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Wii still not restocked yet

| Dec 18, 2007
Anyone who's tried to get a Nintendo Wii this season knows how much they're in demand. Doug Krizner talks to Leo Louis of the Times of London about why supply is so short -- and whether the shortage might be intentional.
Posted In: Entertainment, Retail

High numbers make you highly suspect

Sam Eaton | Dec 18, 2007
Goldman Sachs earnings come out today, and while the firm is expected to have healthy numbers, it's not easy to be considered the "smartest firm on Wall Street." Sam Eaton reports people will be watching closely.
Posted In: Wall Street

Lessons of 'Snowpeople' not cool

| Dec 18, 2007
A wintry picture book lauding individuality through a shopping spree to Saks Fifth Avenue is not something commentator Susan Linn sees fit for any 4-year-old she knows. She warns of the dangers of early branding.

Avoid holiday stress: Hire someone

| Dec 18, 2007
Decorating your home for the holiday is an arduous, stressful activity. So why not hire someone else to do it? For the right price, Dr. Christmas will do everything from roof lights to an Art Deco tree. Lenora Chu reports.

Flight satisfaction no longer guaranteed

Ashley Milne-Tyte | Dec 18, 2007
Airlines may say they care about their passengers, but many critics believe their actions say differently. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports on waning customer satisfaction and opposition to a passenger bill of rights.

Fed to focus on lenders

Nancy Marshall-Genzer | Dec 18, 2007
The Federal Reserve wants to protect consumers from another subprime debacle by imposing new rules on lenders. But some lenders say more restrictions might have a reverse effect. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Economy

Campbell Soup corporate history

| Dec 18, 2007
CONVERSATIONS FROM THE CORNER OFFICE: Campbell Soup Co., President and CEO Douglas R. Conant

Bio: Douglas R. Conant

| Dec 17, 2007
CONVERSATIONS FROM THE CORNER OFFICE: Campbell Soup Co., President and CEO Douglas R. Conant

Does cashing out mean selling out?

Steve Tripoli | Dec 17, 2007
When social entrepreneurs' mission-oriented businesses get big enough they also attract serious buyers. Steve Tripoli reports on how some business owners have dealt with the dilemma of turning over the mission to someone else.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship

'Look at my giant bra!'

| Dec 17, 2007
Sales of women's clothing are down about 6 percent this holiday season. A report cites boring fashions as one of the factors. But commentator Sandra Tsing Loh says her recent shopping spree was anything but dull.
Posted In: Retail