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Leticia Miranda

Leticia Miranda is a business reporter for NBC News.

Leticia Miranda is a business reporter for NBC News.

Latest from Leticia Miranda

McDonald’s, Wendy’s ramp up breakfast deals as workers return to office

Fast-food chains are hoping to tempt returning office workers with expanded breakfast menus, promotions and shorter wait times at the drive-thru.

McDonald's, Wendy's ramp up breakfast deals as workers return to office

McDonald's, Wendy's and other fast-food chains are ramping up breakfast deals as office workers resume their daily commutes
66d ago

How consumers use buy now, pay later apps to pay for food, gas and other basics

More consumers are using buy now, pay later apps like Klarna and Afterpay for gas, food and other necessities as rising prices stretch budgets to the breaking point
79d ago

Online brands open stores in suburbs to be closer to customers

Online brands like Allbirds and Parachute Home that sell direct-to-consumer are building suburban stores to be near customers who work remotely and want to shop close to home.
90d ago

Some Starbucks workers forgo paychecks to access IVF treatments

Leah Russell felt a surge of hope when she spotted Starbucks on a list of employers that offer fertility benefits in the summer of 2019.

Restaurants keep all-you-can-eat items on the menu as costs rise

Olive Garden holds onto unlimited breadsticks, salad and soup. All-you-can-eat buffets slowly return.

Existing-home sales drop in February, but prices rise. Again.

Million dollar listings. Average home values have topped $1 million in more cities than ever. Also home prices in February rose--again

Shoppers took a breather last month after January spending spree

After a year of skyrocketing retail sales turbocharged by stimulus payments and online spending, consumers have started tapping the brakes.

Ukrainian items are hard to keep on store shelves in the U.S.

Moscow on the Hudson sells specialty foods from Ukraine and Russia.

How about a sweater with that carton of eggs?

As inflation eats into grocery profits, Walmart debuts its first apparel collection with designer Brandon Maxwell. Scoop, Free Academy, Project Runway
128d ago

Retailers take shoplifting into their own hands with online readers

New anti-theft tags attempt to track shoplifted merchandise across the internet. Retailers are using the technology as shoplifting and organized retail theft are increasing.