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Marketplace for Thursday, May 7, 2015
May 7, 2015

Marketplace for Thursday, May 7, 2015

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Airing on Thursday, May 7, 2015: Whole Foods says it’ll start a new chain aimed at millennials. We explore why the supermarket chain is planning a spinoff. Next: as President Obama makes the case for the Trans-Pacific Partnership, we look at the last big trade deal that cast a long shadow on trade talks in this country—NAFTA. How does its legacy influence the public discourse, perception and politics around the TPP? We explore. 

Segments From this episode

Whole Foods tries to shed its 'Whole Paycheck' image

May 7, 2015
The company says it’ll start a new chain aimed at those darn millennials.

Pulling back the curtain on the manicure industry

May 7, 2015
There's no such thing as "discount luxury" — someone pays the price.
A nail salon in San Francisco.
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

NAFTA legacy casts a shadow on new trade agreements

May 7, 2015
As the Trans-Pacific Partnership looms, a look back at what NAFTA changed in America.
Then-U.S. President Bill Clinton signs the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) in December 1993.
PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images

Tearing down tech manuals

May 7, 2015
Dissecting the teardown process in technology.

Kale: the cause and solution to all of McDonald's problems

May 7, 2015
McDonald's plans to implement kale in its menu.

Are music festivals a bubble waiting to burst?

May 7, 2015
They've grown from just a handful across the country to hundreds.

Airing on Thursday, May 7, 2015: Whole Foods says it’ll start a new chain aimed at millennials. We explore why the supermarket chain is planning a spinoff. Next: as President Obama makes the case for the Trans-Pacific Partnership, we look at the last big trade deal that cast a long shadow on trade talks in this country—NAFTA. How does its legacy influence the public discourse, perception and politics around the TPP? We explore. 

Music from the episode

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Basique Little People