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  • Consumer Alert: Making your credit report work for you

    Consumer Alert: Making your credit report work for you

    Friday, May 25 2018 6:39 PM EDT2018-05-25 22:39:05 GMT
    Credit reportCredit report

    Whether it is getting the most out of your money or protecting yourself from identity theft, your credit report is often the best weapon.

    Whether it is getting the most out of your money or protecting yourself from identity theft, your credit report is often the best weapon.

  • Business Briefs: Samsung, Starbucks, Airbnb

    Business Briefs: Samsung, Starbucks, Airbnb

    Friday, May 25 2018 2:25 PM EDT2018-05-25 18:25:46 GMT
    Business Briefs: Samsung, Starbucks, AirbnbBusiness Briefs: Samsung, Starbucks, Airbnb
    Business Briefs: Samsung, Starbucks, AirbnbBusiness Briefs: Samsung, Starbucks, Airbnb

    A United States jury ruled Samsung must pay $539 million in damages for copying features of Apple's original iPhone.

    A United States jury ruled Samsung must pay $539 million in damages for copying features of Apple's original iPhone.

  • Business Briefs: Uber, Facebook, Alexa

    Business Briefs: Uber, Facebook, Alexa

    Friday, May 25 2018 9:33 AM EDT2018-05-25 13:33:00 GMT
    More details about Uber's fatal self-driving car crash are emerging. Facebook wants to be more transparent about political ads. Alexa is in trouble for eavesdropping.More details about Uber's fatal self-driving car crash are emerging. Facebook wants to be more transparent about political ads. Alexa is in trouble for eavesdropping.
    More details about Uber's fatal self-driving car crash are emerging. Facebook wants to be more transparent about political ads. Alexa is in trouble for eavesdropping.More details about Uber's fatal self-driving car crash are emerging. Facebook wants to be more transparent about political ads. Alexa is in trouble for eavesdropping.

    More details about Uber's fatal self-driving car crash are emerging. Facebook wants to be more transparent about political ads. Alexa is in trouble for eavesdropping. 

    More details about Uber's fatal self-driving car crash are emerging. Facebook wants to be more transparent about political ads. Alexa is in trouble for eavesdropping. 

  • Business Briefs: Kroger, Apple, Tesla

    Business Briefs: Kroger, Apple, Tesla

    Thursday, May 24 2018 3:34 PM EDT2018-05-24 19:34:30 GMT
    Kroger is buying Home Chef for $200 million.Kroger is buying Home Chef for $200 million.

    Kroger is buying Home Chef for $200 million.

    Kroger is buying Home Chef for $200 million.

  • Business Briefs: Deutsche Bank, Uber, Netflix

    Business Briefs: Deutsche Bank, Uber, Netflix

    Thursday, May 24 2018 9:09 AM EDT2018-05-24 13:09:38 GMT
    Thousands of Deutsche Bank employees may soon be out of a job. Uber is now worth $62 billion. Netflix is taking over.Thousands of Deutsche Bank employees may soon be out of a job. Uber is now worth $62 billion. Netflix is taking over.
    Thousands of Deutsche Bank employees may soon be out of a job. Uber is now worth $62 billion. Netflix is taking over.Thousands of Deutsche Bank employees may soon be out of a job. Uber is now worth $62 billion. Netflix is taking over.

    Thousands of Deutsche Bank employees may soon be out of a job. Uber is now worth $62 billion. Netflix is taking over.

    Thousands of Deutsche Bank employees may soon be out of a job. Uber is now worth $62 billion. Netflix is taking over.

  • Stop & Shop issues frozen broccoli recall due to listeria concerns

    Stop & Shop issues frozen broccoli recall due to listeria concerns

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 5:17 PM EDT2018-05-23 21:17:25 GMT
    Stop & Shop issues frozen broccoli recall due to listeria concernsStop & Shop issues frozen broccoli recall due to listeria concerns
    Stop & Shop issues frozen broccoli recall due to listeria concernsStop & Shop issues frozen broccoli recall due to listeria concerns

    Stop & Shop is voluntarily recalling a frozen broccoli product due to concerns about listeria contamination.

    Stop & Shop is voluntarily recalling a frozen broccoli product due to concerns about listeria contamination.

  • Business Briefs: Comcast, Target, Lyft

    Business Briefs: Comcast, Target, Lyft

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 2:55 PM EDT2018-05-23 18:55:20 GMT

    Comcast is putting cash on the table to stop Disney's deal with Fox. Target reported earnings, missing analyst expectations on the bottom line. Lyft says it is committing $100 million to help drivers maximize earnings by cutting the costs of car maintenance, car rentals and expanding driver hub hours.

    Comcast is putting cash on the table to stop Disney's deal with Fox. Target reported earnings, missing analyst expectations on the bottom line. Lyft says it is committing $100 million to help drivers maximize earnings by cutting the costs of car maintenance, car rentals and expanding driver hub hours.

  • Business Briefs: Mark Zuckerberg, Amazon, Tesla Model 3

    Business Briefs: Mark Zuckerberg, Amazon, Tesla Model 3

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 9:06 AM EDT2018-05-23 13:06:33 GMT
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg did not tell the European Parliament what they wanted to hear. Amazon is banning customers who abuse the return policy. Tesla is getting a second chance to impress.Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg did not tell the European Parliament what they wanted to hear. Amazon is banning customers who abuse the return policy. Tesla is getting a second chance to impress.
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg did not tell the European Parliament what they wanted to hear. Amazon is banning customers who abuse the return policy. Tesla is getting a second chance to impress.Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg did not tell the European Parliament what they wanted to hear. Amazon is banning customers who abuse the return policy. Tesla is getting a second chance to impress.

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg did not tell the European Parliament what they wanted to hear. Amazon is banning customers who abuse the return policy. Tesla is getting a second chance to impress. 

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg did not tell the European Parliament what they wanted to hear. Amazon is banning customers who abuse the return policy. Tesla is getting a second chance to impress. 

  • Business Briefs: Starbucks, Instagram

    Business Briefs: Starbucks, Instagram

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 2:17 PM EDT2018-05-22 18:17:33 GMT

    New data shows that more than 23 million people have used the Starbucks payment app in the past six months.

    New data shows that more than 23 million people have used the Starbucks payment app in the past six months.

  • Business Briefs: Tesla Model 3, Fox & 'SmackDown,' Obamas & Netflix

    Business Briefs: Tesla Model 3, Fox & 'SmackDown,' Obamas & Netflix

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:46 AM EDT2018-05-22 13:46:34 GMT
    Consumer Reports says it does not recommend the Tesla's Model 3. Fox is shelling out cash for "SmackDown." Barack Obama and Michelle Obama are partnering with Netflix.Consumer Reports says it does not recommend the Tesla's Model 3. Fox is shelling out cash for "SmackDown." Barack Obama and Michelle Obama are partnering with Netflix.
    Consumer Reports says it does not recommend the Tesla's Model 3. Fox is shelling out cash for "SmackDown." Barack Obama and Michelle Obama are partnering with Netflix.Consumer Reports says it does not recommend the Tesla's Model 3. Fox is shelling out cash for "SmackDown." Barack Obama and Michelle Obama are partnering with Netflix.

    Consumer Reports says it does not recommend the Tesla's Model 3. Fox is shelling out cash for "SmackDown." Barack Obama and Michelle Obama are partnering with Netflix.

    Consumer Reports says it does not recommend the Tesla's Model 3. Fox is shelling out cash for "SmackDown." Barack Obama and Michelle Obama are partnering with Netflix.

  • Business Briefs: US economy, Mark Zuckerberg, Tesla

    Business Briefs: US economy, Mark Zuckerberg, Tesla

    Monday, May 21 2018 2:23 PM EDT2018-05-21 18:23:03 GMT
    Business Briefs: US economy, Mark Zuckerberg, TeslaBusiness Briefs: US economy, Mark Zuckerberg, Tesla
    Business Briefs: US economy, Mark Zuckerberg, TeslaBusiness Briefs: US economy, Mark Zuckerberg, Tesla

    The United States' economy is booming, but nearly half of Americans are still struggling to make ends meet.

    The United States' economy is booming, but nearly half of Americans are still struggling to make ends meet.

  • Business Briefs: Starbucks, Bank of America, "Deadpool 2"

    Business Briefs: Starbucks, Bank of America, "Deadpool 2"

    Monday, May 21 2018 8:58 AM EDT2018-05-21 12:58:41 GMT
    Starbucks will now allow anyone to use its bathrooms. Bank of America debuts voice-powered virtual assistant. "Deadpool 2" kicked "Avengers" out of the box office top slot.Starbucks will now allow anyone to use its bathrooms. Bank of America debuts voice-powered virtual assistant. "Deadpool 2" kicked "Avengers" out of the box office top slot.
    Starbucks will now allow anyone to use its bathrooms. Bank of America debuts voice-powered virtual assistant. "Deadpool 2" kicked "Avengers" out of the box office top slot.Starbucks will now allow anyone to use its bathrooms. Bank of America debuts voice-powered virtual assistant. "Deadpool 2" kicked "Avengers" out of the box office top slot.

    Starbucks will now allow anyone to use its bathrooms. Bank of America debuts voice-powered virtual assistant. "Deadpool 2" kicked "Avengers" out of the box office top slot.

    Starbucks will now allow anyone to use its bathrooms. Bank of America debuts voice-powered virtual assistant. "Deadpool 2" kicked "Avengers" out of the box office top slot.

  • Business Briefs: Fortune 500, airline seats

    Business Briefs: Fortune 500, airline seats

    Sunday, May 20 2018 12:23 PM EDT2018-05-20 16:23:41 GMT

    Here's a look at your top business and tech headlines from Cheddar on News 12.

    Here's a look at your top business and tech headlines from Cheddar on News 12.

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    Fiat Chrysler recalls more than 325,000 older Jeep SUVs

    Fiat Chrysler recalls more than 325,000 older Jeep SUVs

    Friday, May 11 2018 7:12 AM EDT2018-05-11 11:12:17 GMT
    Fiat Chrysler recalls more than 325,000 older Jeep SUVsFiat Chrysler recalls more than 325,000 older Jeep SUVs
    Fiat Chrysler recalls more than 325,000 older Jeep SUVsFiat Chrysler recalls more than 325,000 older Jeep SUVs

    Fiat Chrysler is recalling more than 325,000 older Jeep SUVs in North America to fix a suspension problem that could limit a driver's control of the vehicles.

    Fiat Chrysler is recalling more than 325,000 older Jeep SUVs in North America to fix a suspension problem that could limit a driver's control of the vehicles.

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    Salmonella outbreak linked to eggs spreads

    Salmonella outbreak linked to eggs spreads

    Friday, May 11 2018 6:56 AM EDT2018-05-11 10:56:40 GMT
    Salmonella outbreak linked to eggs spreadsSalmonella outbreak linked to eggs spreads
    Salmonella outbreak linked to eggs spreadsSalmonella outbreak linked to eggs spreads

    A Salmonella outbreak linked to eggs is spreading, causing eggs produced by Rose Acre Farms to be recalled. 

    A Salmonella outbreak linked to eggs is spreading, causing eggs produced by Rose Acre Farms to be recalled. 

  • Watchdog agency signals less focus on student loan abuses

    Watchdog agency signals less focus on student loan abuses

    Saturday, May 12 2018 2:50 PM EDT2018-05-12 18:50:32 GMT
    Watchdog agency signals less focus on student loan abusesWatchdog agency signals less focus on student loan abuses

    The Trump administration signaled Wednesday that it intends to pull back on investigating potential abuses by companies in the $1.5 trillion student loan market.

    The Trump administration signaled Wednesday that it intends to pull back on investigating potential abuses by companies in the $1.5 trillion student loan market.

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    "Hauck Fun for Kids, Inc." recalls go-karts

    "Hauck Fun for Kids, Inc." recalls go-karts

    Wednesday, May 9 2018 10:43 AM EDT2018-05-09 14:43:40 GMT
    "Hauck Fun for Kids, Inc." recalls go-karts"Hauck Fun for Kids, Inc." recalls go-karts
    "Hauck Fun for Kids, Inc." recalls go-karts"Hauck Fun for Kids, Inc." recalls go-karts

    The Consumer Product Safety Commission has recalled a set of children's go-karts for steering wheel issues.

    The Consumer Product Safety Commission has recalled a set of children's go-karts for steering wheel issues.

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    Chips, snack food maker Utz recalls some tortilla chips

    Chips, snack food maker Utz recalls some tortilla chips

    Monday, May 7 2018 7:14 AM EDT2018-05-07 11:14:25 GMT
    Chips, snack food maker Utz recalls some tortilla chipsChips, snack food maker Utz recalls some tortilla chips

    Chips and snack food maker Utz has recalled some of its tortilla chips because they may contain milk.

    Chips and snack food maker Utz has recalled some of its tortilla chips because they may contain milk.

  • Consumer Alert: Healthy Food Labels

    Consumer Alert: Healthy Food Labels

    These days, everyone is so pressed for time that many buy a lot of prepackaged food. Much of it is unhealthy, but healthy alternatives do exist. News 12 New Jersey’s Walt Kane explains in this week’s Consumer Alert.
  • Amazon announces 3 new centers during opening in Carteret

    Amazon announces 3 new centers during opening in Carteret

    Amazon has opened a new fulfillment center in Carteret.Amazon has opened a new fulfillment center in Carteret.

    Amazon made a surprise announcement Friday during the opening of its newest fulfillment center in Carteret. The online retail giant plans to open two additional centers in Middlesex County and one in Gloucester County this year.

    Amazon made a surprise announcement Friday during the opening of its newest fulfillment center in Carteret. The online retail giant plans to open two additional centers in Middlesex County and one in Gloucester County this year.

  • Breach puts credit card data at 19 New Jersey International Hotels Group hotels at risk

    Breach puts credit card data at 19 New Jersey hotels at risk

    A security breach has put credit card data a hotels across the country at risk.A security breach has put credit card data a hotels across the country at risk.

    A security breach at International Hotels Group hotels across the country, including 19 in New Jersey, has put credit card data at risk. The group operates Holiday Inns, Crowne Plazas and Staybridge Suites hotels. Cash registers were compromised, along with customers’ names, debit and credit card numbers, expiration dates and verification codes.

    A security breach at International Hotels Group hotels across the country, including 19 in New Jersey, has put credit card data at risk. The group operates Holiday Inns, Crowne Plazas and Staybridge Suites hotels. Cash registers were compromised, along with customers’ names, debit and credit card numbers, expiration dates and verification codes.

  • Teen retailer rue21 to close 400 stores, including 4 in NJ

    Teen retailer rue21 to close 400 stores, including 4 in NJ

    Teen clothing retailer rue21 is closing about one-third of its stores nationwide as it focuses more on its online business.Teen clothing retailer rue21 is closing about one-third of its stores nationwide as it focuses more on its online business.

    Teen clothing retailer rue21 is closing about one-third of its stores nationwide as it focuses more on its online business.

    Teen clothing retailer rue21 is closing about one-third of its stores nationwide as it focuses more on its online business.

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    Target recalls more than 500K water-absorbing toys

    Target recalls more than 500K water-absorbing toys

    Parents may want to check what the Easter bunny leaves behind this Sunday.Parents may want to check what the Easter bunny leaves behind this Sunday.

    Parents may want to check what the Easter bunny leaves behind this Sunday.

    Parents may want to check what the Easter bunny leaves behind this Sunday.

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    7 Payless shoe stores closing in New Jersey

    7 Payless shoe stores closing in New Jersey

    Of the 400 Payless shoe stores closing nationwide, seven are in New Jersey.Of the 400 Payless shoe stores closing nationwide, seven are in New Jersey.
    Of the 400 Payless shoe stores closing nationwide, seven are in New Jersey. The locations include Lowes Shopping Center in East Rutherford, Marlton Crossing in Marlton, Mid State Mall in East Brunswick, Phillipsburg Mall in Phillipsburg, 574 Bloomfield Ave. in Bloomfield, Acme Plaza in Cape May Court House and Marlboro Plaza in Englishtown. Payless ShoeSource, the largest specialty family footwear retailer in the Western Hemisphere, announced Tuesday that the company was filing...
    Of the 400 Payless shoe stores closing nationwide, seven are in New Jersey. The locations include Lowes Shopping Center in East Rutherford, Marlton Crossing in Marlton, Mid State Mall in East Brunswick, Phillipsburg Mall in Phillipsburg, 574 Bloomfield Ave. in Bloomfield, Acme Plaza in Cape May Court House and Marlboro Plaza in Englishtown. Payless ShoeSource, the largest specialty family footwear retailer in the Western Hemisphere, announced Tuesday that the company was filing...
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    NJ gas prices inch up, AAA sees possible 40-cent rise in summer

    NJ gas prices inch up, AAA sees possible 40-cent rise in summer

    Gas is pumped into a vehicle in this file photo.Gas is pumped into a vehicle in this file photo.

    Gas prices inched up in the last week in New Jersey, reflecting a national trend.

    Gas prices inched up in the last week in New Jersey, reflecting a national trend.

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    New Jersey's credit downgraded for 11th time under Christie

    New Jersey's credit downgraded for 11th time under Christie

    New Jersey's credit rating has been downgraded for an 11th time under Republican Gov. Chris Christie.New Jersey's credit rating has been downgraded for an 11th time under Republican Gov. Chris Christie.

    New Jersey's credit rating has been downgraded for an 11th time under Republican Gov. Chris Christie.

    New Jersey's credit rating has been downgraded for an 11th time under Republican Gov. Chris Christie.

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