<![CDATA[NBC New York - Business News]]>Copyright 2017http://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/business http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/4NY_Horizontal.jpg NBC New York http://www.nbcnewyork.comen-usWed, 29 Mar 2017 04:14:18 -0400Wed, 29 Mar 2017 04:14:18 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Uber Suspends Self-Driving Car Program After Crash]]> Sun, 26 Mar 2017 01:24:21 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP_16349000708921-Uber-Self-Driving-Cars.jpg
Uber Technologies Inc. suspended its pilot program for driverless cars on Saturday after a vehicle equipped with the nascent technology crashed on an Arizona roadway, the ride-hailing company and local...

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<![CDATA[Costco Wholesale Expands Test of Home Grocery Delivery ]]> Tue, 21 Mar 2017 17:52:31 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-477000903.jpg
Costco is ramping up its home grocery delivery efforts by teaming up with another third-party service, CNBC reported.Shipt, an online grocery delivery service, said Tuesday it was adding Costco to its delivery...

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<![CDATA[Famed Restaurant French Laundry Switches to 'Tickets' From Reservations]]> Mon, 20 Mar 2017 23:25:29 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/french+laundry-0320-2017.jpg
A world famous, Michelin three-star restaurant in Napa County is among the latest high-end establishments to join the trend of requiring prepaid "tickets" for reservations.The French Laundry in Yountville...

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<![CDATA[Forbes Ranks the Richest People in the World in 2017]]> Mon, 20 Mar 2017 15:50:50 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Wealthy_Thumb.jpg
Forbes released its 31st annual ranking of the world's billionaires Monday. These are the five wealthiest individuals in 2017. Forbes.com has more.    ]]>
<![CDATA[See Full List of JC Penney Stores Closing in US]]> Wed, 22 Mar 2017 19:34:46 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/jcpenney_1200x675.jpg
J.C. Penney released a list Friday of the 138 stores it plans to close in an effort to cut costs and grow sales at its strongest locations.The closures, first announced in February, represents about 13 to...

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<![CDATA[Payday Problem Affects Citizens Bank Customers]]> Fri, 17 Mar 2017 13:13:57 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/citizens+bank.jpg
Citizens Bank customers said they were experiencing delays in deposits to their accounts on Friday morning.

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<![CDATA[Price of Oil is Plummeting, But Gas Prices Still High]]> Thu, 09 Mar 2017 17:28:36 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/211*120/GettyImages-88583608.jpg
Oil prices tumbled this week, but drivers dreaming of cheap summer road trips might want to temper their expectations: Experts say a host of factors, including overseas output cuts and refinery operations, will...

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<![CDATA[Staples to Close 70 Stores as US Sales Decline]]> Thu, 09 Mar 2017 14:02:37 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/55827006.jpg
Staples announced Thursday it would close 70 stores in 2017 after reporting fourth-quarter sales that were far weaker than analysts expected.The largest U.S. office-supply chain reported a $548 million...

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<![CDATA[New Yelp Feature Helps Users Find Gender-Neutral Bathrooms ]]> Fri, 03 Mar 2017 17:09:45 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/YelpGenderNeutralBathroom.jpg
The effort to find gender-neutral bathrooms around town just became a little bit easier thanks to Yelp.The San Francisco-based company on Friday announced its new service that allows users to pinpoint...

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<![CDATA[Protect Yourself From Accounting Scams During Tax Season]]> Fri, 03 Mar 2017 17:22:30 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/ProtectYourMoney.png
With tax season underway for individuals and businesses, CNBC takes an in-depth look at ways tax payers can protect themselves from scams and fraud in "American Greed."]]>
<![CDATA[Catholic High School Scores $24M With Snap Investment ]]> Fri, 03 Mar 2017 10:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-647104932.jpg
A California high school that counts itself among Snap Inc.'s first investors won big on Thursday after a booming initial public offering and first-day trading.The company behind the popular messaging...

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<![CDATA[HHGregg to Close 88 Stores Nationwide]]> Thu, 02 Mar 2017 14:31:54 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-121826122.jpg
Struggling appliance and electronic retailer HHGregg announced Thursday it is planning to close 88 “underperforming” stores nationwide.The Indianapolis-based company also said it is closing three distribution...

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<![CDATA[SpaceX to Send 2 Citizens to Moon in 2018: Elon Musk]]> Tue, 28 Feb 2017 07:52:49 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/elonmusk3.jpg
Elon Musk announced Monday that his private space transportation company SpaceX will send two private citizens to the moon in late 2018. "We are excited to announce that SpaceX has been approached to fly two...

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<![CDATA[Maple Season Kicks Off Early]]> Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:19:11 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Maple+syrup1.JPG
A mild stretch of temperatures has jumpstarted Vermont’s signature maple sugaring season. The warm weekend sparked big sap flows across Vermont, including from the 81,000 tree taps at Runamok Maple.

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<![CDATA[Noodles & Company Closing 55 Restaurants]]> Tue, 14 Feb 2017 12:51:57 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Noodles+and+Company+072616.jpg
Noodles & Company announced plans to close approximately 55 restaurants in the coming months.

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<![CDATA[Facebook Quarterly Earnings Top Expectations]]> Wed, 01 Feb 2017 17:34:54 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/red-social-facebook-logo.jpg
Facebook reported quarterly earnings that beat analysts' estimates on Wednesday, and revenue that topped expectations, as grew ad revenue 53 percent in a quarter.Shares rose 3 percent after hours.Facebook's ad...]]>