Consumer

CastleBranch headquarters in Wilmington
CastleBranch to hold second evening job event
Wilmington-based CastleBranch will hold another evening job fair tomorrow. Tue, 05/26/2015 - 4:01pm
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Charter buying Time Warner Cable in $55.33B deal
Charter Communications will spend $55.33 billion to acquire Time Warner Cable in a cash-and-stock deal that would instantly create one of the largest pay-television and broadband operators in the U.S. Tue, 05/26/2015 - 1:46pm
An example of the new registration stickers for NC license plates. (Source: NCDMV)
NC DMV says 1 registration renewal sticker will save money
The days of having two stickers on your North Carolina license plate are going away. Tue, 05/26/2015 - 1:32pm
Taco Bell and Pizza Hut say they will remove artificial ingredients from their recipes.
Taco Bell, Pizza Hut: Artificial ingredients getting booted
Taco Bell and Pizza Hut say they're getting rid of artificial colors and flavors, making them the latest big food companies scrambling to distance themselves from ingredients people might find unappetizing. Tue, 05/26/2015 - 12:38pm
Big Mac (Source: McDonald's)
Big Macs for the Battleship runs through Monday
Eat a Big Mac. Save a landmark. That's the goal of this weekend's second annual Big Macs for the Battleship campaign. Fri, 05/22/2015 - 11:04am
LongHorn Steakhouse offers a hotline for grilling tips during Memorial Day weekend (Source: LongHorn Steakhouse)
Restaurant chain’s grill masters offer hotline for Memorial Day weekend cookouts
As the weather heats up, so do many backyard grills. But firing things up can be a bit overwhelming for some outdoor cooks. There is a place, though, to get some expert advice for free. Fri, 05/22/2015 - 10:10am
Shoppers buy groceries at Walmart (Courtesy of Wikicommons/MGN)
Walmart presses meat suppliers on antibiotics, treatment
Walmart, the nation's largest food retailer, is urging its thousands of US suppliers to curb the use of antibiotics in farm animals and improve treatment of them. Fri, 05/22/2015 - 9:13am
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Dollar Tree to sell 330 Family Dollar stores
Dollar Tree says it expects to reach a deal in the coming days to sell about 330 Family Dollar stores in order to receive approval of its $8.5 billion takeover of Family Dollar. Thu, 05/21/2015 - 12:52pm
Spotify
Spotify introduces video, radio service
While saying that it still a music company at heart, Spotify says it is expanding is lineup to include podcasts, news radio and video streaming. Wed, 05/20/2015 - 12:42pm
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ConAgra to pay $11.2M to settle peanut butter salmonella criminal case
ConAgra Foods has agreed to pay $11.2 million in criminal fines and forfeitures to settle a charge that the company shipped salmonella-tainted Peter Pan peanut butter from its Georgia plant more than eight years ago. Wed, 05/20/2015 - 12:38pm