Business sponsorship of America's oldest amateur athletic event, the Boston Marathon.
The repercussions of the trade embargo between the United States and Nicaragua.
Three currency traders in New York, London and Hong Kong gamble against each other.
The competition between Goodyear and Airship Industries for military contracts.
NASA's recovery of two communication satellites lost in February 1984.
An Israeli-based firm tries to develop, produce and deliver a superior medical to compete with larger corporations.
The psychology of selling is explored with a variety of salespeople demonstrating their personal tricks of the ancient trade.
A look at how 1200 New Jersey workers and managers bought their unprofitable business from General Motors.
The competition of two airplane manufacturers as they battle with technical problems, skeptical investors and bureaucracy.
The volatile world of video games is explored as Imagic, with a highly profitable start, copes with a weakening market.
Big winners and losers in the commodities future market of cocoa try to follow the rumors and risks of investing in chocolate.
The efforts of an award-winning country and western singer tries to make her second album into a hit.
The regulation-free "manufacturer's paradise" of Hong Kong is profiled through one of its leading manufacturers.
A profile of Kentucky horsebreeder Tom Gentry in a look at the world of racehorses as investments.
Boeing Aircraft is watched as the company bids for large jet contracts.
A look at how a prize winning California winery tries to increase production while juggling supply, demand and quality.
The nation's first airline bankruptcy is updated as Braniff prepares a new, pared down flight schedule.
The struggle for survival of a health-club chain is used to demonstrate the vigorous competition in the $6 billion-a-year industry.
The Levi Strauss campaign to market a new product is watched as it develops.
A look at the drilling process on a gas well in Louisiana Cajun country.
Chicken entrepreneur Frank Perdue prepares the marketing strategy for his newest product, chicken franks.
An electric-guitar maker has difficulty meeting the demand for his innovative instrument.
After being fired from a managerial position, a depressed businessman seeks to find a new job.
A new $125-million hotel in Boston competes in a market already filled to capacity with luxury hotels.
The Telophase Corporation plans to market cremation as an alternative to burials.
The competition between Ted Turner's Cable News Network and Group W's Satellite News Channels resulted in Turner's buyout of SNC.
Sun Oil Company as prepares oil lease bids, demonstrating the risk, expense and competition for non-renewable energy sources.
Hong Kong's regulation-free economy allows extraordinary flexibility for clothing manufacturers and bargains for world retailers.
One company's profitable start in the video-game industry is explored as Imagic copes with the weakening market.
A survey of the space industry focuses on the large investments of U.S. and foreign companies.
The Oakland A's 1982 season provides a background for a study of the hard realities of the baseball business.
The owner of a San Francisco restaurant reviews the complicated and risky arrangements involved in this high-risk, low-return business.
World banks invest in Brazil even though it already owes 70 billion dollars.
Diamonds move from the mine to the fashionable jewelers on Fifth Avenue.
The award-winning country western singer tries for a second hit album.
The nation's first airline goes bankrupt and must restructure the $2 billion operation in a few months.
Kentucky Fried Chicken attempts to succeed in the Far East.