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Friday, Mar 3, 2017 at 06:38 PM CST

Costco Announces Plan to Raise Membership Fees

Costco Announces Plan to Raise Membership Fees

For the first time in more than five years, Costco members could see an increase in membership fees.

Friday, Mar 3, 2017 at 03:09 PM CST

New Yelp Feature Helps Users Find Gender-Neutral Bathrooms

New Yelp Feature Helps Users Find Gender-Neutral Bathrooms

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...

Friday, Mar 3, 2017 at 03:22 PM CST

Protect Yourself From Accounting Scams During Tax Season

Protect Yourself From Accounting Scams During Tax Season

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."

Friday, Mar 3, 2017 at 08:00 AM CST

Catholic High School Scores $24M With Snap Investment

Catholic High School Scores $24M With Snap Investment

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 app...

Friday, Mar 3, 2017 at 08:01 AM CST

Snapchat Parent Rockets Higher in Wall Street Debut

Snapchat Parent Rockets Higher in Wall Street Debut

The company behind Snapchat closed on a high note in its Wall Street debut, proof, at least for a day, that there's investor demand for young but still unproven tech companies. Shares of Snap Inc. jumped $7.58,...

Thursday, Mar 2, 2017 at 12:31 PM CST

HHGregg to Close 88 Stores Nationwide

HHGregg to Close 88 Stores Nationwide

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...

Wednesday, Mar 1, 2017 at 06:05 PM CST

McDonald's Lays Out Plan to Reverse Drop in Visits

McDonald's Lays Out Plan to Reverse Drop in Visits

McDonald's acknowledged that it lost 500 million customer transactions in the U.S. since 2012, and said it plans to use tempting value deals to help win people back.

Thursday, Mar 2, 2017 at 10:44 AM CST

Snap Makes Trading Debut After Better-Than-Expected IPO

Snap Makes Trading Debut After Better-Than-Expected IPO

For Snap Inc., a social media company that started its official bid to go public last Halloween, the looming question now is whether investors are in for a trick or a treat. Snap passed its first major test...

Tuesday, Feb 28, 2017 at 05:52 AM CST

SpaceX to Send 2 Citizens to Moon in 2018: Elon Musk

SpaceX to Send 2 Citizens to Moon in 2018: Elon Musk

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...

Monday, Feb 27, 2017 at 11:43 AM CST

Amid Speculation, Macy's Says Walnut Room is 'Staying'

Amid Speculation, Macy's Says Walnut Room is 'Staying'

No, the Walnut Room at Chicago’s flagship Macy’s store isn’t going anywhere, a company spokesperson said Monday, but questions surrounding the future of the State Street location remain unanswered.

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