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.
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.
Jun 3, 2009
France is trying to boost its economy with infrastructure projects, government programs, and food and wine. Sally Herships reports.
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.
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.
May 27, 2009
Activists are egging on McDonald's to buy its eggs from cage-free suppliers. As the largest egg-buyer in the country, the company is lagging behind other fast food chains that have begun purchasing cage-free eggs. Sarah Gardner reports.
May 21, 2009
Fast food joints adjusting to a down economy are finding many consumers want more than just value in their extra-value meals. Andrea Gardner explains.
May 20, 2009
The new Whole Foods in Chicago isn't just a place to pick up the groceries. The three-floor mega-shopolis includes a bar, full food court and a place to park a kayak. Adriene Hill explores how "fun" might help the store in a recession.
May 19, 2009
New technology is helping to prevent grocery stores from racking up losses at the checkout counter. Jennifer Collins reports.