Tags » Consumer

After Challenging Holiday, Sears To Speed Up Store Closings

Follow CBSDFW.COM: Facebook | Twitter

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Following a “challenging” holiday season, Sears will accelerate the closure of some of its stores. 146 more words


Diet Coke sales continue to decline among pop drinkers

ATLANTA – Coca-Cola’s global carbonated beverage volumes rose in the the final three months of 2015, even as Diet Coke continued to suffer declines.

The world’s largest beverage maker said Tuesday that unit volume worldwide, which reflects average daily sales, rose 2 per cent in the final quarter of last year, as the growth of Sprite offset a decrease in Diet Coke. 319 more words


New At-Home Eye Tests Have Some Optometrists Seeing Red

Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – New technology which allows do-it-yourself eye exams at home using a laptop and a smart phone has some eye care professionals seeing red. 380 more words


Just like Canada? California drivers gouged at pump, panel hears

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Gouging by oil companies could be one reason California drivers pay about 76 cents more for a gallon of regular gas than motorists elsewhere in the nation, a state government panel was told Monday. 407 more words


How Do I Fight Food Waste?

“So, what do you do to fight food waste? Give very concrete examples.”

Surprisingly enough, I have only been asked this question once. Most of my conversations about food waste involve me giving examples of wasteful practices in the food industry and how households generate waste due to obliviousness, pointing out the environmental and economic senselessness of it all. 579 more words


Why is valentine's day celebrated

You don’t know what it’s like

To love somebody, to love somebody,

The way I love you.


Seen At 11: Thrill-Seekers Hop On 'Extreme Kidnapping' Trend

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Elizabeth Smart, Jaycee Dugard and Amanda Berry — their harrowing stories of abduction and release dominated headlines and captivated the country. 374 more words