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Are you eating too much salt?

Sarah Lowther
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

Are you eating too much salt?
Around 86% of people don't know whether they eat more than the recommended 6 grams per day. This week is Salt Awareness Week, which is aimed at educating us about the damage we could be doing by over-consumption. To find out more Share Radio reporter Sara Macham spoke to GP Dr Sarah Jarvis, and Caroline Klinge, a food science expert who has worked in the restaurant and food manufacturing industries.
Guests:

Sarah Jarvis, Caroline Klinge


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Sarah Lowther

Money Fight Club: Is the property market finally cooling off?

Sarah Lowther
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

Money Fight Club: Is the property market finally cooling off?
Financial heavy weights Lindsay Cook and Andy Webb join Georgie Frost in the studio. After years of rampant growth could the property market be cooling? As ever it all comes down to location but there are a few tips to make the best of the buyers market. Plus find out which charity fundraising site is in line for the sucker punch this week and why you could find many supermarkets overcharging you at the till.
Guests:

Lindsay Cook, Andy Webb


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Sarah Lowther

A fine wine at Christmas time – but will that wine be British? Expert Lucy Winward discusses the industry

Sarah Lowther
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Breakfast

A fine wine at Christmas time – but will that wine be British? Expert Lucy Winward discusses the industry
Tis the season to be jolly, and one form of festive relaxation is to imbibe with some fine wine. But will your glass be filled with something made in Britain? Lucy Winward from the award-winning New Hall Vineyard in Purleigh, joined Share Radio Breakfast to talk English wine.
Guests:

Chris Bailey, Lucy Winward


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Sarah Lowther

'Serial Returners' to cause problems for retailers this Black Friday

Sarah Lowther
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Breakfast

'Serial Returners' to cause problems for retailers this Black Friday
As Black Friday approaches and retailers gear up to welcome an influx of shoppers, Barclaycard is warning merchants to prepare for an increase in customer returns. Paul Lockstone is the Managing Director at Barclaycard, and he joined Share Radio to discuss those shoppers who deliberately over-purchase and then return unwanted items.
Guests:

Chris Bailey, Paul Lockstone


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Sarah Lowther

Consumer frustration is leading to high street struggles

Sarah Lowther
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Breakfast

Consumer frustration is leading to high street struggles
With Black Friday and the busiest shopping period of the year approaching, research from Barclaycard has revealed that frustrated consumers are turning their backs on the high street. As a result, retailers are facing growing pressure to improve their in-store experience, or risk losing out on sales. To discuss this, Paul Lockstone, Managing Director at Barclaycard, joined Share Radio Breakfast.
Guests:

Chris Bailey, Paul Lockstone


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Sarah Lowther

Share Radio Breakfast: “It’s the highest consumer spend figure we’ve seen year-on-year since 2011”

Sarah Lowther
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Breakfast

Share Radio Breakfast: “It’s the highest consumer spend figure we’ve seen year-on-year since 2011”
The latest consumer spend data from Barclaycard shows that spending growth hit 5.5% in October. But the data also reveals that consumer confidence in the UK economy dropped from a record high level in September, with only a third of people feeling confident in the UK economy. Paul Lockstone, Managing Director at Barclaycard, joined Share Radio Breakfast to discuss the data.
Guests:

Chris Bailey, Paul Lockstone


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Sarah Lowther

Morning Money: High temperatures & low confidence – why is the UK's fashion sector declining?

Sarah Lowther
Original Broadcast:

Morning Money

Morning Money: High temperatures & low confidence – why is the UK's fashion sector declining?
New data indicates the UK's fashion sector has suffered its sharpest decline this year since the financial crisis. The report from research group Kantar Worldpanel shows sales in the market encompassing clothing, footwear and accessories has fallen for four consecutive months. So why the steep decline, and will the situation improve as we move into the Christmas period? Matt Cox has been speaking to Glen Tooke, Consumer Insight Director at Kantar Worldpanel, to find out.
Guests:

Matt Cox, Glen Tooke


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Sarah Lowther

Morning Money: “The numbers suggest, it’s business as usual for day-to-day spending”

Sarah Lowther
Original Broadcast:

Morning Money at 6:00

Morning Money: “The numbers suggest, it’s business as usual for day-to-day spending”
Figures from Barclaycard reveal consumer spending in August reached a 13-month high of 4.2%, as warmer weather prompted shoppers to splash out on clothes and entertainment. It conflicts with BRC data however, which showed that consumers cut back on spending. So which to believe? Paul Lockstone, Managing Director at Barclaycard, offered his views.
Guests:

Chris Bailey, Paul Lockstone


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Sarah Lowther

Morning Money: Are drones the future when it comes to deliveries?

Sarah Lowther
Original Broadcast:

Morning Money at 7:00

Morning Money: Are drones the future when it comes to deliveries?
Amazon is going to start testing its drone delivery service, with the UK government’s help. Its flying robots will revolutionise how deliveries are made, but some experts have raised concerns around privacy and security. Matt Cox spoke to tech consultant and journalist Chris Green, to find out more.
Guests:

Matt Cox, Chris Bailey


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Morning Money: Is online shopping fuelling a consumer demand for free returns?

Sarah Lowther
Original Broadcast:

Morning Money at 8:00

Morning Money: Is online shopping fuelling a consumer demand for free returns?
Are you a serial returner? Research from Barclaycard has highlighted the rise of shoppers who deliberately over-order goods before returning them. Otherwise known as 'serial returners', it’s beginning to hurt retailers' bottom line. Sharon Manikon, Director of Customer Solutions at Barclaycard Global Payment Acceptance, talked about this with Sarah Lowther and Chris Bailey.
Guests:

Chris Bailey, Sharon Manikon


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