NPR : Business (12)

Retailers To Online Shoppers: Be Patient With Delivery, Get Perks

In reaction to a recent decision by UPS to add a peak holiday delivery surcharge, some retailers are adding rewards and discounts for customers who choose "no hurry" slower delivery options.

Several Women Accuse TV Host Charlie Rose Of Sexual Harassment

Rachel Martin talks to Irin Carmon, one of The Washington Post reporters who broke the story. CBS has suspended Rose from the CBS Morning News and PBS said it would halt distribution of his show.

News Brief: CBS's Rose Accused Of Harassment, AT&T's Merger In Question

CBS suspended Charlie Rose after several women told The Washington Post of sexual harassment by the TV host. And, the Justice Department filed a lawsuit to block the merger of AT&T and Time Warner.

Arms Merchants Go To The Pentagon

Former executives from some of the country's biggest military equipment companies are occupying top slots at the Pentagon, their biggest customer. But there's bipartisan pushback.

As Native Americans Face Job Discrimination, A Tribe Works To Employ Its Own

About a third of Native Americans say they have experienced discrimination in the workplace when seeking jobs, or when getting promotions or earning equal pay, according to a new poll by NPR

'The Longevity Economy': What Does It Mean To Be Old?

A new book called The Longevity Economy argues businesses are failing to design things that older consumers want to buy because they're relying on outmoded ideas about what it means to be old.

Trump Franchise Hotel To Open In Small Mississippi Town

The Trump Organization is unveiling a new line of four-star hotels. The first one is due to open soon in a tiny Mississippi Delta town.

Reckoning With Sexual Harassment

Rebecca Traister of New York Magazine talks with Scott Simon about this post-Weinstein moment, in which many of us are considering how we've been complicit in, and affected by, sexual harassment.

EPA Moves To Shield Older Semi Truck Engines In 'Gliders' From Emissions Rules

A new rule would cover "glider vehicles" — made by combining a new truck body with a salvaged diesel engine. The EPA says it sees them differently now than it did under the Obama administration.

Chairman Steps Down As NPR Grapples With Harassment Crisis

As NPR addresses fallout of a sexual harassment scandal that claimed its chief news executive, the network's board chairman has stepped down and an editor has been placed on leave.

Without CEO Panels, Is Trump Administration Missing Their Views?

Three months ago, President Trump ended both his business advisory councils. Without reconstructing any of the boards, White House says the administration is talking to business leaders informally.

Episode 805: War And Peace And Cows

In South Sudan, there is a kind of money that works even through bank failures and unstable governments. But when war struck, it upended a whole economy: the economy of cows.