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  • Business Briefs: Walmart, Uber, Airbnb

    Business Briefs: Walmart, Uber, Airbnb

    Friday, September 21 2018 2:47 PM EDT2018-09-21 18:47:17 GMT
    Tough China tariffs may force Walmart's prices up, according to Cheddar.Tough China tariffs may force Walmart's prices up, according to Cheddar.
    Tough China tariffs may force Walmart's prices up, according to Cheddar.Tough China tariffs may force Walmart's prices up, according to Cheddar.

    Tough China tariffs may force Walmart's prices up, according to Cheddar.

    Tough China tariffs may force Walmart's prices up, according to Cheddar.

  • Business Briefs: Wall Street, e-cigarettes, Amazon devices

    Business Briefs: Wall Street, e-cigarettes, Amazon devices

    Friday, September 21 2018 9:11 AM EDT2018-09-21 13:11:17 GMT
    Thursday was a record day on Wall Street despite investor fears of a trade war. Cigarettes are out and e-cigarettes are in. Alexa - pop my popcorn! Amazon announced new and updated devices Thursday at an event in Seattle.Thursday was a record day on Wall Street despite investor fears of a trade war. Cigarettes are out and e-cigarettes are in. Alexa - pop my popcorn! Amazon announced new and updated devices Thursday at an event in Seattle.

    Thursday was a record day on Wall Street despite investor fears of a trade war. Cigarettes are out and e-cigarettes are in. Alexa - pop my popcorn! Amazon announced new and updated devices Thursday at an event in Seattle.

    Thursday was a record day on Wall Street despite investor fears of a trade war. Cigarettes are out and e-cigarettes are in. Alexa - pop my popcorn! Amazon announced new and updated devices Thursday at an event in Seattle.

  • Independent grocery shop ups its game with online store

    Independent grocery shop ups its game with online store

    Thursday, September 20 2018 6:15 PM EDT2018-09-20 22:15:07 GMT

    A small, independent grocery store in Brooklyn was facing competition from online retailers, so it decided to get in on the game by making an online shop and offering deliveries.

    A small, independent grocery store in Brooklyn was facing competition from online retailers, so it decided to get in on the game by making an online shop and offering deliveries.

  • Business Briefs: Lyft, Under Armour, Tesla Model 3

    Business Briefs: Lyft, Under Armour, Tesla Model 3

    Thursday, September 20 2018 2:38 PM EDT2018-09-20 18:38:46 GMT

    Lyft  is adding new features onto its app to help passengers find the fastest routes to their destination, including scooters, subways or buses.

    Lyft  is adding new features onto its app to help passengers find the fastest routes to their destination, including scooters, subways or buses.

  • Business Briefs: Amazon Go, holiday deliveries, esports

    Business Briefs: Amazon Go, holiday deliveries, esports

    Thursday, September 20 2018 8:36 AM EDT2018-09-20 12:36:36 GMT
    Get ready for an Amazon Go on every corner. Delivery companies are gearing up for the holidays. Major first for esports.Get ready for an Amazon Go on every corner. Delivery companies are gearing up for the holidays. Major first for esports.
    Get ready for an Amazon Go on every corner. Delivery companies are gearing up for the holidays. Major first for esports.Get ready for an Amazon Go on every corner. Delivery companies are gearing up for the holidays. Major first for esports.

    Get ready for an Amazon Go on every corner. Delivery companies are gearing up for the holidays. Major first for esports.

    Get ready for an Amazon Go on every corner. Delivery companies are gearing up for the holidays. Major first for esports.

  • Business Briefs: Holiday shopping, Fitbit, Angry Birds

    Business Briefs: Holiday shopping, Fitbit, Angry Birds

    Wednesday, September 19 2018 3:18 PM EDT2018-09-19 19:18:36 GMT

    A trillion-dollar holiday shopping season is on the way.

    A trillion-dollar holiday shopping season is on the way.

  • Business Briefs: Equity gap, United Airlines, PlayStation

    Business Briefs: Equity gap, United Airlines, PlayStation

    Wednesday, September 19 2018 8:57 AM EDT2018-09-19 12:57:34 GMT
    At startups, females are experiencing an equity gap. United Airlines hopes to speed up your travels. Get ready for a tech throwback this holiday season.At startups, females are experiencing an equity gap. United Airlines hopes to speed up your travels. Get ready for a tech throwback this holiday season.
    At startups, females are experiencing an equity gap. United Airlines hopes to speed up your travels. Get ready for a tech throwback this holiday season.At startups, females are experiencing an equity gap. United Airlines hopes to speed up your travels. Get ready for a tech throwback this holiday season.

    At startups, females are experiencing an equity gap. United Airlines hopes to speed up your travels. Get ready for a tech throwback this holiday season. 

    At startups, females are experiencing an equity gap. United Airlines hopes to speed up your travels. Get ready for a tech throwback this holiday season. 

  • Business Briefs: Amazon, Google Maps, Trip Advisor

    Business Briefs: Amazon, Google Maps, Trip Advisor

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 2:29 PM EDT2018-09-18 18:29:20 GMT

    A report from Bain finds that 65 percent of Amazon Prime members would be willing to try a free banking account through Amazon.

    A report from Bain finds that 65 percent of Amazon Prime members would be willing to try a free banking account through Amazon.

  • Business Briefs: Apple, Amazon, Automation and AI

    Business Briefs: Apple, Amazon, Automation and AI

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 9:10 AM EDT2018-09-18 13:10:34 GMT

    As the trade war between the U.S. and China continues, one major company is dodging some major financial repercussions. 

    As the trade war between the U.S. and China continues, one major company is dodging some major financial repercussions. 

  • Business Briefs: Low unemployment, Coca-Cola, Apple

    Business Briefs: Low unemployment, Coca-Cola, Apple

    Monday, September 17 2018 2:46 PM EDT2018-09-17 18:46:42 GMT

    Record low unemployment is making it difficult for major retailers. Coca-Cola is looking to enter the cannabis business. Apple is providing a new insurance plan.

    Record low unemployment is making it difficult for major retailers. Coca-Cola is looking to enter the cannabis business. Apple is providing a new insurance plan.

  • Business Briefs: Netflix, longest US flight, happiest states

    Business Briefs: Netflix, longest US flight, happiest states

    Monday, September 17 2018 9:40 AM EDT2018-09-17 13:40:51 GMT
    Netflix users have spoken - and they don't want ads. A new non-stop route is now the longest U.S. domestic route. A new study from WalletHub ranks Hawaii as the top US state.Netflix users have spoken - and they don't want ads. A new non-stop route is now the longest U.S. domestic route. A new study from WalletHub ranks Hawaii as the top US state.

    Netflix users have spoken - and they don't want ads. A new non-stop route is now the longest U.S. domestic route. A new study from WalletHub ranks Hawaii as the top US state.

    Netflix users have spoken - and they don't want ads. A new non-stop route is now the longest U.S. domestic route. A new study from WalletHub ranks Hawaii as the top US state.

  • Business Briefs: Carlsberg, flying taxis, Neil Patrick Harris

    Business Briefs: Carlsberg, flying taxis, Neil Patrick Harris

    Sunday, September 16 2018 1:10 PM EDT2018-09-16 17:10:21 GMT

    Luxury car company Aston Martin is expected to announce its IPO this week on Wall Street, plus quarterly earnings from Fed-Ex and Cracker Barrel.
     

    Luxury car company Aston Martin is expected to announce its IPO this week on Wall Street, plus quarterly earnings from Fed-Ex and Cracker Barrel.
     

  • Taco Bell Salsa Con Queso recalled due to botulism risk

    Taco Bell Salsa Con Queso recalled due to botulism risk

    Wednesday, July 25 2018 11:31 AM EDT2018-07-25 15:31:51 GMT

    The manufacturer, Kraft Heinz, says 15 ounce jars show signs of product separation, which can lead to botulism.

    The manufacturer, Kraft Heinz, says 15 ounce jars show signs of product separation, which can lead to botulism.

  • Road rage: NYC turns parking spots into car share-only zones

    Road rage: NYC turns parking spots into car share-only zones

    Sunday, July 1 2018 10:28 AM EDT2018-07-01 14:28:21 GMT
    A Zipcar is parked on April 13, 2011 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.A Zipcar is parked on April 13, 2011 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.
    A Zipcar is parked on April 13, 2011 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.A Zipcar is parked on April 13, 2011 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.

    Residents are at odds over a new arrangement that's taking away hundreds of public spaces and doling them out to companies that rent out cars by the hour.

    Residents are at odds over a new arrangement that's taking away hundreds of public spaces and doling them out to companies that rent out cars by the hour.

  • Hottest toys of the 2018 holiday season

    Hottest toys of the 2018 holiday season

    Friday, February 23 2018 11:43 AM EST2018-02-23 16:43:43 GMT

    News 12 got a sneak peek look at some of the hottest toys of the upcoming 2018 holiday season while visiting the North American International Toy Fair.

    News 12 got a sneak peek look at some of the hottest toys of the upcoming 2018 holiday season while visiting the North American International Toy Fair.

  • Black Small Business Expo held in Bed-Stuy

    Black Small Business Expo held in Bed-Stuy

    Dozens of small business owners gathered in Bedford-Stuyvesant Saturday to display their crafts to new customers.Dozens of small business owners gathered in Bedford-Stuyvesant Saturday to display their crafts to new customers.

    Dozens of small business owners gathered in Bedford-Stuyvesant Saturday to display their crafts to new customers.

    Dozens of small business owners gathered in Bedford-Stuyvesant Saturday to display their crafts to new customers.

  • Tax-filing deadline is tonight

    Tax-filing deadline is tonight

    News 12's Katie Lusso has some last-minute tips for deadline filers.News 12's Katie Lusso has some last-minute tips for deadline filers.

    News 12's Katie Lusso has some last-minute tips for deadline filers.

    News 12's Katie Lusso has some last-minute tips for deadline filers.

  • Widow struggles to raise money to save husband’s bar, Sunny’s, in Red Hook

    Widow struggles to raise money to save husband’s bar

    The popular Sunny's bar in Red Hook may close its doors after decades in business.The popular Sunny's bar in Red Hook may close its doors after decades in business.

    The popular Sunny's bar in Red Hook may close its doors after decades in business. The bar predates both world wars and the invention of television. 

    The popular Sunny's bar in Red Hook may close its doors after decades in business. The bar predates both world wars and the invention of television. 

  • Federal tax bill hits hardest in District of Columbia

    Federal tax bill hits hardest in District of Columbia

    Federal tax bill hits hardest in District of Columbia

    Americans are preparing to meet the Tuesday deadline for filing their federal income tax returns.Americans are preparing to meet the Tuesday deadline for filing their federal income tax returns.
    (AP) - Americans are preparing to meet the Tuesday deadline for filing their federal income tax returns. Data from the IRS and the Census Bureau show that three states - Delaware, Minnesota and Massachusetts - on average paid the most per person in federal income, payroll and estate taxes in 2016. The three states that paid the least per person are New Mexico, Mississippi and, at No. 50, West Virginia. But the residents of the District of Columbia paid more per person than those in...
    (AP) - Americans are preparing to meet the Tuesday deadline for filing their federal income tax returns. Data from the IRS and the Census Bureau show that three states - Delaware, Minnesota and Massachusetts - on average paid the most per person in federal income, payroll and estate taxes in 2016. The three states that paid the least per person are New Mexico, Mississippi and, at No. 50, West Virginia. But the residents of the District of Columbia paid more per person than those in...
  • Bay Ridge activists protest government military spending

    Bay Ridge activists protest government military spending

    Bay Ridge activists protest government military spendingBay Ridge activists protest government military spending

    A group of activists are protesting government military spending Tuesday.

    A group of activists are protesting government military spending Tuesday.

  • NYC expands ferry service

    NYC expands ferry service

    Mayor Bill de BlasioMayor Bill de Blasio

    Monday marked the first official ride of one of the 20 New York City ferry boats to enter the New York Harbor as a mode of transportation. 

    Monday marked the first official ride of one of the 20 New York City ferry boats to enter the New York Harbor as a mode of transportation. 

  • Some grocery stores unaware of hold on bag fee

    Some grocery stores unaware of hold on bag fee

    A viewer sent News 12 Brooklyn a photo of a receipt from Blue Ribbon Fruit Store on Avenue J showing the added charge.A viewer sent News 12 Brooklyn a photo of a receipt from Blue Ribbon Fruit Store on Avenue J showing the added charge.

    A viewer sent News 12 Brooklyn a photo of a receipt from Blue Ribbon Fruit Store on Avenue J showing the added charge.

    A viewer sent News 12 Brooklyn a photo of a receipt from Blue Ribbon Fruit Store on Avenue J showing the added charge.

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