Time is running out to make a gift to Marketplace and help us meet our $100,000 fall fundraiser goal by midnight tonight.
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Gift registries for weddings are the norm, but what about registries for children? It's not always easy to know what to get a two-year-old. But is a registry necessary? Or maybe even rude? Sally Herships hits the birthday parties to find out.
This is the biggest charity-giving time of the year, and you can probably tell by the amount of mail you've been receiving from non-profits recently. But does this sort of junk mailing work? Jeff Tyler reports.
The horrible wait music, the obnoxiously cheerful voice assuring you that a representative will be with you in a moment -- when you've already waited for half an hour? You may be able to skip that by tweeting. Some companies are opting to respond to customer complaints via Twitter.
Marketplace for Friday, December 31, 2010