September was not a good month for retail. No surprise there, right? Well, the drop in sales was even more than expected. Now retailers are especially worried about the holidays. Jaime Bedrin has the story.
The owners of small businesses have the same concern many of us do -- Is my money safe? But they have the added worry that all of the bad financial news will discourage shopping. Rachel Dornhelm reports.
Fine wine prices have shot up dramatically in recent years. But wine collectors aren't the only ones seeing dollar signs. So are wine counterfeiters. An estimated 5% of wines sold in secondary markets could be fakes. Krissy Clark reports.
We've been hearing a lot lately about negative TV ads stirring up America's ongoing culture wars. Some new ones are about to come out, not from one political candidate attacking another, but from McDonald's attacking Starbucks. Rico Gagliano reports.
New York City's Fashion Week is designers' big chance to show off their stuff and hope it sells -- no sure thing in a troubled economy. Kai Ryssdal talks with Kate Betts of Time Style and Design to get her take on the business of fashion this year.