<![CDATA[NBC Southern California - Business News]]>Copyright 2017http://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/business http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC4_40x125.png NBC Southern California http://www.nbclosangeles.comen-usMon, 23 Jan 2017 03:04:16 -0800Mon, 23 Jan 2017 03:04:16 -0800NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[IHOP Says Twitter Account Hacked]]> Sun, 15 Jan 2017 20:30:16 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/ihop-deleted-tweet-new.jpg
IHOP said that sometime Sunday morning, the company’s Twitter account was hacked when a politically charged retweet appeared that caused some customers to pledge to never eat their golden fluffy pancakes again.
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<![CDATA[SD Companies Won't Move Chargers]]> Mon, 16 Jan 2017 17:23:55 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/176*120/Dean+Spanos+vs+Jacksonville.JPG
So the Chargers said they are going to move to Los Angeles. Now they actually have to MOVE to Los Angeles. Anyone who has ever moved before understands what an undertaking this is.
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<![CDATA[Adidas Rereleases 'OG' NMD Sneaker]]> Sat, 14 Jan 2017 16:40:10 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AdidasNMDLine.jpg
It's well-known that New Yorkers are crazy for fashion. NYPD officers witnessed the chaos first hand as officers responded to calls for crowd control at Adidas' Fifth Avenue location Saturday morning. A line of
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<![CDATA[Yahoo CEO to Resign After Verizon Takeover, Company Says]]> Tue, 10 Jan 2017 00:19:55 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/YAHOO_AP_16254012507905.jpg
Yahoo Inc. announced Monday that CEO Marissa Mayer, one of the highest-profile women in the predominantly male tech world, will resign once the company's merger with Verizon Communications Inc.

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<![CDATA[Alibaba CEO Talks Jobs With Trump]]> Mon, 09 Jan 2017 11:14:41 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/trump-jack-ma.jpg
Jack Ma, the CEO of China-based tech giant Alibaba, met with President-elect Donald Trump in New York City Monday and vowed to focus on small businesses as the company plans its expansion to the U.S."Jack and...

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<![CDATA[Macy's to Close 65 Stores in 2017, Cut 10K Jobs]]> Thu, 05 Jan 2017 07:23:49 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/197*120/GettyImages-2025683.jpg
Macy's announced Wednesday it is shutting down 65 stores in 2017 and eliminating an estimated 10,000 jobs as it battles slowing sales and growing online competition.The closures are part of a previously...]]>
<![CDATA[Ford Cancels Mexico Plant, Will Reinvest in Michigan]]> Tue, 03 Jan 2017 09:27:01 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/FORD+THUMB.jpg
Ford announced the cancellation of a new $1.6 billion plant in Mexico and will instead reinvest in Michigan.

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<![CDATA[CEOs of Tesla, Uber and Pepsi Join Trump's Business Council]]> Thu, 15 Dec 2016 03:30:41 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/elonmusk3.jpg
The real-life Iron Man has agreed to help Donald Trump.Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla and SpaceX joined the president-elect’s business council on Wednesday, NBC News reported. Two other CEOs, Travis Kalanick of Uber...

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<![CDATA[Walmart Pulls 'Offensive' Mugs From Website]]> Wed, 14 Dec 2016 04:07:59 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/walmart+sign+generic+2.jpg
Walmart has removed a mug from its website after numerous shoppers reported it as “appalling” and “offensive.”The black and white coffee mug was posted to the retail giant’s site with the message “Got Retard?”...

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<![CDATA[Hawaii's Last Sugar Mill Closes]]> Tue, 13 Dec 2016 11:48:24 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/TEST_SugarHarvest1213_MP4_1200x675_831916611858.jpg
Workers delivered the final truckload of cane to Hawaii's last remaining sugar mill Monday, bringing an era that helped define the state to a close. KHNL's Lisa Kubota reports.]]>
<![CDATA[NJ Clinical Lab Hack Exposes Personal Health Info of 34,000]]> Tue, 13 Dec 2016 04:34:47 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Quest+Diagnostics_21789268.jpg
Quest Diagnostics announced Monday that it is investigating an unauthorized third-party intrusion into an internet application on its network. In a statement released Monday, the company said the data accessed...]]>
<![CDATA[Delta Latest Airline to Upgrade Its Snacks]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 06:14:05 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/delta-snacks.jpg
If it's true that an army travels on its stomach, will better snacks keep passengers loyal to one airline? Delta Air Lines is rolling out new free snacks for customers in the main cabin, including brand-name...

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<![CDATA[US Stock Indexes Close at Record Highs ]]> Thu, 08 Dec 2016 13:56:14 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-628522000.jpg
Major U.S. stock indexes are closing at record highs for the second day in a row, as a post-election rally continued following a key monetary policy announcement from the European Central Bank, CNBC...

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<![CDATA[Oil Tumbles Amid OPEC Uncertainty]]> Tue, 29 Nov 2016 14:30:47 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/gasolina-16.jpg
Stocks closed slightly higher on Tuesday, boosted by health-care companies like UnitedHealth Group, as investors digested falling oil prices ahead of a key OPEC meeting.The Dow Jones industrial average...

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<![CDATA[Amazon Starts Offering Black Friday Deals]]> Thu, 17 Nov 2016 08:12:57 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AMAZON_AP_16287435798944.jpg
It's only one day after Halloween and more than three weeks to Thanksgiving but Black Friday deals are already here. Amazon began offering sales on Tuesday as part of its Black Friday Deals store, which...

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<![CDATA[Fewer People Are Visiting Trump-Branded Properties: Analysts]]> Mon, 17 Oct 2016 13:38:30 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-528652674.jpg
The number of visitors to Donald Trump-branded properties dropped in September by more than 16 percent compared to the same month last year, CNBC reports.That drop follows a 7.1 percent year-over-year...

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<![CDATA[Tony Robbins Hypes Up Dreamforce Crowds in San Francisco]]> Wed, 05 Oct 2016 14:15:44 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/Tonyrobbinsofficial.jpg
There was no fire walk or Oprah Moment, but Tony Robbins did unleash his trademark high-energy self-help wisdom upon thousands on the opening night of cloud-computing company Salesforce's Dreamforce conference...]]>
<![CDATA[Airlines Reading, Responding to Social Media Rants]]> Thu, 29 Sep 2016 12:25:34 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/swa-airline-tweets-compliants.jpg
A new study says airlines are reading posts made by customers complaining over delayed or canceled flights and poor service, and are responding to those messages. Dallas-based Southwest Airlines has a team...

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<![CDATA[Wells Fargo CEO to Forfeit $41M Amid Review]]> Tue, 27 Sep 2016 16:52:21 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP_16260609890795-wells-fargo.jpg
Secretary of Labor Tom Perez on Tuesday said he would initiate a "top-to-bottom" review of labor practices at disgraced bank Wells Fargo, NBC News reported.Perez was responding to a letter from eight...

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