The gross domestic product of the United States contracted by 1.4 in the first quarter of the year. But, there is a but and that story leads us off today. In addition stay with us because today is an International Day of Mourning remembering the workers who died due to illness or injury while on the job. You'll be hearing from Charlie Wishman the President of the Iowa Federation of Labor AFL-CIO about the day and the 71 Iowans remembered at multiple stops across the state. For the interview you'll been the great talent of John Busbee as we talk marketing and culture...yes, there is a connection. Let's go!
- The economy shrank but, there is a but;
- 120,000 pounds of ground beef recalled and why;
- Disney & DeSantis - We've got new...news;
- Taking a page out of Costco's playbook;
- McDonald's leaving Russia but it's very expensive;
- The Wall Street Report;
- Charlie Wishman about the Workers Memorial Day.
For the interview you'll meet John Busbee who is a marketer, writer, film producer and the founder of The Culture Buzz. What does marketing and culture have in common? He is also the creator of a radio program The Culture Buzz which can be heard each Wednesday from 11:00AM to 1:00PM Central on tiny but mighty KFMG Radio. Join us for a fun and informative conversation. Oh, and check this out for his broadcast archives.
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