Marketplace for Friday, June 8, 2012
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Recent graduates can usually breathe easy knowing they'll be on their parents' healthcare plan for a few more years. But what's it like when that comes to an end? Some tech startups are trying to sell personal information online to retailers in exchange for discounts and products. Kai Ryssdal talks to fashion writer Kate Betts about the influence of costume designer Nolan Miller on women's fashion in the workplace. We also have the weekly wrap on this week's business stories, and small talk with the Dinner Party Download.
Posted In: silver bullet
The news that didn't quite make the headlines. This week: Bullets for killing zombies, ads in public bathroom mirrors and Redbox buying Disney movies to rent out to customers.
Posted In: letters
We hear from an owner of a PR firm who's trying to hire, but also struggling to cover retirement benefits.
Posted In: Nolan Miller, fashion
The costume designer for television shows like "Dynasty" left a lasting influence on women's clothing and the fashion culture.