Rob Wile, NBC News

Rob Wile

NBC News

Miami, FL, United States

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Recent articles by Robert:

Craft breweries are facing tough decisions amid a nationwide carbon dioxide shortage

Contamination out of a key production hub in Mississippi is restricting already tight supplies. → Read More

Federal Reserve raises key interest rate by 0.75% as it works to fight inflation

The higher prices you're paying for basically everything right now is the reason the central bank is making it more expensive to borrow money. → Read More

Walmart is slashing prices to get rid of excess inventory

The retail giant is finding itself in a similar position as its closest rival Target, which in May cited an overstock of merchandise it needed to discount. → Read More

Klondike is discontinuing the Choco Taco

After nearly 40 years, the beloved frozen treat is being pulled from ice cream trucks and convenience stores. → Read More

Family Dollar issues nationwide recall of more than 400 products

Items including toothpaste and pain and fever medications like Tylenol are included. → Read More

A Walgreens employee refused to sell condoms to a couple on religious grounds

The company said it allows its employees to express religious objections, but that hasn’t stopped calls for a Walgreens boycott. → Read More

Toys ‘R’ Us coming back amid a surge in toy sales during the pandemic

The iconic toy store had shut down amid a 2017 bankruptcy filing. → Read More

Gas prices have been tumbling but not all drivers are seeing the benefits

California gas average is $5.991, lower than a month ago but still well above prices from just a year ago. → Read More

U.S. inflation rises 9.1% in June, more than expected, as prices keep climbing

Compared to a year ago, the index in June rose half a percentage point, from the 8.6% year-on-year increase in May — staying at the fastest pace in 40 years. → Read More

Twitter sues Elon Musk to force him to buy the company — while accusing him of ‘trashing’ it

“Since signing the merger agreement, Musk has repeatedly disparaged Twitter and the deal, creating business risk for Twitter and downward pressure on its share price,” Twitter said. → Read More

Amazon strikes deal with Grubhub parent company, offers free delivery to Prime members

Under the agreement, Prime members will get one year of free deliveries over $12 from Grubhub in 4,000 U.S. cities. → Read More

Nearly 9 million passengers traveled through U.S. airports over holiday weekend

Travelers seemed to be undeterred by flight delays and cancellations, but there are signs that travel nightmares could start to ease. → Read More

Fed raises key interest rate by 0.75% as it hardens fight against inflation

The central bank delivered its biggest interest rate hike since 1994 as the latest inflation data shows consumer prices are still climbing at a record pace. → Read More

Sriracha hot sauce maker warns of shortage lasting through the summer

“Currently, due to weather conditions affecting the quality of chili peppers, we now face a more severe shortage of chili,” Huy Fong Foods said. A drought is affecting Mexico, from which the company sources its chili peppers. → Read More

Walmart drone delivery program expands to 4 million households in Arizona, Arkansas, Texas, Utah, Virginia

Despite a nationwide slowdown in retail sales, Walmart announced Tuesday it is expanding its drone delivery program to 4 million customers in six states. → Read More

Baby formula maker: It could take up to 10 weeks to get product back in stores from affected facility

Abbott Laboratories says it is working to source formula from other facilities around the world. → Read More

Inflation hit 8.3 percent in April compared to last year, showing signs of leveling off

It remains near a 40-year high, but little change from a month ago could be a positive sign for the price of goods, services and the broader economy. → Read More

40 percent of America's baby formula supplies are out of stock

The share of baby formula out of stock across the U.S. hit 40 percent on April 24, according to Datasembly. That's up from 29 percent in March. → Read More

Employers added 428,000 jobs in April as unemployment rate remains unchanged

The number beat analyst expectations of 395,000 payrolls added in April. → Read More

Yelp and Meta's Sandberg respond to draft opinion that would strike down Roe v. Wade

Tech companies were already among the most aggressive in their response to abortion-related legislation. → Read More