Primark, the discount clothing retailer, is opening its first US store in Boston today. But will the fashion chain be able to work in the US where other big British companies have failed? Billy Bambrough speaks to Clare Rayner, Founder of Retail Champion, and James McGregor, Managing Partner at Retail Remedy, to find out.
Since the financial crisis of 2008 the UK has featured nearly stagnant labour productivity growth, yet seven years down the line the government is still trying to solve the adeptly named "Productivity Puzzle"
Jonathan Portes, Director of the National Institute of Economic and Social Research, takes us through it,
To celebrate London International Shipping Week 2015, Morning Money is focusing on the shipping industry. Today, Chris Clucas, Corporate Expert in Liquefied Gas at Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement, joins Sandra Kilhof and Mark Johnson to talk about the market for liquefied natural gas (LNG).
Alliance Pharma is a UK based speciality pharmaceutical company and with the release of their half year results, CEO John Dawson joins Sandra Kilhof and Mark Johnson to reflect on the company's performance.
Morning Money: Jack Sommers discusses the refugee crisis and the Labour leadership election
Morning Money at 8:00
As harrowing pictures of a dead refugee filled the morning's newspapers, Jack Sommers of the Huffington Post joins Mark Johnson and Chris Bailey to answer how this crisis is dealt with. Also discussed is the Labour leadership election, which nears its conclusion.
The latest survey on the availability of external finance to the nation's small and medium sized businesses has just been released. Share Radio's Mark Johnson spoke to Shiona Davies, Director at BDRC Continental, about what the survey told us.
Morning Money: Billy Bambrough investigates the growing demand for rare Scotch Whisky
Morning Money at 6:00
The value of rare Scotch whisky has grown by 34% in the first half of 2015. This despite overseas sales falling in 2014. So what is behind the revival? Share Radio's Billy Bambrough finds out by speaking with Oliver Chilton, of the Whisky Exchange, and David Frost, CEO of the Scotch Whisky Association.
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