T.J. Maxx parent company to pay $13 million for selling recalled products

T.J. Maxx parent company to pay $13 million for selling recalled products

(NEW YORK) -- The parent company of department store chain T.J. Maxx has agreed to pay a $13 million fine for the sale of roughly 1,200 recalled products over a five-year period, including products determined to have put infants at risk of suffocation and death, a federal agency said on…
FAA seeks feedback on airplane seat sizes

FAA seeks feedback on airplane seat sizes

(WASHINGTON) -- Airline passengers hoping for a little more leg room or space on plane seats can tell the federal government how they feel for the next 90 days. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is asking for comment from the public for the next few months. It will then use…
Airlines look to attract more diverse pilots amid shortage

Airlines look to attract more diverse pilots amid shortage

(NEW YORK) -- For decades, the aviation industry has carried the reputation of being overtly male and white. At least 95% of the roughly 158,000 pilots employed in the United States are men, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. "This is a very male-dominated industry," said Dana Donati, a former…
What the potential JetBlue and Spirit merger could mean for consumers

What the potential JetBlue and Spirit merger could mean for consumers

(NEW YORK) -- As JetBlue prepares to begin its takeover of Spirit Airlines in a $3.8 billion deal, many are left wondering what the future holds for both airlines and their loyal customers. The JetBlue-Spirit agreement still faces a shareholder vote and regulatory approval, which could prove difficult if federal…
Hershey warns of possible Halloween and holiday candy shortage

Hershey warns of possible Halloween and holiday candy shortage

(NEW YORK) -- Trick-or-treaters may see fewer of their favorite sweets while going door-to-door this October. Hershey announced in the company's second-quarter earnings call on Thursday that it expects to face a candy shortage amid ongoing struggles with the global supply chain. The company's CEO warned specifically that it would…