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Businesses are taking notice of their customers' interest in fighting global warming. ClimateCounts.org's annual scorecard shows 84% of 56 major companies are more environmentally friendly than last year. John Dimsdale reports from Washington.
In Garland, Texas, today, Wal-Mart opened its first superstore targeted to Hispanic customers. Wal-Mart wanted to meet the need of the surrounding community. It's stocked with tortillas, Spanish movies and games. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
Hoping to take advantage of its peace process, Northern Ireland is hosting an investment conference today attended by directors from big companies like IBM, Microsoft and Apple. Stephen Beard reports on lingering investor concerns.
PepsiCo shareholders have their annual meeting today. Pepsi announced this week it would reduce plastic packaging. But some shareholders are also concerned about the plastic Pepsi uses for bottled water. Lisa Napoli reports
A study out today finds that many scientific studies leave out details about who paid for the research. Janet Babin learns from the author of the study that such omissions prevent a realistic evaluation of the research.
Sprint Nextel and Clearwire are teaming up to create the next generation high-speed Internet network. The companies will combine their wireless broadband units. Amy Scott reports they'll get help from powerful friends.
Marketplace Morning Report for May 7, 2008