Segments From this episode
Commuters in London are bracing for two days of strikes on the Underground subway system. London bureau chief Stephen Beard talks with Jeremy Hobson about what the strike is about and what chaos can be expected.
Retailers hope many of us spend this Labor Day shopping -- the holiday weekend is an important one for stores. Some schools start classes later this year and many shoppers have held off on back-to-school purchases. So retailers are pushing special deals and promotions to draw tepid consumers back to the check out line. Janet Babin reports.
Redbox says it has rented its one billionth DVD. Mitch Lowe, president of the video rental chain, talks with Bill Radke about how he feels seeing Blockbuster go bankrupt and why Netflix has a much bigger library of movies.
Some cruises will have you sunning on exotic beaches and sipping mai tais with strangers. This one ferries you around cargo boats and power plants -- and still manages to stay afloat. Caitlan Carroll reports.
British Airways says it plans to go on a merger binge. London bureau chief Stephen Beard talks with Jeremy Hobson about what carriers BA has its eye on and whether the airliner can afford to do this right now.
Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, September 6, 2010