Marketplace for Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Aug 12, 2015

Marketplace for Wednesday, August 12, 2015

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Beijing's latest try at a "What, me worry?" strategy; Target and Vogue get gold stars for marketing; and a new Compton revisits its gangsta past.

Segments From this episode

Straight out of a changed Compton, 27 years later

Aug 12, 2015
The city would like to distance itself from the violent portrayal in a new biopic.

London property boom fueled by dubious funds

Aug 12, 2015
Real estate bought with laundered money is pushing out London's working class.

Target's en Vogue marketing

Aug 12, 2015
Retailer puts its gloss on in the fall issue while shedding its discount image.
Ralph Izzo, CEO of PSEG, says utilities will be more energy efficient in the future.
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Blue Bell gets ready to dish out its ice cream again

Aug 12, 2015
Will consumers forgive the Texas company after a devastating listeria outbreak?

Why the Chinese currency matters to the U.S. economy

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Aug 12, 2015
It could affect imports, exports and interest rates.

Beijing’s latest try at a “What, me worry?” strategy; Target and Vogue get gold stars for marketing; and a new Compton revisits its gangsta past.

Music from the episode

Murder Room Pepper Rabbit
Float On Modest Mouse
Take Me Over Cut Copy
Still D.R.E. Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg
All About That Bass Meghan Trainor
Clap Song The Stationary Set