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Business community: Good neighbours

Formerly quiet neighbourhoods all around the world are now resolutely booming thanks to entrepreneurial businesses whose vision has realised an area’s potential. We take a tour of three such districts where companies have…

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Shop floor: Seeing green

We check in with a US company that’s working to make homes more eco-friendly and an easygoing garden centre that’s blossoming thanks to its customer service. Their key to success? Having a clear goal.

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Work, eat & stay: Come on in

Hospitality heroes in Japan, the US and Spain, united by their willingness to take a risk on an inspired idea, talk us through their nascent ventures in F&B and the hotel business.

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Craft: Make it big

Becoming an entrepreneur is often about finding a niche in the market or just doing things a little bit differently. These three makers demonstrate how having a vision, the confidence to follow it through and the ability…

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Joyce Wang: Interior motives

Joyce Wang got her big break as a 27-year-old in Los Angeles, redesigning the interior of the Roosevelt Hotel on Hollywood Boulevard. After two years on the West Coast she moved back to her native Hong Kong in 2011, set up…

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Eureka moment: Changing fortunes

Monocle 24’s flagship business show ‘The Entrepreneurs’ now has a little brother: ‘Eureka’. Each week Daniel Giacopelli brings you one entrepreneur’s story, from early inspiration, through trials and tribulations to the…

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✕5 Essays

Good business means more than a glossy finish and a pithy mission statement. We speak to five founding figures about how best to build bridges and teams and the importance of being armed and ready when opportunity comes…

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Spirit of enterprise

As the first Suntory president selected from outside the Japanese drinks firm’s founding family, Takeshi Niinami has needed all his creativity and management guile to help the classic brand reach beyond its home market.

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Top shops

We explore three of the most pioneering enterprises in worldwide retail and foretell the future of the physical shopping experience from the perspectives of those who are redefining the mall, freshening up the fashion…

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World of opportunity

Our correspondents are particularly observant when they are on assignment, which is very helpful when you want to compile a round-up of some of the best places in the world to eat, sleep and drink. Here we recommend a few…

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Wheels in motion

Journeys for our editors and correspondents often start on a train or a plane but we’re also amenable to putting a little rubber to road. In that spirit we have our eyes on a few motors well suited to escaping on our own…

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The late show

Entrepreneurial audacity has transformed a once desolate plot into a peerless late-night hive. Monocle meets Montréal’s marvels of change and other business night owls pitching up after dark.

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Mix it up

The merging of retail and residential can have a tremendously positive effect on a community. We visit Denmark and Japan to marvel at the diversity of multitasking buildings that owe their success to their synergy.

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Galloping majors

Two men, disillusioned by the fashion industry’s perennial pursuit of cheap production, wanted to create a denim company with an emphasis on craftsmanship and community. Monocle visits the happy outcome: Blackhorse Lane…

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