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19h ago

A family-run Mexican restaurant became a chain — and a Southwest phenomenon

The spread of Roberto's Taco Shop restaurants and its many "Berto's" variations across the Southwest and abroad started with one Mexican immigrant family's unique business model.
2d ago

Black Friday online sales to hit new record, expected to top $9 billion

Overall online sales for the day after Thanksgiving are expected to top $9 billion, according to Adobe, which tracks sales on retailers’ websites. That would be a record.
Black Friday shoppers at the Opry Mills Mall
Black Friday shoppers at the Opry Mills Mall
3d ago

Adidas launches investigation into misconduct allegations against Kanye West

The German athletic brand was one of several companies to cut ties with Ye, formerly known as Kanye West, last month over his anti-Semitic comments.
Kanye West attends the Vanity Fair Oscar Party on Feb. 9, 2020, in Beverly Hills, Calif.
Kanye West attends the Vanity Fair Oscar Party on Feb. 9, 2020, in Beverly Hills, Calif.
4d ago

Challenges Bob Iger faces in his return as Disney's CEO

Disney has re-appointed Bob Iger as chief executive, effective immediately, after Iger’s handpicked successor as CEO, Bob Chapek, came under fire for his management of the entertainment giant. Newsweek's Tom Rogers joins Morning Joe to discuss.
Challenges Bob Iger faces in his return as Disney's CEO
Challenges Bob Iger faces in his return as Disney's CEO
5d ago

Here's where shoppers may see the biggest Black Friday discounts—and where they won't

High inflation means many goods and services are pricier than last holiday season, but items including footwear, jewelry and washing machines are seeing substantial markdowns.
People shop at a mall in Anne Arundel, Md., on Nov. 9, 2022.
People shop at a mall in Anne Arundel, Md., on Nov. 9, 2022.
5d ago

Gas prices drop just in time for Thanksgiving travel

However, because of inflation, pump prices will still set a record for the holiday.
A fuel nozzle at a gas station
A fuel nozzle at a gas station
5d ago

Adderall and amoxicillin shortages raise questions about transparency in Big Pharma

Consumers are at the mercy of drug companies when it comes to learning about what is causing the shortages, and how and when they might be resolved.
A bottle of Amoxicillin prescription pharmaceuticals in a pharmacy.
A bottle of Amoxicillin prescription pharmaceuticals in a pharmacy.
5d ago

How a corporate landlord’s tactics can turn into a costly nightmare for renters

VineBrook Homes has over 24,000 single-family homes in 18 states, including Ohio, Alabama, Indiana, Missouri and Mississippi, with mostly lower-income tenants.
Image: Jenike Allen
Image: Jenike Allen
6d ago

Travelers are getting out of town earlier for Thanksgiving this year

It's partly because of more flexible remote-work schedules, and travelers' willingness to absorb higher gasoline and airfare prices.
Travelers walk through LaGuardia Airport's Terminal B, on Nov. 22, 2022, in New York.
Travelers walk through LaGuardia Airport's Terminal B, on Nov. 22, 2022, in New York.
6d ago

Retailers are struggling with excess inventory. That's good news for holiday shoppers.

"We’re not quite sure how strong holiday spending will be versus last year,” Amazon CFO Brian Olsavsky said.
Customers carry shopping bags at a shopping mall in Anne Arundel, Md., on Nov. 9, 2022.
Customers carry shopping bags at a shopping mall in Anne Arundel, Md., on Nov. 9, 2022.
7d ago

Disney brought back Bob Iger and booted his hand-picked replacement. Here's why.

Bob Chapek's rocky tenure came to an abrupt end Sunday. Bob Iger, his popular predecessor, takes the reins once again.
Bob Chapek, left, and Bob Iger, in Orlando, Florida
Bob Chapek, left, and Bob Iger, in Orlando, Florida