<![CDATA[NBC 7 San Diego - Business News]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/business http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/KNSD+RSS+Feed+logo+blue.png NBC 7 San Diego http://www.nbcsandiego.comen-usThu, 05 May 2016 09:31:46 -0700Thu, 05 May 2016 09:31:46 -0700NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Sports Authority to Auction Assets on May 16]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 14:26:15 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/sportsauthorityGettyImages-513327988.jpg
National retail chain Sports Authority's future looks pretty bleak. The company announced in early March that it planned to close 140 of its 463 stores and filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in...

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<![CDATA[Rovi Buying TiVo in $1.1.B Cash-and-Stock Deal]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 05:42:37 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-51921649.jpg
Rovi Corp. said Friday that it will pay $10.70 in cash and stock for each TiVo Inc. share. Rovi will pay $2.75 per share in cash, or about $277 million. The rest, $7.95 per share, will be paid in stock.Once...

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<![CDATA[What To Do If You Are Audited by the IRS]]> Tue, 26 Apr 2016 13:25:01 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/tax+envelope.jpg
You've received a letter from the IRS regarding an audit. Stay calm and assess the situation.

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<![CDATA[DoJ Approves Charter Deal to Buy Time Warner Cable]]> Mon, 25 Apr 2016 16:36:55 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/475414152-charter-communications.jpg
The U.S. Justice Department approved Charter Communications' proposed purchase of Time Warner Cable and Bright House networks on Monday, Reuters reports.The Justice Department valued the purchase of Time...

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<![CDATA[Trans-Alaska Pipeline Resumes Oil Production After Fire ]]> Thu, 21 Apr 2016 17:51:11 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/160421-alaska-pipeline-749p_83a192ebac3e50487de2b8a05858d82a.nbcnews-ux-2880-1000.jpg
The Trans-Alaska Pipeline resumed operations after a fire at a pumping station forced officials to shut it down on Wednesday, according to the company running the system, NBC News reported.An employee noticed...

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<![CDATA[Intel to Cut 12K Jobs, Reducing Workforce by 11 Percent]]> Tue, 19 Apr 2016 14:09:34 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/184*120/91022387.jpg
Shares of Intel fell nearly 3 percent after the bell Tuesday as it announced it would cut 12,000 jobs, or 11 percent of its workforce, by 2017, due to restructuring, CNBC reports. Intel, based in Santa Clara,

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<![CDATA[Last-Minute Tax Day Filing: How to Pay Uncle Sam at Deadline]]> Mon, 18 Apr 2016 08:31:04 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/210*120/GettyImages-88160312.jpg
Waiting until the last minute to pay your taxes can cost you if you are expecting a refund, since the government hangs on to your money and receives more interest on it. However, if you owe money to the...

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<![CDATA[Wegmans Tops Grocery Store List]]> Thu, 14 Apr 2016 14:40:06 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/wegmans-pub-bar-and-restaur.jpg
Trader Joe's is no longer America's favorite grocery store.Wegmans tops Market Force’s 2016 list of America’s Favorite Grocery Retailers.Market Force, a brand strategy firm, gave the Rochester, New...

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<![CDATA[Why The 2016 Tax Deadline Isn't April 15]]> Thu, 14 Apr 2016 09:04:55 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/irsGettyImages-56043781.jpg
Most people know April 15 as the deadline for submitting personal tax returns, but that's not the case this year. For the 2016 deadline, the Internal Revenue Service has given taxpayers until Monday, April...

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<![CDATA[Zuckerberg Announces Facebook Chatbot Venture]]> Tue, 12 Apr 2016 12:51:09 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/211*120/Facebook-generic-1.jpg
Facebook announced Tuesday it will let developers build chatbots – interactive, responsive messaging programs – to communicate directly with people, CNBC reports.The announcement came at its annual F8...

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<![CDATA['Pregnancy Penalty' Can Affect Pay of Women Without Kids]]> Mon, 11 Apr 2016 14:19:54 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/595346485-pregnancy-penalty-file-image.jpg
As women fight what has been an uphill battle for equal pay, they continue to face another exacerbating factor: being penalized for the fact that they could – regardless of whether they will – have children, NBC...

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<![CDATA[Lawsuit Says Starbucks Underfilling Lattes]]> Mon, 04 Apr 2016 12:03:08 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Starbucks_Latte_511143580.jpg
A lawsuit filed in a Northern California federal court last week accuses Starbucks of deliberately underfilling its latte cups by 25 percent in order to save money, The Seattle Times reported.The suit...

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<![CDATA[Over 200k Orders for New Tesla]]> Sat, 02 Apr 2016 07:29:31 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/216*120/AP_508328161795.jpg
The electric car company that drove its loyal fans into a frenzy of anticipation usually associated with iPhones and Xboxes unveiled its new, lower-priced model Friday at an event in Southern California.Some...

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<![CDATA[Condoms, Sodas and Snacks: Amazon Expands Dash Button Program]]> Thu, 31 Mar 2016 11:42:24 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Amazon+Dash+Button.jpg
You can now dash for condoms on Amazon.One year after the company unveiled its Amazon Dash Buttons, which allow customers to order goods with the push of a physical button, the company announced Thursday it is...

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<![CDATA[Spring Break Scams Target Would-Be Vacationers]]> Fri, 25 Mar 2016 16:58:51 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/beachGettyImages-480297417.jpg
Shelly Stamis saw an online advertisement for a vacation home in Florida at only $200 a night, and she figured she had found a solid bargain."We looked at all the pictures, and it was right on the beach,...

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<![CDATA[San Diego's Average Rent Soars to $1,600: Study]]> Fri, 25 Mar 2016 18:13:21 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/SD+rental+market+0325.jpg
San Diego's average rent has increased over the past several years, just as vacancy rates are decreasing.

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<![CDATA[Easter Is Like Christmas for Candy Industry]]> Fri, 25 Mar 2016 10:35:03 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/eastercandy.jpg
Easter is the winner when it comes to candy sales in the U.S., CNBC reported.Americans spent over $800 million last year on creme-filled eggs, chocolate rabbits and colored marshmallow Peeps in the week...

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<![CDATA[Pay-Per-Article News App Launches in US ]]> Wed, 23 Mar 2016 14:12:17 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Blendle-AP_1603222133275898.jpg
A news app set will launch on Wednesday in the U.S., with 20 of the country’s largest newspaper and magazine publishers jumping on as partners, according to NBC News.Blendle, created by...

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<![CDATA[Starbucks to Donate More Food to Food Banks]]> Wed, 23 Mar 2016 14:29:35 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Starbucks_Food_Donation_Program.jpg
The array of Starbucks sandwiches and salads that aren't purchased at the end of the day usually end up in the garbage bin with the rest of the trash, but the Seattle-based coffee company says it's found a...

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<![CDATA[New Grocery Store Opening in Point Loma]]> Fri, 18 Mar 2016 14:39:13 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Jensens+Foods.JPG
Point Loma is getting a new grocery store.

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<![CDATA[Mira Mesa Kohl's Store Among 18 Set to Close Nationwide]]> Thu, 17 Mar 2016 17:20:38 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/kohls+store.jpg
A suburban Kohl’s store is one of 18 the company plans to close in June.]]>
<![CDATA[Major Candy Companies Will Stop Advertising to Kids]]> Thu, 17 Mar 2016 08:41:27 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-1938576.jpg
With the Easter bunny just hops away, six major candy companies have agreed to stop advertising to kids, including the makers of Peeps, Lemonheads and Jelly Belly candies, NBC News reported.The companies...

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<![CDATA[eBay Partners With Shyp for On-Demand Shipping]]> Wed, 16 Mar 2016 13:39:40 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-134419068.jpg
EBay, the biggest resale marketplace in the world, announced this week it is expanding a partnership with on-demand shipping startup Shyp. The move comes just in time for people doing their annual spring...

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<![CDATA[25 Highest Paying Jobs in America: Report]]> Thu, 10 Mar 2016 12:06:47 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-109471093.jpg
Everyone wants to get paid well, but who are the ones that actually do?

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<![CDATA[Highest Paying Jobs in US for 2016]]> Thu, 10 Mar 2016 10:55:32 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/209*120/DoctorHospital-GettyImages-71205408.jpg
Jobs in technology, law, finance and healthcare command the highest salaries, according to a new roundup of the 25 best-paying positions by job search site Glassdoor.Physicians make the most, with a median...

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<![CDATA[United Airlines Faces Turbulence Over Board Seats]]> Wed, 09 Mar 2016 06:10:18 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/United+Continental+GettyImages-464651541.jpg
United Continental Holdings faces a battle with disgruntled shareholders over the direction of the company just as its CEO returns from a five-month absence during which he received a heart transplant.

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<![CDATA[Best Mosquito Repellent to Fight Zika Virus]]> Tue, 08 Mar 2016 21:16:06 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Mosquito-AP_750626106311.jpg
A look at the best repellant to fight mosquitoes that can carry the Zika virus.

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<![CDATA[5 Albertsons, Vons Stores Opening in SD County]]> Tue, 08 Mar 2016 16:45:32 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/albertsons-722-091013.jpg
Albertsons and Vons are opening five stores in San Diego County that were once Haggen locations, officials announced Tuesday.

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<![CDATA[February's Job Growth Doesn't Mean Wage Increases]]> Tue, 08 Mar 2016 17:19:30 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/HelpWanted-GettyImages-486482294.jpg
The economy added 242,000 jobs in the month of February, higher than the 190,000 expected by economists. But the gains aren’t enough to propel wage growth forward, according to NBC News.Hourly wages fell...

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<![CDATA[Sports Authority Closes 7 San Diego County Stores]]> Wed, 02 Mar 2016 22:26:17 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-509390852.jpg
The retailer said Wednesday that it plans to close or sell about 140 stores and two distribution centers, in Denver and Chicago. The Englewood, Colorado, company has 463 stores in 41 states and Puerto Rico.

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<![CDATA[S&P, Nasdaq Post First 3-Month Losing Streak Since 2011]]> Mon, 29 Feb 2016 14:37:47 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/NYSE-GettyImages-512464014.jpg
U.S. stocks closed lower Monday, despite gains in oil, as the S&P 500 and Nasdaq composite ended February with losses, CNBC reported.Traders attributed the decline in stocks largely to late-day sell orders...

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<![CDATA[Super Tuesday is Often Bottom in Stock Market]]> Mon, 29 Feb 2016 08:12:20 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/ClintonSuperTuesday-GettyImages-512925470.jpg
Super Tuesday could lead investors to panic about who the presidential nominee will be, according to NBC News.The day, when about a dozen states will hold presidential primaries, brings out the true herd...

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<![CDATA[Wedding Dresses on a Budget]]> Sat, 27 Feb 2016 11:24:31 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/consignment+wedding+dresses.jpg
Store sells budget wedding dresses.

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