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Friday, 31 July 2015

Consumers are nuts for healthy snacks with sector tipped to grow strongly

While traditional snack food manufacturing remains the bigger industry by far, healthy snacks production is tipped to grow at an annual rate of 3%, according to the latest IBIS World report. by Broede Carmody
 

Thursday, 30 July 2015

Bridal sweet: White Runway founder Rebecca Marsh tells how she sold the business

It was a fortuitous introduction from a mutual friend that set the train in motion for entrepreneur Rebecca Marsh to sell her booming bridal wear business White Runway to retail heavyweight the PAS Group. by Eloise Keating
 

Trade Secret sold for $80 million to US discount giant

Discount retailer Trade Secret is poised for rapid expansion, with US retail giant TJX Companies picking up the chain from owner Gazal Corporation for $80 million. by Eloise Keating
 

Monday, 27 July 2015

Fitness pass startup KFit gets ready for expansion after closing $3.25 million funding round led by Sequoia

Asia-Pacific fitness startup KFit has closed $3.25 million in funding as the subscription-based gym services market becomes increasingly oversaturated in Australia. by Denham Sadler
 

Friday, 24 July 2015

Why you need to pay attention to cultural differences with your global-sourcing strategy

The way roles are defined and typically performed in Australia is not always the same in other countries. by Scott Linden Jones
 

Wednesday, 22 July 2015

SMEs say revamped country of origin food labels a “good first start”

Australian SMEs have welcomed the government’s revamped country of origin food labels but more could be done to give consumers more confidence about what they are buying. by Broede Carmody
 

Monday, 20 July 2015

TripAdvisor takes on Airbnb as industry calls for regulation of “sharing economy”

Peak bodies in the hotel and accommodation sector are calling for governments at all levels to regulate the so-called “sharing economy”. by Eloise Keating
 

Wednesday, 15 July 2015

How HERO Condoms founder Dustin Leonard snared a deal with ‘holy grail’ Woolworths

A social enterprise that sells condoms for a cause has added Woolworths to the ballooning list of supermarkets that stock the product, thanks to a national distribution deal being struck earlier this month. by Renee Thompson
 

Tuesday, 14 July 2015

Keen to get some media exposure? Here's what you need to know

You could be the most knowledgeable and well-informed person on a certain topic, but we're here to tell you that you won't be asked back unless you're interesting. by Rosie Beaton and Natalie Foxon Phillips
 
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