Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, November 16, 2007
Nov 16, 2007

Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, November 16, 2007

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Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, November 16, 2007

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Carpet king takes sustainable lead

Nov 16, 2007
Ray Anderson made his fortune manufacturing carpet. Now he's trying to convince fellow entrepreneurs to join him on a second industrial revolution and a march to "Mount Sustainability" -- this time, with a deeper shade of green.

BP to sell off convenience stores

Nov 16, 2007
British Petroleum announces a two-year plan to sell off all 700 of its AM/PM stores to franchisees. Nearly 10,000 eployees will lose their BP jobs. Stephen Beard reports from London.

More gravy to buy that holiday meal

Nov 16, 2007
The price of the annual turkey feast is a reliable indicator of overall consumer prices. And this year, it's jumped 11 percent from last year. But it's still a bargain. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
Birds await their fate at the Willie Bird Turkey in Sonoma, Calif.
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Beef on menu for Japan PM chat

Nov 16, 2007
Japan currently limits imports of U.S. beef to young cattle, up to 20 months old, due to concerns about mad cow disease. President Bush is likely to ask for imports of older cattle. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.

Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, November 16, 2007

The team

Stephen Ryan Senior Producer, BBC

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