<![CDATA[NBC 7 San Diego - Business News]]> Copyright 2015 http://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/business http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/KNSD+RSS+Feed+logo+blue.png NBC 7 San Diego http://www.nbcsandiego.com en-us Tue, 01 Sep 2015 07:24:49 -0700 Tue, 01 Sep 2015 07:24:49 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[New Chicago Target Could Be Equipped With a Bar]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 02:52:49 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/target+express.jpg
A new Target store set to open in Chicago's Streeterville neighborhood is on track to become the first ever Target store to serve alcohol to customers. A spokesperson for the Minnesota-based retailer confirmed...

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<![CDATA[Conn. Governor in Talks With GE]]> Wed, 26 Aug 2015 01:07:01 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/GEPIC8252015.jpg
Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy revealed this week that his administration has been in close talks with GE to try to keep the company and its 800 employees in Connecticut. GE has operated its world base...

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<![CDATA[Egg Prices Soar in California ]]> Mon, 24 Aug 2015 10:51:10 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Egg-Shortage.jpg
Consumers are shelling out more for a carton of large eggs as benchmark prices in California have gone up by 150 percent in a year.]]>
<![CDATA[Huggies Investigating Claims of Glass Found in Baby Wipes]]> Fri, 21 Aug 2015 13:44:51 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP_470676170697.jpg
Huggies is investigating after a video made by a mother in Guam purporting to show fiberglass in its baby wipes was posted online. "We are aware of the situation with a mom who posted videos of what...

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<![CDATA[Dow Falls More Than 500 Points]]> Fri, 21 Aug 2015 13:08:49 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-487480511.jpg
The Dow fell more than 500 points Friday, plunging for a second straight day and hitting a 10 percent decline from its all-time high — the definition of a market correction. Investors continue to worry that a...

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<![CDATA[How Subway Will Erase Jared Fogle From Its Brand]]> Wed, 19 Aug 2015 11:54:05 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/fogle-subway-AP_92272235523.jpg
The company that once benefited from Jared Fogle's weight loss story will now need to figure out how to erase him from the brand completely. Fogle pleaded guilty to allegations that he paid for sex acts...

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<![CDATA[Tinder CEO Leaves After Five Months]]> Thu, 13 Aug 2015 10:09:56 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/140411-tinder-dating-app-mn-1310_6f284758e68894d5f153e1d324a00965.nbcnews-fp-1360-600.jpg
Tinder's latest CEO Christopher Payne just didn't match with the company. Payne is leaving the position after just five months on the job. Taking over will be Tinder co-founder and current president Sean...]]>
<![CDATA[Student Loan Rates Drop, But For How Long?]]> Tue, 07 Jul 2015 11:29:08 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/CN12T07072015_1200x675_479329347941.jpg
More than 1.2 trillion dollars in student loans are taken out by more than 40 million consumers, with an average balance of about 29 thousand dollars. Last week, the interest rate on those federal loans dropped...]]>
<![CDATA[What's Going on in Greece? And How It Affects You]]> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 05:59:55 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/NC_lv50tweb_1500x845.jpg
Monday's stock slide has investors nervously awaiting Tuesday's opening bell amid the Greek Crisis and an emerging crisis in Puerto Rico.]]>
<![CDATA[Locals Say They Were Targeted in Starbucks Hackings]]> Thu, 14 May 2015 14:54:23 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/starbucks11.jpg
Following a slew of Starbucks hackings, many locals said hackers were targeting them through the coffee chain’s mobile app.

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<![CDATA[SeaWorld Sees Optimistic Start to Year]]> Thu, 07 May 2015 14:43:02 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Baby_Shamu.JPG
Attendance at SeaWorld parks rose 5.6 percent in the first three months of this year, a turnaround for a company that’s business has been sinking since the release of “Blackfish.”

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<![CDATA[Consumer Advice: Spend Those Unused Gift Cards]]> Thu, 09 Apr 2015 11:31:25 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/gift+cards.JPG
Use your gift cards before you lose them or the store goes out of business.]]>
<![CDATA[4 Fresh & Easy Stores Close in San Diego County]]> Mon, 06 Apr 2015 14:57:07 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/fresheasystorefront.jpg
Four Fresh & Easy stores in San Diego County have closed as the grocery chain revamps its business model.]]>
<![CDATA[Are Thrift Stores a New Tourist Attraction?]]> Fri, 03 Apr 2015 19:07:00 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/trendy+thrift+shops.jpg
People are visiting thrift stores on vacation.]]>
<![CDATA[Starbucks Rolls Out Birthday Cake Frappucino]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:37:33 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/frappucino+birthday.JPG
In honor of the Frappucino’s 20th birthday, Starbucks is rolling out a birthday cake Frap.

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<![CDATA[Chicago McDonald's Faces Complaints Over Employee Burns]]> Tue, 17 Mar 2015 15:09:10 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/mcds-protest-1.jpg
McDonald's employees in Chicago lobbied for more safety standards at the restaurant. Demonstration comes one day after employees around the nation filed 28 health and safety complaints against the Oak...

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<![CDATA[San Diego Firm Buys Phoenix Apartments for $36.2 Million]]> Thu, 05 Mar 2015 15:39:58 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/MG_Ascent_at_Papago_t620.jpg
San Diego-based MG Properties Group has acquired the 270-unit Trillium Papago Apartments in Phoenix for approximately $36.2 million, the private investment company announced.

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<![CDATA[Social Reaction to Chargers-Raiders Stadium News]]> Fri, 20 Feb 2015 14:33:25 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/chargers+raiders+stadium+rendering+13.jpg
News that rival professional football teams the San Diego Chargers and the Oakland Raiders are joining forces on a proposal that could have them share a Southern California stadium surprised many when it...

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<![CDATA[Elite Jumping Horses of Cuba ]]> Thu, 19 Feb 2015 09:32:39 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP247924812525_CubaHorses.jpg
Already renowned for fine rum and fancy cigars, Cuba is carving out a new luxury niche that is attracting Latin American elites to the communist-run island: elite jumping horses.

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<![CDATA[Tourism Authority Visitors Center Losing its Lease; New Space Sought]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 21:12:14 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/5WFF.jpg
One of San Diego's warmest welcome mats for out-of-towners is about to be whisked away from waterfront.

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<![CDATA[El Cerrito Ranked No. 1 Area in Nation to Become Hot]]> Thu, 22 Jan 2015 17:55:03 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/El+Cerrito+neighborhood.JPG
RedFin, a Seattle-based real estate company with agents in 25 locationsacross the nation, ranked this San Diego spot as the No. 1 neighborhood in the nation to become hot in 2015.

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<![CDATA[U.S. Gas Prices Falling Below $2]]> Thu, 22 Jan 2015 08:36:46 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.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[Target to Shut Down Stores in Canada]]> Thu, 15 Jan 2015 10:02:32 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/453903966.jpg
Target says it will shut down 133-store Canadian operation after failed expansion

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<![CDATA[Housing Prices Up 4.7 Percent From 2013 to 2014]]> Thu, 01 Jan 2015 09:21:43 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/05-12-2014-silicon-valley-housing.jpg
An index measuring housing prices nationally showed San Diego’s prices increased 4.7 percent over a 12-month period from October 2013 to October 2014, or slightly better than a composite index for the 20 largest...

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<![CDATA[Fines Expected After China's Qualcomm Investigation]]> Tue, 30 Dec 2014 10:48:46 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/460993663.jpg
The Chinese government is close to settling its antitrust investigation with Qualcomm Inc., according to the Reuters news service, citing a Dec. 26 statement to that effect from China’s National Development and...

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<![CDATA[Target Promises No Starbucks at South Park Store]]> Mon, 29 Dec 2014 11:45:14 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/target+express.jpg
Responding to concerns among residents about aesthetics and potential harm to local businesses, Target Corp. officials said the retailer’s upcoming TargetExpress store in San Diego’s South Park neighborhood will...

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<![CDATA[Port of San Diego Hires Firm to Recruit CEO Candidates]]> Fri, 26 Dec 2014 09:06:28 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/KNSD_Port_of_San_Diego_Economy_5_050812_70_mezzn_722x406_2232063069.jpg
The Port of San Diego said it hired New York executive search firm Boyden to recruit and screen candidates for the agency’s vacant president/chief executive officer position.]]>
<![CDATA[SD Neighborhood Launches Monopoly-Inspired Game]]> Mon, 15 Dec 2014 17:32:52 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/EastVillageopoly.jpg
One of San Diego’s up and coming neighborhoods is launching a a community version of the Monopoly game to raise money for a new landmark sign.

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<![CDATA[Hundreds of SeaWorld Employees Given Pink Slips]]> Sat, 13 Dec 2014 00:07:07 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/179*120/shamu_sea+world.jpg
Layoffs were happening at SeaWorld San Diego on Friday as part of the parent company’s restructuring to cut about $50 million by the end of next year.

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<![CDATA[SeaWorld CEO to Step Down as Park Attendance Drops]]> Thu, 11 Dec 2014 22:31:19 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Seaworld-161698367.jpg
SeaWorld says that its CEO is stepping down as head of the company and named its chairman as interim leader.

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<![CDATA[Qualcomm Gives Pink Slips to 600 Worldwide]]> Wed, 10 Dec 2014 18:49:37 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*120/quallcomm.jpg
A global tech giant headquartered in San Diego is laying off hundreds of employees worldwide.

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<![CDATA[Qualcomm, NBC, In-N-Out Among Top 50 Places to Work]]> Wed, 10 Dec 2014 18:00:24 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/in-n-out-sign.jpg
Glassdoor released its list of the 50 best places to work and a number of California-based companies made the cut.

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<![CDATA[San Diego Second Most Expensive in Nation to Buy a House ]]> Wed, 03 Dec 2014 12:29:49 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/San-Diego-Skyline-Feb-2014.jpg
One new study ranks San Diego as the second most-expensive metro city in California and the U.S for buying a median-priced house.]]>
<![CDATA[Proposed Bill Would Give Holiday Workers Double Pay]]> Thu, 27 Nov 2014 14:01:50 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/black-friday-employees-thanksgiving+%281%29.jpg
A state assemblywoman from San Diego is proposing legislation that would mandate that people who work on Thanksgiving and Christmas receive double pay.

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<![CDATA[Thanksgiving Snarls Traffic at Airport, on Highways]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 18:08:42 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Thanksgiving+travel+1126-PIC_0.jpg
More than 60,000 travelers were expected to pass through the San Diego International Airport on Wednesday, making it one of the busiest travel days of the year.]]>
<![CDATA[Canceling Apps Like Uber Not Easy]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 19:32:08 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/453253488.jpg
Online apps make it very easy to cancel while they store your credit card and other personal information.

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