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Upside: Fix-it man is doing fine

Jul 27, 2009
Not everyone has the money to buy a new refrigerator or washing machine. So when large appliances break, people call on repairman David Khorsandi to get their machines back in working order. He explains why his phone has been ringing non-stop.
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Upside: Pet owners spare no expense

Jul 20, 2009
There are some things that people just don't skimp on. For some it's organic food, others refuse to turn off the AC, and some just can't stop pampering their pets. Andrew Kim of Healthy Spot L.A. explains how and why his business is doing well despite the recession.

Upside: Infomercials tuned in to profits

Jul 13, 2009
Infomercial producer John Barnes explains how and why his business is doing well despite the recession.
 
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The Great Recession hasn't been bad for everybody. In this series, Marketplace hears from people whose businesses have been given a boost by the bust, or are still doing just fine in spite of it.

 
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