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Wednesday, Jul 12, 2017 at 07:06 PM PDT

Tips For Buying a Used Car

Tips For Buying a Used Car

NBC 7's Consumer Bob shares some tips for consumers who plan to buy a used car this year.

Wednesday, Jul 12, 2017 at 06:13 PM PDT

Tests Reveal Best Repellents Against Mosquitoes and Ticks

Tests Reveal Best Repellents Against Mosquitoes and Ticks

NBC 7's Consumer Bob reports on the best protection against insects like ticks and mosquitoes.

Wednesday, Jul 12, 2017 at 06:42 PM PDT

Top Tested Insect Repellents

Top Tested Insect Repellents

Which bug spray works best to find mosquitoes? Consumer Reports puts them to the test.

Monday, Jul 10, 2017 at 06:48 PM PDT

Makeup Industry 'Price War' May Lower Consumer Costs

Makeup Industry 'Price War' May Lower Consumer Costs

NBC 7's Consumer Bob shares how the prices of high-end makeup in departments stores may decline due to online competition.

Monday, Jul 10, 2017 at 07:09 PM PDT

Cosmetic Prices Slipping at Department Stores

Cosmetic Prices Slipping at Department Stores

Competition from online stores and discount chains could force major department stores to lower their cosmetic prices.

Monday, Jul 10, 2017 at 03:49 PM PDT

Travel Company Owing Money to SD Students Faces Court

Travel Company Owing Money to SD Students Faces Court

Consumer Bob shares the NBC 7 Responds investigation into travel company Harmony International after several San Diego schools were affected by booking cancellations.

Friday, Jul 7, 2017 at 11:31 PM PDT

Antibiotic Resistance Leads Researchers to Supermarkets

Antibiotic Resistance Leads Researchers to Supermarkets

NBC 7’s Consumer Bob investigates how antibiotics used in animals can affect human resistance to antibiotics in illness medications.

Friday, Jul 7, 2017 at 11:30 PM PDT

Lifeguard Positioning Can Affect Water Visibility

Lifeguard Positioning Can Affect Water Visibility

NBC 7’s Consumer Bob reports on risks associated with how a lifeguard is positioned around a pool or beach.

Wednesday, Jul 5, 2017 at 08:56 AM PDT

Will Shoppers Notice Whole Food Changes?

Will Shoppers Notice Whole Food Changes?

Both Amazon and Whole Foods have something to gain if the internet giant buys the health food chain, but what about shoppers? Will it be in their best interest?

Saturday, Jun 24, 2017 at 05:04 PM PDT

UTC Sears to Close, Along With 200 Other Sears Stores

UTC Sears to Close, Along With 200 Other Sears Stores

Another Sears store is set to close in San Diego, along with 200 other stores shutting down this year.

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Consumer Bob has been covering consumer news in San Diego for more than 21 years. Whether it's talking about great deals, how to save money or avoiding trendy scams, he brings you the latest on NBC 7 News at 4, 5, and 6 p.m. Send him suggestions for stories or features via email.