Verizon Wireless and its British partner, Vodafone, are bidding to become the number one cell phone operator in the U.S. Talks are underway to take over Alltel for nearly $30 billion. Stephen Beard has more.
The price of beef and buns keeps rising, but McDonald's wants to keep items like the double cheeseburger on the Dollar Menu. Dan Grech reports franchisees will absorb costs -- and they may not be happy about it.
Christian Dior is making some high-profile apologies to China after actress Sharon Stone made comments about the earthquake in Sichuan. Stephen Beard reports why the red-carpet gaffe is causing red faces.
Barbie is taking major doll rivals Bratz to court on claims that the Bratz's creator was working for Mattel when he drew up the idea. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports no matter who wins, both companies are struggling.
When Mickey D's announced it was introducing specialty coffees, observers forecast it would suck up a good portion of the market. But the fast-food chain's coffee sales haven't gotten the caffeinated jolt many expected. Jeff Tyler reports.
Gap reported sales were down for the 15th straight quarter, but profits are up 40 percent. Janet Babin reports why the company made money, why it's bleeding customers and what it could do to turn things around.
Dissatisfied customers in several states have filed class-action lawsuits against cell phone companies for contract cancellation fees. Jeff Tyler reports to protect themselves, the cell phone industry wants immunity from the FCC.
A slow economy means a drop in retail sales. Jeff Tyler reports consumers are putting off buying that extra blouse or sport jacket if they can, but shoppers at high-end stores will help that market do slightly better.