Guest Essayist Nancy Gibbs of Time magazine reflects on the true meaning of Valentine's Day, and determines that it isn't about greeting cards, chocolates, diamonds or flowers.
The holiday season was anything but merry for retailers this year; sales fell by double-digits in several categories, making this shopping season one of the worst in decades. An analyst examines the impact on the economy.
Essayist Clarence Page reflects on the evolving role of community organizers in an age where the Internet is changing the very nature of community itself.
Essayist Nancy Gibbs takes a look at the challenges at hand during a holiday season marked by economic recession.
// ]> // ]]> On Tuesday, Dec. 16, Paul Solman looked at the psychological causes and effects of low consumer confidence through the holiday season.
NewsHour Essayist Anne Taylor Fleming reflects on the growing economic gap that is highlighted by consumer spending during the holidays.
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