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What will the Olympic legacy be for UK business?

The travellers on route to Goa stranded in Frankfurt for days - what went wrong? Has the e-book created the boom in erotic fiction, and what is the 'Olympic effect' for business?

Twenty travellers were left stranded in Frankfurt on route to Goa after their flight didn't materialise. So what went wrong?

It's just over a month until the start of the 2012 Olympics and the beginning of the much anticipated 'Olympic effect' on business. The Sydney games are regarded as amongst the most successful in recent times. We speak to two companies there to find out what the lasting legacy has been for them.

Business gurus come from all walks of life, including ageing rockstars. So what can lessons can business learn from rock & roll?

And how e-books have sparked a boom in erotic fiction.

Presented by Winifred Robinson
Produced by Vibeke Venema.

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41 minutes



    Listeners got stranded in Frankfurt on their way to Goa.

    Duration: 11:31

  • Monsters of Rock Business

    What can business learn from Rock & Roll? Melanie Abbott reports

    Duration: 06:19

  • Olympic Effect on Business

    What can local businesses expect from the Olympic effect? Hear the Sydney experience.

    Duration: 07:30

  • Drought hits Whiskey distillery

    One of Scotland's oldest distilleries forced to stop production due to a drought.

    Duration: 02:06

  • E-Book Erotica

    Have e-books created a new market for erotica?

    Duration: 07:03

  • Driving Fine Abroad

    What happens to drivers who commit traffic offences whilst travelling on the continent?

    Duration: 06:50


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