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Rico Gagliano and Brendan Newnam talk to Marketplace staffers about the stories that didn't make the headlines. This week: the return of video store clerks, a new way to smuggle drugs, and the band that scared off wolves.
That old slogan, "Nobody doesn't like Sara Lee" doesn't apply anymore. After years of declining business, and failed attempts to sell itself, Sara Lee is splitting into two companies. One domestic. One foreign. And, yes, there will still be cheesecake.
How has the Egyptian government's shutdown of social media, mobile services and the Internet affected protests? Marwan Kraidy, professor at the University of Pennsylvania, talks with Kai Ryssdal about how the protests are hurting Eygpt's business community and how it might affect the nation economically.
GDP jumped 3.2 percent. That's the highest growth rate since the recession started at the end of 2007. But that was then and this is now. The underlying reasons are different.
Marketplace for January 28, 2011