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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.


Quick on the Draw

May 14th, 2011

Episode 96 of 630 episodes

In an age of high technology communications, two long-established companies in a single German city are still battling each other for supremacy in a global marketplace ... in pencils. In Nuremberg Peter Day asks Faber-Castell and Staedtler how they both stay sharp ... and finds out what light (and shade) they can throw on the success of German industry and the viability of Europe as a single economy. Producer: Caroline Bayley Editor: Stephen Chilcott

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