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Should an airline be allowed to kick you out of its frequent-flier program because you complain too much?
Comcast is reminding metro Atlanta customers that they could face additional charges for data usage if they exceed 300 gigabytes under what it is calling a trial period that began Dec. 1.
Delta Air Lines now has the distinction of having one of the world’s longest nonstop flights, from Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport to Johannesburg, South Africa.
A little over a week ago, Jos. A. Bank Clothiers dropped its $2.3 billion offer to acquire Men’s Wearhouse after getting a prolonged cold shoulder. Now comes word that Men’s Wearhouse is offering to acquire its main rival for about $1.5 billion.
According to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, mortgage-related issues still account for the lion’s share (48%) of consumer complaints filed to the agency, followed by complaints about consumer credit (21%), but debt collection may not be far behind.
Fewer metro Atlanta homeowners owed more on their homes in the third quarter than the properties were worth, an indication that more are benefiting from rising values, according to a new report by the real estate site Zillow.com.
Walmart is defending a food drive for employees at a store in Canton, Ohio, despite critics’ assertions that the effort is just more proof that the world’s largest retailer doesn’t pay its employees a living wage.
Days before Microsoft’s Xbox One hits store shelves, Sony says it sold more than 1 million of its PlayStation 4 video game consoles during their first 24 hours on the market.
Jos. A. Bank Clothiers is dropping its $2.3 billion offer to acquire Men’s Wearhouse after getting a prolonged cold shoulder.
Google’s Android operating system expanded its dominance in the third quarter, with shipments of devices running on the software up 51 percent, according to researchers at International Data Corp.
AT&T and Verizon are putting corporate responsibility ahead of profits to help their customers reach family and friends affected by the typhoon devastation in the Philippines.
PepsiCo Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Indra Nooyi announces the company will invest about $5.5 billion to grow its business in India between now and 2020, essentially echoing a similar investment announced by arch rival Atlanta-based Coca-Cola last year.
A new report from real estate researchers at RealtyTrac shows major investors continue to hold on to the distressed properties they purchased at rock-bottom prices in the last few years, a buy-and-hold strategy that is contributing to a tight supply of homes.
AT&T said it is doubling its goal of hiring military veterans and family members to 10,000 over the next five years. The company said it has hired more than 3,600 so far this year.
Sandy Springs-based UPS has agreed to pay $70,000 to settle a religious accommodation lawsuit filed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in behalf of a Jehovah’s Witness employee.
Despite weekly reports about the strengthening economy, many consumers remain cautious about spending, which accounts for 70 percent of economic growth. A new report from the Georgia Credit Union Affiliates reflects some of the skittishness.
The rise in metro Atlanta home prices continues to outpace many parts of the country, with the area ranking third nationally in September and the state ranking fourth in price appreciation, according to monthly index.
Kellogg, the world’s largest cereal company and second-largest maker of cookies and crackers, said it is cutting 7 percent of its global workforce to deal with sagging sales. The impact on the company's Georgia operations was not immediately known.
Boost Mobile, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sprint, is joining the competition in offering Apple’s smartphones, beginning Nov. 8.
McDonald’s believes its McCafé-branded coffees are so popular that the fast-food chain plans to test it on grocery store shelves.