Retail + Consumer

Woman in red blazer and glasses standing in front of U.S. Capitol building
The Show spoke with Winslow Mayor Roberta Canó about how significant she thinks the I-40 TradePort Corridor will be her for community.
Jan. 8, 2024
lucid air
The Phoenix-based regional director of the National Labor Relations Board is accusing an electric-luxury-sports-car maker in Casa Grande of anti-union activities. A spokesperson for Lucid USA says they are confident that there is no factual basis for the complaint.
Jan. 5, 2024
Machine makes microchips
The funding comes as a part of CHIPS and Sciences Act, expanding semiconductor manufacturing investments in the United States.
Jan. 4, 2024
Pumping gas in a truck
Arizona didn’t see much of a spike in gas prices over the holidays. But drivers in Maricopa County are paying about $3.40 for a gallon of regular gas right now. That’s about 30 cents above the national average, according to AAA.
Jan. 4, 2024
Supplies for a jean repair.
The Show spoke with Julie Hampton about her 2023 resolution to not buy a single new item of clothing.
Jan. 4, 2024
Tasha Miller Griffith
The Show continues its series Made in Arizona with Tasha Miller Griffith, a textile artisan who mends clothes in Flagstaff.
Jan. 4, 2024
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The Show spoke with Brian Watson, community outreach specialist for the nonprofit ROSE — Resources/Outreach to Safeguard the Elderly — about financial fraud targeting senior citizens.
Jan. 4, 2024
The seven very tall silos next to the Hayden Flour Mill are in the foreground of this picture. The mill itself is seen in the background. Another, mostly glass, building is seen behind that. There is a clear blue sky.
The development project calls for the Hayden Flour Mill silos and building new restaurants and shops, a public park, restoration of the mill and its silos, and an improved trailhead to the A Mountain.
Jan. 3, 2024
The Lukeville Port of Entry is re-opening Thursday after being closed in early December. Arizona politicians called for more federal government support, and aids groups say they continue to be overwhelmed with the number of asylum seekers.
Jan. 3, 2024
Woman in a cozy sweater sitting in a chair reading by a fireplace with a mug of tea
The Show spoke with Amanda Kehrberg, a Ph.D. student at Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication studying digital culture, about what the pop culture landscape will look like in 2024.
Jan. 3, 2024
Grand Canyon National Park
Rodenticides are already prohibited within Grand Canyon National Park and all its residences. A bobcat in South Rim Village was found dead recently with high levels of rodent poison in its system.
Jan. 2, 2024
$17 in bills
Flagstaff's minimum wage has gone up again. As of Monday, it rose to $17.40 from $16.80 an hour. The increase keeps the city ahead of Arizona’s minimum wage, which also slightly increased on Jan. 1.
Jan. 1, 2024
A gymnastics class for preschoolers
Starting Jan. 1, Peoria will collect sales taxes on dance, gymnastics, and martial arts studios that charge for dance, sports, athletic, or health-related instruction after. A random audit revealed the issue.
Dec. 27, 2023
Young woman and child making compost from food watse
Up to 400 eligible households in Phoenix can receive a yearlong composting service at no charge. Applications are being accepted through Jan. 5.
Dec. 27, 2023
Tamar Adler author of "The Everlasting Meal."
From turkey to cookies to maybe a whole lot of undrunk wine, Tamar Adler is here to say you can use those leftovers in a million different ways, with flavors that are wildly different from the original meal.
Dec. 27, 2023
Phoenix police
Two years after Phoenix police launched a pilot program focusing on less lethal weapons, the department has deployed them nearly 12,000 times, but used them far less.
More Arizona law enforcement news
Dec. 26, 2023
Hand holding sports tickets
The Federal Trade Commission is targeting the charges that are often hidden or don’t show up until you’ve decided to buy something. For example, resort fees for a hotel room or convenience fees for ordering online tickets.
Dec. 26, 2023
person counting money
For more than a year, the inflation rate in Phoenix was one of the highest in the country. But the latest Consumer Price Index report has good news.
Dec. 26, 2023
Starting December 26, residents in metro Phoenix can drop off live trees and wreaths to be composted.
Dec. 25, 2023
Maryvale Pool Phoenix
The Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department is offering incentive pay to attract qualified managers, assistant managers and lifeguards to fill positions at the city’s roughly two dozen public pools.
Dec. 23, 2023


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