<![CDATA[NBC 6 South Florida - Business News]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbcmiami.com/news/business http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC+6+LOGO+GOOGLE.png NBC 6 South Florida http://www.nbcmiami.com en-us Thu, 24 Jul 2014 04:26:52 -0400 Thu, 24 Jul 2014 04:26:52 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[CVS Purchasing Navarro Pharmacies]]> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 22:12:09 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/03-11-2014-cvs.jpg
Pharmacy giant CVS Caremark will buy Navarro Discount Pharmacy in a deal that will give CVS the nation’s largest Hispanic-owned drugstore chain, according to the Miami Herald.

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<![CDATA[Chicago Lands "Star Wars" Museum]]> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 18:03:58 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.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[Local Business Cashing in on World Cup]]> Mon, 16 Jun 2014 18:45:25 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/450660868.jpg
As teams from Germany, Ghana, Nigeria, and the United States battle it out in Brazil at the quadrennial World Cup, businesses in South Florida are cashing in on World Cup fever.

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<![CDATA[Florida Consumer Confidence Declining]]> Tue, 27 May 2014 20:19:53 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Money_Hand_Money_Generic.jpg
Florida's consumer confidence is dipping slightly.

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<![CDATA[Home Buyers May Get Reprieve From Mortgage Giants]]> Tue, 13 May 2014 21:13:13 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/160*120/cash_money_generic_640x480.jpg
Buying houses was at one time the American Dream. But the Great Recession stymied that hope for millions. Now, the federal government wants to help loosen up the home-buying credit markets.]]>
<![CDATA[Report: AT&T Eyeing Merger With DirecTV]]> Mon, 12 May 2014 20:45:34 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/directv1.jpg
Another major media merger may be in the works. According to Bloomberg News, AT&T is in advanced talks to acquire DirecTV for roughly $100 a share, or approximately $50 billion.]]>
<![CDATA[Bad News for Amazon Prime Members]]> Thu, 13 Mar 2014 16:52:01 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.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[Some SoFla Businesses Take Hit From Venezuela's Troubles]]> Tue, 18 Feb 2014 16:10:39 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Orlando-Castro-Doral.jpg
A significant number of companies in South Florida – including many in Doral and Sweetwater – that rely on customers in Venezuela are taking a bit hit in the wallet because of the instability there.]]>
<![CDATA[IKEA to Hire 350 for First Miami-Dade Store]]> Tue, 21 Jan 2014 13:33:19 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/050713+ikea+sweetwater+groundbreaking.jpg
350 job openings available at first Miami-Dade store, which opens this summer.

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<![CDATA[Consumer Reports: Naughty and Nice Company Policies]]> Fri, 20 Dec 2013 21:52:20 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/WTVJ_000000010622690_1200x675_97536579731.jpg
Consumer Reports is out with its fourth annual Naughty and Nice list. It highlights companies with good policies and with bad ones.]]>
<![CDATA[Google's Most Searched Throughout the Years]]> Tue, 10 Dec 2013 16:42:06 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.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 08:49:54 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.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[3 SoFla Moving Companies Accused of Holding Shipments Hostage]]> Tue, 26 Nov 2013 21:18:16 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/WTVJ_000000010249414_1200x675_74366019891.jpg
Three of those moving companies are based in South Florida. They are Northeastern Van Lines, Allegiant Van Lines, and Northern Van Lines]]>
<![CDATA[Twitter's $2 Billion Test: Turning Profits for Wall St.]]> Thu, 07 Nov 2013 10:59:11 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/10-30-2013-twitter-generic.jpg
In the seven years since its creation, Twitter has been used to spark revolutions, allow fans to chat with celebrities and spread news from the farthest corners of the world. But can it make money? The...

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<![CDATA[Airlines Trim Seats to Trim Costs]]> Tue, 15 Oct 2013 13:42:08 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.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 14:55:28 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.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 08:21:52 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.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 08:30:17 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.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[Walmart Workers Protest in Miami Gardens]]> Thu, 05 Sep 2013 20:49:43 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Miami+Gardens+Walmart+protest.jpg
Walmart workers called for better jobs and higher wages Thursday.

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