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Luxury pudding: Food shopping in a time of austerity

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Luxury pudding: Food shopping in a time of austerity Copyrighted image Credit: Production team
Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 30 Jun 2009
As the credit crunch lunch becomes more common Gregg Wallace give us his views on the rise of the healthy take away and public consumption of...

Recession retail: Can the High Street survive hard times?

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Recession retail: Can the High Street survive hard times? Copyrighted image Credit: Production team
Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 23 Jun 2009
Retail champion Mary Portas shares her views on the prospects for the High Street during a dark economic time.

Download the Savvy Shopper survey

Download the Savvy Shopper survey Copyrighted image Credit: Production team
Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 23 Jun 2009
How the recession is affecting our spending habits with the report into The Rise of the Savvy Shopper.

High street blues: an obituary for like-for-like sales?

High street blues: an obituary for like-for-like sales? Creative commons image Credit: MC=) under CC-BY-NC-ND licence
Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 22 Jun 2009
Caroline Emberson asks whether the high street shops could do more to entice us back from out of town shopping?

Evan Davis on... cycle length

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Evan Davis on... cycle length Copyrighted image Credit: Jupiter Images
Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 18 Jun 2009
The Bottom Line presenter Evan Davis asks how long economists view economic cycles as lasting.

SMEs under stress

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Introductory Level Duration 10 mins Updated 15 Jun 2009
Paul Mason gives his take on why there is often a lack of planning for unexpected events by SMEs, what financial solutions are available, why it is...

King Cash still exercises its divine right over the economy

King Cash still exercises its divine right over the economy Creative commons image Credit: andriux-uk under CC-BY-SA licence
Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 15 Jun 2009
Credit squeeze, cash flow, unemployment, bankruptcy - Leslie Budd asks what's happened to King Cash?

Gerry Robinson on the motor industry

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Gerry Robinson on the motor industry Copyrighted image Credit: Production team
Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 09 Jun 2009
Gerry Robinson explains his thoughts about the car scrappage scheme, government investment and over-capacity in the car industry in an exclusive...

Making manufacturing motor

Making manufacturing motor Creative commons image Credit: Wigwam Jones under CC-BY-NC-ND licence
Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 08 Jun 2009
Using the motor industry as an example, Leslie Budd considers the role of manufacturing during the recession.

Breaking Habits

Breaking Habits Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker
Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 08 Apr 2009
Brian Smith compares BA's and Intel's ability to adapt to changes in the market in a recession.