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Shopping lovers find their outlet

Nov 23, 2007
They call today Black Friday because holiday sales supposedly help retailers climb into the black for the year. Yet, despite the long lines seen today, this could be the slowest holiday season in five years. Scott Jagow got a perspective from Rob Snowden, general manager of Outlets at Hillsboro in Texas.
Posted In: Economy, Retail

Shoppers pulling back the reins

Nov 23, 2007
With high gas prices and the lack of a must-have, big-hit item, consumer spending isn't expect to grow much this holiday season. But, as Amy Scott reports, people will still be doing plenty of shopping.
Posted In: Retail

A family's 360-degree exec feedback

Nov 22, 2007
The pressure on high-level executives can be overwhelming at times, and often that stress gets spread around at home. How would you fare if your own family gave you a "job" report? Sarah Gardner reports. (Re-broadcast from Jan. 14, 2004)

Men join Tupperware's party

Nov 22, 2007
More men are selling the famous plastic bowls and utensils. Sean Cole talked with one top seller who just couldn't contain his enthusiasm for the iconic brand, and how well he fares in a female-dominated sales force. (Re-broadcast from May 16, 2007)
Posted In: Entrepreneurship

Why Italian men won't leave the nest

Nov 22, 2007
In Italy, over one-third of men over 30 live at home with their parents. Scott Jagow talks to Rome correspondent Megan Williams about the influence of the country's economic situation and family culture. (Re-broadcast from Oct. 9, 2007)

Helping Scott's mom get 'Organized'

Nov 22, 2007
A new magazine debuted in June devoted to the $7-billion business of getting organized. When Scott Jagow heard about this, only one person came to mind: His pack-rat mom, who never seems to throw anything away. (Re-broadcast from June 26, 2007)

Web site spoiling retail saving surprises

Nov 22, 2007
Shoppers across the nation will flood to retail stores on Black Friday. But some of the best deals are on the Web -- and one site in particular has some retailers angry, because it's spoiling some savings surprises. Andrew Phelps reports.
Posted In: Retail

Revving up the retail rumor mill

Nov 22, 2007
You may be lucky enough to find a good deal tomorrow when you risk the chaos at the stores, but some people found their bargains online as long as two months ago. Andrew Phelps tells us how.
Posted In: Retail

The Xmas that stole Thanksgiving

Nov 22, 2007
While many don't have to worry about the dreaded annual shopping rush until tomorrow, some are gearing up by pumping out the Christmas spirit today. Alisa Roth explores the advance on the next holiday.
Posted In: Retail

A novel business idea spells success

Nov 22, 2007
Jera and Brad Deal turned an inventive letter-hunting game with their daughter into a multimillion-dollar family business. Sean Cole paid them a visit and found the world around him full of letters.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship

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