Marketplace Morning Report

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, August 20, 2012

Struggling electronics retailer Best Buy has named a new chief executive: Frenchman Hubert Joly will likely take the helm in early September. It's back-to-school time -- which means it's back-to-school lunch time. This year, kids lunch choices are going to be a little different. And beyond Beale Street, the blues and Elvis Presley, Memphis is dealing with some major urban challenges. So the city is launching a PR campaign, aimed in part at bringing former residents back to th city.

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A pedestrian walks by a Best Buy store on April 10, 2012 in New York City.
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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.