Inflation is infiltrating online shopping
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Also today: The science journal Nature has a study that shows the effectiveness of seemingly small finance-based incentives to get people to do things like work out. We also look into how some independent bookstores have managed to flourish online.
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Bookstore sales plunged during the pandemic, so independent sellers pivoted to the internet. They say the hybrid model is here to stay.
A new study finds that small incentives can work to nudge some people into doing something they are already inclined to do anyway, like exercise.
Fading are the days when you could count on cheaper prices online.
David Brancaccio Host
Victoria Craig Host, BBC
Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Jay Siebold Technical Director
Jesson Duller Media Producer
Meredith Garretson Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer/Director
Rose Conlon Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer
Redmond Carolipio Digital Producer