Jul 28, 2006

Marketplace PM for July 28, 2006

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GDP needs an overhaul

Jul 28, 2006
Is the Gross Domestic Product a good measure of the nation's economic health? Commentator Hazel Henderson says it misses a few things.

Putting the squeeze on middle managers

Jul 28, 2006
A huge legal fight is underway to define employees whose positions are between the managers and the worker bees. Scott Tong reports that the government is expected to give management a huge victory.

Wal-Mart says <i>auf wiedersehen</i>

Jul 28, 2006
The world's largest retailer is going to close all of its stores in Germany and take about a $1 billion loss. Lisa Napoli reports that Wal-Mart failed to understand the German consumer.

Counting down Top of the Pops' run

Jul 28, 2006
After nearly 42 years on the air, Top of the Pops counts down its last Top 40 on BBC television this weekend. Stephen Beard reports.

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