Business Report: San Diego Sees Rosy Apple Outlook
Friday, December 14, 2018
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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.
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.
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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