Kate Davidson is a regular contributor to Marketplace.


Features by Kate Davidson

Why advertisers care how long a show sits in your DVR

They don’t pay for your eyeballs if you watch Scandal on Day Four.
Posted In: DVR, TiVo, nielsen

The changing face of the money transfer business

Western Union and Walmart are trying to add new money transfer customers.
Posted In: Western Union, banking, retail banking, money transfer

Which brand is bigger: Oprah or Starbucks?

A little pepper. A little ginger. A Starbucks Chai Tea with Oprah’s name on it.
Posted In: Oprah Winfrey, starbucks, teavana

When ads start jumping to the second screen

A service could cut off an escape route from the commercial break.
Posted In: ads, second screen, Facebook

Military commissaries consider going generic

Commissary prices have some wondering if stocking generics is a solution.
Posted In: groceries, military

Parent PLUS loans under scrutiny

Is it too easy for low-income parents to become burdened with loans?
Posted In: Parent PLUS

Teens now spending as much on food as clothes

A survey of buying habits says Starbucks is a top spending location.
Posted In: starbucks, teenagers

Why don't we like to talk about our pay?

An executive order will make it easier for federal contractors to discuss pay
Posted In: pay gap, pay, gender, federal contracts
World's First Bitcoin ATM Debuts In Vancouver, Canada

Bitcoin ATM in the halls of Congress

A Bitcoin ATM maker is setting up shop in Congress.
Posted In: bitcoin, Manchin
A man uses his mobile phone in a street

Shrinking Middle Class? Not in Latin America

In Latin America, the gap between the rich and poor is narrowing.
Posted In: Latin America


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