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What's behind the label?

Oct 13, 2007
At supermarkets throughout the country, private-label products are giving consumers a cheaper alternative. But are they as good as the name brands? Alex Cohen reports.
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Retailers need cold wave to heat up sales

Oct 12, 2007
Retail sales for September were up, according to the Commerce Department, but retailers say they're now sitting on large, unsold inventories because unusually warm weather cut into fall clothing sales. Jeff Tyler reports.
Posted In: Economy, Retail

Private-label groceries

Oct 12, 2007
Private-label groceries
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Summer makes lukewarm fall retail

Oct 12, 2007
Retail sales are up 0.6 percent for September. Alisa Roth gives us a breakdown of what went right, and why good weather may have contributed to what went wrong.
Posted In: Economy, Retail

Kiddie cold meds pulled off shelves

Oct 11, 2007
Studies have found over-the-counter cold medicines can have serious side effects, and there's no proof they work in young children. Big Pharma companies are pulling them off the shelves ahead of an FDA hearing.
Posted In: Health, Retail

Pay no price for grocery mistakes

Oct 10, 2007
Customers of Norway's Co-op grocery chain who just didn't like what they bought can now get a full refund -- even if they've already eaten it. Kyle James has more.
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It's all about the beer -- lots of it

Oct 9, 2007
The makers of Coors and Miller beers have come up with a new brew. It's called combining operations to increase pricing power and market share. But the two may face a tough fight with regulators. Amy Scott reports.
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Sorry, Wii all out

Oct 9, 2007
Nintendo says it's worried there won't be enough Wii game consoles around this holiday season. Analysts say the company may be bluffing to boost demand, but Jeremy Hobson reports scarcity might help their competition.
Posted In: Entertainment, Retail

The mystery of declining DVD sales

Oct 8, 2007
The entertainment industry is concerned over a potential drop in DVD sales. But Steve Tripoli reports that the problem may be the format's lack of growth.
Posted In: Entertainment, Retail

So animated, they're virtually there

Oct 5, 2007
One of the many benefits of online shopping is the safe haven it provides away from pushy, overly polite salespeople. But Mike Rhee reports that thanks to some technology, we may slowly be kissing that convenience goodbye.
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