Lisa Napoli

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Silver is the new gold

Oct 26, 2018
People over 50 have most of the disposable income, but marketers mostly see them as sick and fearful.
An office interior.
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Silver is the new gold

Oct 26, 2018
People over 50 have most of the disposable income, but marketers mostly see them as sick and fearful.
An office interior.
Fred Mott/Evening Standard/Getty Images

Niche in elder care: assisted living for LGBT seniors

Sep 12, 2016
As boomers get older, LGBT seniors look for communities where they can live openly.
The dining room at Stonewall Gardens.
Lisa Napoli

Can art triumph over developers in this coastal city?

Jun 2, 2016
Los Angeles hopes to solve its traffic jams with a new rail, but what about Santa Monica's art?
A view of a light-rail station in Santa Monica, California.
Lisa Napoli

Halloween is a $7.5 billion year-round industry

Apr 28, 2016
With monster fests every weekend, the scare industry is a massive money maker
A display of masks at Monsterpalooza 2013.
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Building a road to a better economy in Bhutan

Feb 9, 2011
Until just about 40 years ago, Bhutan didn't have any paved roads. Now, the country's first democratically elected parliament is making good on a promise to residents to build roads to the most remote of mountain villages. It's already making…

Bhutan's insulated happiness

Feb 9, 2011
Steve Chiotakis talks to former Marketplace reporter Lisa Napoli about her new book, "Radio Shangri-La," covering her travels to Bhutan.

Exploring new ground in Bhutan

Feb 8, 2011
When my friend Sherab Tenzin got appointed as the governor of the remote eastern Mongar district of Bhutan a few years ago, it was kind of like an...

For authors, dealing with booksellers can be key

May 27, 2010
Authors and booksellers are crowding Book Expo America in New York City to seal the deal on which books will end up in which bookstores. Lisa Napoli explains why this is a vital step for authors who want sales success.

Yoga teachers bent on no regulations

Sep 2, 2009
The ancient practice of yoga has grown into a multi-billion dollar industry, so a growing number of states are trying to regulate it. But that's leaving some yoga teachers in a twist. Lisa Napoli reports.