Stacey Vanek Smith
Jan 12, 2012 British artist Hirst made millions in a 2008 auction. His latest marketing drive features a global gallery sale of his “Spot Paintings.”
Jan 10, 2012 For marketers this year, the Consumer Electronics Show is the place to be.
Jan 5, 2012 Economists are worrying about inflation in the coming year, but a few products will actually be cheaper. What should we buy in 2012?
Dec 26, 2011 An increase in extreme weather in 2011 has lead to one of the most expensive years for insurance claims. It's also turning out to be a record year for sheep rustlers on the lamb in the English countryside, where a record number of sheep have gone missing this year. Plus, China and Japan make a currency deal, Detroit girds for possible state takeover, and more top headlines from around the globe on this day after Christmas.
Dec 23, 2011 What is it about consumers that drives us to want so much stuff? You could blame Madison Avenue, but marketers alone can't make us open up our wallets to spend. Tess talks with author James Roberts about why we buy.
Dec 23, 2011 The end of the year brings all kind's of top ten, top 100 and best of 2011 lists -- but what kind of value do we get out of them?
Dec 20, 2011 A recent poll has found Miami to be the vainest city in the U.S., but could that be a good thing?
Dec 16, 2011 Kai and crew broadcast live from the Citadel Outlets in sunny Commerce, Calif., to find out how shoppers are spending and how retailers are selling during this most-important holiday shopping season.