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20021008
20021008Heather Payton and guests discuss the world of business.
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20030401
20030401Heather Payton guides us firmly into a new series of Shop Talk with a look at the world of affordable art.
20030415
20030415"Heather Payton and guests with conversation about the world of business, money and technology."
20030415Heather Payton and guests with conversation about the world of business, money and technology.
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20030520Do parents and children make up some of the most successful relationships in business today? Join Heather Payton and guests as they find out exactly what makes family businesses tick.
20030527
20030527Some companies have survived for centuries. What is the secret to long-term company longevity? And what lessons can the young companies of today learn from these corporate survivors?
20030603
20030603"With Heather Payton.

Entrepreneurship is the very essence of the business world, but what part can it play in the rejuvenation of the voluntary and non-profit-making sector?"

20030603With Heather Payton.

Entrepreneurship is the very essence of the business world, but what part can it play in the rejuvenation of the voluntary and non-profit-making sector?

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20030805Heather Payton and guests discuss the flower business and ask what lies behind our desire for beautiful blooms.
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20030916
20030916"Today we look to our clothes to keep us warm, and our soft furnishings to make us comfortable. In the future will we live in a world of much higher expectations? With Heather Payton."
20030916Today we look to our clothes to keep us warm, and our soft furnishings to make us comfortable. In the future will we live in a world of much higher expectations? With Heather Payton.
20030923
20030923"Britain's toy and games industry is a lucrative market worth just shy of £2 billion a year - and toy retailers and manufacturers are increasingly focusing attention on adults who want to stay forever young. Heather Payton and guests explore the latest trends from Beyblades to big boys' toys, from Ninja Turtles to £900 dolls!."
20030923Britain's toy and games industry is a lucrative market worth just shy of £2 billion a year - and toy retailers and manufacturers are increasingly focusing attention on adults who want to stay forever young. Heather Payton and guests explore the latest trends from Beyblades to big boys' toys, from Ninja Turtles to £900 dolls!.
20030930
20030930"Heather Payton and guests with conversation about the world of business, money and technology."
20030930Heather Payton and guests with conversation about the world of business, money and technology.
20040120
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20040420"

Bookclubs.

Book clubs are one of the success stories of the age. Newspapers are writing about them, celebrities are forming them, even Richard and Judy have one. Heather Payton looks at why book clubs have taken off, and how they are affecting the publishing industry."

20040504The Kitchen of the Future:

The kitchen is considered the hub of the home. But how will its function change as appliances learn to talk to each other and cooking can be done at a distance?

20040511"

Entrepreneurs and big companies alike are trying to make money from the nature. But just how big a business can renewable energy become? Heather Payton explores the world of ""green"" power."

20040601"

Heather Payton looks at the boom in the restoration and conservation business, and asks whether old craft skills could rejuvenate modern building techniques."

20040608"

Starting a business is never easy, but what's it like for those following in the footsteps of a famous parents? Do children of successful entrepreneurs benefit from their experience and financial backing, or are they always overshadowed by their achievements?

Heather Payton investigates."

20040622"

Green Fingers: Heather Payton looks at some of the green fingered businesses that have sprung up to satisfy the UK's favourite new hobby, gardening."

20040803"

Fast Food

Heather Payton returns with a new series of Shoptalk. The big burger chains are under attack from all quarters and takings are down. So where will the next fast food phenomenon come from, and what are the big chains doing to turn their profits around?"

20040817"

Heather Payton and guests with conversation about the world of business, money and technology."

20040824"

Creature Comforts

The British are renowned for their love of animals and now it seems the sky is the limit if you want to pamper your pet, from Dog Yoga to Pet hotels. Join Heather Payton and her guests as they talk about the business of pets."

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Shoes

Shop Talk looks at the growing market for so-called 'comfort shoes', as people increasingly opt for comfort over fashion. Indeed, a whole industry has grown up around our desire to protect and pamper our feet.

So is function back in fashion? Are 'comfort shoes' really good for our feet, or is it just a marketing ploy to pamper our pretensions of a healthy lifestyle."

20041005"

Heather Payton and guests with conversation about the world of business, money and technology.

10/12. New Housing

Shoptalk looks at the houses of the future.

The Government has announced plans for hundreds of thousands of new homes over the next decade. But how will they be built?

Heather Payton and guests discuss new innovations in housing."

20041012"

The British send more greetings cards per person than any other nation in the world. It is a multi-billion pound industry. And, despite the growth of e-mail, the sector is still expanding. There is always, it would seem, yet another special occasion. So when did our fascination with the greeting card begin and what makes our passion for it so strong?"

20041019"

An estimated 600,000 people die each year in the UK, and we are fast running out of grave space. The situation has become so serious that the government is even considering the idea of re-using graves. So what are the solutions? Heather Payton and guests investigate the business of death."

20041207Heather Payton and guests discuss the world of business. This edition explores the growing importance of reputation and how companies can be affected by fate's fickle hand.
20041221
20041228Heather Payton talks to mature entrepreneurs who've set up their own companies after first having a completely different career.
20050104
20050104Heather Payton and guests ask how companies try to second-guess the future and wonders what the year ahead will hold.
20050104Heather Payton and guests ask how companies try to second-guess the future and wonders what the year ahead will hold.

Heather Payton and guests ask how companies try to second-guess the future and wonders what the year ahead will hold.

20050111"

From make-up to free trade, celebrities provide a bit of glamour when it comes to the hard sell. But in an age when the entertainment industry is seemingly overstocked with overnight sensations, how does a company pick the right pop star? Does a famous face really add value and is celebrity endorsement becoming over-rated?"

20050118
20050118"Heather Payton and guests with conversation about the world of business, money and technology.

Heather Payton and guests with conversation about the world of business, money and technology."

20050125
20050201
20050201Heather Payton and guests discuss the future of the personal computer.
20050201Heather Payton and guests discuss the future of the personal computer.

Heather Payton and guests discuss the future of the personal computer.

20050208
20050208Heather Payton scrutinises the business of libraries and asks whether they are ready for the future.
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Heather Payton and guests with conversation about the world of business, money and technology.

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20050412Heather Payton and guests discuss the creation of surprise and anticipation.

How do businesses use eager expectation and the shock of the new to get us to buy their products?

20050412Heather Payton and guests discuss the creation of surprise and anticipation.

How do businesses use eager expectation and the shock of the new to get us to buy their products?

Heather Payton and guests discuss the creation of surprise and anticipation. How do businesses use eager expectation and the shock of the new to get us to buy their products?

20050412Heather Payton and guests discuss the creation of surprise and anticipation.

How do businesses use eager expectation and the shock of the new to get us to buy their products?

Heather Payton and guests discuss the creation of surprise and anticipation. How do businesses use eager expectation and the shock of the new to get us to buy their products?

20050419"

Couture in Crisis?

Haute Couture is a big loss leader in the world of Fashion, but without it would we buy the perfume or the handbag? Heather Payton and guests ask can high end fashion survive in a world of conglomerates whose passion may be profit rather than fashion?"

20050503
20050503Heather Payton looks at the night-time economy and asks who profits from a 24-hour Britain.
20050503Heather Payton looks at the night-time economy and asks who profits from a 24-hour Britain.

Heather Payton looks at the night-time economy and asks who profits from a 24-hour Britain.

20050510Heather Payton and her guests discuss doing business with a conscience.

Is this the latest corporate fad or are businesses genuinely contributing to society?

20050510Heather Payton and her guests discuss doing business with a conscience.

Is this the latest corporate fad or are businesses genuinely contributing to society?

Heather Payton and her guests discuss doing business with a conscience. Is this the latest corporate fad or are businesses genuinely contributing to society?

20050510Heather Payton and her guests discuss doing business with a conscience.

Is this the latest corporate fad or are businesses genuinely contributing to society?

Heather Payton and her guests discuss doing business with a conscience. Is this the latest corporate fad or are businesses genuinely contributing to society?

20050517
20050517Can too much choice be bad for business? Heather Payton and guests debate whether endless options can confuse the consumer.
20050517Can too much choice be bad for business? Heather Payton and guests debate whether endless options can confuse the consumer.

Can too much choice be bad for business? Heather Payton and guests debate whether endless options can confuse the consumer.

20050524
20050524Heather Payton and her guests ask why UK business is so far behind its European neighbours when it comes to recycling.

Are we missing out on a big money-making opportunity?

20050531"By 2017, there will be more over 65s in the UK than under 16s and the trend is worldwide.

Heather Payton and guests discuss the economic and social effects of an ageing population."

20050531"By 2017, there will be more over 65s in the UK than under 16s and the trend is worldwide.

Heather Payton and guests discuss the economic and social effects of an ageing population.

By 2017, there will be more over 65s in the UK than under 16s and the trend is worldwide. Heather Payton and guests discuss the economic and social effects of an ageing population."

20050531By 2017, there will be more over 65s in the UK than under 16s and the trend is worldwide.

Heather Payton and guests discuss the economic and social effects of an ageing population.

20050531By 2017, there will be more over 65s in the UK than under 16s and the trend is worldwide.

Heather Payton and guests discuss the economic and social effects of an ageing population.

By 2017, there will be more over 65s in the UK than under 16s and the trend is worldwide. Heather Payton and guests discuss the economic and social effects of an ageing population.

20050607"

In the '90s, innovation in technology and business was run by the big corporations but in the noughties it's being led by Pro-Ams. Professional Amateurs are evident in all walks of life, from Astronomy and open source computing systems to Rap music.

Heather Payton and guests discuss the new wave of innovators."

20050614Heather Payton and her guests discuss disruptive innovation.

How do you turn an idea into a business capable of destabilising the existing competition?

20050614Heather Payton and her guests discuss disruptive innovation.

How do you turn an idea into a business capable of destabilising the existing competition?

Heather Payton and her guests discuss disruptive innovation. How do you turn an idea into a business capable of destabilising the existing competition?

20050614Heather Payton and her guests discuss disruptive innovation.

How do you turn an idea into a business capable of destabilising the existing competition?

Heather Payton and her guests discuss disruptive innovation. How do you turn an idea into a business capable of destabilising the existing competition?

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Heather Payton and guests in conversation about the world of business, money and technology.

20050621Heather Payton and guests in conversation about the world of business, money and technology.
20050802Heather Payton and her guests take a look at Aristocratic businesses.

Does having a title help or hinder you in the modern business world?

20050802Heather Payton and her guests take a look at Aristocratic businesses.

Does having a title help or hinder you in the modern business world?

Heather Payton and her guests take a look at Aristocratic businesses. Does having a title help or hinder you in the modern business world?

20050802Heather Payton and her guests take a look at Aristocratic businesses.

Does having a title help or hinder you in the modern business world?

Heather Payton and her guests take a look at Aristocratic businesses. Does having a title help or hinder you in the modern business world?

20050809Heather Payton and her guests take a look at aristocratic businesses.

Does having a title help or hinder you in the modern business world?

20050809Heather Payton and her guests take a look at aristocratic businesses.

Does having a title help or hinder you in the modern business world?

Heather Payton and her guests take a look at aristocratic businesses. Does having a title help or hinder you in the modern business world?

20050809Heather Payton and her guests take a look at aristocratic businesses.

Does having a title help or hinder you in the modern business world?

Heather Payton and her guests take a look at aristocratic businesses. Does having a title help or hinder you in the modern business world?

20050816
20050816"As part of BBC Voices, Shop Talk discusses the language of business and takes a look at how voice recognition is changing the technological landscape."
20050816"As part of BBC Voices, Shop Talk discusses the language of business and takes a look at how voice recognition is changing the technological landscape.

As part of BBC Voices, Shop Talk discusses the language of business and takes a look at how voice recognition is changing the technological landscape."

20050816As part of BBC Voices, Shop Talk discusses the language of business and takes a look at how voice recognition is changing the technological landscape.
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Heather Payton and guests with conversation about the world of business, money and technology.

20050830
20050830"Following the recent terrorist attacks in London and the floods in Carlisle, Heather Payton and guests discuss how businesses prepare themselves for an interruption of normal business practice."
20050830"Following the recent terrorist attacks in London and the floods in Carlisle, Heather Payton and guests discuss how businesses prepare themselves for an interruption of normal business practice.

Following the recent terrorist attacks in London and the floods in Carlisle, Heather Payton and guests discuss how businesses prepare themselves for an interruption of normal business practice."

20050830Following the recent terrorist attacks in London and the floods in Carlisle, Heather Payton and guests discuss how businesses prepare themselves for an interruption of normal business practice.
20050906From online consumer blogs to mobile phone pictures being broadcast as TV news; the public are using technology to tell their side of the story.

Heather Payton and her guests discuss the impact 'citizen's media' is having on big business.

20050906From online consumer blogs to mobile phone pictures being broadcast as TV news; the public are using technology to tell their side of the story.

Heather Payton and her guests discuss the impact 'citizen's media' is having on big business.

From online consumer blogs to mobile phone pictures being broadcast as TV news; the public are using technology to tell their side of the story. Heather Payton and her guests discuss the impact 'citizen's media' is having on big business.

20050906From online consumer blogs to mobile phone pictures being broadcast as TV news; the public are using technology to tell their side of the story.

Heather Payton and her guests discuss the impact 'citizen's media' is having on big business.

From online consumer blogs to mobile phone pictures being broadcast as TV news; the public are using technology to tell their side of the story. Heather Payton and her guests discuss the impact 'citizen's media' is having on big business.

20050913
20050913Heather Payton looks at the big business opportunities that are being created by the very small business of nanotechnology.
20050913Heather Payton looks at the big business opportunities that are being created by the very small business of nanotechnology.

Heather Payton looks at the big business opportunities that are being created by the very small business of nanotechnology.

20050920Once social anthropologists were to be found observing tribal behaviour.

Today they're more likely to be studying working patterns in the office or watching consumers interact with products in their homes.

Heather Payton and her guests discuss the increasing role of anthropology in business.

20050920Once social anthropologists were to be found observing tribal behaviour.

Today they're more likely to be studying working patterns in the office or watching consumers interact with products in their homes.

Heather Payton and her guests discuss the increasing role of anthropology in business.

Once social anthropologists were to be found observing tribal behaviour. Today they're more likely to be studying working patterns in the office or watching consumers interact with products in their homes. Heather Payton and her guests discuss the increasing role of anthropology in business.

20050920Once social anthropologists were to be found observing tribal behaviour.

Today they're more likely to be studying working patterns in the office or watching consumers interact with products in their homes.

Heather Payton and her guests discuss the increasing role of anthropology in business.

Once social anthropologists were to be found observing tribal behaviour. Today they're more likely to be studying working patterns in the office or watching consumers interact with products in their homes. Heather Payton and her guests discuss the increasing role of anthropology in business.

20050927"Online 'role-playing' computer games are attracting ever bigger numbers of players - of all ages.

With development budgets sometimes bigger than those for Hollywood movies, Heather Payton and guests assess where this new entertainment is heading, as the latest generation of games consoles are about to hit the shelves."

20050927"Online 'role-playing' computer games are attracting ever bigger numbers of players - of all ages.

With development budgets sometimes bigger than those for Hollywood movies, Heather Payton and guests assess where this new entertainment is heading, as the latest generation of games consoles are about to hit the shelves.

Online 'role-playing' computer games are attracting ever bigger numbers of players - of all ages. With development budgets sometimes bigger than those for Hollywood movies, Heather Payton and guests assess where this new entertainment is heading, as the latest generation of games consoles are about to hit the shelves."

20050927Online 'role-playing' computer games are attracting ever bigger numbers of players - of all ages.

With development budgets sometimes bigger than those for Hollywood movies, Heather Payton and guests assess where this new entertainment is heading, as the latest generation of games consoles are about to hit the shelves.

20050927Online 'role-playing' computer games are attracting ever bigger numbers of players - of all ages.

With development budgets sometimes bigger than those for Hollywood movies, Heather Payton and guests assess where this new entertainment is heading, as the latest generation of games consoles are about to hit the shelves.

Online 'role-playing' computer games are attracting ever bigger numbers of players - of all ages. With development budgets sometimes bigger than those for Hollywood movies, Heather Payton and guests assess where this new entertainment is heading, as the latest generation of games consoles are about to hit the shelves.

20051004Heather Payton talks to inventors here and abroad.

She asks what it takes to come up with a new product and whether the road to success could be made any smoother.

20051004Heather Payton talks to inventors here and abroad.

She asks what it takes to come up with a new product and whether the road to success could be made any smoother.

Heather Payton talks to inventors here and abroad. She asks what it takes to come up with a new product and whether the road to success could be made any smoother.

20051004Heather Payton talks to inventors here and abroad.

She asks what it takes to come up with a new product and whether the road to success could be made any smoother.

Heather Payton talks to inventors here and abroad. She asks what it takes to come up with a new product and whether the road to success could be made any smoother.

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20051018
20051018"After a summer of cricket most people should now know their bails from their googlies, but what impact will England's Ashes series triumph have on crickets financial future?

With just a scattering of spectators at most county cricket grounds how do cricket clubs stay in business, and which of today's cricket personalities will be the advertisers perfect catch?"

20051018"After a summer of cricket most people should now know their bails from their googlies, but what impact will England's Ashes series triumph have on crickets financial future?

With just a scattering of spectators at most county cricket grounds how do cricket clubs stay in business, and which of today's cricket personalities will be the advertisers perfect catch?

After a summer of cricket most people should now know their bails from their googlies, but what impact will England's Ashes series triumph have on crickets financial future?

With just a scattering of spectators at most county cricket grounds how do cricket clubs stay in business, and which of today's cricket personalities will be the advertisers perfect catch?"

20051018After a summer of cricket most people should now know their bails from their googlies, but what impact will England's Ashes series triumph have on crickets financial future?

With just a scattering of spectators at most county cricket grounds how do cricket clubs stay in business, and which of today's cricket personalities will be the advertisers perfect catch?

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20051206"Heather Payton and guests discuss search engines.

An invaluable tool of modern life, 'Google it' has worked its way into the modern lexicon.

But what does such a company actually do to warrant its multi-billion dollar market value?

With the landscape seemingly set for the big players such as Yahoo, Microsoft and AOL to dominate the market forever, how are new start-ups aiming to compete; and how are consumers shaping the future of the online search?"

20051206"Heather Payton and guests discuss search engines.

An invaluable tool of modern life, 'Google it' has worked its way into the modern lexicon.

But what does such a company actually do to warrant its multi-billion dollar market value?

With the landscape seemingly set for the big players such as Yahoo, Microsoft and AOL to dominate the market forever, how are new start-ups aiming to compete; and how are consumers shaping the future of the online search?

Heather Payton and guests discuss search engines. An invaluable tool of modern life, 'Google it' has worked its way into the modern lexicon. But what does such a company actually do to warrant its multi-billion dollar market value?

With the landscape seemingly set for the big players such as Yahoo, Microsoft and AOL to dominate the market forever, how are new start-ups aiming to compete; and how are consumers shaping the future of the online search?"

20051206Heather Payton and guests discuss search engines.

An invaluable tool of modern life, 'Google it' has worked its way into the modern lexicon.

But what does such a company actually do to warrant its multi-billion dollar market value?

With the landscape seemingly set for the big players such as Yahoo, Microsoft and AOL to dominate the market forever, how are new start-ups aiming to compete; and how are consumers shaping the future of the online search?

20051206Heather Payton and guests discuss search engines.

An invaluable tool of modern life, 'Google it' has worked its way into the modern lexicon.

But what does such a company actually do to warrant its multi-billion dollar market value?

With the landscape seemingly set for the big players such as Yahoo, Microsoft and AOL to dominate the market forever, how are new start-ups aiming to compete; and how are consumers shaping the future of the online search?

Heather Payton and guests discuss search engines. An invaluable tool of modern life, 'Google it' has worked its way into the modern lexicon. But what does such a company actually do to warrant its multi-billion dollar market value?

20051213
20051220"She meets the 'motivators' who are brought in to inspire employees.

Heather Payton and guests with conversation about the world of business, money and technology. She meets the 'motivators' who are brought in to inspire employees."

20051220She meets the 'motivators' who are brought in to inspire employees.
20051220She meets the 'motivators' who are brought in to inspire employees.

Heather Payton and guests with conversation about the world of business, money and technology. She meets the 'motivators' who are brought in to inspire employees.

20060103
20060103Heather Payton and guests discuss how digital map-making is revolutionising the world of cartography and how the trading of geographical information is changing business methods.
20060103Heather Payton and guests discuss how digital map-making is revolutionising the world of cartography and how the trading of geographical information is changing business methods.

Heather Payton and guests discuss how digital map-making is revolutionising the world of cartography and how the trading of geographical information is changing business methods.

20060110
20060110"Heather Payton and guests with conversation about the world of business, money and technology. She looks into the latest internet phenomenon 'Web 2.0'."
20060110"Heather Payton and guests with conversation about the world of business, money and technology. She looks into the latest internet phenomenon 'Web 2.0'.

Heather Payton and guests with conversation about the world of business, money and technology. She looks into the latest internet phenomenon 'Web 2.0'."

20060110Heather Payton and guests with conversation about the world of business, money and technology. She looks into the latest internet phenomenon 'Web 2.0'.
20060117
20060117Heather Payton asks what business relationships work. Is it possible to run a company with an ex-husband or set up a business with friends?
20060117Heather Payton asks what business relationships work. Is it possible to run a company with an ex-husband or set up a business with friends?

Heather Payton asks what business relationships work. Is it possible to run a company with an ex-husband or set up a business with friends?

20060124
20060124"Heather Payton and guests discuss globalisation. Will we continue to live in an ever shrinking global world, or may we see a return to a more local way of life?"
20060124"Heather Payton and guests discuss globalisation. Will we continue to live in an ever shrinking global world, or may we see a return to a more local way of life?

Heather Payton and guests discuss globalisation. Will we continue to live in an ever shrinking global world, or may we see a return to a more local way of life?"

20060124Heather Payton and guests discuss globalisation. Will we continue to live in an ever shrinking global world, or may we see a return to a more local way of life?
Airbus Superjumbo20040106Lesley Curwen and guests discuss the new superjumbo being built by Airbus. The double- decker will carry 555 passengers and be the biggest passenger plane ever made.
Artificial Intelligence20031230"Heather Payton investigates the possibilities of Artificial Intelligence, which would give machines the human ability to learn and evolve, profoundly changing our lives."
Artificial Intelligence20031230Heather Payton investigates the possibilities of Artificial Intelligence, which would give machines the human ability to learn and evolve, profoundly changing our lives.
Celebrity Endorsement20050111"From make-up to free trade, celebrities provide a bit of glamour when it comes to the hard sell.

But in an age when the entertainment industry is seemingly overstocked with overnight sensations, how does a company pick the right pop star? Does a famous face really add value and is celebrity endorsement becoming over-rated?"

Celebrity Endorsement20050111From make-up to free trade, celebrities provide a bit of glamour when it comes to the hard sell.

But in an age when the entertainment industry is seemingly overstocked with overnight sensations, how does a company pick the right pop star? Does a famous face really add value and is celebrity endorsement becoming over-rated?

Celebrity Endorsement20050111From make-up to free trade, celebrities provide a bit of glamour when it comes to the hard sell.

But in an age when the entertainment industry is seemingly overstocked with overnight sensations, how does a company pick the right pop star? Does a famous face really add value and is celebrity endorsement becoming over-rated?

From make-up to free trade, celebrities provide a bit of glamour when it comes to the hard sell. But in an age when the entertainment industry is seemingly overstocked with overnight sensations, how does a company pick the right pop star? Does a famous face really add value and is celebrity endorsement becoming over-rated?

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Ceramics20040113"Heather Payton and guests discuss the ceramics industry, currently under threat from a move away from formal dining in the UK and the arrival of cheaper products from the Far East."
Ceramics20040113Heather Payton and guests discuss the ceramics industry, currently under threat from a move away from formal dining in the UK and the arrival of cheaper products from the Far East.
Christmas20031216"

Heather Payton and guests with conversation about the world of business, money and technology."

Christmas20031216"Heather Payton and guests with conversation about the world of business, money and technology."
Christmas20031216Heather Payton and guests with conversation about the world of business, money and technology.
Christmas20031216Heather Payton and guests with conversation about the world of business, money and technology.

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Couture In Crisis?20050419"Haute Couture is a big loss leader in the world of Fashion, but without it would we buy the perfume or the handbag? Heather Payton and guests ask can high end fashion survive in a world of conglomerates whose passion may be profit rather than fashion?"
Couture In Crisis?20050419Haute Couture is a big loss leader in the world of Fashion, but without it would we buy the perfume or the handbag? Heather Payton and guests ask can high end fashion survive in a world of conglomerates whose passion may be profit rather than fashion?
Couture In Crisis?20050419Haute Couture is a big loss leader in the world of Fashion, but without it would we buy the perfume or the handbag? Heather Payton and guests ask can high end fashion survive in a world of conglomerates whose passion may be profit rather than fashion?

Couture in Crisis?

English Wine20031223In this week's Shoptalk Heather Payton and guests will be discussing English wine.

As our summers get hotter has English wine now come of age? We'll be talking to wine experts and growers and indulging in a spot of pre-Christmas tasting.

Extreme Sports20040217Heather Payton and guests discuss the growing trend in extreme sports and holidays.
First Nights20040127"What makes first nights special? Is it the glad rags and sequins, that transform them into glamorous showbiz events attended by A-List celebrities and starstruck wannabes, or are they money spinning oppurtunities that could make or break a production? Heather Payton investigates."
First Nights20040127What makes first nights special? Is it the glad rags and sequins, that transform them into glamorous showbiz events attended by A-List celebrities and starstruck wannabes, or are they money spinning oppurtunities that could make or break a production? Heather Payton investigates.
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Genome: [r4 Bd=19981201]Conversation from the world of business with Heather Payton and guests. Producer Simon Crow
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Genome: [r4 Bd=19981208]Conversation from the business world with Heather Payton and guests. Producer Simon Crow
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Genome: [r4 Bd=19981222]Entertaining conversation from the world of business with Heather Payton and guests. Producer Simon Crow
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Happiness20030422
Happiness20030422Economists have devised a mathematical formula to determine how happy we are. Heather Payton and guests explore the business of happiness.
Luxury20030506
Luxury20030506What was yesterday's luxury is today's necessity. Heather Payton and guests ask what premium brand companies have to do to stay exclusive.
Mature Entrepreneurs20041228Heather Payton talks to mature entrepreneurs who've set up their own companies after first having a completely different career.
Population And Economic Growth20031202
Pro-ams20050607"In the '90s, innovation in technology and business was run by the big corporations but in the noughties it's being led by Pro-Ams.

Professional Amateurs are evident in all walks of life, from Astronomy and open source computing systems to Rap music.

Heather Payton and guests discuss the new wave of innovators."

Pro-ams20050607In the '90s, innovation in technology and business was run by the big corporations but in the noughties it's being led by Pro-Ams.

Professional Amateurs are evident in all walks of life, from Astronomy and open source computing systems to Rap music.

Heather Payton and guests discuss the new wave of innovators.

Pro-ams20050607In the '90s, innovation in technology and business was run by the big corporations but in the noughties it's being led by Pro-Ams.

Professional Amateurs are evident in all walks of life, from Astronomy and open source computing systems to Rap music.

Heather Payton and guests discuss the new wave of innovators.

In the '90s, innovation in technology and business was run by the big corporations but in the noughties it's being led by Pro-Ams. Professional Amateurs are evident in all walks of life, from Astronomy and open source computing systems to Rap music.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Career Prospects19900606BBC Programme Number: 88EA4032

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Programme Catalogue - Details: Personal Skills19900605BBC Programme Number: 88EA4030

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Programme Catalogue - Details: Small And Large Shops19900604BBC Programme Number: 88EA4029

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Programme Catalogue - Details: Small And Large Shops19900604First broadcast on 1989-06-08

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08 Jun 1989 00:30-00:50 (RADIO 4)

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Programme Catalogue - Details: Small And Large Shops19900604First broadcast on 1989-06-08

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Programme Catalogue - Details: Technology And Training19900605BBC Programme Number: 88EA4031

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Producer: G. TAYAR

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05 Jun 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

First broadcast on 1989-06-08

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Previous in series: SMALL AND LARGE SHOPS

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Programme Catalogue - Details: Technology And Training19900605First broadcast on 1989-06-08

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08 Jun 1989 00:50-01:10 (RADIO 4)

05 Jun 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

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09 Jun 1989 00:30-00:50 (RADIO 4)

05 Jun 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

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Programme Catalogue - Details: The Retail World19900604BBC Programme Number: 88EA4028

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Programme Catalogue - Details: The Retail World19900604BBC Programme Number: 88EA4028

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Recorded on 1989-05-19

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04 Jun 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

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Previous in series: THE RETAIL WORLD

08 Jun 1989 00:30-00:50 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1989-05-15

Programme Catalogue - Details: The Retail World19900604First broadcast on 1989-06-07

Producer: G. TAYAR

Next in series: SMALL AND LARGE SHOPS

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07 Jun 1989 00:50-01:10 (RADIO 4)

04 Jun 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1989-05-19

Programme Catalogue - Details: The Retail World19900604First broadcast on 1989-06-08

Producer: G. TAYAR

Next in series: PERSONAL SKILLS

Previous in series: THE RETAIL WORLD

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08 Jun 1989 00:30-00:50 (RADIO 4)

04 Jun 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1989-05-15

First broadcast on 1989-06-07

Next in series: SMALL AND LARGE SHOPS

07 Jun 1989 00:50-01:10 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1989-05-19.

Programme Catalogue - Details: The Retail World19900604First broadcast on 1989-06-08

Producer: G. TAYAR

Next in series: PERSONAL SKILLS

Previous in series: THE RETAIL WORLD

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08 Jun 1989 00:30-00:50 (RADIO 4)

04 Jun 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1989-05-15

First broadcast on 1989-06-07

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Psychics And Mediums20040203"The psychic medium is a fairground cliche. As she stares into her crystal ball she conjures up messages from the other side, draped in a gypsy shawl and gilded in jewellery. Well no longer. Today's psychics and mediums have gone mainstream and if the occult economy is anything to go by, there are serious numbers of people making a tidy sum out of our increasing appetite for the paranormal."
Psychics And Mediums20040203The psychic medium is a fairground cliche. As she stares into her crystal ball she conjures up messages from the other side, draped in a gypsy shawl and gilded in jewellery. Well no longer. Today's psychics and mediums have gone mainstream and if the occult economy is anything to go by, there are serious numbers of people making a tidy sum out of our increasing appetite for the paranormal.
Reputation20041207Heather Payton and guests discuss the world of business. This edition explores the growing importance of reputation and how companies can be affected by fate's fickle hand.
Spying20031014
The Business Of Running20041214"This year's Dublin Marathon generated more than £9 million in revenue for the city, and £6 million for charity. Among the 10,000 runners was Shop Talk's very own Heather Payton.

Alongside Paula Radcliffe and other guests, Heather investigates the business of running."

The Business Of Running20041214"This year's Dublin Marathon generated more than £9 million in revenue for the city, and £6 million for charity. Among the 10,000 runners was Shop Talk's very own Heather Payton.

Alongside Paula Radcliffe and other guests, Heather investigates the business of running."

The Business Of Running20041214This year's Dublin Marathon generated more than £9 million in revenue for the city, and £6 million for charity. Among the 10,000 runners was Shop Talk's very own Heather Payton.

Alongside Paula Radcliffe and other guests, Heather investigates the business of running.

The Service Economy20030826
The Service Economy20030826Heather Payton and guests explore the service economy - why are we willing to pay more for services while continuing to demand reduced prices for goods?
The Weather20031209
Working In Spain20031007
200B0120000425Heather Payton discusses the ins and outs of the business of cricket.

Is it the forgotten national sport?

204B01Regionalism20040406Heather Payton begins a new series of Shoptalk with a programme on regionalism.

She'll be asking what's needed to make a regional economy flourish.

204B02Baby Businesses20040413"Having babies changes lives, but for some it also means a business opportunity.

Heather Payton looks at the many businesses started by and for new parents - from mail order baby clothes to toddler music classes."

204B02Baby Businesses20040413Having babies changes lives, but for some it also means a business opportunity.

Heather Payton looks at the many businesses started by and for new parents - from mail order baby clothes to toddler music classes.

204B03Bookclubs20040420"Book clubs are one of the success stories of the age.

Newspapers are writing about them, celebrities are forming them, even Richard and Judy have one.

Heather Payton looks at why book clubs have taken off, and how they are affecting the publishing industry."

204B03Bookclubs20040420Book clubs are one of the success stories of the age.

Newspapers are writing about them, celebrities are forming them, even Richard and Judy have one.

Heather Payton looks at why book clubs have taken off, and how they are affecting the publishing industry.

204B03Bookclubs20040420Book clubs are one of the success stories of the age.

Newspapers are writing about them, celebrities are forming them, even Richard and Judy have one.

Heather Payton looks at why book clubs have taken off, and how they are affecting the publishing industry.

Bookclubs.

Book clubs are one of the success stories of the age. Newspapers are writing about them, celebrities are forming them, even Richard and Judy have one. Heather Payton looks at why book clubs have taken off, and how they are affecting the publishing industry.

"

204B04Golfers20040427Heather Payton explores a new generation of golfers and examines everything from street-cred fashion to the creation of indoor golf.
204B04Golfers20040427Heather Payton explores a new generation of golfers and examines everything from street-cred fashion to the creation of indoor golf.
204B05The Kitchen Of The Future20040504The kitchen is considered the hub of the home.

But how will its function change as appliances learn to talk to each other and cooking can be done at a distance?

204B05The Kitchen Of The Future20040504The kitchen is considered the hub of the home.

But how will its function change as appliances learn to talk to each other and cooking can be done at a distance?

The Kitchen of the Future:

The kitchen is considered the hub of the home. But how will its function change as appliances learn to talk to each other and cooking can be done at a distance?

204B06Green Power20040511"Entrepreneurs and big companies alike are trying to make money from the nature.

But just how big a business can renewable energy become? Heather Payton explores the world of ""green"" power."

204B06Green Power20040511Entrepreneurs and big companies alike are trying to make money from the nature.

But just how big a business can renewable energy become? Heather Payton explores the world of "green" power.

Entrepreneurs and big companies alike are trying to make money from the nature. But just how big a business can renewable energy become? Heather Payton explores the world of "green" power.

204B07Fear20040518"What are you scared of? Whether it's terrorist attack, ghosts or buttons, there's someone to help.

From panic rooms to gated communities - Heather Payton looks at the businesses built on fear."

204B07Fear20040518What are you scared of? Whether it's terrorist attack, ghosts or buttons, there's someone to help.

From panic rooms to gated communities - Heather Payton looks at the businesses built on fear.

204B08The Internet And Music20040525"

In Shoptalk Heather Payton looks at how the internet is transforming the way we buy and listen to music, and its impact on the music industry.

Can record companies survive in a world in which artists sell their music direct to listeners on line?"

204B08The Internet And Music20040525"In Shoptalk Heather Payton looks at how the internet is transforming the way we buy and listen to music, and its impact on the music industry.

Can record companies survive in a world in which artists sell their music direct to listeners on line?"

204B08The Internet And Music20040525In Shoptalk Heather Payton looks at how the internet is transforming the way we buy and listen to music, and its impact on the music industry.

Can record companies survive in a world in which artists sell their music direct to listeners on line?

204B0920040601"Heather Payton looks at the boom in the restoration and conservation business, and asks whether old craft skills could rejuvenate modern building techniques."
204B0920040601Heather Payton looks at the boom in the restoration and conservation business, and asks whether old craft skills could rejuvenate modern building techniques.
204B1020040608"Starting a business is never easy, but what's it like for those following in the footsteps of a famous parents? Do children of successful entrepreneurs benefit from their experience and financial backing, or are they always overshadowed by their achievements?

Heather Payton investigates."

204B1020040608Starting a business is never easy, but what's it like for those following in the footsteps of a famous parents? Do children of successful entrepreneurs benefit from their experience and financial backing, or are they always overshadowed by their achievements?

Heather Payton investigates.

204B11Complaining20040615Heather Payton and her guests ask how companies can learn from their customers' complaints.
204B12Green Fingers20040622"Heather Payton looks at some of the green fingered businesses that have sprung up to satisfy the UK's favourite new hobby, gardening."
204B12Green Fingers20040622Heather Payton looks at some of the green fingered businesses that have sprung up to satisfy the UK's favourite new hobby, gardening.
204B12Green Fingers20040622Heather Payton looks at some of the green fingered businesses that have sprung up to satisfy the UK's favourite new hobby, gardening.

Green Fingers: Heather Payton looks at some of the green fingered businesses that have sprung up to satisfy the UK's favourite new hobby, gardening.

"

204C01Fast Food20040803"Heather Payton returns with a new series of Shoptalk.

The big burger chains are under attack from all quarters and takings are down.

So where will the next fast food phenomenon come from, and what are the big chains doing to turn their profits around?"

204C01Fast Food20040803Heather Payton returns with a new series of Shoptalk.

The big burger chains are under attack from all quarters and takings are down.

So where will the next fast food phenomenon come from, and what are the big chains doing to turn their profits around?

204C01Fast Food20040803Heather Payton returns with a new series of Shoptalk.

The big burger chains are under attack from all quarters and takings are down.

So where will the next fast food phenomenon come from, and what are the big chains doing to turn their profits around?

Fast Food

Heather Payton returns with a new series of Shoptalk. The big burger chains are under attack from all quarters and takings are down. So where will the next fast food phenomenon come from, and what are the big chains doing to turn their profits around?

"

204C02Antiques20040810"shops used to be an essential part of small British high streets.

But in the past few years, the antiques trade has hit hard times.

Heather Payton asks why we're not buying bygones the way we did - and what it means for this most British of retail industries."

204C02Antiques20040810"shops used to be an essential part of small British high streets.

But in the past few years, the antiques trade has hit hard times.

Heather Payton asks why we're not buying bygones the way we did - and what it means for this most British of retail industries.

Heather Payton asks why we're not buying bygones the way we did - and what it means for this most British of retail industries."

204C02Antiques20040810shops used to be an essential part of small British high streets.

But in the past few years, the antiques trade has hit hard times.

Heather Payton asks why we're not buying bygones the way we did - and what it means for this most British of retail industries.

204C02Antiques20040810shops used to be an essential part of small British high streets.

But in the past few years, the antiques trade has hit hard times.

Heather Payton asks why we're not buying bygones the way we did - and what it means for this most British of retail industries.

204C0320040817
204C0320040817Heather Payton and guests with conversation about the world of business, money and technology.

"

204C04Creature Comforts20040824"The British are renowned for their love of animals and now it seems the sky is the limit if you want to pamper your pet, from Dog Yoga to Pet hotels.

Join Heather Payton and her guests as they talk about the business of pets."

204C04Creature Comforts20040824The British are renowned for their love of animals and now it seems the sky is the limit if you want to pamper your pet, from Dog Yoga to Pet hotels.

Join Heather Payton and her guests as they talk about the business of pets.

204C04Creature Comforts20040824The British are renowned for their love of animals and now it seems the sky is the limit if you want to pamper your pet, from Dog Yoga to Pet hotels.

Join Heather Payton and her guests as they talk about the business of pets.

Creature Comforts

The British are renowned for their love of animals and now it seems the sky is the limit if you want to pamper your pet, from Dog Yoga to Pet hotels. Join Heather Payton and her guests as they talk about the business of pets.

"

204C05The Hard Sell20040831"The advertising industry has had a tough time recently: New technologies are challenging traditional TV adverts, and consumers are more suspicious of marketing claims.

So what does the future hold for advertising?

Join Heather Payton and her guests to find out."

204C05The Hard Sell20040831The advertising industry has had a tough time recently: New technologies are challenging traditional TV adverts, and consumers are more suspicious of marketing claims.

So what does the future hold for advertising?

Join Heather Payton and her guests to find out.

204C0620040907
204C0620040907Heather Payton and guests with conversation about the world of business, money and technology. "

"""

204C0720040914
204C08Sleep20040921aids are the fastest growing healthcare market.

Heather Payton and guests explore the truths about sleep as well as some of the more surprising sleep remedies now available.

204C09Shoes20040928"Shop Talk looks at the growing market for so-called 'comfort shoes', as people increasingly opt for comfort over fashion.

Indeed, a whole industry has grown up around our desire to protect and pamper our feet.

So is function back in fashion? Are 'comfort shoes' really good for our feet, or is it just a marketing ploy to pamper our pretensions of a healthy lifestyle."

204C09Shoes20040928Shop Talk looks at the growing market for so-called 'comfort shoes', as people increasingly opt for comfort over fashion.

Indeed, a whole industry has grown up around our desire to protect and pamper our feet.

So is function back in fashion? Are 'comfort shoes' really good for our feet, or is it just a marketing ploy to pamper our pretensions of a healthy lifestyle.

204C09Shoes20040928Shop Talk looks at the growing market for so-called 'comfort shoes', as people increasingly opt for comfort over fashion.

Indeed, a whole industry has grown up around our desire to protect and pamper our feet.

So is function back in fashion? Are 'comfort shoes' really good for our feet, or is it just a marketing ploy to pamper our pretensions of a healthy lifestyle.

Shoes

Shop Talk looks at the growing market for so-called 'comfort shoes', as people increasingly opt for comfort over fashion. Indeed, a whole industry has grown up around our desire to protect and pamper our feet.

204C10New Housing20041005Shoptalk looks at the houses of the future.

The Government has announced plans for hundreds of thousands of new homes over the next decade.

But how will they be built?

Heather Payton and guests discuss new innovations in housing.

204C10New Housing20041005Shoptalk looks at the houses of the future.

The Government has announced plans for hundreds of thousands of new homes over the next decade.

But how will they be built?

Heather Payton and guests discuss new innovations in housing.

Heather Payton and guests with conversation about the world of business, money and technology.

10/12. New Housing

The Government has announced plans for hundreds of thousands of new homes over the next decade. But how will they be built?

204C11Greetings Cards20041012"The British send more greetings cards per person than any other nation in the world.

It is a multi-billion pound industry.

And, despite the growth of e-mail, the sector is still expanding.

There is always, it would seem, yet another special occasion.

So when did our fascination with the greeting card begin and what makes our passion for it so strong?"

204C11Greetings Cards20041012The British send more greetings cards per person than any other nation in the world.

It is a multi-billion pound industry.

And, despite the growth of e-mail, the sector is still expanding.

There is always, it would seem, yet another special occasion.

So when did our fascination with the greeting card begin and what makes our passion for it so strong?

204C11Greetings Cards20041012The British send more greetings cards per person than any other nation in the world.

It is a multi-billion pound industry.

And, despite the growth of e-mail, the sector is still expanding.

There is always, it would seem, yet another special occasion.

So when did our fascination with the greeting card begin and what makes our passion for it so strong?

The British send more greetings cards per person than any other nation in the world. It is a multi-billion pound industry. And, despite the growth of e-mail, the sector is still expanding. There is always, it would seem, yet another special occasion. So when did our fascination with the greeting card begin and what makes our passion for it so strong?

"

204C1220041019"An estimated 600,000 people die each year in the UK, and we are fast running out of grave space.

The situation has become so serious that the government is even considering the idea of re-using graves.

So what are the solutions? Heather Payton and guests investigate the business of death."

204C1220041019An estimated 600,000 people die each year in the UK, and we are fast running out of grave space.

The situation has become so serious that the government is even considering the idea of re-using graves.

So what are the solutions? Heather Payton and guests investigate the business of death.

204C1220041019An estimated 600,000 people die each year in the UK, and we are fast running out of grave space.

The situation has become so serious that the government is even considering the idea of re-using graves.

So what are the solutions? Heather Payton and guests investigate the business of death.

An estimated 600,000 people die each year in the UK, and we are fast running out of grave space. The situation has become so serious that the government is even considering the idea of re-using graves. So what are the solutions? Heather Payton and guests investigate the business of death.

"