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Apr 20, 2016

Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, April 20, 2016


On today's show, we'll talk about Mitsubishi's admission that it has falsified some emissions data; Coca-Cola's rebranding efforts; and chip card technology. 

Segments From this episode

Amazon hoping to put e-books in NY schools

Apr 20, 2016
The Department of Education values the deal at about $30 million in the first three years.
Amazon is trying to move into the education space.

The economics of wasting food

Apr 20, 2016
What would be the economic effect if Americans wasted less food?
A family of four spends about $1,500 a year on food they don't eat.
Sean Gallup/Getty Images

Coca-Cola is changing its look

Apr 20, 2016
The iconic soda brand is trying out a new design.
Image via Coca-Cola Co.

Chinese companies love acquiring American brands

Apr 20, 2016
Printer company Lexmark is being sold to a Chinese group for about $3.5 billion.
A Lexmark printer.
Image via Wikimedia Commons

Intel to lay off 11 percent of its workforce

Apr 20, 2016
Intel's massive layoff, a $3.6 billion acquisition, and food waste.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC