Amazon has been raising the free shipping threshold for some non-Prime members. Before, non-Prime members had to spend at least $25 for free shipping on orders. Now, that number has gone up to $35. Additionally, this change is being applied only to select customers, depending on where they live. Amazon spokesperson Kristina Pressentin confirmed the […]


Target’s fiscal second-quarter earnings topped expectations and inventory levels improved, despite a soft forecast for the full fiscal year. CEO Brian Cornell said Target’s sales and store traffic improved in July, but the company is wary of rising interest rates, the return of student loan payments this fall, and still elevated prices of everyday items. […]

Every other food chain has their fall item, now it’s time for Chick-Fil-A to do their thing. So it’s not a pumpkin sandwich, but it sounds really good! So move over pumpkin spice, Chick-Fil-A is about to add two items to its menu.  Starting August 28, you can stop by Chick-Fil-A and order a Caramel […]

Are you ready to get struck in the Charlotte nostalgia feels? There are two area businesses that have their sights set on your sense of whimsy. One is a burrito joint and the other is a vintage movie theater. Let’s start with burritos! Phat Burrito, to the dismay of many, shut down in 2019 after […]

  Only a few hours left of Amazon Prime Day, and several of this year’s best-selling items are up for grabs at a significant discount. TikTok-famous Color Wow Dream Coat Supernatural Spray and Color Wow Dream Coat for Curly Hair are up to 29% off. Amazon’s bestselling lip balm and lip sleep mask, Laneige Lip […]


After a number of New York Walmart stores discovered credit card skimming devices at their checkouts, FICO is warning consumers about what to look out for to prevent getting scammed. If you notice anything loose or disconnected on a credit card machine, it may have been tampered with, and you should not process a payment. […]


Mark Zuckerberg spent a lot of time Wednesday night hurling keyboard insults at Elon Musk as part of the launch of his new app, Threads. Around dinnertime, the Twitter competitor launched, and shortly after it went live, Zuck attacked Musk and his bird app on the platform, which many are dubbing the “new Twitter.” First, […]

The Federal Trade Commission on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against Amazon, claiming the online retailer has tricked millions of users into subscribing to Amazon Prime. “Amazon used manipulative, coercive, or deceptive user-interface designs known as ‘dark patterns’ to trick consumers into enrolling in automatically-renewing Prime subscriptions,” the lawsuit reads. The FTC also accuses the company […]

According to, over HALF of the human population is using a form of social media. That means there’s a high likelihood of potential fraud and scams on these platforms. That said, these are the top social media scams to look out for, according to Security Boulevard: 1) Lottery and gift card scams 2) Executive […]

Elizabeth Holmes will begin her 11 year sentence and will be prison-mates with a ‘Real Housewives’ star former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes began serving an 11-year prison sentence on Thursday – but she won’t be the only celebrity in the cell block. Holmes will serve her time at Camp Bryan, an all-female minimum-security facility outside […]