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Retailers Entice Shoppers To Get Ready For New School Year

David Greene talks to branding expert Martin Lindstrom about the psychological tricks and ploys marketers and retailers use to entice shoppers into a back-to-school retail frenzy.

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Case Could Jeopardize Washington State Recreational Pot Law

The lawsuit is over whether local governments have the right to ban pot businesses otherwise permitted under state law. The ruling could strike down the framework for regulating and selling pot there.

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Market Basket Workers Win Return Of Supermarket's Former President

For six weeks, workers at Market Basket have protested to demand the reinstatement of the supermarket chain's former president, Arthur T. Demoulas. On Thursday, they got their way. Demoulas, who had been ousted by the company's board in June, will be returning to his position as part of a new deal.

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JPMorgan's Been Hacked, But Answers — And Fraud — Are Hard To Find

Hackers successfully infiltrated the computer systems of JPMorgan Chase and at least four other banks recently. The FBI is investigating what's being called a sophisticated cyberattack, but bank officials have not yet found any evidence of fraud.

Russian Hackers Reportedly Hit JPMorgan, Other Banks

The FBI says it is working with the Secret Service to investigate the alleged swiping of account data, which it's thought might be in retaliation for U.S. sanctions on Moscow.

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Survey: Americans Are Grumpy About Economic Recovery

A new survey by Rutgers University found two out of three Americans felt no improvement in the last year. And only about one in four expect things to get better in the year to come.

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Get A Russian Mortgage, Get A Cat

Much like your mortgage, the cat is a loan. Cats are delivered to the new residence for a two-hour visit. In Russia, it's considered good luck for a cat to cross the threshold of a new home.

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Has The Federal Budget Deficit Problem Been Solved?

David Greene talks to David Wessel of the Brookings Institution about the federal deficit: after so much talk about it, the subject seems to have faded from attention.

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Supermarket Chain Workers Get Their Beloved CEO Back

Arthur T. Demoulas has regained control of the company in a deal worth $1.5 billion. The move ends a battle between rival factions of the family that left store shelves bare and stakeholders angry.

Week In The News: Ukrainian Invasion, Burger King Tax Trouble, A Gaza Ceasefire

August 29, 2014
Ukrainian forces guard a checkpoint in the town of Mariupol, eastern Ukraine, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. Ukraine's president Petro Poroshenko called an emergency meeting of the nation's security council and canceled a foreign trip Thursday, declaring that "Russian forces have entered Ukraine," as concerns grew about the opening of a new front in the conflict.  (AP)

War moves over Syria, Ukraine. Burger King moves to Canada. Nine-year-olds and Uzis. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

Market Basket Walkout ‘Goes Against Everything You’ll Find In Any Textbook’

August 28, 2014

Daniel Korschun, a Drexel University professor who is conducting a case study about the Market Basket saga, which is considered by business analysts to be unprecedented, discuss the deal.

Worker Walkout Results In New Test For Market Basket

August 28, 2014
Employees Cristhian Romero and Tracie Parker embrace near a poster of Arthur T. Demoulas at a store in Chelsea. (Steven Senne/AP)

Arthur T. Demoulas may be back on the job, but the walkout and boycott has put Market Basket in a very different financial position. One expert says that “almost certainly means belt-tightening.”

Arthur T. Demoulas Reinstated As CEO Of Market Basket

August 28, 2014
Market Basket employee Melbi Peraza, of Chelsea, restocks frozen shrimp at a Market Basket location in Chelsea Thursday. (Steven Senne/AP)

Workers spent much of Thursday loading up delivery trucks and getting food back into 71 New England Market Basket stores, following the remarkable conclusion of one of the most amazing stories in American business history.

Cognitive Psychologist Fuses Self-Help And Neuroscience To Help You Organize Your Mind

August 28, 2014
Neuroscientist Daniel Levitin argues our brains aren't capable of processing everything in the age of information overload. (Ryan Ritchie/Flickr)

In the age of smart phones, Wikipedia, grocery stores and deadlines, it makes sense that we’re struggling to keep our heads above the overwhelmingly informative water.

Bloomberg: Bank Hackers Have Ties To Russia

August 28, 2014
JP Morgan Chase, in response to allegations that Russian hackers stole personal data from it and four other banks, says “companies of our size unfortunately experience cyber attacks nearly every day. We have multiple, layers of defense to counteract any threats and constantly monitor fraud levels." (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Russian hackers stole troves of personal data from JP Morgan Chase and at least four other banks, according to Bloomberg News.

After The Market Basket Deal, Congratulations And Thanks

August 28, 2014
Thomas Kochan: "First and foremost an enormous thank you goes to the courageous and loyal employees and their families who stood up, together, for each other, for the culture Arthur T. nourished over the years and for fairness in business and employment practices." Market Basket meat manager Bob Dietz, of Methuen, Mass., front right, hugs cashier Mary Olson, of Chelsea, Mass., after watching a televised speech by restored Market Basket CEO Arthur T. Demoulas at a store location, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, in Chelsea. (Steven Senne/AP)

First and foremost an enormous thank you goes to the courageous and loyal employees and their families who stood up, together, for each other, for the culture Arthur T. nourished over the years and for fairness in business and employment practices.

Market Basket Reaches Deal To End Standoff

August 28, 2014
Protesters celebrate outside Market Basket headquarters in Tewksbury, Mass., on Wednesday night after the grocery chain reached a deal to return control back to Arthur T. Demoulas. (Aram Boghosian for WBUR)

After a six-week protest, thousands of workers and customers are celebrating a deal that will bring back the ousted CEO.

Photos: Market Basket Saga Is Over

August 28, 2014
Protesters celebrate outside Market Basket headquarters in Tewksbury Wednesday night after the grocery chain reached a deal to return control back to Arthur T. Demoulas. (Aram Boghosian for WBUR

The Market Basket standoff has finally come to an end. See photos from after the announcement.

The State Of America's Wine Industry

August 28, 2014
Some of the hundreds of earthquake damaged wine barrels cover and toppled a pair of forklifts at the Kieu Hoang Winery, Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, in Napa, Calif. A powerful earthquake that struck the heart of California's wine country caught many people sound asleep, sending dressers, mirrors and pictures crashing down around them and toppling wine bottles in vineyards around the region. (AP)

Drought in California, earthquake in Napa. We look at broken bottles and the health of the American wine industry.

After Deal, What’s Next For Market Basket?

August 28, 2014

There’s a deal in place to sell Market Basket back to fired CEO Arthur T. Demoulas. So what happened and what happens next?

Deal Reached To End Market Basket Standoff, Bring Back Arthur T.

August 28, 2014
Protesters celebrate outside Market Basket's headquarters in Tewksbury Wednesday night after the grocery chain finallly reached a deal to return control back to Artie T. Demoulas. (Aram Boghosian for WBUR)

The long-feuding Demoulas family has agreed to sell the majority stake of the regional supermarket chain to Arthur T. Demoulas.

‘Exoskeleton’ Lets Some Paraplegics Walk Again

August 27, 2014
Gene Laureano, a 51-year-old Army veteran from the Bronx, uses the ReWalk exoskeleton. (Sacha Pfeiffer/WBUR)

ReWalk Robotics has built a motorized exoskeleton that gives some people with debilitating spinal injuries the ability to walk.

Snapchat Reportedly Valued At $10 Billion

August 27, 2014
Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel poses for a photo in Los Angeles, Oct. 24, 2013. (Jae C. Hong/AP)

The Atlantic’s Derek Thompson explains why the photo messaging app is valued so high, even though it has very little revenue.

Veteran Honored, But Struggles To Keep Business Open

August 27, 2014
Matt Victoriano stands in front of his cafe/bar Intrepid Life Coffee & Spirits. (Robin Young/Here & Now)

Former Marine Matt Victoriano is being recognized as a “Champion of Change” at the White House.

40 Days: Market Basket Standoff Reaches Bleak Milestone

August 27, 2014
The produce section is deserted at Market Basket's Somerville store. (Curt Nickisch/WBUR)

The Market Basket standoff continues without resolution. Shareholders have still not reached a deal to sell the supermarket chain to former CEO Arthur T. Demoulas.

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