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'Curbside Pickup' Gains Steam In Grocery Shopping

Thursday, December 05, 2019

"Curbside pickup" is quickly gaining traction in online grocery shopping, and it may be preferable to delivery.


Why All Those Criticisms About Millennials Aren't Necessarily Fair

Thursday, October 03, 2019

Lazy. Coddled. Afraid of Adulthood. These adjectives are often used to describe millennials. But are they accurate?


Why More Online Retailers Are Opening Brick-And-Mortar Locations

Thursday, September 26, 2019

E-commerce set out to change the way we shopped. But increasingly, online stores are opening up physical stores as a way to attract more sales. This new trend is called clicks to bricks.


Amazon Opens Brick-And-Mortar Stores Meant To Emphasize Convenience

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Amazon is opening new stores — in the real world. And in true Big Tech fashion the experience is meant to emphasize convenience. All you need to do is walk in, grab your stuff, and go.


Graduate Students Are Increasingly Shouldering The Country's Student Debt

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Graduate students are increasingly shouldering the country's student debt. NPR's The Indicator takes a look at how that came to pass and what it might mean for the economy.


Cornhole And Other Less Traditional Sports Gather More Attention

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Niche sports, such as cornhole, axe throwing and even professional arm wrestling, are beginning to attract interest and money. These less traditional sports are gaining sponsors.


Amazon Shuts Down Food Delivery Service

Thursday, July 04, 2019

One of the largest companies in the world, Amazon, just shuttered its food delivery service, Amazon Restaurants. But Amazon's fails are a bit different.


In Tight Labor Market, Blue-Collar Employers Turn To Non-Compete Clauses

Thursday, June 27, 2019

Long a feature of white-collar employment agreements, non-compete clauses are increasingly showing up in blue-collar job contracts. That move may be hurting the economy.


Examining The Price Disconnect Percolating In The Coffee Business

Wednesday, April 03, 2019

The cost of coffee beans is going down. So why is a cup of coffee becoming more expensive? We break down what it costs to serve you a cup of coffee in the morning.


Lab-Grown Diamonds Shake Up The Diamond Industry

Thursday, March 28, 2019

A lot of money is pouring into the global diamond industry, but demand for diamonds has been less than lustrous of late. A new player might be changing up the industry – diamonds grown in labs.


Coffee? Thank U, Next

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Your average cup of coffee is getting more expensive — but the price for coffee beans is going down. How can that be?


Saying 'I Do' To Lab-Grown Diamonds

Thursday, March 14, 2019

A lot of money is pouring into the global diamond industry, but demand for diamonds has been less than lustrous of late. But, at the same time, money has been pouring into the industry. Why?


A Lesson In Classic Fair Division Problems And The Solutions

Friday, February 01, 2019

Fairly dividing goods is one of the hardest problems economists face. NPR's Planet Money talks to economists about how best to solve it.


Episode 890: The Division Problem

Friday, January 25, 2019

We go to a harbor in Santa Barbara where the wait for a spot to park your boat used to be as long as 200 years. Today on the show, we're on a mission to figure out how to divide resources fairly.


Facing Enrollment Declines, Colleges Seek Out New, Creative Ways To Make Money

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Enrollment of both undergrads and graduate students has been declining for years. Meanwhile colleges are getting more creative in finding new ways to make money.


College Side Hustle

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Colleges and universities are finding creative ways to make money.


Planet Money: Netflix And Amazon Stream In India

Friday, October 26, 2018

Amazon and Netflix are trying to take India's streaming market. But so far, success in the country has proved elusive.


Beating Bollywood

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Amazon and Netflix are trying to take on India. But, so far a Hollywood ending, south-Asian style, has eluded them.


While Demand For Rice In Japan Is Down, Prices Are Going Up

Friday, September 21, 2018

The Japanese are eating less rice. But prices are now so high that they are buying imported rice, rather than the home-grown version. It's also a story of tariffs, subsidies and incentives.


The Price Of Rice In Japan

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Demand for Japanese-grown rice is falling. But prices are still going up.