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NI Business News

An essential digest of business news from around Nothern Ireland, every Monday through to Thursday.

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Recent episodes (10)

  • 06 May 15 Supermarkets' struggle continues

    Wed, 6 May 15

    Duration:
    12 mins

    Available:
    30 days remaining

    On today's podcast we hear from Outsource Solutions on creating up to 10 new jobs in Antrim; Causeway Exchange bought by Executive for £12m; NewsCorp profits halved; Sainsbury's report first loss in a decade; repossessions in the Republic are up by 500% and 2 NI companies make it to the Top 50 of Richard Branson's Pitch to Rich.

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  • 05 May 15 Is the construction sector finally recovering?

    Tue, 5 May 15

    Duration:
    11 mins

    Available:
    29 days remaining

    On today's podcast we hear how estate agents in NI could be moving to the cloud; thousands of firms are competing to pitch to Richard Branson and win £250k; Ground Espresso opening 3 new shops creating 40 jobs; some construction firms are hiring again - is recovery underway? InterTrade Ireland launches a programme to encourage small businesses to export cross border and ShortCross Gin wins medal in San Francisco.

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  • 21 Apr 15 NI firms get Royal recognition

    Tue, 21 Apr 15

    Duration:
    10 mins

    Available:
    15 days remaining

    On today's podcast we hear from Forest Feast get a deal with Asda; Priory Press Packaging on their expansion; new flights from Belfast to Lithuania; 2 Northern Ireland firms receive Queen's awards for Enterprise we speak to one of them Nicobrand and the first licensed patisserie comes to Northern Ireland.

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  • 20 Apr 15 County Down drums goes global

    Mon, 20 Apr 15

    Duration:
    8 mins

    Available:
    14 days remaining

    On today's podcast we hear from Almac on £3.5m expansion in Scotland; Newry based Nautilius wins InterTrade Ireland and Irish Times award; CTS gets £4m deal with housing association and we speak to the inventer of a drum from Kilkeel that's being used by American musicians and exporting to Japan

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  • 16 Apr 15 Politicians economic shopping list post election

    Thu, 16 Apr 15

    Duration:
    10 mins

    Available:
    10 days remaining

    On today's podcast WiFi calling comes to Northern Ireland; RICS says NI house prices growing faster than any other UK region; R&S Electric closes it's door; we hear how our political parties pitch their ideas for the economy post election to retailers; Diageo results are down but Debenhams results are up.

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  • 15 Apr 15 Global tech firms jetting to Belfast

    Wed, 15 Apr 15

    Duration:
    9 mins

    Available:
    9 days remaining

    On today's podcast we hear about an initiative to cut costs for food and drink exporters; the Kennedy Centre secures another new retailer; house prices up; we find out why global technology firms like Google are heading to Belfast and Nokia takeovers Alcatel-Lucent.

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  • 14 Apr 15 Augmented reality app hits the States

    Tue, 14 Apr 15

    Duration:
    11 mins

    Available:
    8 days remaining

    On today's podcast Progressive building society more than doubles profits; Ernco invests £250k in selling to the Republic; as the vinyl chart hits the UK we speak to a record store on how they use technology in their business; i3 Digital takes augmented reality app to the States; Poundland hits £1bn mark and inflation: how low will it go?

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  • 13 Apr 15 New lease of life for town centres

    Mon, 13 Apr 15

    Duration:
    10 mins

    Available:
    7 days remaining

    On today's podcast we hear how the private sector in NI has been getting on so far in 2015 from Ulster Bank; BDO says UK hiring intentions record high; a Magherafelt software firm is targeting new export markets; Ballymena businesses are trying to breathe life into their town centre and we find out how shoppers in NI use technology when making their purchases.

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  • 09 Apr 15 Belfast Brew hits the shelves

    Thu, 9 Apr 15

    Duration:
    11 mins

    Available:
    3 days remaining

    On today's podcast we hear from Suki tea on selling their Belfast Brew in M&S; 14 new jobs at a firm in Carryduff; a new cocktail bar opens in Belfast; the Resolution Foundation says NI incomes have seen sharpest fall of any UK region and the Co-Operative Group are back in profit.

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  • 08 Apr 15 Passport contract comes to Belfast

    Wed, 8 Apr 15

    Duration:
    10 mins

    Available:
    2 days remaining

    On today's podcast a Belfast IT firm wins Passport Office contract worth £500k; more competition for Belfast airports as Dublin adds more destinations; the UK services sector is on the rise; Shell confirms offer for BG Group and Aer Lingus passenger numbers up on last year.

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