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The Entrepreneurs, 131

Wednesday 16 April

We report from the 1.618 Sustainable Luxury event in Paris, chat with travel-guru Bruce Poon Tip of G Adventures, meet LA-based music maker Squeak E Clean, visit a heritage glove maker in Madrid, head to the Aircraft Int…

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The Entrepreneurs, 130

Wednesday 9 April

We visit Laulhère – the last beret-maker left in France, board a ship with Rodney Russ of Heritage Expeditions, discuss emerging-market corruption with David Buxton of Arachnys, chat with Rory Rogan of Be Packs, meet the…

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The Entrepreneurs, 129

Wednesday 2 April

We discuss 3D printing with Martin Warner, visit Kenya-based solar energy startup M -KOPA, meet French paper executive Sophie Chenel, talk money booms with Bob Swarup, chat with Beatrice Pembroke of The British Council, and…

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The Entrepreneurs, 128

Wednesday 26 March

We ask the founder of Freelancer.com why outsourcing is the future, analyse the state of online retail in Lebanon, chat with the Austrian designer whose new product protects fashionistas against theft, meet the team behind…

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The Entrepreneurs, 127

Wednesday 19 March

We meet the man who turns everyday objects into musical instruments, test out a satirical currency in Brazil, chat with the owner of London-based lager line Green & Pleasant, unlock the key to ‘money and magic’ with Fahr…

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The Entrepreneurs, 126

Wednesday 12 March

We head to Delhi to meet a boutique coffee company that roasts to order and delivers to customers’ doors. We also visit a trade fair dedicated to shoemakers, meet the man behind a new London investment hub, speak with HTC’s…

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Business / Television

Slim pickings?

Wednesday 12 March

Mexico’s television and telecom industries are about to be opened up – but will anyone be able to challenge media magnates Carlos Slim and Emilio Azcárraga for a slice of the pie?

Things are about to be shaken up in Mexico’s telecom and television industries. For decades, said businesses have been in a state of perpetual monopoly governed by two major entities: America Móvil and Grupo Televisa. They…

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Business / Economics

Cold, hard facts

Monday 10 March

Canada’s economy has been on the receiving end of a polar vortex – and certainly hasn’t emerged with a warm, fuzzy feeling.

“The bone-chilling cold, the glaring ice, the slush, the sleet, the blinding snow… if you ask me what I’d change about this country, my answer would be simple: nothing,” says an upbeat TV commercial showing a sleek new…

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