Three years after Katrina, many Gulf state businesses remain in recovery mode, and another big hurricane could sink any hope of fully coming back. Mississippi Chamber of Commerce director Tish Williams explains.
Abercrombie and Fitch employees say they're being discriminated against for not being attractive enough. Ashley Milne-Tyte explores the chain's "hierarchy of hotness" and why not everyone can work the floor.
The Latino food and beverage market in the U.S. is expected to grow to $8.4 billion in the next three years. Dan Grech reports how Latino grocery chains are assimilating with mainstream supermarket culture.
In this year's back to school shopping season, finding bargains and going to discount stores are the trends. Nancy Farghalli looks into how families are cutting back on their spending on clothes and school supplies.
Prices have eased at the gas pump lately, but not in the grocery stores. We're seeing the highest food price inflation in 20 years, and the government's forecasting more increases in 2009. John Dimsdale reports.
Luxury stores like Saks Fifth Avenue are losing sales as shoppers cut back. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports that hipsters are still attached to their brands, but Ross and TJ Maxx offer significant discounts.