Oct 26, 2020

A German drugmaker bidding to get even bigger

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Plus, what toymakers can expect with holiday gift-giving on the horizon. And, gig companies throw more than just money at a ballot initiative in California concerned with how workers are classified in the state.

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Parents are buying a lot of toys for kids during the pandemic

Oct 26, 2020
People stuck at home bought toys, games, puzzles and more. Analysts expect that trend will continue through the holidays.
People walk past an open toy store in June in New York City.
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Gig companies throw lots of cash -- and tech -- at California ballot measure

Oct 26, 2020
The ballot initiative in California would allow companies like Uber and Lyft to keep classifying workers as contractors.
A ride-share driver holds up a sign urging Californians to vote "no" on Prop 22 in Oakland, California, on Oct. 9, 2020.
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Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
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Erika Soderstrom Producer/Director