The Olympics and Paralympics are widely regarded as having been a huge success, in terms of medals won and in the way they've been organised. But is there a lasting legacy for business in the South West too?
Retailers across the country say they saw sales dip slightly in August as people stayed in to watch, even internet sales were down. But the British name is flying high and exporters in the region believe it's a chance to cash in.
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