Los Angeles' new Broad Contemporary Art Museum, funded by real-estate baron Eli Broad, will house his immense collection. But he's only lending his art. Andrea Gardner reports on how this unusual arrangement might set a trend.
Just in time for Valentines Day, activists and jewelry retailers are stepping up a campaign to discourage the mining and sale of "dirty gold." Their first target: a proposed gold mine in Alaska. Sarah Gardner reports.
Super Bowl advertisers will be targeting the 40-percent female audience this Sunday. Andrea Gardner reports the move comes as the entertainment writers' strike has shut down a lot of female-oriented programming.
The maker of M&Ms wants to release a bag of greens-only candies to cash in on an urban legend about the romantic power of the colored chocolates. Andrea Gardner reports why it could be a risky campaign.
As budgets tighten through a rough economy, consumers are looking at holiday gift-giving more prudently. Andrea Gardner reports that gift cards for practical things such as groceries and oil changes are on the rise.
With yesterday's fashions filling trendy shops, what's old isn't just new again, it's new and expensive. No surprisee, then, that even Goodwill stores are getting some fashion sense. Andrea Gardner reports.
What if, in order to get a discount on an item, you could join a group of shoppers to buy that product in bulk. Some Internet start-ups hope that kind of online buying will be the next big thing. Andrea Gardner reports.
The high end of the retail market has been immune to the queasy economy. Adults with disposable income have kept brand-name retailers feeling no pain. But Andrea Gardner tells us the average luxury consumer is getting younger -- much younger.