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  1. Will Free-Spending Stage A Comeback?

    February 22, 2010 12:00 AM EST It's a question that has preoccupied marketers ever since the economy went haywire: Will people revert to their free-spending ways once the economy recovers, or has their behavior been permanently transformed? Some observers insist that peopl ...

  2. Borders Says Recovery In Spending May Take Years

    May 07, 2009 12:00 AM EDT A recovery in U.S. consumer spending on discretionary goods could take "many, many years," the chief executive of U.S. No. 2 bookseller Borders said on Thursday (May 7). "Our view increasingly is that in certain discretionary catego ...

  3. Sources: Sheridan Square To Shutter After Deal Closes

    March 18, 2009 12:00 AM EDT D.B. Zwirn will shut down the Sheridan Square operation as soon as it closes on the deal to take control of the company. When that happens, label head Mike Olsen and the company's other 18 employees are expected to be let go, according to sou ...

  4. Moody's Downgrades Bowie Bonds

    March 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST The bonds backed by publishing and recording rights on singer David Bowie's back catalog have been hit by a ratings downgrade from Moody's Investors Service. The bonds backed by publishing and recording rights on singer David Bowie' ...