In studio with Richard this morning is Gina London, a Veteran CNN correspondent & Communications Consultant. Gina talks to Richard about Donald Trump, a man who every week brings a new PR disaster, a new group of viciously offended people but continues with little regard to any ramifications.
Retail Excellence Ireland is reporting that this Christmas will see trade up by 3 to 5 percent on last year. But it certainly hasn't been easy for many shops & businesses across the country hit badly by recent floods.
When it comes to laying your hands on exactly what you need, the local shop is truly king, though there have been challenges for towns around the country. Perhaps now we are coming into an age were real & virtual retail can meaningfully co-exist. Oonagh O'Hagan of Retail Excellence Ireland & Damian O'Reilly, lecturer in Retail Management, DIT.
Well one man who dosen't ever have to darken the door of a crowded toy shop is Santa Claus himself. His workshop is the envy of corporations across the globe for its incredible efficiency & happy workforce. We sent Liam Geraghty to the North Pole to visit one of the most magical workplaces on earth!
Richard joins Bernie Sherlock, founder & conductor of the New Dublin Voices Choir, who have won lots of international awards & this year celebrated their 10th Anniversary. The New Dublin Voices perform The Holly & The Ivy for us this morning.