Marketplace Morning Report

with David Brancaccio

01/03/2018: Unionizing the retail industry

January 03, 2018

(U.S. Edition) About 12,000 retail stores are expected to close over the course of 2018. With this massive upheaval in the industry, we'll take a look at how mall operators are responding to these closures, and then talk to Stuart Appelbaum — president of the Retail Wholesale and Department Store Union — about whether retail workers will band together like coal workers have. Plus: How big tech companies are helping the Nasdaq reach record highs.

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News happens while you sleep. Marketplace Morning Report gives you a head start on the day. Throughout the morning, host David Brancaccio shares the latest on markets, money, jobs and innovation, providing the context you need to make the smartest decisions. And from London, host Anu Anand presents Marketplace Morning Report from BBC World Service to bring you up to speed as the global economy shifts. It's the world perspective you need, from two trusted sources.