May 21, 2019

How a bartering app went brick-and-mortar with its own currency

Home Depot and Lowe's enter the tariff tussle. Having a bank nearby could be good for your wallet. A bartering app starts taking money — its own.

Segments From this episode

How the latest tariff hike could hit Home Depot and Lowe's

May 21, 2019
The Trump administration more than doubled tariffs on many Chinese goods.
A Home Depot store in Burbank, California is seen on February 18, 2019.

A company that encourages bartering finds it needs ... currency

May 21, 2019
One Canadian company made a transition from the oldest system of commerce ... to one of the newest.

Music from the episode

Black Sands Bonobo

The team

Nicole Childers Executive Producer
Victoria Craig Producer, BBC
Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Candace Manriquez Wrenn Producer/Editor
Brian Allison Engineer
Alex Schroeder Digital producer
Meredith Garretson Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer/Director

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