Apr 10, 2013 The lobster industry in Maine has proposed higher fees in order to spend big bucks on advertising. Some lobstermen say that’s a waste of money, but others hope it will increase demand.
Apr 10, 2013 A food hackathon in San Francisco brought together programmers, designers, and investors to work on ways to improve the food system.
Jun 28, 2013 Four dozen trekked to the North Pole in a marathon that costs more than $15,000 to run in. Feel like taking a run on a polar ice floe? Here's what you need to know about the race.
Apr 3, 2013 Jay-Z’s move into sports management adds to the rapper's business portfolio and help baseball.
Apr 1, 2013 Beef is not 'what's for dinner' as often as it used to be, as price per pound rises. So butchers and restaurants are selling smaller portions.
Mar 27, 2013 San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge is going electronic today. It’s the first time in 76-years, that the iconic bridge will be without a human toll taker.
Mar 25, 2013 David Beckham has just wrapped up a visit to China, where he is now serving as 'global ambassador' to the country's national soccer league, an organization long plagued with match fixing and bribery. Can Beckham help save Chinese soccer?
Mar 21, 2013 This past Monday, Southern California Public Radio (KPCC), created a March Madness bracket to finally determine the top dog of the public radio world. In round two, it's Marketplace versus Wait, Wait ... Don't Tell me!
Mar 21, 2013 The NCAA men’s basketball tournament kicks off today, and there is big money at stake -- in office pools, of course, and in Washington, where the tournament is a gimmick for politicians raising campaign cash.
Mar 20, 2013 The teams to beat in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament are the University of Louisville and Indiana University. But in an economic sense, Louisville, Ky., and Bloomington, Ind., aren't the favorites.