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Holiday frocks galore

| Dec 25, 2006
Marketplace commentator Michelle Philippe won't apologize for her tulle poufs and velvet gowns — she's extending her holiday season to get more bang for her holiday party buck.
Posted In: Retail

Turmoil after the storm

| Dec 25, 2006
After the tsunami, residents Khao Lak, Thailand began to rethink whether the benefits of the tourism industry are worth the traffic, pollution and sex trade that come with it. Suzanne Nam reports.
Posted In: Canada, Travel

Holiday movie rental smackdown

| Dec 25, 2006
DVD rentals and purchases tend to spike this time of year, and there are some new contenders vying for the holiday movie bestseller title. Tanya Ott calls the match.
Posted In: Entertainment

Measuring this season of giving

Diantha Parker | Dec 25, 2006
2005 was a banner year for philanthropy as Hurricane Katrina and tsunami relief efforts spurred worldwide donations reaching $250 billion. But what happens in a year with no causes on that scale? Diantha Parker reports.

Best Gift Ever: Construction toys

| Dec 25, 2006
Amazon.com CEO Jeff Bezos tells us that the building blocks given to him by his grandfather have served him well over the years.
Posted In: Retail

Best Gift Ever: Rubber dwarfs

| Dec 25, 2006
Writer Tom Wolfe explains why the best gift he ever received was a set of Seven Dwarfs rubber dolls.
Posted In: Retail

Department stores past

Lisa Napoli | Dec 25, 2006
Host Lisa Napoli speaks with author Jan Whitaker about how the department store shaped the retail picture in the 20th Century.
Posted In: Retail

Letters from you

| Dec 22, 2006
Kai goes over letters from our listeners.

Guidance from the Seat Guru

| Dec 22, 2006
Don't book another airline ticket until you glide on over to the SeatGuru.com to find out where the best seat for your buck is located. Kai speaks with founder Matt Daimler.

Lost and found

| Dec 22, 2006
Billions of dollars of unclaimed property could be yours. Want to know how to get that money back? Kai talks with Jeb Spaulding, the past president of the National Association of Unclaimed Property Administrators.

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