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The World of Business

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Insights into the business world - featuring content from BBC Radio 4's In Business programme, and also Global Business from the BBC World Service.

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InBiz: Through The Mill: 26 Apr 12

April 26th, 2012

Episode 221 of 631 episodes

In the 19th century the Lancashire cotton industry was at the heart of the world's industrial revolution and the main engine of the British economy. In the 20th century it started a long decline. Today a few remaining textile manufacturers are finding ways of surviving huge global competition. Peter Day finds out how they are doing it. Producer: Sandra Kanthal Editor: Stephen Chilcott

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