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with Kai Ryssdal

Marketplace for Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Fresh & Easy stores are leaving the U.S. because of lack of profit. Meanwhile, Starbucks plans for 1,500 new stores in the country over the next five years. AT&T hopes to help people understand their phone bills with short videos. A new British opera aims to explain confusing financial markets. Kai Ryssdal talks to artist and photographer Robert Burley about his new book and the collapse of the photo industry. And Nashville Mayor Karl Dean talks about his city’s rise in popular culture and whether or not that translates to economic growth.

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