Retail + Consumer

The Show spoke with Lizzie Post, co-president of the Emily Post Institute, who said that there's good and bad to the new way tipping is presented.
May. 26, 2023
Spam text messages
Attorneys general across the U.S. have joined a lawsuit against a telecommunications company accused of making more than 7.5 billion robocalls to people on the national Do Not Call Registry.
May. 24, 2023
Theranos brochures
Walgreens has reached a tentative settlement with consumers in Arizona and California over blood tests involving Theranos.
May. 23, 2023
bed in a hotel room
After enjoying double digit growth in room rates, luxury resorts are facing a slowdown.
May. 23, 2023
a large pile of catalytic converters
The National Insurance Crime Bureau says more than 64,000 catalytic converters were reported stolen to insurance companies in 2022, that’s almost 50,000 more than in 2020.
More Arizona business news
May. 18, 2023
Phoenix City Council chambers
As Arizona lawmakers take a monthlong break, Phoenix leaders are moving forward on a budget with some uncertainty.
May. 16, 2023
New technologies using artificial intelligence are shaking up many industries, including publishing and art. Authors and artists are questioning whether it’s a tool or cheating — and whether AI will eliminate their work.
More Arizona business news
May. 15, 2023
Lynn Downey, author of American Dude Ranch: A Touch of the Cowboy and the Thrill of the West
The Show spoke with Lynn Downey, an archivist, historian, and author of the book "American Dude Ranch: A Touch of the Cowboy and the Thrill of the West." In it, she traces the long and storied history of the dude ranch, America’s original western vacation.
May. 11, 2023
Closed entrance
A special viewing of the 1989 movie, “Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure,” will be held at the former Metrocenter Mall in Phoenix.
May. 10, 2023
Arizona Family Outdoor Adventure: An All-Ages Guide to Hiking, Camping, and Getting Outside book cover
In “Arizona Family Outdoor Adventure,” soon-to-be mom Chels Knorr says you can enjoy the outdoors all around the state without being athletic. Plus, you can bring your kids along, or your parents, or grandparents.
May. 10, 2023
Phoenix is getting a $700,000 grant from the Federal Communications Commission to connect more households to high-speed internet.
May. 9, 2023
Despite temperatures rising in Phoenix, Arizona Snowbowl in Flagstaff is keeping doors open through Memorial Day and providing a snowy escape from the summer heat.
May. 9, 2023
The Federal Reserve has raised interest rates by a quarter of a percentage point. It’s the highest level in 16 years.
May. 6, 2023
Phoenix may start requiring owners of vacant properties to register with the city. A key goal is to protect neighborhoods and ensure properties are being maintained.
More Arizona business news
May. 4, 2023
A new transit center being built at Metrocenter will be named after a longtime Phoenix council member.
May. 4, 2023
Max Miller Tasting History
Max Miller is the host of "Tasting History" on YouTube and he now has a cookbook out, aptly titled "Tasting History: The Cookbook." In it, he goes back in time to get a sense of what the past tasted like.
May. 3, 2023
Jennifer Kuller
The patio dress is an icon in Southwestern fashion history with its light cotton fabric and three-tired flowing skirt. These 1950s-style dresses or sets feature bright colors, Southwestern patterns and fancy rick-rack trim. Two Arizona designers made them popular midcentury when Southwestern tourism was booming and Western styles abounded.
Apr. 28, 2023
In January 2019, former Maryvale residents Sergio Aragon and Jesus Gutierrez began Gay Pride Apparel, a business that provides clothing and other items to members of the LGBTQ community. Now, their New York-based company will reach people across the United States and Puerto Rico thanks to a partnership with Walmart.
Apr. 23, 2023
Phoenix leaders are looking for developers to add downtown housing and meet every day retail needs.
Apr. 20, 2023
AM radio dial
Ford has announced it’ll be dropping AM radios from many of its new vehicles starting in the 2024 model year. The Show spoke with Jonathan Brewster, CEO of El Dorado Broadcasters, which owns AM stations in Yuma and California.
Apr. 20, 2023


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