Business

The Entrepreneurs, 142

Wednesday 2 July

We explore how LA is rising in the tech world by playing to its entertainment-industry strengths, look at career reinvention with former Conran executive Roger Mavity, head to the Windy City for a singing lesson or two,…

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Business / Transport

Flying on empty promises

Thursday 26 June

Delta Airlines recently tried to trademark its trustworthiness. Transport editor Tristan McAllister queries the value of values when it comes to global branding.

If an airline were to claim to be “the world’s most trusted airline”, what would you think? Personally, I’m fascinated by airlines and the branding decisions they make so my mind would start to run. Perhaps an airline…

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Business

The Entrepreneurs, 141

Wednesday 25 June

Education special: with reports from Università Bocconi, Oxford’s Saïd Business School, IE in Spain, and Booth in Chicago. Plus, we look at alternative programmes to the traditional MBA course.

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Business / Environment

Land lovers

Issue 75

Whether it’s Michelin-starred vegetables from Japan or seaweed-based skincare in the UK, rolling up your sleeves and getting your hands dirty opens up a world of business opportunities with which city life just can’t com…

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Business / Small Business

What time do you close?

Thursday 19 June

Based on Phil Han’s experience in Madrid, the answer to that question is “Too early”. With an economy on its knees, he encourages the locals to be a little less horizontal of a Monday afternoon.

It was absolutely blissful: I had the pleasure of travelling to Madrid earlier this month for a quick city break beyond the confines of London. I wasn't sure what to expect. I had been to Barcelona, Mallorca and Ibiza many…

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Business

The Entrepreneurs, 140

Wednesday 18 June

Ain Bicycles in Cairo peddles its wares while we also talk robotics with Boris Sofman of Anki, head to Beirut for a property survey, see how The Food Assembly is transforming the modern farmers’ market and test out Hotel…

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Business

The Entrepreneurs, 139

Wednesday 11 June

A report from the C2MTL conference in Montréal, Ben Holmes of Index Ventures discusses its new early-stage start-up fund, we chat with Avin Rabheru of Housekeep.com, head to Nairobi to meet Elizabeth Rossiello of BitPesa…

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Business / Transport

Time to move forward

Friday 6 June

US transportation secretary Anthony Foxx has been making tough decisions recently. Monocle’s Tristan McAllister hopes his firm hand will continue to push transport in the right direction.

It has no doubt been a hard month for US secretary of transportation Anthony Foxx. After months of revelations about General Motors and faults with its vehicles he saw no choice but to slap a hefty $35m (€25.6m) fine on the…

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Business

The Entrepreneurs, 138

Wednesday 4 June

We take the pulse of Palma de Mallorca before the busy summer season, talk health tech with Peter Hames of Sleepio, meet Tristan Pollock of Storefront, review two London-based festivals for business creativity, Makegood and…

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