The Business

The Business

Saturday 10 - 11am

The Business Saturday 9 January 2021

The Business

The Business

A weekly look at the world of business and personal finance with Richard Curran

Moving on from Mothercare

Moving on from Mothercare

The well known brand Mothercare was an early casualty of Covid-19. Ben Ward and his siblings, who inherited the franchise from their father, have set up a new business and Ben's wife Anna Daly of Virgin Media's Ireland AM has also set up a business during Covid. We caught up with them earlier.

The Price of Brexit

The Price of Brexit

Last week, we alerted you to some British retailers no longer selling into Ireland - the Republic and Northern Ireland - but that list has rapidly expand. Our own Siobhan Maguire is back with more details.

Mark Little

Mark Little

On Wednesday night we watched as an angry mob of protesters stormed the Capitol Building. But what role did social media companies have to play in all of this and will they be punished for their participation? We're joined by Mark Little of Kinzen.

Irish American Trade

Irish American Trade

This weekend marks the 60th anniversary of the American Irish Chamber of Commerce. So as Ireland emerged from the 1950s, how did this organisation come about? Mark Redmond, chief executive of the American Irish Chamber of Commerce joins us.

Fake Commute

Fake Commute

It's been a tough start to the year for everyone. To keep sane many experts have suggested the idea of a fake commute, to leave your cornflakes, walk outside, pretend you're going to work before coming back home again. Liam Geraghty has been finding out more.

A Virtual Hug

A Virtual Hug

We're joined by two sisters, Jacqui and Perry Meskell, who have set up their business, Huggnote, hoping to cheer us up in the lockdown.

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Presenter: Richard Curran

Producer: Aideen McLoughlin

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