Not too long ago yarn shops were popping up in fashionable neighborhoods. But the fad has passed. Those still minding their knitting are buying most of their wares online, and that has some stores spinning a sad tale. Carolyn Adolph reports.
Rubbermaid, the company that makes those see-through food containers you can never find the lids for, is going to phase out some products and raise prices on others. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports on the cost-saving measures.
Even upscale stores are hurting from the slow economy. So what's a Prada or Coach or Saks Fifth Avenue retailer to do? Stacey Vanek-Smith finds out that more and more high-end brands are turning up in outlet malls.