Nov 18, 2019

The Mustang goes electric

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Plus: The Trump administration backs off its fight against flavored vape products, and Amazon takes criticism for how it handles counterfeit goods.

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How Amazon's counterfeit problem reached a bird feeder manufacturer in Rhode Island

Nov 18, 2019
The vice president of the company likened policing Amazon for fakes to "a game of whack-a-mole."
Can you spot the fake hummingbird feeder? It's on the left. Counterfeit products sold in online marketplaces often bear the same name and trademarks as the legitimate brand.
John Happel/Marketplace

Why Peloton users might give the company a competitive edge

Nov 18, 2019
People who feel alienated from fitness companies like SoulCycle are finding a place at Peloton — and that may help the company's bottom line.
Peloton advertisements often feature luxury apartments, but its users come from different walks of life.
Courtesy of Peloton

With an eye on social media, Coty takes a majority stake in Kylie Cosmetics

Nov 18, 2019
The deal highlights the rising importance of influencers to the beauty business.
Kylie Cosmetics on display at Ulta beauty on November 18, 2019 in New York City. Kylie Cosmetics has sold a controlling stake to Coty Inc for a reported $600 Million.
David Dee Delgado/Getty Images

Music from the episode

Chicago Falcon The Budos Band
Colors Collide The Seshen
Tangerine - Remaster Led Zeppelin
Relief in Believing Jon Ososki
Kāma Maribou State

The team

Nancy Farghalli Executive Producer
Bridget Bodnar Producer
Daisy Palacios Producer
Sean McHenry Associate Producer
Maria Hollenhorst Associate Producer

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