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Krispy Kreme customers can get second dozen for 87 cents on July 12

Krispy Kreme is celebrating its 87th anniversary with a special promotion. The famous doughnut brand announced on July 9 that the company is offering...

Costco to raise membership fees in September: Gold Star by $5, Executive by $10

Costco is increasing the price of its membership amid recent hikes by various subscription services. On July 10, the members-only retail giant announced that the...

Hyundai sued by dealers for faking EV sales data and rewarding those who comply to scheme

Hyundai has been sued again, this time for allegedly manipulating electric vehicle sales. According to the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois...

Getting paid up to $200 to play video games is a new way to earn extra bucks

Just a few years ago, people were surprised to learn they could get paid to be a gamer. However, professional gamers aren't the only...

The analog appeal captivates Generation Z: A newfound obsession with typewriters

Millennials and Generation Z are embracing a nostalgic trend: the charm of analog. They’re snapping photos with film cameras and listening to vinyl records....

Fintech firm’s bankruptcy leaves 100,000 people with money tied up since May

The bankruptcy of fintech firm Synapse has left approximately 100,000 consumers unable to access their money, prompting increasing calls for a resolution to the...

Koreatown retailers offer special discount events in celebration of Independence Day

With Independence Day approaching, Koreatown retailers have launched significant special pricing and discount events. These sales, extending through Labor Day, offer a prime opportunity...

Consumers are paying almost a double for food delivery due to their dual pricing

With $4.89 for McDonald's french fries and $2.59 for a Coke, plus a $2.99 delivery fee, $3 service charge, $0.71 sales tax, and $2...

LA County moves to raise sales tax by 0.5 cents to fund homeless services

A proposal to increase sales tax in Los Angeles County may be put to a vote in the upcoming November election. If passed, the...

Rising food prices force 1 in 4 adult consumers to skip meals

Post-pandemic inflation has caused grocery prices to skyrocket by 25%, with more than one in four people skipping meals. A survey conducted by Qualtrics in...