Jun 10, 2011

Marketplace for June 10, 2011


Marketplace for June 10, 2011

Segments From this episode

Bicycles become trendy marketing tool

Jun 9, 2011
As more cities get bike lanes, the culture and cache of bikes grows. Now retailers are jumping on board.

Day Twelve: Notes on the way home

Jun 10, 2011
At the end of Marketplace's two week trip to China, host Kai Ryssdal reflects on how the country has changed since our first visit five years ago and why we decided to come back.

Economic recovery coming along nicely for Japan

Jun 10, 2011
Thanks to a quick and aggressive response to the major earthquake, tsunami and nuclear crisis that hit three months ago, Japan is beginning to recover quite well.

Profits soar for yoga-wear maker Lululemon

Jun 10, 2011
As many retailers struggle to regain pricing power, Lululemon's profits are strong. How does the maker of yoga-inspired activewear grow from here?

Weekly Wrap: The latest on the Fed, paying for natural disasters

Jun 10, 2011
Reviewing the week's news on Wall Street. This week: Ben Bernanke's latest remarks, the slow economic recovery and paying for the wild weather across the country.

Audio Postcard: China's best economic indicator -- the people

Jun 10, 2011
The best way to find out how China works -- really works -- is to get out and about, as Marketplace host Kai Ryssdal came to find out on a Chongqing city bus.

NATO in financial trouble

Jun 10, 2011
Defense Secretary Robert Gates said scarce European financial support for NATO risks making the alliance irrelevant.

Ruling party optimistic in Turkey's election

Jun 10, 2011
Voters in Turkey go to the polls on Sunday and the ruling party, the AKP, is in a confident mood because of the strong economy.

Music from the episode

Big in Japan Alphaville
Elevator Headphone Japancakes
Paper Planes - DFA Remix M.I.A.