After months of dwindling ad sales, the magazine is looking a little brighter -- particularly for Glamour. The women's magazine reported a 57 percent jump in ad sales for its September issue compared to last year. Marketplace's Janet Babin looks into one big factor for the increase: The iPad.
National guardsmen are learning how to take care of livestock and take soil samples in an effort to help Afghanis establish a stable livelihood, and perhaps better withstand pressures to work for the Taliban.
It's assumed that once you're over the hill, whatever toothpaste, soap or lipstick you're using, you're going to stick with it. But new data suggests that marketers should take a look at aging consumers, because they may be their next big market.
Forcing GM and Chrysler to reduce the number of dealerships the companies had helped the companies become stronger, but may have a negative impact on communities where dealerships were a major employer.
An extension of unemployment benefits didn't make it into the financial reform bill, but President Obama wants his Republican colleagues to consider an extension of benefits again -- but will it be the stimulus the economy needs?
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