> Thu, 08 Sep 2016 11:05:40 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/airbnb-homepage.jpg
Before the end of the year, Airbnb plans to display user photos less prominently, promote instant bookings and introduce technological changes to address widespread reports of racial discrimination against...

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<![CDATA[Facebook Satellites Part of Plan for Internet in Space]]> Fri, 02 Sep 2016 13:57:38 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/spacex-explostion-smoke.jpg
On Thursday, a SpaceX rocket, along with a satellite leased in part by Facebook, were destroyed in a launch pad explosion at Cape Canaveral. The explosion, in which no people were harmed, occurred during...

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<![CDATA[Tesla Needs More Money to Keep Model 3 On Track]]> Wed, 31 Aug 2016 11:48:43 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-490597798.jpg
Automaker Tesla will need to raise additional capital in order to continue as planned with development of its new Model 3 sedan and its giant battery “gigafactory” in Reno, the company said Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[Guests' Data May Have Been Hacked at Hotels]]> Mon, 15 Aug 2016 08:49:03 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.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[Macy's to Close 100 Stores Nationwide]]> Thu, 11 Aug 2016 06:06:17 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.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 04:33:00 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.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[Millennials Cause Home Ownership to Drop ]]> Thu, 28 Jul 2016 13:59:12 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.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 19:32:21 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.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['Pokemon Go' Could Generate Billions For Apple: Analyst]]> Wed, 20 Jul 2016 16:50:40 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.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[10 Top Consumer Complaints of 2015]]> Thu, 14 Jul 2016 01:24:34 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.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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<![CDATA[Stocks Higher as US Creates 287K Jobs in June]]> Fri, 08 Jul 2016 11:28:09 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/HiringSign-GettyImages-518572344.jpg
The U.S. economy added 287,000 jobs during the month of June, beating expectations and wowing investors, CNBC reported. Economists expected non-farm payrolls to jump by 175,000 for the month.

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<![CDATA[Hershey's Board Rejects Bid From Mondelez]]> Thu, 30 Jun 2016 11:45:44 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/choco-94621201.jpg
Hershey's board of directors said Thursday it has unanimously rejected a bid by Mondelez to aquire the chocolate-giant in what would have united two of the world's largest candy-makers.The company said in...

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<![CDATA[New Sprouts Looking to Hire 150 Employees]]> Mon, 27 Jun 2016 15:16:59 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/sprouts+0626.JPG
Sprouts Farmers Market is opening a new store in the 4S Ranch area and is looking to hire 150 employees.

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<![CDATA[Horton Plaza Nordstrom Announces Store Closure]]> Fri, 24 Jun 2016 17:35:45 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/nordstrom+horton+plaza.JPG
After 31 years at downtown San Diego’s Horton Plaza, the Nordstrom location is closing.

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