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Fitness apps, Building controls, Beauty figures

We look at the race to design the perfect fitness app in a business said to be worth more than £250m... and with 300,000 mobile health and fitness apps available to download.

We look at the race to design the perfect fitness app in a business said to be worth more than £250m and with 300,000 mobile health and fitness apps available to download. Two years ago that figure was 153,000. They help track your movements, log data and keep you motivated. The most popular ones are like social media platforms which allow you to compete against your friends.

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We reveal the first official estimate of the value of the UK's beauty industry...and the social media influencers helping its image.

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Producer: Craig Henderson.
Presenter: Winifred Robinson.

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