Marketplace PM for November 24, 2006
As bargain hunters shook off their turkey hangovers at the crack of dawn today, retailers were pulling out all the stops. But sales weren't the only things retailers were hoping for. Sam Eaton reports.
Did you resist all enticements to hit the mall at dawn? If so, you made "Buy Nothing Day" backers happy. But commentator Nick Gillespie says the protest against the post-Thanksgiving shop-a-thon is a bad deal.
Some models of the Cyber-shot digital cameras distort images, while others don't take photos at all. As Stacey Vanek-Smith reports, this could be the start of a long Christmas season for Sony.
The global money transfer company SWIFT is refuting charges that it broke the law by handing confidential data to the U.S. government. Stephen Beard reports.
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The United States contends the African Union is too weak to halt atrocities in Darfur and the U.N. should step in. But some wonder whether the U.S. isn't more concerned about its business interests there. Gretchen Wilson reports.
The recording company EMI recently struck a deal with the Dean Martin Trust to license the late crooner's name and suave image. Bob Moon reports.