Evan Davis hosts the business conversation show.
Is any company ever invulnerable?
Are any companies truly unassailable?
Is opening a franchise a low-risk way to start a business? Evan Davis and guests discuss.
Should CEOs have term limits?
Would it be good for businesses if CEOs faced term limits?
Why do companies do bad things?
Evan Davis and guests explore what happens when things go wrong in business.
How does the commodities business work?
Commodities make the global trading system go round. With Evan Davis.
Evan Davis and guests discuss whether data is killing creativity.
The Festival Business
Millions go to festivals each summer, but how do festivals make money?
Rewriting the rules of Business
Do the rules governing business need rewriting? Evan Davis and guests discuss.
What do businesses do when their supply chain fails?
Making plastic is big business but its reputation is in tatters. Can it save itself?
The Experience Economy
Would we rather splash out on creating memories than buy material stuff?
Craft ales and small-scale distilled gins are popular but pricey. What is their appeal?
Business in the era of #MeToo
What challenges does the #Me Too movement present to business? With Evan Davis.
The Internet of Things
Can the Internet of Things transform how we work and live? Evan Davis and guests discuss.
Universities have expanded over the last decade. Can they be successful businesses?
Behavioural science in the workplace
Can behavioural science make us more productive and improve the workplace?
Are auditors fit for purpose?
In the wake of accounting scandals, does the audit business need to be overhauled?
Why do printed magazines endure in an era of declining advertising revenue and sales?
The personalisation revolution
Technology has made personalisation of goods and services easy. How far can it go?
How useful are internships as a route into full-time, paid employment?
How do ratings and review sites alter the relationship between businesses and consumers?
Planning for uncertainty
Can business plan for uncertainty? Evan Davis and guests discuss
Is economics one of the reasons for the growth in antibiotic resistance? With Evan Davis.
The Last Mile
The journey is expensive and fiddly. How are goods and services delivered to our homes?
The Fitness Industry
Who wins and loses in the cut-throat exercise market? Evan Davis and guests discuss.
Commerce and Crime
What do the worlds of business and crime have in common?
Can a sudden change in direction save a new company?
How discounters like Aldi, Poundland and B&M Bargains are thriving on the high street.
The investment industry - luck or judgement?
Looking under the bonnet of the UK investment industry. Do investors get a good deal?
Mayors on immigration
We speak with mayors who are defying national immigration policies around the world
US Congress grills big tech bosses on antitrust
Facebook, Amazon, Apple and Google among those questioned.
News and insight from the business world.
Why has Italy fallen out of love with the euro?
And is Italy's populist government cosying up to Russia instead?
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