Marketplace PM for February 23, 2007
During Lent, the period between Ash Wednesday and Easter, many Catholics and some Protestants give up meat. To cash in, KFC is rolling out a new fish sandwich — and asking for a little plug from on high. Amy Scott reports.
Dell says it will ask consumers, when they buy a computer, to donate a few bucks toward planting trees. The idea is to offset the energy that PCs consume. But that gave commentator Richard Conniff some pause.
Officials of the little town where Perrier water comes from are giving lawyers for parent company Nestle some indigestion. John Laurenson went to the source in Vergeze, France.