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The Entrepreneurs, 153

Wednesday 17 September

We look at the business journey of The Idler with Tom Hodgkinson, paint a portrait of the modern Chinese traveller, talk “free-from” food and drink brands with the founder of Rebel Kitchen, explore mobile marketplace Cura…

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Business / Craft

All hands on deck

Issue 76

Traditional gulet vessels built in Turkey’s Bodrum Peninsula have long kept the region’s economy afloat. But changes in the market have led many to fear for the future of the boat-making skills that have been passed down…

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The Entrepreneurs, 152

Wednesday 10 September

We’re in Paris to meet the man who pioneered “flash sales”, we also help predict the future of solar power in households with the CEO of Hanergy UK, meet the founder of the UK’s first online subscription shaving brand,…

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Business

The Entrepreneurs, 151

Wednesday 3 September

We talk with the DesignStudio team about their rebrand of Airbnb, meet the CEO of eco-friendly car service Climatecars, discuss business-reputation management with Tom Curtin, visit Atelier Rebul in Istanbul, and learn…

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Business / Food & Drink

Market forces

Tuesday 2 September

Book behemoth Amazon is now delivering food in the US. In an era of point-and-click grocery shopping, Monocle’s Josh Fehnert looks to the real-world food markets that are still putting food on the table.

Up and down the West Coast of the US, Amazon’s latest venture is attracting nervous glimpses from farmer’s markets and food retailers. AmazonFresh offers same-day grocery deliveries and represents the gargantuan e-retail…

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Business / Economics

Strange times

Friday 29 August

The French are up in arms about an oncoming threat to lengthen their currently rather agreeable 35-hour maximum working week. Monocle’s David Plaisant asks at what time is it acceptable to still be stuck in the office?

This week a possibly fatal blow was struck to what many believe is a bastion of French culture – the almost sacred 35-hour maximum working week. A few days after taking up his new position as France’s minister of the eco…

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Business

The Entrepreneurs, 150

Wednesday 27 August

We explore business opportunities in the Canary Islands, see how Medikidz uses superheroes to keep children health-aware, meet the man resurrecting the classic brand Ohio Knitting Mills, visit the people behind The Goodhood…

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