In this downturn, franchisees are defaulting on loans guaranteed by the Small Business Administration in record amounts. That could have a huge impact on franchise lending in the future. Mitchell Hartman reports.
If you think a Blackberry is out of your financial reach, why not make a counteroffer? Haggling can be a powerful money-saver in this economy, but not many people are doing it in the U.S. Cash Peters tries it out at a few stores.
Wal-Mart is giving its private food line a label makeover in the next few weeks to attract more shoppers. But Danielle Karson reports the store's target audience is already sold on the idea of a bargain.
As hedge funds in Greenwich, Conn. fall, so does the real estate. Amy Scott talked revenue loss and surveyed available commercial space around town with real estate agent Steven Greenbush, who works with financial firms.
In a time when many stores are closing and credit is harder to come by, shopping centers have to get creative to find new tenants. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports what some malls are doing to fill the empty retail space.
Money is getting tighter for the high-end shops on Greenwich Avenue in Greenwich, Conn., which caters heavily to the finance industry. Amy Scott visited a few stores on the Avenue to find out what a markdown meant to them.