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Seminoles plan global Hard Rock reach

Jun 26, 2007
The Indian tribe bought the cafe, restaurant and hotel chain for close to $1 billion, and now has plans to take the franchise overseas to Europe, South America, China and India. Amy Scott reports.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship, Investing

The financial gap is everyone's problem

Jun 25, 2007
Commentator John Authers says Wall Street is rightfully worried about the growing gap between America's rich and poor.
Posted In: Wall Street

Running Rite Aid

Jun 25, 2007
Rite Aid's Mary Sammons has faced her share of challenges since joining the company. In Part 2 of our interview, Kai Ryssdal spoke to the CEO about the early days.
Posted In: Retail

Keeping it personal

Jun 25, 2007
Rite Aid's recent acquisition of 2,000 Brooks and Eckerd drugstores puts it in striking distance of rivals Walgreens and CVS. Kai Ryssdal sat down with CEO Mary Sammons to discuss the challenges of integrating all those stores.

Too much credit

Jun 25, 2007
You may not have heard of the Bank of International Settlements, but it's the world's most prestigious financial body and it's warning of a big credit bubble. Ambrose Evans-Pritchard of London's Daily Telegraph explains.
Posted In: Canada, Economy

Straight Story: Drug safety

Jun 22, 2007
Economics editor Chris Farrell says to better monitor drug safety, Congress should give the FDA more funding.

NYC to close schools for pregnant teens

Jun 22, 2007
New York City is shutting down a system of temporary, alternative programs for pregnant teenagers. The city and other districts say the schools no longer serve their intended purpose. Alisa Roth reports.

A date with good luck?

Jun 22, 2007
Lots of people seem to be excited about July 7, 2007 and its ties to lucky 777. But companies in search of the Asian consumer have an even bigger day to look forward to: 8/8/08. Lenora Chu reports.
Posted In: Retail

Let them eat sheet cake

Jun 22, 2007
Susan Lobsinger has been baking wedding cakes for 30 years. But now she's also renting them. She talked with Tess Vigeland about what appears to be her tiered recipe for success.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship, Retail

Right portion, right business model

Jun 22, 2007
T.G.I. Friday's is bucking casual dining's super-size-me trend to offer a new "Right Portion, Right Price" menu. Customers get about 2/3 the food for about 2/3 the price. And for Friday's it's meant more customers, higher profits. Jeremy Hobson reports.
Posted In: Retail

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