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Thursday, 27 August 2015

Textbook case: 80-year-old retail chain closes

A bookselling chain that has operated for 80 years will close its doors after the Adelaide University Union decided to wind down the business. by Broede Carmody

Thursday, 27 August 2015

The email hack in China that nearly cost SME owner Meg Lewis her business

A strong relationship with her Chinese manufacturing firm that had lasted nearly a decade had helped Meg Lewis build a successful Australian online business. by Nina Hendy

‘A big, risky project’: Turnbull says NBN cost will be settled soon

How much will the NBN actually cost? That is the multibillion-dollar question, and Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull says we should have an answer soon. by Josh Taylor

Monday, 24 August 2015

British are coming: Reiss clothing to open in Australia

UK fashion chain Reiss clothing is set to open its first Australian store next year in what is the latest example of a large overseas retailer coming to Australian shores. by Renee Thompson

Friday, 21 August 2015

Kogan expansion plans in full flight with travel division launch

Australian online retailer Kogan is set to reach even greater heights with the launch of its new travel division, Kogan Travel, today. by Renee Thompson

Tuesday, 18 August 2015

Out of Africa: Discount retailer Mr Price to launch Down Under

South African retailer Mr Price is set to open Australian outlets off the back of strong online sales from local customers. by Broede Carmody

Friday, 14 August 2015

Buchan awesome: Record crowdfunding target reached to rebuild pub

Buchan in regional Victoria is celebrating today after a crowdfunding campaign to see the town’s pub rebuilt raised more than $600,000, with so many last-minute donations it crashed the website involved. by Renee Thompson

Thursday, 13 August 2015

Bunnings ‘is like a vulture’: Small business backs former Woolies chief on how hardware giant screws competitors

Small business advocates have backed a call by a former chairman of Woolworths for stronger competition laws because companies like Bunnings are destroying their competitors. by Broede Carmody

Three ways to supercharge your business growth

Last night at SmartCompany’s Growing Your Business seminar in Melbourne the audience of SME owners and entrepreneurs heard about tips for taking their businesses to the next level. by Cara Waters
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