Marketplace for Wednesday, June 5, 2013
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Team-building isn’t just for the IRS. How big is the workplace teambuilding business, and is it a scam or a smart way to create an engaged and productive workforce? In the private sector, the NHTSA asked for a recall on 2.7 million Jeeps. Chrysler Group said, "No." How much of a risk is that? Plus, we talk to the CEO of Whole Foods about plans to expand into Detroit.
Posted In: Sports, baseball, drugs, business of sports
Major League Baseball is reportedly on the verge of slapping long suspensions on some start players. How would that impact the finances of America's pastime?
Posted In: charities, Susan G. Komen For the Cure Foundation, fundraising
The Susan B. Komen for the Cure breast cancer charity announced this morning that it is cancelling fundraising walks in seven cities in 2014. How much do they actually make from similar walks?
Posted In: job interview, Commentary
Just in time for interview season, a writer takes a look at one of the classic job interview questions.
Posted In: auto industry, cars, recalls, auto safety
Government regulators asked for a Jeep recall, but Chrysler said "No." Will negative public reaction outweigh the cost of an actual recall?
Posted In: father's day, presents, bacon, advertising
How does Oscar Meyer spell Father's Day? B-A-C-O-N
Posted In: Detroit, city planning, Whole Foods
There's an urban revival in the downtown neighborhood of Midtown, but the level of affluence is less than in other reviving urban centers.