Amazon To Open Brick-And-Mortar Store In Miami BeachAn Amazon store is coming to South Florida.
Con Artists Keep Trying To Capitalize On Fears Surrounding COVID-19Three months ago, the coronavirus outbreak was declared a pandemic and since then, con artists have tried to capitalize on fears surrounding COVID-19. The Federal Trade Commission has received around 67,000 complaints involving COVID-related fraud with people losing more than $48 million.
Regulators Reject Effort Aimed At Forcing FPL To Reduce Basic Electric RatesIn an issue that stems from federal tax cuts approved in 2017, state regulators on Tuesday rejected an effort aimed at forcing Florida Power & Light to reduce base electric rates.
Instacart Changes Tip Policy After ComplaintsMIAMI (CBSMiami) -- Instacart is changing how often customers can rescind or change the amount of their tips. The changes to the company's tipping policy aims to prevent tip baiting. Some customers input large tips to lure in shoppers, but once their groceries have been delivered, they reduce the amount. Instacart says it will now shorten the window of time a customer has to change the amount of a tip. In addition, before they're allowed to withdraw a tip ,customers will be required to leave feedback. Starting Monday, Instacart users will now have 24 hours to withdraw tips after groceries are delivered. The company says customers who engage in tip baiting will have their accounts deactivated.
Unemployment Unexpectedly Drops, But Full Recovery Not ImminentThe unemployment rate took a surprising drop, but while hope exists the road to recovery remains uncertain.
JCPenney Closing 154 Stores This Summer, None In South FloridaJCPenney is permanently closing 154 stores across 20 states this summer as part of its bankruptcy plan, but there are no South Florida locations being closed.
What Restaurants Will Survive Coronavirus?Restaurants that rely on in-house dining will continue to struggle, while delivery and takeout spots will likely thrive.
Court Approves Pier 1's Bankruptcy ApplicationIt's official, Pier 1 is going out of business.
What Happens When You Don't Pay Rent?Missed rent and mortgage payments can have a domino effect that hurts communities and depresses the economy.
Don't Toss That Junk Mail - It Might Be Your Stimulus Payment Debit CardMore than 140 million Americans have received federal stimulus money either through check or direct deposit. But now some people are getting it in the form of a debit card and it's causing confusion.
Is Reopening A Restaurant Worth It?Many restaurants are once again reopening for table service, but coronavirus has fundamentally changed the calculus of eating out.
AAA: Memorial Day Gas Prices Lowest In 17 YearsFlorida drivers paid an average price of $1.88 per gallon on Memorial Day which is 77 cents less than last year's holiday, and the lowest Memorial Day gas price in 17 years.
Florida Keys Overseas Highway Turned Into Gallery For GraduatesA yearbook photo is a traditional memory keepsake for high school seniors, but having that photo transformed into part of a banner hanging along U.S. 1 in the Upper Florida Keys is not so common.
South Florida AT&T Customers Experiencing Internet IssuesSouth Florida residents who get their internet from AT&T are reporting issues with the service Wednesday night.
Norwegian Cruise Lines, Royal Caribbean Extend Sailing Suspensions Until July 31Miami-based Royal Caribbean Cruises and Norwegian Cruise Lines are extending the suspension of all sailings through July 31.