The Week Unwrapped podcast: Social epilepsy, hydrogen and a retail boom

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Why are retail sales growing? Should social media companies clamp down on flashing images? And why are German railways turning to hydrogen? Analysis Friday, November 27, 2020 - 3:10pm Olly Mann and The Week delve behind the headlines and debate what really matters from the past seven days. ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– To get six free issues of The Week magazine and a moleskine notebook visit  and enter promo code: POD25 ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– In this week’s episode, we discuss: Sales boom Although you wouldn’t know it from reading the gloomy headlines, retail sales in the UK are higher now than they were before the pandemic. Home and garden stores in particular have benefited from the surge in spending, which seems to be the result of a lot of people cooped up with little else to spend their money on. Perhaps even more surprisingly, the majority of people have been saving more too. Seeing the light In the next few weeks TikTok will be introducing a ne ▶ Full story on
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