<![CDATA[NBC 7 San Diego - Business News]]> Copyright 2014 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 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:45:14 -0700 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:45:14 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Ballmer Leaves Microsoft Board]]> Tue, 12 Aug 2014 20:08:23 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/216*120/Steve+Ballmer+Clips+1.JPG
The sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to ex-Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is complete, NBA officials said Tuesday after months of legal battles involving long-time Clippers owner Donald Sterling and his wife. In a...]]>
<![CDATA[San Diego Has 5th Priciest Housing Market in Nation]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:05:35 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Housing-Market-Impact.jpg
San Diego was ranked as having the fifth priciest housing market in America, according to the National Association of Realtor’s latest report.

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<![CDATA[McDonald's to Sell Packaged Coffee in Supermarkets: Report]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 05:57:40 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/216*120/050509+McCafe+Picture+p11.jpg
Taylor Swift is saying goodbye to country music, for now: The singer says she's releasing her first full-length pop album on Oct. 27.

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<![CDATA[SD Woman Changes Starbucks Scheduling Policy]]> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 05:42:14 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/starbucks_payitforward_122513.jpg
As students head back to classrooms, here are 10 beloved coming-of-age films sure to alleviate any back-to-school blues.]]>
<![CDATA[$1 for Blizzards to go Toward Children's Treatments]]> Thu, 14 Aug 2014 16:34:46 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Blizzard0814.JPG
Thursday is Miracle Treat Day at Dairy Queen, meaning that every $1 you spend on a Blizzard treat will go toward benefiting children’s medical treatments.

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<![CDATA[Chicago Lands "Star Wars" Museum]]> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 15:03:58 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/george-lucas-r2d21.jpg
Chicago has come out on top in the intense competition for the Lucas Cultural Arts Museum. City Hall officials confirmed that the city has beat out San Francisco and Los Angeles for the museum, which will host...

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<![CDATA[Whole Foods Stores Penalized for Overcharging Customers]]> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 10:53:52 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/whole-foods-market1.jpg
Whole Foods Market Inc. must pay $800,000 in penalties after a judge found that stores in Southern California, including San Diego, were overcharging customers.]]>
<![CDATA[Bad News for Amazon Prime Members]]> Thu, 13 Mar 2014 13:52:01 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/amazon-453056767.jpg
If you've ever wanted to sign up for Amazon Prime, you have a week to do so before a big price hike takes effect. The cost of a standard "Prime" membership is set to set you back $99, up from $79.

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<![CDATA[Carlsbad Corn Dog Company Files for Bankruptcy ]]> Wed, 05 Feb 2014 17:54:47 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*120/121008+Corn+Dog+Kidnapping.jpg
Carlsbad-based Hot Dog on a Stick has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, the company confirmed to NBC 7.

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<![CDATA[GM Recall Consumer Info]]> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 20:31:14 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/gm12.jpg
General Motors has developed a dedicated website for all questions regarding the recent recalls.

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<![CDATA[Google's Most Searched Throughout the Years]]> Tue, 10 Dec 2013 13:42:06 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/219*120/072309+Whitney+Houston+HMV.jpg
Google's most searched terms from 2006 until today.

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<![CDATA[Cyber Monday Nets Record $1.74B ]]> Wed, 04 Dec 2013 05:49:54 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/453267659.jpg
Shoppers bought online at the heaviest rate ever Monday, according to research firm comScore Inc., The Associated Press reported. The firm said Tuesday e-commerce spending rose 18 percent from last year's Cyber...

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<![CDATA[Twitter's $2 Billion Test: Turning Profits for Wall St.]]> Mon, 04 Nov 2013 12:32:26 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/10-30-2013-twitter-generic.jpg
So Justin Bieber hasn't been winning many popularity contests lately. Bieber's nine-month reign as the most followed person on twitter gave way to the rising popularity of pop queen Katy Perry, who became...

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<![CDATA[Airlines Trim Seats to Trim Costs]]> Tue, 15 Oct 2013 10:42:08 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Airplane+Seats.jpg
U.S. airlines are removing bulky seats and replacing them with streamlined models that allow room for another row.]]>
<![CDATA[Shoppers Surprised by Money Hidden in Grocery Items]]> Wed, 25 Sep 2013 11:55:28 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/NC_mysterymoney0925_test_mezzn.jpg
Shoppers in the Salem, Oregon area have been finding $100 bills tucked away in grocery items throughout town. So far, around $2,000 worth of the mystery money has been found.]]>
<![CDATA[Cracking Down on Fake Online Reviews]]> Wed, 25 Sep 2013 05:21:52 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/yelp+1.jpg
Good news for fans of reviews as officials look to remove fake online postings. Scott Budman reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Tips on Tipping: Why It's Still Needed]]> Fri, 13 Sep 2013 05:30:17 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/generic_wallet_resize.jpg
Tipping is seen by some critics as being outdated. But those who benefit from tips aren't willing to give it up. Chris Clackum reports.

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<![CDATA[Teen Sews Collars, Leashes to Buy Dog]]> Mon, 19 Aug 2013 05:48:05 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/NC_teenbizwhiz0816_700x394__720290.jpg
Five years ago a Beaverton, Oregon girl's parents told her she would have to earn her own money if she wanted a dog. Now she has a thriving business.]]>
<![CDATA[Green Car Wash Sanitizes Without Soap]]> Mon, 05 Aug 2013 10:37:08 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/128401773.jpg
A car wash in Arizona installed a water filtration tank allowing high levels of oxygen to sanitize the water they use to clean customers' cars — all without soap. An environmental engineer at Arizona...]]>
<![CDATA[Deaf Duo Sues Bow Tie Cinemas]]> Thu, 01 Aug 2013 05:25:31 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/bowtielawsuitstill073113.jpg
Plaintiffs in lawsuit claim federal law entitles them to closed captioning devices]]>