Mar 31, 2017

03/31/2017: Stay in your comfort zone

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Molly Wood guest hosts this week. Marketplace's Kimberly Adams and The Atlantic's Gillian White go long and short on this week's news. T Magazine's Deborah Needleman explains how florists on Instagram are changing the floral industry. Author Zoe Fraade-Blanar explains the economic power behind fandom, and comedian Neal Brennan takes the Marketplace Quiz.

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Comedian Neal Brennan takes the Marketplace Quiz

Mar 31, 2017
He's got a gold tooth for sale, if you're interested.
Brennan says the hardest part about being a comedian is that you can "never turn it off."
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'Superfandom' looks at the economic power of fans

Mar 31, 2017
Fandom is, at its core, a form of marketing.
"Superfandom" explores "how our obsessions are changing what we buy and who we are."
W. W. Norton and Co.

Instagram florists are changing the $7 billion industry

Mar 31, 2017
The modern bouquet is lush and wild, and it's also influencing the market.
"The contemporary florists have kind of opened up the vocabulary of what you can put into a flower arrangement," Deborah Needleman says.
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Molly Wood guest hosts this week. Marketplace’s Kimberly Adams and The Atlantic’s Gillian White go long and short on this week’s news. T Magazine’s Deborah Needleman explains how florists on Instagram are changing the floral industry. Author Zoe Fraade-Blanar explains the economic power behind fandom, and comedian Neal Brennan takes the Marketplace Quiz.