Nick Eicher

Nick lives in St. Louis, loves the Blues (as in the NHL), is executive producer of WORLD Radio, and co-hosts WORLD's radio news magazine The World and Everything in It. Follow Nick on Twitter @NickEicher.

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Amazon rings up big changes in the food business

by Nick Eicher
Posted 6/19/17, 11:44 am

Amazon announced late last week it would spend $13.7 billion to buy upscale grocer Whole Foods, almost 20 percent more than the company is worth right now. Two factors made Whole Foods ripe for purchase: First, it’s been suffering from falling sales. Second, an activist Whole Foods shareholder has been pressuring the board to sell. The move could create a sea-change in the way Americans buy groceries. Prodded by Amazon, a great deal of purchasing has migrated online.

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There is no genderless reality

Culture | MTV embraces insanity with gender-neutral acting award
by Nick Eicher
Posted 5/16/17, 02:28 pm

Each week, The World and Everything in It features a “Culture Friday” segment, in which Executive Producer Nick Eicher discusses the latest cultural news with John Stonestreet, president of the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview. Here is a summary of this week’s conversation.

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A weak defense of religious liberty

Culture | President Donald Trump’s order does not address key issues
by Nick Eicher
Posted 5/05/17, 12:59 pm

Each week, The World and Everything in It features a “Culture Friday” segment, in which Executive Producer Nick Eicher discusses the latest cultural news with John Stonestreet, president of the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview. Here is a summary of this week’s conversation.

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