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Jun 11, 2019

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DJ Khaled isn't the only artist to bundle his album with a product to boost sales. Plus: how retailers are attracting hourly workers and an interview with Serious Eats founder Ed Levine.

Segments From this episode

Billboard takes a closer look at bundling

Jun 11, 2019
A recent spat with DJ Khaled is making the music industry question what really counts as a sold copy of an album.
Records sit inside a store at the 2017 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in Indio, California.
Rich Fury/Getty Images

Unpredictable schedules are part of the retail gig but new policies could change that

Jun 13, 2019
But there are budding efforts to give hourly workers in those fields more dependable hours.
Many retail and service workers have to work night shifts and then return to work the next morning, dubbed "clopening."
Bradley Gordon via Flickr
A science teacher works with students in a high school in Homestead, Florida, in 2017.
Rhona Wise/AFP/Getty Images

Finding a new CEO for a troubled company isn't easy

Jun 11, 2019
Wells Fargo, in trouble with regulators and lawmakers, is having trouble finding a new boss.
Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Serious Eats and the seriously tough business of digital media

Jun 11, 2019
Serious Eats was Ed Levine's "dream job." "I just didn't know all the baggage that would come with the dream job."
Ed Levine, creator of Serious Eats and author of the new book, "Serious Eater: A Food Lover's Perilous Quest for Pizza and Redemption."
Photo by Vicky Wasik, courtesy of Serious Eats

Affordable housing is her business model

Jun 11, 2019
How a first-generation homeowner became a landlord who focuses on reasonable rents.
As a real estate investor, Anna Taylor says she focuses on affordable rents for tenants.
Courtesy of Anna Taylor

Music from the episode

Pink + White Frank Ocean
Tail Chaser Gitkin
Can I Kick It? A Tribe Called Quest
Ain't No Stoppin' Us Now McFadden & Whitehead
Feel Good (feat. Khruangbin) Maribou State, Khruangbin

The team

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