Barbie will now come in more shapes and sizes than its iconic, and unrealistic, original form. The decision to diversify was partly about softening sales, but also about the growing sense that the doll seemed out of touch. William Brangham reports.
There’s plenty going on the US real estate market in 2016. Real Views asks the experts for their views on how incoming government policies and sustainability will shape the industry as well as getting the lowdown on the retail industry trends.
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U.S.-based Johnson Controls and Ireland-based Tyco have agreed to merge whereby the company will be based in Ireland in order to take advantage of favorable tax status. WSJ’s Dana Mattioli joins Lunch Break to explain how the deal could reignite controversy over so-called inversion deals. Video Wall Street Journal