The open air life, Big box retailers

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Wisconsin Winter
A young boy tosses a chunk of snow into Lake Michigan Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019 in Milwaukee. AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps

Even in the winter, getting outdoors can do a lot for our well-being. We learn about the Scandinavian philosophy of making nature a part of your everyday life. We also look at why some retail companies are buying up new brick and mortar locations.

Featured in this Show

  • Before you cozy up for hygge, get outdoors for friluftsliv

    We learn about friluftsliv, the outdoors cousin of the popular Scandinavian coziness lifestyle hygge.

  • Why some retailers are adding stores while others are closing

    Big-box retailers like Walmart and Bed, Bath and Beyond have announced recent store closures, while others like Barnes and Noble and Ross Stores are planning to grow their physical footprint. We talk to a business professor about the retail trends shaping the industry.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Tyler Ditter Technical Director
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Lorin Cox Producer
  • Linda Åkeson McGurk Guest
  • Hart Posen Guest

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