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Marketplace for Monday, September 7, 2015
Sep 7, 2015

Marketplace for Monday, September 7, 2015

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Molly Wood sits in for Kai: why e-book sales are falling, a shortage of warehouse workers just in time for the holidays and how military cuisine shapes the way you eat.

Segments From this episode

Converting a phosphate mine to golf course resort

Sep 2, 2015
There was certainly once a hole in one golf course.

E-book sales are falling, but paperbacks are up

Sep 7, 2015
The publishing world has seen a drop in e-book sales. High prices are one reason.

Warehouse worker shortage spells problems for retail

Sep 7, 2015
Stores can't hire enough people to move their stuff.

Austria and Germany allowing refugees and migrants in

Sep 7, 2015
Austria said it planned to end emergency measures, such as random border checks, that have left thousands of refugees stranded in Hungary.

What's the military doing in our food?

A new book investigates how the military influences the way we eat.
A meal made by the Department of Defense Combat Feeding Directorate at the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center.
David Kamm/NSRDEC Photographer/flickr

Federal contractors now mandated to receive sick leave

Sep 7, 2015
President Obama signed an executive order providing sick days to about 300,000 workers.

An upstart in the certification of doctors

Sep 7, 2015
Board certification of physicians has become a multi-million dollar — and time consuming — industry.

Molly Wood sits in for Kai: why e-book sales are falling, a shortage of warehouse workers just in time for the holidays and how military cuisine shapes the way you eat.

Music from the episode

Clap Song The Stationary Set
"Fall Back" Dear Jayne Feat. the Dream