Domestic air travel is expected to drop this Labor Day weekend from last year, but international travel is expected to rise slightly. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports this is partly due to logistics -- and business travel.
Since launched 14 years ago, England's National Lottery has poured $7 billion into sports. And Stephen Beard reports the investment is finally paying off at the Olympics through rowing, sailing, cycling and swimming.
China now has the most Internet users in the world, and Olympic advertisers are taking advantage with a slew of online ads. But some marketers aren't so sure the aggressive ad campaigns work all the time. Lisa Chow reports.
Home Depot has been trying to build momentum for when the housing slump finally turns around. But Renita Jablonski reports homeowners aren't making home improvements beyond what's necessary, and that hurts business.
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