The Abercrombie Logo Loses Its Luxe

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/344477134/344477135" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Malls Find New Ways To Draw Shoppers

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/341826176/341826180" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

In The Obituary For A Boxy Van, A Word On What's To Come

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/340700366/340700384" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Internet Sales Threaten Shopping Mall Culture

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/339753080/339753081" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Buick Regal Competes With German Luxury Cars

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/338498112/338498122" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Complicated Cars Put A Dent In An Old Father-Son Ritual

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/338099738/338099739" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

A Deal Between 'Dollar' Stores Raises The Stakes Against Wal-Mart

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/336123300/336123301" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Lawmakers Call For GM's Top Lawyer To Step Down

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/332351585/332351586" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Record Recalls May Not Necessarily Hurt Auto Industry

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/330038096/330038097" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

It's The Year Of The Recall, And It Finds GM Busy

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/327797235/327797236" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

In GM's Payout Plan, End Of The Road Is A Long Way Off

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/327064652/327064653" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Boyfriends, or roommates? Decades ago, commercials like this 1997 Volkswagen Golf ad left homosexual relationships implied, in a sort of secret code. These days, gay-friendly advertisers don't feel the need to be covert. YouTube hide caption

toggle caption YouTube

Advertisers Come Out Of The Closet, Openly Courting Gay Consumers

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/326524942/326669329" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

To Get Their Cars In Films, Automakers Turn To A Movie Motor Wrangler

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/325909309/325909310" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Chevrolet dealerships like this one might actually benefit from General Motors' recall of millions of cars — as long as customers don't have to wait too long for their repairs. Bill Pugliano/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption Bill Pugliano/Getty Images

As Carmakers Recall Vehicles, Dealers Might Make A Profit

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/324615178/324738290" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

GM Chief Makes A Return Trip To The Hill, Where A Grilling Awaits

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/323351106/323351107" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript