Can a crippling U.S. rail strike be avoided?
A nationwide strike set for December 9 could devastate the U.S. economy just before Christmas. U.S. President Joe Biden expressed confidence that a dispute between labor unions and the country's fr...
Analysis of economic impact of national rail strike
National Labor and Diversity Expert Jason Greer joined us to explain what a rail strike could mean - not just for your Christmas gifts - but for crucial supplies.
Christmas tree shortage leads to higher prices
An ongoing shortage of Christmas trees has consumers paying more to celebrate the holiday. Bustard’s Christmas Trees co-owner Jay Bustard believes consumers will see a 5 to 15 percent increase in C...
Apple gets a 'gut punch' in China
Dan Ives of Wedbush Securities says Apple could face a production shortfall of 6 to 8 million iPhone Pro units in China.
Google's top holiday trends for Christmas
Stephanie Horton, global director of commerce marketing for Google, joined Cheddar News to discuss the company's top holiday gift trends and ideas for 2022, including sports items, cooking and beau...
Parents struggle to find medicine amid shortage
The increase in cases of children with colds, flu, RSV and other respiratory illnesses is affecting the supply of over-the-counter medications. Parents describe how hard some items are to find at d...
Cyber Monday sales expected to top $11 billion
The annual day of online deals could break records this year, despite inflation.
How Amazon handles Cyber Monday fulfilment
If you didn't get enough deals on Black Friday, Cyber Monday is your chance. FOX 10's Danielle Miller went inside an Amazon fulfillment center in the Valley to see how they handle one of their busi...
Tesla to revamp Model 3, cutting sale price
Tesla is developing a revamped version of Model 3, according to four people with knowledge of the effort, as the top EV maker aims to cut production costs and boost the appeal of the five-year-old ...
Consumer watchdogs warn of buy-now-pay-later traps
The lure of the 'buy now, pay later' plan is the ability to make a purchase without paying for it fully upfront. It sounds good and is, if you follow the rules to the T.
Move over Black Friday, it's Cyber Monday
If you've still got a bit of cash left over from Black Friday sales, well today is Cyber Monday. The Cyber Monday sales are widely regarded as some of the biggest and best discounts you’ll see all ...
Thanksgiving day online sales reach record high
Family time, turkey and shopping: that's what people are prioritizing this holiday weekend according to new numbers, with Thanksgiving sales hitting a record high.
Amazon workers stage Black Friday walkouts
Amazon employees in more than 30 countries are striking in protest against the company's labour policies. The actions coincided with one of the busiest shopping days of the year - Black Friday.
Could the World Cup save shopping malls?
England football team captain Harry Kane wears many hats. From playing in the FIFA World Cup to investing in "eatertainment", the footballer is part of a new wave of businesses that are booming as ...
Shoppers flock to Black Friday sales amid historic inflation
Michael Brown, partner and Americas retail leader at Kearney, joined Cheddar News to talk about the state of the retail industry on Black Friday.
Retailers see less black Friday shoppers this year
Even with retailers offering deep discounts on this Black Friday, some consumer experts say they aren’t quite expecting a big rush at the stores.
Housing supply too low for price drops
Jonathan Miller, president and CEO at Miller Samuel, says "it's hard to imagine a significant drop in pricing," as he discusses the state of the US housing market on "Bloomberg Surveillance."
The 2022 Christmas tree outlook
The Christmas tree season is already well underway, and despite economic issues driving up costs, harvesters have seen good numbers this season thanks to even better weather.
Weapons trade booms as Eastern Europe arms Ukraine
Eastern Europe's arms industry is churning out guns, artillery shells and other military supplies at a pace not seen since the Cold War as governments in the region lead efforts to aid Ukraine in i...
Boom in banned 'One Love' armbands
The "One Love" armbands that captains of some teams at the World Cup had been intending to wear to show support for the LGBTQ+ community are seeing a boom in demand among the general public, accord...
Antibiotic shortage drives up prices, concern parents
The owner of Milwaukee's Hayat Pharmacy said a nationwide shortage of antibiotics is driving up costs and sending parents into a panic.
Digital payment app fees are costing consumers
Payment apps like Venmo and PayPal grow in popularity, so does their revenue, specifically, the amount of money the bring in from hidden fees. FOX 5 NY looks at how paying people back on those apps...
U.S. mortgage rates see largest drop in decades
The average long-term U.S. mortgage rate tumbled by nearly a half-point this week, but will likely remain a significant barrier for potential homebuyers as Federal Reserve officials have all but pr...
Theft rises in UK as inflation bites
In the UK, the chancellor has just announced a series of stringent economic measures including tax hikes as forecasters predict the biggest drop in British living standards since records began. As ...
Macy's CEO forecasts strong holiday shopping figures
Macy's Inc. CEO Jeff Gennette says the consumer is "relatively healthy" heading into the holiday shopping season. He speaks to Bloomberg's Caroline Hyde about consumer spending, securing inventory ...
Taylor Swift fans outraged after Ticketmaster chaos
For many fans of Taylor Swift there is now some bad blood between them and Ticketmaster after those hoping to score tickets to Swift’s upcoming tour encountered long waits, short supply and technic...
Deliveroo shuts down in Australia
Another major business is suffering in the post-pandemic environment. Deliveroo Australia has been placed in administration and the food delivery platform will be turned off in the country.
Maradona's 'Hand of God' World Cup ball auctioned
Diego Maradona’s 'Hand of God' ball attracted a top bid of £2 million at auction, but failed to reach a reserve. It was among a host of football items auctioned online with bidders from around the ...
Wall Street soars on good economic news
In today's Dollars & Sense, Walmart reports sales are up as people shop discounts, the Producer Price Index came in better than expected, showing inflation is slowing a bit and stocks surged on tha...