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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

Las Vegas loves Asians

Oct 2, 2007
Las Vegas knows that 4 out of 5 of its high rollers come from Asia. And the casinos are increasingly more prepared to serve the specific needs of their best customers. Lenora Chu has the story.
Posted In: Investing, Retail

Learning how capitalism works

Oct 1, 2007
With South Korea becoming a rich, democratic nation, as many as 10,000 people from North Korea have risked crossing the border. Adapting to a capitalist society may be less dangerous but it's no less difficult. Rico Gagliano reports.
Posted In: Retail

Radiohead lets buyers name their price

Oct 1, 2007
CD music sales continue to decline. But the popular alternative British group Radiohead is trying something new. They're making a key change in their sales strategy. Lisa Napoli reports.
Posted In: Entertainment, Entrepreneurship, Retail

Idea for Starbucks: Teens on Beans

Oct 1, 2007
Starbucks is now a "family destination," or so the company says. It might soon be brewing up menu items targeted directly to kids and teens. Commentator Tim Bedore worries that insufferable adolescents might overrun his coffeehouse.
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Subway's kosher outlets are on a roll

Oct 1, 2007
The Subway chain is trying to sandwich in some new growth to its 21,000 locations. Stacey Vanek-Smith takes a look at a kosher Subway that has opened right here in Los Angeles.
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Myanmar sanctions missing a few gems

Oct 1, 2007
In response to the events in Myanmar last week, the U.S. imposed new economic sanctions. But critics say they're not strong enough -- particularly regarding the country's lucrative gem trade. Amy Scott reports.
Posted In: Economy, Retail

Every dog has its last day

Sep 28, 2007
This weekend is the last for the regular Major League Baseball season, and that means no ballpark franks for awhile. Jeremy Hobson reports on how the national passtime is a crucial sales time for the hot dog industry.
Posted In: Retail, Sports

Living with China's different speeds

Sep 25, 2007
As China races to soon become the number three economy in the world, many aspects of its economy and society are still catching up. Our man in Shanghai, Scott Tong, shares experiences and observations from his daily life there.
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Wal-Mart looks for more green

Sep 24, 2007
Wal Mart says it will begin asking its suppliers to voluntarily measure and report their climate-warming carbon emissions. How much impact will it have? Sam Eaton reports.
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