The Profits Of Gloom
Business documentary series. While many businesses brace themselves against a possible recession, Max Flint meets the people who are profiting from the slump. Bailiffs, pawnbrokers and business liquidators are all reporting bulging order books and soaring profits. He discovers its not just businesses that rely on others' misfortunes that are coining it. Companies that offer cheaper versions of everyday services including discount stores and budget airlines and even pizza delivery firms say they are also well placed to clean up in our new cost-conscious economic climate.