Marketplace AM for February 27, 2006
Avon just got Beijing's approval to sell its products door-to-door. Other major companies also have applications in the works. Beijing bureau chief Jocelyn Ford reports on why door-to-door sales were outlawed in Beijing, and what's changed.
The battle over an Arab company's bid to run operations at six American ports will reach the high court in London today. An American firm will seek to block the takeover by the state-owned Dubai Ports World company. From the British Capitol, Stephen Beard reports.
President Bush makes final preparations for his trip to South Asia this week. As Jessica Smith reports, US companies are particularly interested in his talks with Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.
Advertisers gather in New York today to discuss expanding their presence on search engines like Google and Yahoo. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Leading economists have gazed deep into their crystal ball and pronounced the view a rosy one. Bob Moon reports that they see the economy surging back in the early part of the year.