Marketplace for Monday, January 13, 2014
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Target took weeks to reveal details of its data breach. Neiman Marcus, too. How do companies decide whether and how to reveal details of data breaches to the public? Next, we look at the updated situation in West Virginia, as residents question whether their water is safe just days after a chemical leak. Finally, we begin our new series that answers your economic questions, like "Why does one rotisserie chicken cost less than two chicken breasts?" and "Why do hotels give you a sewing kit, but not a toothbrush?" Today we examine why your zipper probably has three letters on it: YKK.
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Posted In: Bridgegate, Chris Christie
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Posted In: Target credit cards, credit hack
How do companies decide whether and how to reveal details of data breaches to the public?
Posted In: zipper, YKK
Important things you need to know about the $8 billion zipper industry.