Marketplace for Tuesday, December 25, 2012
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Merry Christmas! Hopefully you're spending it with loved ones. Some people have to work today. We look at why more businesses are open on Christmas. And are you planning to watch a movie? Hollywood's having a good year. Plus, stories on super PACs, the business of family business in Japan, how new technology is helping Sweden care for its aging population, and the latest in our series "What's up, Europe?"
Posted In: Japan, family business
Family businesses dominate Japan's corporate landscape. For generations, sons have always taken on the top job. But what happens if there's not a male heir to inherit the business?
Posted In: Sweden, aging, elderly care
Sweden has taken giant steps when it comes to heath care. With one of the oldest populations and highest life expectancies in the world, the Scandinavian nation is using new medical technology to care for its aging citizens.