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The Entrepreneurs, 162

Wednesday 19 November

We visit the Granny’s Finest team in the Netherlands, discuss habit-forming products with Nir Eyal and talk fairtrade jewellery with Alan Frampton. We also meet Cathy Ridley from MovePlan, chat with and the duo behind…

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The Entrepreneurs, 161

Wednesday 12 November

We visit the Web Summit in Dublin, meet the founders of Evernote, BlaBlaCar, Flipboard, VSCO, and FiftyThree, discover a new cocktail kit subscription service, and discuss the branding of vermouth with Alessandro Palazzi…

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What a way to make a living

Tuesday 11 November

New research suggests that workers would be more productive if they worked fewer hours – a nice idea but not necessarily practical, says Josh Fehnert.

A recent OECD study has suggested that shorter working hours could yield greater productivity. Although this is good news for a global economy always keen to do more with less, it is also giving rise to unhelpfully presc…

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The Bulletin with UBS, 5

Sunday 9 November

Analysis of the impact felt from the recent decision by the Bank of Japan to continue with its quantitative easing programme.

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The Entrepreneurs, 160

Wednesday 5 November

We survey Lebanon’s beer industry, meet the CEOs of Fitbay, Simudyne and GoodWeave and talk music with Downtown Music Publishing’s Justin Kalifowitz. Plus: the Winkreative team discuss retail stationery brands.

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The Bulletin with UBS, 4

Sunday 2 November

Wealthy individuals’ support for charity has endured even through the toughest economic times, particularly in the US. How are modern attitudes to philanthropy maintaining this rich history?

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Business / Transport

Going off track

Thursday 30 October

Japan recently had a chance to sell itself via its high-speed rail expertise – but missed the opportunity. Kenji Hall urges the promotion push for the industry to move forward as quickly as its trains.

Last week, Japan’s high-speed train industry organised a celebration of the Shinkansen’s 50th birthday at the Hotel Okura in Tokyo. The mood of the gathering was festive but top Japanese railway executives in attendance had…

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The Entrepreneurs, 159

Wednesday 29 October

We navigate Istanbul's Grand Bazaar with a mobile app, talk sustainable luxury with Maria Eugenia Gijon and meet business thinker Jeff Sutherland. Plus: Indian fashion brand Bhane, the Stair-Rover team and a chat about…

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The Bulletin with UBS, 3

Sunday 26 October

This week we’re asking whether big declines in global stock markets will herald a whole new crisis or offer new opportunities for investors.

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