Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, November 27, 2009

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Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, November 27, 2009

Retailers dive into new media to sell

Retailers like Best Buy, Target and JC Penney are using online and mobile sites more than ever to attract holiday shoppers. Jennifer Collins reports.
Posted In: Internet, Retail

Reopened I-64 could help mall traffic

The closed stretch of Interstate 64, St. Louis' main east-west freeway, has hurt attendance to the St. Louis Galleria, which is directly on the route. But the state's planning to re-open I-64 early next month. Adam Allington reports.
Posted In: Retail

Texas college pay plan soon to run dry

Texas created a pre-paid college investment plan called the Texas Tomorrow Fund to help families across the state with the rising costs of college tuition. But the fund is soon expected to run out of money. David Martin Davies reports.
Posted In: Education

Some ad agencies get paid by results

A growing number of companies want to withhold some pay from ad agencies they use unless their marketing campaigns work. This new way of doing business could hit smaller agencies especially hard. Lilly Fowler reports.

Brands move to new department stores

Several labels at big department stores like Saks Fifth Avenue and JC Penney are packing up and preparing to lay roots in new homes. Andrea Gardner explains why these brands are choosing to move down-market now.
Posted In: Retail

Markets spooked by Dubai World debt

Dubai World, the United Arab Emirate's main development engine, says it can't start paying back $60 billion in debt. Steve Chiotakis talks to Stephen Beard about why that's raised markets' concerns for an increased threat of default.
Posted In: Investing