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The Philosophy, Economics Behind Sourcing Retail

Host Scott Simon talks to Michael Preysman, founder and CEO of Everlane, an online clothing retailer based in San Francisco that provides information to consumers about where its products are made.
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Book News: Microsoft Rumored To Be Interested In Buying Nook

Also: rare footage of William Faulkner; drag and Virginia Woolf; and the art of translation.
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Cyber Criminals Drain $45 Million From ATMs Around The World

Prosecutors in New York have announced charges against eight men for their roles in a "massive 21st-century bank heist." The operation stole more than $45 million from ATMs around the world in a matter of hours. Prosecutors declined to comment on who organized the heist, or where the hackers may be located.
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How Does NBC Plan To Climb Back Up Rating's Ladder?

NBC was once must-see TV. Now, the network's ratings have slipped behind Spanish Language TV. What happened to this once mighty TV network?
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U.S. Dollar Hits A Four-Year High Against Japan's Yen

Japan's currency, the yen, is falling like crazy against the U.S. dollar — just the way the central bank there planned. Japan's economy has been stagnant for nearly two decades, and a weak yen makes Japan more attractive to tourists and foreign investors.
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Missoni Patriarch Dies At 92

Before he was a fashion mogul, Ottavio Missoni ran track in the 1948 Olympics. That's where he met his wife, whose family owned a textile mill in northern Italy. The Missoni brand grew to prominence in the late 60s with laid-back knit wear covered in rainbow, zigzag patterns.

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