American Aero Toys for Tots Toy Drive

Instead of airplanes, Hangar 11N at Meacham International Airport was filled with holiday tables and rows of children’s bicycles Dec. 11 as guests of the seventh annual American Aero FTW holiday luncheon filed in with their own gifts to brighten the holidays for a child in need. The annual celebration hosted by American Aero, a… Continue reading American Aero Toys for Tots Toy Drive

Southwest to share $125M from Boeing settlement with workers

DALLAS (AP) — Southwest Airlines will share about $125 million with its employees after reaching a partial settlement with Boeing over damages from the grounding of the airplane maker’s 737 Max. But the president of the pilots union at Southwest says that the amount doesn’t fairly compensate employees for wages they’ve lost from flights being… Continue reading Southwest to share $125M from Boeing settlement with workers

Acre Distilling: Harnessing the power of the sun – and parking lots

Tony Formby formerly worked in the technology industry. In 2007, he bought 50% of Rahr and Sons Brewing Company, which was about to shut down due to lack of funds. The company became profitable and Formby sold his half and left in 2014. In December 2015, he and two former Rahr brewers opened Acre Distilling… Continue reading Acre Distilling: Harnessing the power of the sun – and parking lots

Sizing up the 2019 holiday shopping season for retailers

NEW YORK (AP) — With the start of the holiday shopping season officially upon us, the nation’s retailers are gearing up for what should be another brutally competitive shopping period. The good news? Many retail CEOs say the U.S. consumer is financially healthy given the economy remains strong and the unemployment rate is near a… Continue reading Sizing up the 2019 holiday shopping season for retailers

Chicken Salad Chick opening another restaurant in Arlington

Chicken Salad Chick will be adding another restaurant in the DFW area. Marking the brand’s fourth North Texas opening this year and 11th overall in the state, the new Arlington restaurant emphasizes Chicken Salad Chick’s rapid expansion plans in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, with another location slated to open in Fort Worth in 2020. The… Continue reading Chicken Salad Chick opening another restaurant in Arlington

Providing a unique experience is retailers' holiday strategy

NEW YORK (AP) — As Amy Witt prepared for the grand opening of her Dallas clothing store, she read up on the demise of thousands of chain stores this past year so she wouldn’t repeat their mistakes. “Big box retailers are selling 20,000 square feet of, what? Stuff. There’s no connection, no experience, no service,”… Continue reading Providing a unique experience is retailers' holiday strategy

DFW consumers expected to spend more than national average this holiday season

Christmas comes but once a year. And, retailers are banking on Dallas-Fort Worth’s shopping spree this holiday season. DFW shoppers are expected to spend $1,502 per household during this holiday season, according to a newly released report by Deloitte. The expenditure is slightly higher than the national average of $1,496 and the South average of… Continue reading DFW consumers expected to spend more than national average this holiday season

Pecans, pecans, pecans for Thanksgiving

Fort Worth-based American Pecan Council has a suggestion for Thanksgiving. Hmmm? What could it be? If you guessed pecans, you’d be right. Proving they are a hardworking ingredient belonging in every dish, American Pecans is making America’s wildest holiday dreams come true with the debut of the Pecan ThanksEverything Pie – a complete meal in… Continue reading Pecans, pecans, pecans for Thanksgiving

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FWSSR, BRIT announce winners of inaugural Texas Sustainable Winegrowing Competition

The Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo [FWSSR] and Botanical Research Institute of Texas [BRIT] has named the winners of the inaugural Texas Sustainable Winegrowing Competition. Bending Branch Winery in Comfort, TX in combination with Tallent Vineyards in Mason, TX were named the top honorees as Grand Champion. Nice Winery in Houston in combination with… Continue reading FWSSR, BRIT announce winners of inaugural Texas Sustainable Winegrowing Competition

Boston’s Pizza Restaurant planning DFW expansion

A Canadian multinational restaurant chain announced it will open new restaurants in and around Fort Worth, expanding its Texas footprint. Boston’s Pizza Restaurant and Sports Bar signed a multi-year development agreement with local entrepreneurs, Harry Singh and Jesse Thind, to develop four new Boston’s restaurants. Although the name might suggest otherwise, the Alberta, Canada-based restaurant… Continue reading Boston’s Pizza Restaurant planning DFW expansion