Food and Drug Administration proposed a redesign to the “Nutrition Facts” label that’s found on all packaged food, with the goal of reducing the obesity rate.
Theaters in one state soon will test a weekly discount on movie tickets, concessions or both to see whether they can drive up attendance on a weeknight.
A development in speaker materials will lead to clearer sound and less distortion, acoustics experts say, although they can’t state with certainty that the average listener will hear a difference.
Transportation Security Administration (TSA) released recommendations to improve security within airports, and two sources say the recommendations will have a limited effect in some ways but won’t result in longer lines at security.
Options are multiplying for consumers to put together a grocery shopping list online, have their purchases picked out for them and to pick them up or have them delivered to their home.
Shelves at Best Buy, Target, Walmart and other stores are packed with headphones. The increase in selection is a good thing for consumers, industry sources say.
Rap group Wu-Tang Clan made headlines for the way that it will release its next album, “The Wu—Once Upon a Time in Shaolin.” As of press time, the group planned to take the album on a “listening tour,” then auction off the only copy of the album.
The purchase of Safeway by the parent company of the Albertsons grocery chain should mean minimal visible changes to the two supermarkets’ stores, an industry expert says. Wider selection at Albertsons is the most likely outcome.
An alternative to cremating a deceased person’s body is emerging, but buyers should be wary of premiums.
Even without an annual membership, many coach travelers can make use of a club or a lounge by buying a one-day membership.
United Airlines now lets you stream video in flight free on Apple devices. The service will be available to users of Google Android devices by the end of 2014.
Samsung’s Galaxy S 5 brings fingerprint-recognition technology to Google Android mobile devices, while other mobile devices will use the security measure by late 2014.
New safety regulations that Consumer Product Safety Commission approved in January 2014 might raise the cost of infant bedside sleepers.
Subway no longer uses the chemical azodicarbonamide in its bread, but other fast-food restaurants say they’ll continue to use it in their products.
Despite developments that were unveiled earlier in 2014, analysts believe that the video-game market isn’t about to undergo any game-changing move to streaming.
Southwest Airlines is expected to begin service to destinations outside of the United States in July 2014. However, we’re told that the airline won’t fly too far from home.
By 2015, increasingly more retailers will accept credit cards that have a microchip embedded in them that provides increased fraud protection, we’re told.
Guests at select Starwood hotels soon will have the option of checking in to their room with their smartphone.
CVS’ highly publicized decision to stop selling tobacco products won’t affect either the price or the availability of tobacco products overall, experts say. What’s more, we’re told that CVS might sell e-cigarettes, which also contain nicotine.
Green Mountain Coffee Roasters says you’ll be able to make your own Coke at home beginning in 2015.