People & Profit

Scarf maker Scough among companies benefitting from coronavirus outbreak

PEOPLE AND PROFIT
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As the coronavirus pandemic spreads, some companies are in fact benefitting from the outbreak. Stephen Carroll speaks to Andrew Kessler, the founder of Scough - an American manufacturer of scarves with built-in air filters, which is struggling to satisfy demand. But first, the head of Germany's influential Ifo research institute has warned that Europe's biggest economy could fall into recession. Our correspondents have been taking the temperature in the business community. And we take a look at a gold mine in Australia that's run into a bat problem.