Clockwork manicure robot is proof the future is here

Clockwork manicure robot is proof the future is here

(NEW YORK) -- Need a manicure? There’s now a robot for that. In under 10 minutes and for less than $10, you can get a "Clockwork Minicure" -- the perfect manicure, done by a robot. Clockwork has created the first-of-its-kind fully autonomous robot for manicures. According to Clockwork, the average…
What automakers and consumers can learn from the chip shortage crunch

What automakers and consumers can learn from the chip shortage crunch

(NEW YORK) -- When will it be over? The global chip shortage that has idled automotive plants, delayed shipments of new vehicles and pushed transaction prices to record levels may soon relent as early as this fall. But the dramatic impact of the last 12 months could very well continue…
Future of drone delivery may be happening in this small Irish town

Future of drone delivery may be happening in this small Irish town

(ORANMORE, Ireland) -- Staring upward, Fiachra Quigley watched his coffees slowly descend 80 feet onto his driveway, lowered at the end of a string. Above him, a drone about the size of a go-cart hummed, closed its cargo doors and then flew off over his house. Coffee delivery by drone…
Mattel launches first Barbie doll made from recycled ocean-bound plastic

Mattel launches first Barbie doll made from recycled ocean-bound plastic

(NEW YORK) -- Barbie is going green! On Thursday, Mattel debuted the company's first fashion doll collection made from recycled ocean-bound plastic. The new collection also includes an accompanying Beach Shack playset and accessories that are also made of 90% recycled plastic. The Barbie Loves the Ocean Collection launch is…
Kohl’s announces two-day sale to ‘wow’ summer shoppers

Kohl’s announces two-day sale to ‘wow’ summer shoppers

(NEW YORK) -- Kohl’s has just announced that it will be joining the biggest summer shopping event of the year along with three other behemoth retailers, Target, Walmart and Amazon. The company announced its new two-day Wow Deals event, which will be happening June 21-22. Kohl’s shoppers can expect to…
Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2021: Here’s what you need to know

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2021: Here’s what you need to know

(NEW YORK) -- Summer is almost here, and that means more fun in the sun, better beach days and some of the best sales of the season, including Nordstrom's Anniversary Sale. This year's sales event runs from July 18 through Aug. 8, and cardmembers will have the opportunity to shop…
More car buyers looking out of state as inventories trail demand

More car buyers looking out of state as inventories trail demand

(WASHINGTON) -- Nearly 1 in 10 recent car buyers, according to data from Cars.com, purchased their new vehicle in another state -- with more than half driving at least 25 miles to a dealership. Kelsey Mays, assistant managing editor of the automotive website, said increased demand and a global microchip…
Consumer prices climb 5% in May, the largest 12-month increase since 2008

Consumer prices climb 5% in May, the largest 12-month increase since 2008

(WASHINGTON) -- U.S. consumer prices are continuing to climb sharply, according to data from the Department of Labor on Thursday. The Consumer Price Index, which measures what consumers pay for everyday goods and services and is often looked at as an inflation barometer, jumped 5% over the last 12 months…