Many small and medium-sized manufacturers in Japan have fallen on hard times as they struggle to compete with low-cost imports. This episode features an experienced designer who is proving that innovative designs combined with high-quality products can justify higher prices and help keep local manufacturers in business.
[In Depth: Risky Loans Fuel Worries of Next Financial Crisis]
Central banks are worried that the easy money they've been providing may have brought with it an unwanted side effect. We explore a potential risk to the world economy.
[Global Trends: Indonesian Entrepreneurs Innovate Tradition]
A stunning traditional craft from Indonesia has had trouble adapting to changing times. We take a look at how a new generation of entrepreneurs is reinvigorating its appeal with a modern touch.