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Selling customer data, vitamins, holidays without a guidebook

55 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 03 July 2013

A shortage of surveyors is creating long waiting times for prospective housebuyers and sellers after a recent surge in the housing market. Spanish shops start a sale on July 1st as they attempt to increase people's spending. But have shoppers got the money or confidence to spend?

How widespread is data selling and data sharing by companies? Taking vitamin supplements is highest in the over 65 age group, but can they cause complications?

A new technology entrepreneur is connecting dog owners across the country with a new pet lending service. Alternatives to the guide book: "Pay-what-you-want" tours are becoming increasingly common in European cities.
Presenter: Aasmah Mir
Producer: Simon Browning.


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