Jun 16, 2017

06/16/2017: Are you going to listen to this whole episode?

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U.S.-Cuba relations may get a little chillier. While President Obama worked to thaw them, President Trump is expected to re-freeze some of America's policies toward its Caribbean neighbor. We'll discuss what some of those could be, which may include new…

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We're about to know a lot more about podcasting behavior

Jun 16, 2017
Apple is set to launch data on when you listen to your favorite podcasts and where.
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Nestle Crunch bars may soon be a thing of the past

Jun 16, 2017
Nestle has announced it's looking for a buyer.
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What an Amazon-Whole Foods store may look like

Jun 16, 2017
The online retail giant is buying the grocery chain for $13.7 billion.
Customers shop for produce at a Whole Foods market in San Francisco.
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How do you retrofit an old industrial waterfront? Cleveland is finding out

Jun 16, 2017
It's a work in progress that could take decades to finish.
Cleveland activist Dick Clough shows off the city’s downtown waterfront.
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06/16/2017: Amazon snags Whole Foods for almost $14 billion

Jun 16, 2017
The supermarket industry is about to undergo some big changes. Amazon has just announced it's purchasing Whole Foods in a deal worth $13.7 billion. On today's show, FTN Financial analyst Chris Low stopped by to discuss what a store from…

U.S.-Cuba relations may get a little chillier. While President Obama worked to thaw them, President Trump is expected to re-freeze some of America’s policies toward its Caribbean neighbor. We’ll discuss what some of those could be, which may include new travel restrictions. Afterwards, we’ll look at news that Takata — the company accused of covering up potentially deadly airbags — may file for bankruptcy. And finally, we’ll chat with Marketplace’s Molly Wood about Apple’s plans to release data about podcasting behavior, which’ll include information on when people listen to podcasts and at what point they bail out. 

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC