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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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There's a reason it's a product 'party'

Oct 5, 2007
The words "product party" usually conjure up images of old ladies selling Tupperware. But Alex Goldmark discovered there were some out there that managed to be fun -- and profitable.
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Magazines rack up a new problem

Oct 4, 2007
Magazine publishers are having the same problems as newspapers as readers and advertisers desert them for the Internet. Now some big names like Vogue and Time might not even make it to newstands next week. Jill Barshay reports.
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Music sharing lawsuit goes to court

Oct 4, 2007
The record industry is finally going to trial after thousands of lawsuits against people who share music online illegally. The results of the trial could affect future lawsuits, as Jill Barshay reports.
Posted In: Crime, Entertainment, Retail

Toy of the day: iPod Touch

Oct 3, 2007
The latest, hot item from Apple is the iPod Touch -- basically an iPhone with a few things left out. Kevin Pereira from G-4 television talks with Kai Ryssdal about its cool features and high price -- for now.
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Website puts Target in lawsuit crosshairs

Oct 3, 2007
A new class-action lawsuit alleges Target is breaking state and federal laws because its website isn't accessible to the blind. Sarah Gardner reports.
Posted In: Crime, Retail

Measures to counter fake products

Oct 3, 2007
Counterfeit products continue to be a massive problem in the U.S. A conference is meeting today in Washington to come up with a plan to tackle the issue. Lisa Napoli has more.
Posted In: Crime, Retail

Oil prices expected to climb again

Oct 2, 2007
Oil prices finished just above $80 a barrel today. But some speculate prices could be well higher by the new year. Alisa Roth reports.
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Business paper gets with the times

Oct 2, 2007
Saving readers $400 in annual fees, The Financial Times of London will allow visitors access to free content online. Stephen Beard reports this may be a pre-emptive strike against Rupert Murdoch.
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Subprime hits the Armani set

Oct 2, 2007
High-end retailers are holding off some of their orders on the approach of the holiday season, according to one report. Sarah Gardner reports they may be starting to feel the crunch.
Posted In: Economy, Retail

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