Survey of trans Americans, Big box retail trends

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A new, national survey asked trans Americans about their identity, experiences, and political leanings. We talk with two researchers about what they heard. We also talk with a Wisconsin retail expert on why some big box stores are opening up more physical locations.

Featured in this Show

  • What transgender people say they experience

    A poll analyst and transgender survey director share some of their findings when it comes to how transgender Americans feel, compared with outside perceptions.

  • 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
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Lorin Cox Producer
  • Josie Caballero Guest
  • Emily Guskin Guest
  • Hart Posen Guest

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