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  • Business Briefs: Credit cards, cutting cable, Disney

    Business Briefs: Credit cards, cutting cable, Disney

    Friday, July 20 2018 3:23 PM EDT2018-07-20 19:23:39 GMT

    Annual credit card interest and fees have topped $100 billion. Cord cutting is on the rise. Disney is set to debut its first virtual reality film.

    Annual credit card interest and fees have topped $100 billion. Cord cutting is on the rise. Disney is set to debut its first virtual reality film.

  • Business Briefs: Chinese tariffs, Krispy Kreme, Uber

    Business Briefs: Chinese tariffs, Krispy Kreme, Uber

    Friday, July 20 2018 9:12 AM EDT2018-07-20 13:12:39 GMT

    Popular tech toys may soon cost consumers more.

    Popular tech toys may soon cost consumers more.

  • Business Briefs: Comcast, FDA, Nike

    Business Briefs: Comcast, FDA, Nike

    Thursday, July 19 2018 2:58 PM EDT2018-07-19 18:58:48 GMT

    Comcast dropping its bid for much of 21st Century Fox’s entertainment business. The FDA looking to crack down on dairy imposters. Nike says its Zoom Vaporfly 4% sneakers will make athletes run faster. 

    Comcast dropping its bid for much of 21st Century Fox’s entertainment business. The FDA looking to crack down on dairy imposters. Nike says its Zoom Vaporfly 4% sneakers will make athletes run faster. 

  • New playground in Congers a big hit with kids

    New playground in Congers a big hit with kids

    Thursday, July 19 2018 2:34 PM EDT2018-07-19 18:34:50 GMT
    A ribbon-cutting with Clarkstown officials and kids was held at Kings Park in Congers today.A ribbon-cutting with Clarkstown officials and kids was held at Kings Park in Congers today.

    A ribbon-cutting with Clarkstown officials and kids was held at Kings Park in Congers Thursday.

    A ribbon-cutting with Clarkstown officials and kids was held at Kings Park in Congers Thursday.

  • Business Briefs: Facebook, Wendy’s, Jeff Bezos

    Business Briefs: Facebook, Wendy’s, Jeff Bezos

    Thursday, July 19 2018 8:49 AM EDT2018-07-19 12:49:20 GMT

    Facebook is cracking down on fake news. Wendy and Papa John are no longer on speaking terms. Jeff Bezos’ space company Blue Origin performed a successful test of its rockets’ emergency abort capabilities.

    Facebook is cracking down on fake news. Wendy and Papa John are no longer on speaking terms. Jeff Bezos’ space company Blue Origin performed a successful test of its rockets’ emergency abort capabilities.

  • New flavors of potato chips on the way

    New flavors of potato chips on the way

    Thursday, July 19 2018 6:51 AM EDT2018-07-19 10:51:02 GMT
    Lay's is offering eight new varieties for a limited time offer as part of their “Tastes of America” promotion.Lay's is offering eight new varieties for a limited time offer as part of their “Tastes of America” promotion.

    Lay's is offering eight new varieties for a limited time offer as part of their “Tastes of America” promotion.

    Lay's is offering eight new varieties for a limited time offer as part of their “Tastes of America” promotion.

  • Business Briefs: Amazon, Target, Netflix

    Business Briefs: Amazon, Target, Netflix

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 2:27 PM EDT2018-07-18 18:27:02 GMT

    Amazon Prime Day has broken records. Target held a 24-hour sale of its own. Netflix is getting a makeover.

    Amazon Prime Day has broken records. Target held a 24-hour sale of its own. Netflix is getting a makeover.

  • Business Briefs: Google, UPS and Walmart

    Business Briefs: Google, UPS and Walmart

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 8:47 AM EDT2018-07-18 12:47:16 GMT

    Would you let UPS into your home when you're not there? The company is testing a program that will let delivery drivers  drop packages inside homes, according to Cheddar.

    Would you let UPS into your home when you're not there? The company is testing a program that will let delivery drivers  drop packages inside homes, according to Cheddar.

  • Business Briefs: Amazon Prime Day, Harvey Weinstein, World Emoji Day

    Business Briefs: Amazon Prime Day, Harvey Weinstein, World Emoji Day

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 3:26 PM EDT2018-07-17 19:26:54 GMT
    Business Briefs: Amazon Prime Day, Harvey Weinstein, World Emoji DayBusiness Briefs: Amazon Prime Day, Harvey Weinstein, World Emoji Day

    The biggest day of Amazon's year saw a glitch just a few hours into the start. Harvey Weinstein's embattled studio finally sold to private equity firm Lantern capital partners for $289 million. July 17 is World Emoji Day.

    The biggest day of Amazon's year saw a glitch just a few hours into the start. Harvey Weinstein's embattled studio finally sold to private equity firm Lantern capital partners for $289 million. July 17 is World Emoji Day.

  • Business Briefs: Netflix, Jeff Bezos, IHOP

    Business Briefs: Netflix, Jeff Bezos, IHOP

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 10:40 AM EDT2018-07-17 14:40:33 GMT

    Netflix isn’t immune to competition. Their latest quarterly earnings show they added 670,000 subscribers in the U.S., only half of its own estimate, according to Cheddar.

    Netflix isn’t immune to competition. Their latest quarterly earnings show they added 670,000 subscribers in the U.S., only half of its own estimate, according to Cheddar.

  • Amazon's Prime Day runs into snags swiftly

    Amazon's Prime Day runs into snags swiftly

    Monday, July 16 2018 5:40 PM EDT2018-07-16 21:40:00 GMT

    Amazon's website ran into some snags quickly Monday on its much-hyped Prime Day, an embarrassment for the tech company on the shopping holiday it created.

    Amazon's website ran into some snags quickly Monday on its much-hyped Prime Day, an embarrassment for the tech company on the shopping holiday it created.

  • Business Briefs: Comcast, Facebook, We-Work

    Business Briefs: Comcast, Facebook, We-Work

    Monday, July 16 2018 2:49 PM EDT2018-07-16 18:49:39 GMT
    Comcast is unlikely to raise its bid for 21st Century Fox assets, according to CNBC.Comcast is unlikely to raise its bid for 21st Century Fox assets, according to CNBC.

    Comcast is unlikely to raise its bid for 21st Century Fox assets, according to CNBC. 

    Comcast is unlikely to raise its bid for 21st Century Fox assets, according to CNBC. 

  • Business Briefs: Amazon Prime Day, Elon Musk, ‘Hotel Transylvania 3’

    Business Briefs: Amazon Prime Day, Elon Musk, ‘Hotel Transylvania 3’

    Monday, July 16 2018 8:44 AM EDT2018-07-16 12:44:06 GMT

    Amazon Prime Day begins today at 3 p.m. Eastern Time and runs for 36 hours.

    Amazon Prime Day begins today at 3 p.m. Eastern Time and runs for 36 hours.

  • Greenburgh movie theater to shut down

    Greenburgh movie theater to shut down

    Monday, July 16 2018 6:43 AM EDT2018-07-16 10:43:41 GMT
    The Greenburgh Multiplex on Saw Mill River Road in Elmsford will not renew its lease when it expires next spring.The Greenburgh Multiplex on Saw Mill River Road in Elmsford will not renew its lease when it expires next spring.

    The Greenburgh Multiplex on Saw Mill River Road in Elmsford will not renew its lease when it expires next spring.

    The Greenburgh Multiplex on Saw Mill River Road in Elmsford will not renew its lease when it expires next spring.

  • 2 separate Jet Ski accidents mar weekend on Hudson River

    2 separate Jet Ski accidents mar weekend on Hudson River

    Monday, July 16 2018 5:59 AM EDT2018-07-16 09:59:44 GMT
    2 separate Jet Ski accidents mar weekend on Hudson River Police are issuing danger warnings after two separate jet ski accidents on the Hudson River this weekend.2 separate Jet Ski accidents mar weekend on Hudson River Police are issuing danger warnings after two separate jet ski accidents on the Hudson River this weekend.

    Police are issuing danger warnings after two separate jet ski accidents on the Hudson River this weekend.

    Police are issuing danger warnings after two separate jet ski accidents on the Hudson River this weekend.

  • Business Briefs: Amazon Prime Day, long summer weekends

    Business Briefs: Amazon Prime Day, long summer weekends

    Sunday, July 15 2018 10:37 AM EDT2018-07-15 14:37:28 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.

  • Build-A-Bear event forces closure of lines due to safety concerns

    Build-A-Bear event forces closure of lines due to safety concerns

    Thursday, July 12 2018 1:10 PM EDT2018-07-12 17:10:26 GMT
    Authorities say that a national event at the Build-A-Bear Workshop Thursday was so popular that it had to close its lines in the U.S. due to crowd and safety concerns.Authorities say that a national event at the Build-A-Bear Workshop Thursday was so popular that it had to close its lines in the U.S. due to crowd and safety concerns.

    Authorities say that a national event at the Build-A-Bear Workshop Thursday was so popular that it had to close its lines in the U.S. due to crowd and safety concerns.

    Authorities say that a national event at the Build-A-Bear Workshop Thursday was so popular that it had to close its lines in the U.S. due to crowd and safety concerns.

  • IKEA recalls water dispenser for pets following dog suffocations

    IKEA recalls water dispenser for pets following dog suffocations

    Thursday, July 12 2018 11:26 AM EDT2018-07-12 15:26:13 GMT
    IKEA has issued a global recall for a water dispenser for pets that caused the suffocation of at least two dogs.IKEA has issued a global recall for a water dispenser for pets that caused the suffocation of at least two dogs.
    IKEA has issued a global recall for a water dispenser for pets that caused the suffocation of at least two dogs.IKEA has issued a global recall for a water dispenser for pets that caused the suffocation of at least two dogs.

    IKEA has issued a global recall for a water dispenser for pets that caused the suffocation of at least two dogs.

    IKEA has issued a global recall for a water dispenser for pets that caused the suffocation of at least two dogs.

  • Mazda recalls 270,000 vehicles over Takata airbags

    Mazda recalls 270,000 vehicles over Takata airbags

    Friday, July 6 2018 1:16 PM EDT2018-07-06 17:16:16 GMT
    Mazda is recalling nearly 270,000 vehicles with Takata airbags that have the potential to explode.Mazda is recalling nearly 270,000 vehicles with Takata airbags that have the potential to explode.
    Mazda is recalling nearly 270,000 vehicles with Takata airbags that have the potential to explode.Mazda is recalling nearly 270,000 vehicles with Takata airbags that have the potential to explode.

     Mazda is recalling nearly 270,000 vehicles with Takata airbags that have the potential to explode. 

     Mazda is recalling nearly 270,000 vehicles with Takata airbags that have the potential to explode. 

  • McConnell: Tax bill won't add to nation's debt woes

    McConnell: Tax bill won't add to nation's debt woes

    Monday, December 4 2017 7:47 AM EST2017-12-04 12:47:50 GMT
    Sunday, December 24 2017 8:49 AM EST2017-12-24 13:49:04 GMT
    Fresh off his biggest legislative victory of the Trump era, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Saturday disputed projections that the Senate's tax bill would add to the nation's debt woes.Fresh off his biggest legislative victory of the Trump era, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Saturday disputed projections that the Senate's tax bill would add to the nation's debt woes.

    Fresh off his biggest legislative victory of the year, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is disputing projections that the Senate's tax bill would add to the nation's debt woes.

    Fresh off his biggest legislative victory of the year, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is disputing projections that the Senate's tax bill would add to the nation's debt woes.

  • Cyber bots blamed for snatching up popular holiday toys to resell

    Cyber bots blamed for snatching up popular holiday toys to resell

    Friday, December 8 2017 12:54 PM EST2017-12-08 17:54:55 GMT
    Consumers are being warned that online bots who snatch up concert tickets are now buying up popular toys and reselling them at outrageous prices.Consumers are being warned that online bots who snatch up concert tickets are now buying up popular toys and reselling them at outrageous prices.

    Consumers are being warned that online bots who snatch up concert tickets are now buying up popular toys and reselling them at outrageous prices.

    Consumers are being warned that online bots who snatch up concert tickets are now buying up popular toys and reselling them at outrageous prices.

  • Cheddar Afternoon Business Report: Alphabet, J.Crew, fidget spinners

    Cheddar Afternoon Business Report: Alphabet, J.Crew, fidget spinners

    Friday, November 10 2017 2:50 PM EST2017-11-10 19:50:51 GMT
    Alphabet is delivering on its promise to bring Internet back to Puerto Rico.Alphabet is delivering on its promise to bring Internet back to Puerto Rico.

    Alphabet is delivering on its promise to bring Internet back to Puerto Rico. 

    Alphabet is delivering on its promise to bring Internet back to Puerto Rico. 

  • Snapchat feature worries police

    Snapchat feature worries police

    Tuesday, September 26 2017 3:19 PM EDT2017-09-26 19:19:07 GMT

    A new feature to the Snapchat app has law enforcement officials on edge. 

    A new feature to the Snapchat app has law enforcement officials on edge. 

  • Manufacturers to begin driverless car tests on NY roads

    Manufacturers to begin driverless car tests on NY roads

    Thursday, May 11 2017 10:22 AM EDT2017-05-11 14:22:59 GMT
    New York car manufacturers can now apply to test driverless cars on public highways.New York car manufacturers can now apply to test driverless cars on public highways.

    New York car manufacturers can now apply to test driverless cars on public highways.

    New York car manufacturers can now apply to test driverless cars on public highways.

  • Dove ad campaign criticized online

    Dove ad campaign criticized online

    Tuesday, May 9 2017 11:33 AM EDT2017-05-09 15:33:33 GMT
    For a limited time, Dove shampoo bottles will be offered in six different shapes and sizes mimicking women's bodies and curves.For a limited time, Dove shampoo bottles will be offered in six different shapes and sizes mimicking women's bodies and curves.

    A new ad campaign for Dove soap is being criticized online. For a limited time, Dove shampoo bottles will be offered in six different shapes and sizes mimicking women's bodies and curves. 

    A new ad campaign for Dove soap is being criticized online. For a limited time, Dove shampoo bottles will be offered in six different shapes and sizes mimicking women's bodies and curves. 

  • Luxury movie theater to open in Dobbs Ferry

    Luxury movie theater to open in Dobbs Ferry

    An eight-screen, 580-seat iPic Theater is set to open at the Rivertowns Square development in Dobbs Ferry on Friday, May 5.An eight-screen, 580-seat iPic Theater is set to open at the Rivertowns Square development in Dobbs Ferry on Friday, May 5.

    A new luxury movie theater will soon be opening up in Westchester. An eight-screen, 580-seat iPic Theater is set to open at the Rivertowns Square development in Dobbs Ferry on Friday, May 5. 

    A new luxury movie theater will soon be opening up in Westchester. An eight-screen, 580-seat iPic Theater is set to open at the Rivertowns Square development in Dobbs Ferry on Friday, May 5. 

  • Newburgh debates banning fireworks

    Newburgh debates banning fireworks

    Monday, April 24 2017 10:21 AM EDT2017-04-24 14:21:53 GMT
    A public hearing on a possible ban on selling fireworks will take place at city hall tonight at 7 p.m.A public hearing on a possible ban on selling fireworks will take place at city hall tonight at 7 p.m.

    Residents in Newburgh are being asked to weigh in on a possible ban on selling fireworks. A public hearing will take place at city hall at 7 p.m. tonight.  

    Residents in Newburgh are being asked to weigh in on a possible ban on selling fireworks. A public hearing will take place at city hall at 7 p.m. tonight.  

  • Some White Plains bars plan to take break during St. Patrick’s Day parade

    Some White Plains bars plan to take break during St. Patrick’s Day parade

    Tuesday, March 14 2017 7:58 AM EDT2017-03-14 11:58:55 GMT
    Customers will be asked to temporarily leave bars on St. Patrick's DayCustomers will be asked to temporarily leave bars on St. Patrick's Day

    Some White Plains bars will stop serving alcohol during the St. Patrick's Day parade on Saturday in an effort to minimize excessive partying. 

    Some White Plains bars will stop serving alcohol during the St. Patrick's Day parade on Saturday in an effort to minimize excessive partying. 

  • Landlord faces fine after tenants spend 2 weeks without heat

    Landlord faces fine after tenants spend 2 weeks without heat

    Friday, January 16 2015 2:43 PM EST2015-01-16 19:43:28 GMT
    A Yonkers landlord is facing a hefty fine after his tenants had to endure living in the frigid cold without heat. Representatives for the company that manages the building on Highland Ave. appeared
    A Yonkers landlord is facing a hefty fine after his tenants had to endure living in the frigid cold without heat. Representatives for the company that manages the building on Highland Ave. appeared
  • Strip club closes in Mount Vernon

    Strip club closes in Mount Vernon

    Sue's Rendezvous will shut its doors for good after 45 years in business.Sue's Rendezvous will shut its doors for good after 45 years in business.

    A popular strip club in Mount Vernon is closing its doors for good. 

    A popular strip club in Mount Vernon is closing its doors for good. 

  • Schumer calls for CSX changes in wake of accident

    Schumer calls for CSX changes in wake of accident

    Sen. Chuck SchumerSen. Chuck Schumer

    Sen. Chuck Schumer was in Rockland County Monday to call for train safety changes after last week's truck-train crash in Haverstraw. Schumer joined Rockland County Executive Ed Day near the train tracks on New Main Street in Haverstraw, where last week a CSX train collided with a commercial truck carrying cars. Schumer says he is asking the Department of Transportation and the Department of Energy to finalize a review of the transportation of highly flammable oil shipments. Schumer ...

    Sen. Chuck Schumer was in Rockland County Monday to call for train safety changes after last week's truck-train crash in Haverstraw. 

  • US economy to grow slower than Trump pledges, survey finds

    US economy to grow slower than Trump pledges, survey finds

    U.S. economic growth is expected to accelerate this year and next, yet remain modest, even if President Trump's promised tax cuts and infrastructure spending are implemented, a survey found. 

    U.S. economic growth is expected to accelerate this year and next, yet remain modest, even if President Trump's promised tax cuts and infrastructure spending are implemented, a survey found. 

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