Marketplace for Thursday, March 28, 2013

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As Cyprus puts limits on how much money people can spend or withdraw from banks, we look at how such restrictions would affect American businesses and individuals if imposed here. Also, Wal-Mart is reportedly considering using customers at its brick-and-mortar stores to deliver orders to online customers in an effort to compete with Amazon. And finally, how the company that makes those Peeps easter candies has built on the peepularity of marshmallow bunnies to renew and expand an old candy company.

After Warby Parker, a clean shave with Harry's

Co-founder of Warby Parker launches a shaving company using the successful eyeglass company's business model.
Posted In: Warby Parker, grooming, shaving, Harry's

Is BlackBerry on its way to a comeback?

With a quarterly profit and one million Z10 phones sold, BlackBerry could be making a comeback.
Posted In: Blackberry

Oyler principal on the budget bubble?

Craig Hockenberry has been the guiding force at Oyler School for more than a decade. But cuts could threaten his job.
Posted In: Oyler School, teachers

Welcome to Walmart, would you deliver a package for us?

Walmart is reportedly considering using customers at its brick-and-mortar stores to deliver packages to online customers.
Posted In: Walmart, big box, Amazon, same day delivery

Lessons from Cyprus: How to work without cash

As Cyprus reopens banks but attaches capital and cash limits, we look at how such restrictions would affect American businesses and individuals if imposed here.
Posted In: cyprus, cashless

Peeps: Not just for Easter anymore

How does a company based on a seasonal product expand? Send Peeps to invade more seasons.
Posted In: Easter, Peeps, candy

German mechanics total a rare Mercedes-Benz 300 CL

They had just finished restoring the vintage vehicle.
Posted In: car

The Easter Bunny comes bearing toys these days

The toy industry has gradually made inroads on Easter, one of the least commercial holidays. But Santa Claus shouldn't feel threatened quite yet.
Posted In: Easter, Retail, holiday

Music from this show

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Let's Call It Off (Single Version)
Peter Bjorn And John
Faithful (Instrumental)
Anwarrior
Milky Way
Spectrals
It's (Inst)
Dujeous

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