Mukta Mohan

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Ever wonder why you bought that ugly sweater?

The way a store looks, sounds, and even smells has a major impact on your spending.
Stores and malls make a conscious effort to create an aesthetic that draws in customers.
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A 12-day push to reach a climate change deal starts on Monday

Nov 24, 2015
In Paris, representatives of some 200 countries will work towards a climate change deal.

Don't call it 'Black Friday.' It's 'Golden Friday' at one mall in Montana

The Butte Plaza Mall is focusing on small businesses for the holidays.
The job report for December was strong.
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Businesses in Brussels feel the effects of the lockdown

Nov 23, 2015
The streets are still empty in Brussels as the city goes onto day three of a lockdown.

Economic anxiety is keeping people up at night

Oct 26, 2015
DC Bureau Chief Dave Shaw explains the Marketplace-Edison Research Poll results.

Silicon Valley's 'unicorns' may be mythical, too

Billion-dollar startups may be facing trouble ahead.

'Razzle Dazzle' and why Broadway came back

A look at how theater on the Great White Way changed Time Square's reputation.
Front row, from left to right: Jerry Schoenfeld, former chairman of the theatrical producing company The Shubert Organization; Bernard Jacobs, former president of The Shubert Organization; and Phillip J. Smith, the current CEO of the company. 
Courtesy Betty Jacobs

A little bit of inflation is actually a good thing

Oct 15, 2015
If consumer prices go up, how will it affect you?

Most campaign money is coming from 158 families

Oct 12, 2015
Super PAC donations are largely coming from older white men leaning right.

Jack Dorsey named permanent Twitter CEO

Now he has to figure out how to keep it interesting and bring people back.