<![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 Sat, 25 Oct 2014 05:40:26 -0400 Sat, 25 Oct 2014 05:40:26 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Why Cheap Gas Could Signal Economic Woes]]> Tue, 14 Oct 2014 22:08:53 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/gas-prices3.jpg
Signs outside more and more gas stations nationwide are broadcasting gas for under $3 a gallon — but whatever relief the price drop spells for drivers, it could also signal economic troubles ahead.

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<![CDATA[Market Basket Board OKs $1.5 Billion Sale to Ousted CEO]]> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:49:32 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.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...]]>
<![CDATA["Millennial" Market Not Lovin' McDonald's: Report]]> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 14:51:11 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.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 22:58:14 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.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]]>
<![CDATA[McDonald's to Sell Packaged Coffee in Supermarkets: Report]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 13:42:12 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.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...]]>
<![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.]]>