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Business Report: San Diego Sees Rosy Apple Outlook

Apple already employs more people in Austin than it does in any other city ou...

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Above: Apple already employs more people in Austin than it does in any other city outside of its California headquarters. The new campus will be near its existing facility in the North Austin area.

KPBS anchor Ebone Monet and SDSU marketing lecturer Miro Copic discuss some of the week’s top business stories.

Apple Adds New Jobs To San Diego

Apple announced plans to build a new $1 billion campus in Austin, Texas, Thursday. The iPhone maker also unveiled plans to add new jobs across the United States, including San Diego. The Cupertino-based company expects to add 1,000 new jobs at a San Diego new office, over the next three years. There are career opportunities expected in engineering, design and research.

RELATED: Apple Will Build $1 Billion Campus in Austin, Adding 5,000 Jobs

Holiday Shopping Season

New research shows bargain hunters have high expectations for holiday season discounts. According to the National Retail Federation, American consumers are expected to spend at least $1000 during this season. Researchers say sales and discounts remained the largest factor for consumers when they are choosing a retailer.

RELATED: Attention Holiday Shoppers, Amazon Knows If You’ve Been Naughty Or Nice

Women Rule The Box Office

Women are part of a money-making trend at the box office. A new report by Creative Artists Agency shows women-led films made more money than movies led by men. What does this trend show about movie-goers and the movers and shakers in Hollywood?


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