Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, November 26, 2010

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Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, November 26, 2010

Macrowikinomics: How collaboration is changing the world

When a lot of people get together behind one idea, they can make a change. And when a lot of people are getting behind a lot of different ideas, that can change the world. The new book "Macrowikinomics" explores how collaboration is changing society. Steve Chiotakis talks with the co-author, Don Tapscott.
Posted In: Books, Internet

Macy's, Bloomingdale's CEO optimistic on same-store sales

Macy's chief Terry Lundgren says sales are up in stores and online, as holiday shoppers buy gifts for family and friends, and themselves

Qatar Airways says Boeing has 'cleary failed' with Dreamliner delays

Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al-Baker publicly criticizes the Boeing for it's continued delay of the 787 Dreamliner. Still, analysts say the airline is eagerly waiting its arrival.
Posted In: Airlines

Germany fears another bailout as debt grows for Euro countries

Portugal may be next on the list of European nations buried in debt, behind Greece and Ireland. And some fear even Spain could follow. That would leave Germany footing the bill, but will they agree to another bailout?

New York City prepares for a taxi over-haul

For the first time, New York will have a fleet of taxis that are designed for their rigorous job. But as the choices are narrowed down to the top three contenders, what exactly are taxi passengers looking for? Alisa Roth has more.
Posted In: Transportation

Saturday Christmases are bad for retailers

Store-owners love the holidays, except when the big day falls on a Saturday, like it does this year. Jeff Tyler explains.
Posted In: Retail

Mobile apps turn smartphones into the world's greatest bargain hunter

Smartphone Apps are already changing our daily lives, but could they also be changing the way we shop? The ShopSavvy app turns your phone into a bar code scanner, search engine, and sales clerk. Andrea Gardner has more.

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