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The Bistro

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Rank #131 in Non-Profit category

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Join us as we discuss today’s hottest consumer trends, predict the future with consumer experts, and learn how elite businesses and entrepreneurs continue to push the envelope to meet and shape your needs as a consumer in the marketplace.

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Join us as we discuss today’s hottest consumer trends, predict the future with consumer experts, and learn how elite businesses and entrepreneurs continue to push the envelope to meet and shape your needs as a consumer in the marketplace.

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Love this podcast!

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Educational and entertaining- you should definitely subscribe!

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By BlueShock9000 - Mar 16 2017
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Really enjoy listening to this podcast...business, life, success. All good.

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4 Ratings
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Love this podcast!

By Reinalyn407 - Jun 01 2017
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Educational and entertaining- you should definitely subscribe!

cool stuff

By BlueShock9000 - Mar 16 2017
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Really enjoy listening to this podcast...business, life, success. All good.
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The Bistro

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Join us as we discuss today’s hottest consumer trends, predict the future with consumer experts, and learn how elite businesses and entrepreneurs continue to push the envelope to meet and shape your needs as a consumer in the marketplace.

Rank #1: Unlocking Cryptocurrency

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Bitcoin, blockchain, virtual currencies – oh my. Get ready to demystify cryptocurrency with our guests Ayaz Minhas, Data Privacy Specialist & Digital Programs Manager from the BBB Institute for Marketplace Trust and Kavita Jain, the Director of FINRA’s Office of Emerging Regulatory Issues. They help us all better understand the world of cryptocurrency investing.

Sep 26 2018

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Rank #2: FTC & BBB National Programs Chat Scams

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Join us at The Bistro as we listen in on Monica Vaca, Acting Associate Director at Federal Trade Commission and Genie Barton, President, Institute for Marketplace Trust (BBBI) at BBB National Programs help us understand some truths behind scams. They are helping us to remove the stigma and expose what’s real!

Apr 11 2018

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Rank #3: Giftya Shaking Up Gift Giving

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Gift cards are no new thing and appear to be the one consumer transaction that hasn’t evolved much over time. That is, until now. On this episode of The Bistro Jason Wolfe, Founder of GiftYa, explains how his company is revolutionizing the gift-giving industry providing consumers with a fresh gifting option. Listen in to find out more!

Jul 31 2019

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Rank #4: The Consumerism of Retail

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On this episode of The Bistro, host Elaine Espinola and Project Director of BBB National Programs Podcasts dive deeper into the conversation surrounding the retail industry by revisiting three previous episodes that each introduced a layer to the discussion: Women’s Purchasing Power, BlackFriday.com, and A Parent’s Guide for Back to School Shopping. Check out this episode to learn more about who is driving consumer spending, what we spend our money on, and how the marketplace is adjusting.

Jul 17 2019

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Rank #5: A Parent’s Guide for Back to School Shopping

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Summer has just begun but there is no time to waste in thinking about one of the biggest shopping seasons of the year. Katherine Cullen, Director of Industry and Consumer Insights at the National Retail Federation joined us last summer to provide in-depth insights and advice on how to navigate the halls of back to school shopping. Happy listening!

Jul 03 2019

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Rank #6: Do You Know Your Rights?

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When purchasing a property that is managed by an HOA, we seek to understand the fees but don’t inquire much further. Vivian Parra, President of the Homeowners Protection Bureau shares on The Bistro why homeowners want to go beyond the cost they are obligated to pay their HOA, before signing on the dotted line. Listen in to … Continue reading Do You Know Your Rights? →

May 22 2019

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Rank #7: Data Privacy + Scam Recap

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We take a look back and bring you episodes from 2018 that helped us avoid the pitfalls of scams and taught us how to protect our data better. Join us as we revisit our episodes Internet Safety for Children, Consumer Moving Rights, and Unlocking Cryptocurrency. Gain a fresh reminder on how to ensure we do … Continue reading Data Privacy + Scam Recap →

Apr 10 2019

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Rank #8: Women’s Purchasing Power

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Women make over 90% of all household purchases. This doesn’t only include groceries and cleaning supplies. Oh no, we’re talking power tools, cars, and major household goods. You don’t want to skip this episode. Susan Dobscha, Professor of Marketing at Bentley University details the consumer power held by women! Happy #nationalwomenshistorymonth!

Mar 27 2019

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Rank #9: Consumer Protection Defined

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Depending on who you ask, consumer protection can mean a variety of things. However, one thing that we all can agree upon is that consumer protection is needed. Kyle Burgess, Advisory Board Member of Consumers’ Research, stops by The Bistro to help us define consumer protection and speaks to why it is necessary.

Mar 13 2019

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Rank #10: Online Ads That Know You Part 2

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Jon Brescia and Ayaz Minhas of the Digital Advertising Accountability Program are back to help us understand how to take control of the online ads we see. In a previous episode, they walked us through the technology and the data used to make interest-based advertising work. In this episode, they dive in deeper with tips on … Continue reading Online Ads That Know You Part 2 →

Feb 27 2019

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Rank #11: Online Ads That Know You – Part 1

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Have you ever searched a website realizing after leaving it, there are ads following you everywhere you go online related to what you just browsed? You are indeed being followed. Ready to take control of how much data advertisers can utilize from you to remain in front of you? Tune in to this two-part episode where … Continue reading Online Ads That Know You – Part 1 →

Feb 13 2019

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Rank #12: The Ticket Industry Uncovered

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When it comes to entertainment, the thriving success of the ticket industry shows that people love LIVE experiences. From sports games, such as the up and coming Superbowl to music concerts, we are all in! Gary Adler, Executive Director and General Counsel with the National Association of Ticket Brokers stops by The Bistro to share … Continue reading The Ticket Industry Uncovered →

Jan 30 2019

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Rank #13: Holiday Helper Countdown

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As the end of the Holiday Season is upon us, we want to remind you of a few more great tips to help get you through the days left of 2018. We have combined some highlights from our favorite The Bistro episodes to bring you a few reminders on how to be a savvy and … Continue reading Holiday Helper Countdown →

Dec 19 2018

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Rank #14: New Year’s Resolution: Our Finances in Review

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A new year is quickly approaching, and we are all thinking about how to make 2019 even more fabulous than 2018. One area that seems to remain on everyone’s resolution list is finances. We seem to fall into at least one of three categories; how to make more, owe less, or save more. Nona Phinn, BBB … Continue reading New Year’s Resolution: Our Finances in Review →

Dec 05 2018

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Rank #15: Connected Toys Safety Tips

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Have your children given you their wish list yet for the holidays? Before you start piling your shopping carts with your kids’ most wanted gifts, listen in to this episode of The Bistro. Our friends at CARU, Director, Dona Fraser, and Senior Attorney, Katie Goldstein joins us to discuss how to keep your children safe … Continue reading Connected Toys Safety Tips →

Nov 07 2018

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Rank #16: New Credit Law Explained

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It’s Cybersecurity month, and we have great news for you. New federal law, Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act, is helping all Americans take another step towards online safety. Here on The Bistro is Lisa Schifferle, Attorney in the FTC’s Division of Consumer and Business Education, providing us with an overview of how this new law leads to … Continue reading New Credit Law Explained →

Oct 10 2018

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Rank #17: Booking Your Holiday Travel Wisely

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Yes, believe it or not, the holidays are on their way! To help you get ready, we are talking about holiday travel on this episode of The Bistro. Here to help you with tips on how to book your next hotel room safely and securely, is Amy Travieso, Vice President of the American Hotel and Lodging … Continue reading Booking Your Holiday Travel Wisely →

Sep 12 2018

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Rank #18: National PTA – Giving You A Voice

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School is back in session for most, and the National PTA joins us to remind parents that they are as much in school as their children are. Jim Accomando, President of the National PTA Board of Directors, stops by to shed light on the full benefits package children receive when parents spend time involved in … Continue reading National PTA – Giving You A Voice →

Aug 29 2018

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Rank #19: Back To School Shopping Equals Big Business

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We are in the midst of wrapping up summer and getting back to school. There is no doubt that retailers have been reminding us of this fact as store shelves are packed with school supplies. Back to school shopping is a vital time of year for retailers, right behind holiday shopping. Join us at The Bistro … Continue reading Back To School Shopping Equals Big Business →

Aug 15 2018

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Rank #20: Summer Skin Safety

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Sonya Lunder, Senior Analyst at Environmental Working Group and co-author of The Sunscreen Guide, talks to us on The Bistro about how to truly to stay safe while we are having fun in the sun. You’ll be amazed to learn how your sunscreen may not be protecting you as much as you thought. Be a savvy … Continue reading Summer Skin Safety →

Aug 01 2018

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