David Zax

freelance journalist

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David Zax on KCRW

Online mattress retailers Casper and Tuft & Needle exploded in popularity a few years ago.

The surprisingly lucrative and competitive world of online mattress sales

Online mattress retailers Casper and Tuft & Needle exploded in popularity a few years ago.

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Young people just aren’t as interested in cars as they used to be. Car companies are trying to find a way to fix that. One idea: Turn cars into smartphones.

Cars for Millennials

Young people just aren’t as interested in cars as they used to be. Car companies are trying to find a way to fix that. One idea: Turn cars into smartphones.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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