Marketplace PM for October 26, 2005
WalMart's executive vice president for benefits wrote a 27-page memo that hit the pages of <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2005/10/26/business/26walmart.ready.html?adxnnl=1&adxnnlx=1130361080-4Xxx1rOuhNi2oTHy6OgB1w">today's NY Times</a>. It lays out the discounter's plan to seize the high ground in the employee benefits war. Helen Palmer reports.
The Yanks get criticized (not unjustly) for outspending the other major league baseball teams. Host Kai Ryssdal talks to Jean Afterman; she helps George Steinbrenner decide how to spend the team's millions.