RETAILERS' WEATHER WOES
Erratic weather can take a big chunk out of sales of everything from swimsuits to windshield wipers. We take a look at some companies who help retailers pare their weather-related losses.
RETIRE RIGHT WHERE YOU ARE
As baby boomers head toward retirement, many are thinking about where to live out their golden years. Downsizing or moving to a smaller town isn't the only option. The best answer for many is right in front of them: retiring in their current home.
THE HOT SPOT
Tastes are heating up, and so are sales of chili sauces and powders. It's now a $2 billion-a-year business. We do some tasting and find that hot isn't hot enough.
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