Marketplace AM for October 17, 2006
Oct 17, 2006

Marketplace AM for October 17, 2006

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Gap tries on shoe business

Oct 17, 2006
The struggling clothing retailer is testing out Piperlime.com, a website with a stylish selection of shoes hand-picked by Gap staff. Dan Grech reports.

Tech industry shedding jobs

Oct 17, 2006
Companies are slashing tech jobs at the highest rate in months, a new report shows. Ashley Milne-Tyte looks at whether the trend will continue.

Boomers keep on working

Oct 17, 2006
A new report finds nearly one in four Baby Boomers doubt they'll ever stop working. Diantha Parker reports.

An Intel turnaround?

Oct 17, 2006
Analysts will be looking at today's third quarter earnings report for signs that the Intel's restructuring plans are starting to bear fruit. Sarah Gardner reports.

A great future in plastics

Oct 17, 2006
Ever wonder what happens to plastic grocery bags once you stuff them into the recycling bin at the store? Jule Gardner has the answer.

It's all about job security

Oct 17, 2006
Commentator and airline pilot Jonathan Hobbs says employee loyalty can sometimes pay off.

Bankruptcy reform one year later

Oct 17, 2006
It's been a year since new rules made it harder for individuals to wipe out their debts by filing for bankruptcy. Jeff Tyler has this update on how it's working.

The team

Stephen Ryan Senior Producer, BBC