As the holiday season approaches, consumers are facing big decisions about their spending habits. With the uncertain economic outlook, many are struggling to decide whether to splurge or save. To help us navigate these decisions, Wharton marketing professor Cait Lamberton shares insights into holiday spending and consumer confidence.
Meanwhile, culinary historian Sarah Lohman has traveled across the United States to uncover rare foods that are at risk of extinction. Her new book, Endangered Eating, highlights the importance of bringing heirloom foods back to our tables. Lohman talks about her journey and the people she met along the way who are working to preserve these foods.
Finally, the new WHYY podcast, Art Outside, is set to debut on Tuesday. The series will showcase five street artists and explore their impact and motivation for creating outdoor art. Hosted by Conrad Benner of Street Dept., this first episode will feature an artist known as “the Philadelphia Bansky,” who is taking on the Philadelphia Parking Authority with his art. Don’t miss out on this exciting new podcast!