Employment Minister Eric Abetz has backed down on the federal government’s plan to force job seekers to apply for 40 jobs a month, saying he recognises criticism the move would be a “real burden to small businesses”. By Kirsten Robb
Many businesses will put off thinking about their Christmas marketing until October or November, when it’s too late. Here are the essential strategies you need to start implementing now. By Jim Stewart
Global fashion chain Zara has been forced to pull two of its products in two weeks, after it faced online outrage on Wednesday over a children’s shirt likened to the concentration camp uniform worn by Jewish prisoners. By Kirsten Robb
A number of leading tech giants have begun hyping upcoming gadgets on social media ahead of the IFA (Internationale Funkausstellung Berlin) consumer electronics trade show, which kicks off in Berlin next week. By Andrew Sadauskas
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