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Family takes frugality to the extreme

Jul 3, 2009
Many people living in comfortable surroundings are now embracing a frugal-chic attitude. Maine-based author W. Hodding Carter and his family are experimenting in being ultra-frugal for an entire year.
Posted In: Economy, Food, Savings

France's eateries serve up tax reduction

Jul 1, 2009
Going to a restaurant in France just got cheaper. The value-added tax on meals has been reduced to 5.5% from 19.6%. Tess Vigeland talks with Mark Williamson, chef and owner of two dining establishments in Paris.
Posted In: Food

Pizza Hut: Just think of us as 'The Hut'

Jun 25, 2009
In a new marketing campaign, Pizza Hut is referring to itself as just The Hut, in an effort to remind consumers it doesn't serve just pizza. But it's not changing its name. Confused? Rico Gagliano reports.
Posted In: Food

Free benefits up for grabs

Jun 12, 2009
There are billions of government dollars available to help people with everything from assistance with groceries to home improvement. Reporter Jeff Tyler went to Ohio to check out a program that helps match people with benefits.
Posted In: Economy, Food

Chocolate bunny hops into court

Jun 11, 2009
The European Court of Justice delivered a verdict on a trademark case involving a rabbit-shaped chocolate. Bill Radke talks to European correspondent Stephen Beard, who explains why the court may have fudged the issue.
Posted In: Crime, Food

Will tobacco regulation change cigs?

Jun 10, 2009
The Senate is considering legislation that will give the FDA power to regulate the tobacco industry. But if it passes, will cigarettes really change? Sarah Gardner reports.
Posted In: Food

Family takes frugality to the extreme

Jun 5, 2009
Many people living in comfortable surroundings are now embracing a frugal-chic attitude. Maine-based author W. Hodding Carter and his family are experimenting in being ultra-frugal for an entire year.
Posted In: Economy, Food, Savings

France's new stimulus: Cocktail Hour

Jun 3, 2009
France is trying to boost its economy with infrastructure projects, government programs, and food and wine. Sally Herships reports.
Posted In: Food

Will China food law cut out bad stuff?

Jun 1, 2009
China's new food safety law is meant to address many of its recent food product scandals. But how will the implementation go? Scott Tong reports.
Posted In: Food, Health

Starbucks brews up rent reduction

May 29, 2009
Starbucks is trying to cut costs, negotiating with some landlords to reduce rent for its stores by as much as 25 percent. Amy Scott reports.
Posted In: Food, Housing

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