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Coles offers $50 million in “conscience and guilt money” with its new SME innovation fund

Coles offers $50 million in “conscience and guilt money” with its new SME innovation fund

Coles will attempt to “nurture” farmers and SMEs with a $50 million innovation fund that will see grocery producers and manufacturers given access to grants and interest-free loans. By Broede Carmody
Shark Tank judge Naomi Simson: The one way to keep the passion alive in your business

Shark Tank judge Naomi Simson: The one way to keep the passion alive in your business

The life of an entrepreneur can be a gruelling one, with little down time and the weight of a company’s success or failure resting on your shoulders. By Eloise Keating
ASX-listed digital media company Reeltime Media collapses after ASIC applies to wind up the business

ASX-listed digital media company Reeltime Media collapses after ASIC applies to wind up the business

A digital media group, and its five subsidiaries, has been placed in voluntary administration after the corporate regulator applied to wind up the business in the Supreme Court of NSW. By Eloise Keating
Catch Group’s Yumtable partners with Uber for #UberDINING as Aussies embrace restaurant booking online

Catch Group’s Yumtable partners with Uber for #UberDINING as Aussies embrace restaurant booking online

An online restaurant booking platform that is part of the Catch Group has partnered with ride-sharing service Uber to gain a point of difference in a competitive market. By Broede Carmody
A slap too far: Advertising watchdog disciplines telco Amaysim over “slapstick” video

A slap too far: Advertising watchdog disciplines telco Amaysim over “slapstick” video

The advertising watchdog has upheld a complaint against an online ad from mobile phone carrier Amaysim that portrayed “slapstick” comedy in which a man hits another man across the face. By Broede Carmody
Apple Watch lands Down Under as local businesses roll out compatible apps

Apple Watch lands Down Under as local businesses roll out compatible apps

The Apple Watch launches in Australia today, but don’t expect to be able to purchase one in-store. By Kye White
On trend: How Ena Hadziselimovic grew her university side-project Hello Molly into a $5 million e-commerce success story

On trend: How Ena Hadziselimovic grew her university side-project Hello Molly into a $5 million e-commerce success story

Hello Molly co-founder Ena Hadziselimovic explains why ‘social’ is a way of life and not a marketing trend and shares the moment her success really sunk in. By Kirsten Robb
Labor’s super plan would add complexity but not tackle inequity

Labor’s super plan would add complexity but not tackle inequity

In announcing it would change the way is superannuation is taxed if elected, Labor has grasped the superannuation reform nettle by the hand. By Gordon Mackenzie
Why be so negative about negative gearing?

Why be so negative about negative gearing?

One topic guaranteed to cause a strong reaction in the media is negative gearing. By Michael Yardney
Five personal branding strategies every entrepreneur needs to know

Five personal branding strategies every entrepreneur needs to know

One of the most important things you can do as an entrepreneur is build your personal brand and reputation. By Catriona Pollard
How you think is how you feel: An entrepreneur's journey

How you think is how you feel: An entrepreneur's journey

When you are an entrepreneur, life is very hectic; you think you are the boss but really the vision is the boss, and it is a very demanding boss! By Finn Kelly
The Lighter Side: What exactly is the sharing economy?

The Lighter Side: What exactly is the sharing economy?

Not a day goes by without the marketing catch-phrase “sharing economy” thrown around. But what is it exactly? By Broede Carmody
Amazon books $73 million loss despite rising sales in first quarter 2015

Amazon books $73 million loss despite rising sales in first quarter 2015

E-commerce giant Amazon reported a loss in its 2015 first quarter results, despite rapidly rising sales, The Wall Street Journal reports. By Kye White
Don't abandon negative gearing, REIQ tells Labor's Chris Bowen

Don't abandon negative gearing, REIQ tells Labor's Chris Bowen

Rental rates would be driven upwards if negative gearing benefits were removed, the Real Estate Institute of Queensland (REIQ) claims. By Jessie Richardson
Five reasons to call your customers regularly

Five reasons to call your customers regularly

The way to succeed in business is to be constantly in touch with your market. The moment you lose touch with them or start making business more about you than your customers is the time you risk becoming irrelevant. By Amanda Jesnoewski
Scrapping super fund rules could cost SMEs $1.8 billion in red tape; Winning Group snaps up factory outlet Electro Seconds: Midday Roundup

Scrapping super fund rules could cost SMEs $1.8 billion in red tape; Winning Group snaps up factory outlet Electro Seconds: Midday Roundup

Changes to the selection process for workplace super funds could see employers caught up in $1.8 billion of red tape with small businesses hit the hardest, according to Industry Super Australia. By Broede Carmody and Cameron Magusic
Confusion over Anzac Day public holiday: Why next Monday won’t be a day off for most of us

Confusion over Anzac Day public holiday: Why next Monday won’t be a day off for most of us

Australia will celebrate the centenary of the Gallipoli landing this Saturday, April 25. So which shops can open and which have to stay closed? By Eloise Keating
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