<![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 Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:01:25 -0800 Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:01:25 -0800 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[SD Neighborhood Launches Monopoly-Inspired Game]]> Mon, 15 Dec 2014 16:32:52 -0800 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]]> Fri, 12 Dec 2014 23:07:07 -0800 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 21:31:19 -0800 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 17:49:37 -0800 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 17:00:24 -0800 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 11:29:49 -0800 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 13:01:50 -0800 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 17:08:42 -0800 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 18:32:08 -0800 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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<![CDATA[Stores Taking a Stand Against Black Friday Pressure]]> Fri, 14 Nov 2014 17:57:02 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Nordstrom-Generic.jpg
Black Friday doesn’t start on Friday anymore. But the idea of starting the holiday shopping event a day early doesn’t sit well with some shoppers.

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<![CDATA[Trouble Continues for SeaWorld as Earnings Plummet]]> Thu, 13 Nov 2014 10:27:47 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/020414+seaworld+generic.jpg
SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. said Wednesday that its third-quarter earnings fell 28 percent from a year ago as attendance to its theme parks fell.

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<![CDATA[Bargain Deals Offered in November]]> Mon, 03 Nov 2014 18:20:09 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/BlackFridaySaleSign_722x406_2169988091.jpg
Looking for bargains in November.]]>
<![CDATA[Report: Big Clippers Tax Write-Off]]> Sun, 26 Oct 2014 22:50:26 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/tlmd_steve_ballmer_clippers_microsoft.jpg
Billionaire Steve Ballmer bought the Los Angeles Clippers in August for $2 billion, but he could write off as much as half of that amount in taxes by 2030, according to an analysis by the Financial Times.]]>
<![CDATA[JetBlue Unveils New First Class Experience]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 07:31:30 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/1022-2014-JetBlueMint.jpg
Seats that fully recline and seasonal wine selections are part of a new first-class experience being offered by Jet Blue.

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<![CDATA[McDonald's Struggling With Changing Tastes]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 18:01:40 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/453192914.jpg
McDonald's is losing money, fewer customers and fewer items on the dollar menu. What do they need to do to bounce back?

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<![CDATA[Southwest Offering Cheap Tickets in Winter Sale]]> Tue, 14 Oct 2014 17:26:04 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/southwest-airlines-new-livery-01.jpg
Southwest Airlines has launched its winter fare sale, offering discounted tickets ranging from $49 to $149, depending on where you want to fly.

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<![CDATA[SD Earns 14 Medals in National Beer Contest]]> Mon, 06 Oct 2014 16:00:18 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Beer-Tap-Generic.jpg
San Diego County continued its excellence in all things suds by grabbing 14 medals in this past weekend’s top national beer contest.]]>
<![CDATA[Mammoth Acquires 2 Popular Ski Resorts]]> Thu, 25 Sep 2014 08:01:12 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/mammoth-mountain-ski-area-resort.jpg
Two of Southern California's most popular ski resorts now have new ownership.]]>
<![CDATA[Market Basket Board OKs $1.5 Billion Sale to Ousted CEO]]> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 19:49:32 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Market+Basket.jpg
Market Basket's board of directors has signed a deal to sell the grocery chain to former CEO Arthur T. Demoulas for more than $1.5 billion, following months of massive employee protests and customer boycotts...]]>
<![CDATA["Millennial" Market Not Lovin' McDonald's: Report]]> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 10:51:11 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/McDonalds-Blitz-Box.jpg
It looks like millennials aren’t munching on McDonald’s as much as they used to.

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<![CDATA[Ballmer Leaves Microsoft Board]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 18:58:14 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/216*120/Steve+Ballmer+Clips+1.JPG
Steve Ballmer on Tuesday left Microsoft's Board of Directors, citing new commitments as owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, a day after publicly stepping into his role with the team.]]>
<![CDATA[San Diego Has 5th Priciest Housing Market in Nation]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:05:35 -0800 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 09:42:12 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/216*120/050509+McCafe+Picture+p11.jpg
Fans of McCafe will be lovin’ the latest McDonald’s news. The fast food chain announced plans to start selling its packaged coffee at supermarkets across the nation by early next year, the Associated Press...]]>
<![CDATA[SD Woman Changes Starbucks Scheduling Policy]]> Fri, 15 Aug 2014 18:57:22 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/starbucks_payitforward_122513.jpg
A San Diego barista is changing the way Starbucks schedules its employees.]]>
<![CDATA[$1 for Blizzards to go Toward Children's Treatments]]> Thu, 14 Aug 2014 15:34:46 -0800 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 14:03:58 -0800 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 09:53:52 -0800 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 12:52:01 -0800 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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