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Wendy’s owner claims it’s “business as usual” despite former master franchisor collapsing

Wendy’s owner claims it’s “business as usual” despite former master franchisor collapsing

The collapse of Wendy’s Supa Sundaes will not affect the current operations of the ice cream and hot dog chain, according to owner Supatreats Australia. By Eloise Keating
Family feuds over death benefits: Five SMSF lessons for your business

Family feuds over death benefits: Five SMSF lessons for your business

A family dispute over superannuation death benefits has led to a legal bill of more than $370,000 charged to a self-managed super fund (SMSF) to defend a claim. By Michael Laurence
How Alton Lane set out to disrupt men’s fashion: Five lessons for your business

How Alton Lane set out to disrupt men’s fashion: Five lessons for your business

Lessons in entrepreneurial thinking from the US business using 3D scanners to shake up men’s fashion. By Cara Waters
Government to beef up ACCC to assist farmers

Government to beef up ACCC to assist farmers

Farmers will get some extra help in the battle against the supermarket chains in the government’s long-awaited White Paper on Agricultural Competitiveness released on Saturday. By Michelle Grattan
Goodness gracious, success is in the box for this Aussie startup

Goodness gracious, success is in the box for this Aussie startup

GoodnessMe Box is the latest Australian startup offering a service that’s achieved success in the United States, and is now emulating it here in Australia. By Kye White
Insights into why I started my own business – Part 1

Insights into why I started my own business – Part 1

There are many paths to starting your own business and may reasons why people do it. By Sue Barrett
How to identify low hanging fruit

How to identify low hanging fruit

Don’t confuse the degree of complexity with potential for impact when it comes to making changes to your business. By Bri Williams
4Cabling acquires e-commerce business OzLighting; May retail sales disappoint: Midday Roundup

4Cabling acquires e-commerce business OzLighting; May retail sales disappoint: Midday Roundup

Sydney-based cabling company 4Cabling has acquired e-commerce business OzLighting for an undisclosed sum. By Eloise Keating, Rebecca Colquhoun and Renee Thompson
Small business accuses Kmart of copying designer’s wooden puppy toy: It’s “pretty soul destroying”

Small business accuses Kmart of copying designer’s wooden puppy toy: It’s “pretty soul destroying”

A children’s toymaker wants other small businesses to come forward if they fear their designs are being copied after claiming Kmart ripped off the design of one of its wooden toy products. By Renee Thompson
Consumer watchdog takes Belle Gibson to court over fundraising claims

Consumer watchdog takes Belle Gibson to court over fundraising claims

App developer and wellness blogger Belle Gibson appeared in court yesterday for failing to answer questions about allegations of fundraising fraud. By Rebecca Colquhoun
Former Sigma chiefs plead guilty to falsifying accounts after profit overstated by $9.6 million

Former Sigma chiefs plead guilty to falsifying accounts after profit overstated by $9.6 million

The former chief executive and chief financial officer of Sigma Pharmaceuticals face possible jail time after pleading guilty to fraud-related charges yesterday. By Renee Thompson
ASIC forced to wind up 31 abandoned companies in the past year

ASIC forced to wind up 31 abandoned companies in the past year

Australia’s corporate watchdog used its wind-up powers to appoint liquidators to 31 abandoned companies in the 2014-15 financial year, in a bid to help almost 100 employees access almost $1 million in unpaid entitlements. By Eloise Keating
Baby Bunting’s IPO plans ramp up as sales boom

Baby Bunting’s IPO plans ramp up as sales boom

It may have started life as a small four-store family-owned baby business, but Baby Bunting has now flourished into a company that is looking to raise between $50 million to $70 million in an initial public offering. By Rebecca Colquhoun
How Amir Farhand took geospatial company Takor from an office in his re-mortgaged home to the ASX

How Amir Farhand took geospatial company Takor from an office in his re-mortgaged home to the ASX

It was 2005 and Takor founder Amir Farhand was working at a technology firm after studying geography at university, when he first saw Google Maps in action. By Kirsten Robb
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