Sep 1, 2007 Lots of people seem to be excited about July 7, 2007 and its ties to lucky 777. But companies in search of the Asian consumer have an even bigger day to look forward to: 8/8/08. Lenora Chu reports.
Sep 22, 2011 Susan Lobsinger has been baking wedding cakes for 30 years. But now she's also renting them. She talked with Tess Vigeland about what appears to be her tiered recipe for success.
Sep 1, 2007 T.G.I. Friday's is bucking casual dining's super-size-me trend to offer a new "Right Portion, Right Price" menu. Customers get about 2/3 the food for about 2/3 the price. And for Friday's it's meant more customers, higher profits. Jeremy Hobson reports.
Sep 1, 2007 You might think all those thank you e-mails and free e-cards and party Evites you receive would pile up and start weighing down the greeting card industry's bottom line, but profits are soaring. Jill Barshay looks at how they're keeping paper cards alive.
Sep 22, 2011 The creators of the hyper-violent Grand Theft Auto video game series may have gone too far this time. A sequel to a best-selling gorefest has been banned in the U.K. and won't be sold in the U.S. Stephen Beard reports.
Sep 1, 2007 AT&T just came out with a high-speed Internet bargain that they aren't exactly going out of their way to promote to consumers. It had to begin offering the cut-rate service to get the FCC to agree to its merger with BellSouth. Rachel Dornhelm reports.
Sep 1, 2007 It's the Beta vs. VHS battle of our time... two rival formats for high-definition DVDs are vying for market share. A move by the nation's biggest DVD rental retailer could tip the balance. Dan Grech reports.
Sep 1, 2007 Washington's drive to develop energy alternatives is chewing up commodities like corn that we'd otherwise be feeding ourselves. And that's raising grocery prices. John Dimsdale reports.
Sep 1, 2007 Once again the American consumer is riding to the economic rescue. The government says retail sales were up 1.4% in May. But retail consultant Howard Davidowitz figures there's less to the numbers than meets the eye.