Aug 15, 2013 Diane Swonk, chief economist with Mesirow Financial, discusses the latest retail earnings.
Aug 14, 2013 Britain's government supports fracking as a source of cheap gas and jobs but his plans are meeting stiff resistance in the countryside, where New Age protesters and rich conservative country-dwellers want none of it.
Jul 24, 2013 India has a strict rules for big international retailers: 30 percent of the merchandise sold at big box stores has to be purchased in India.
Jul 16, 2013 Meet Brendan O'Connell, Walmart artist -- or at least the mega retailer is his muse. O'Connell has taken to painting the things you can find the big-box store and the people who roam its aisles.
Jul 10, 2013 Lots of European retailers have signed onto a new pact to institute stricter rules after the factory tragedy this year. Which U.S. companies will follow suit?
Jun 25, 2013 Designer Ying Gao has created dresses that are embedded with eye-tracking technology.
Jun 21, 2013 A listener responds to our conversation about expensive sports programs for kids.
Jun 11, 2013 Many companies focus on short-term results. The CEO of consumer-products giant Unilever, Paul Polman, says long-term strategic planning builds better businesses.
Jun 6, 2013 The Monterrey Bay Aquarium just released a new report on all the sea junk they've discovered over the past 22 years of underwater surveys.
May 31, 2013 Oprah can vouch for it: an estimated 8 in 10 women wear the wrong bra size. So underwear stalwart Jockey spent eight years developing the solution: a $60 bra that comes in 55 sizes.