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Thursday, 2 July 2015

Bye-bye big box: IKEA reveals Aussie expansion plans and move to small stores

IKEA is ramping up its business across Australia, revealing plans to double its presence here over the next few years. by Renee Thompson
 

Lush wins retailer of the year: $36 million in turnover all through word-of-mouth advertising

Lush Fresh Handmade Cosmetics has been awarded retailer of the year for its impressive employee education programs, focus on employee wellbeing, and corporate social responsibility. by Cara Waters
 

Wednesday, 1 July 2015

Kennett tells why $12 million from Coles is a “major step forward” for small suppliers

Former Victorian premier Jeff Kennett ordered yesterday that Coles’ food and grocery suppliers be refunded more than $12 million after they were forced to pay extra rebates to join the supermarket’s supply chain program. by Renee Thomps son
 

No comedy in this Greek tragedy: Cafe cops it over “What do you give a Greek with a scratchie?” sign

Customers of a cafe in Sydney’s north have taken to social media to complain about a sign making light of Greece’s financial situation. by Rebecca Colquhoun
 

Wednesday, 1 July 2015

What do consultants really sell?

There are two key things you need to look for if you are thinking about hiring a consultant. by Brian Walker
 

OpenAgent.com.au raises $6 million to capture more of Australia’s property market

A chance meeting and 400% year-on-year growth has helped real estate agent comparison startup OpenAgent.com.au close a $6 million funding round. by Kye White
 

Customers turn red at loss of Allen’s green frogs and spearmint leaves

Sweet tooths are distraught after Allen’s confirmed this morning it has stopped making Spearmint Leaves and green Frogs Alive. by Renee Thompson
 

Courier startup Zoom2u closes $850,000 funding round, looks to grow fleet

Courier startup Zoom2u has closed an $850,000 funding round that will be used to fund its growth throughout Australia. by Kye White
 

Monday, 29 June 2015

Can you actually make money on LinkedIn?

Increasing numbers of business owners are praising the powers of LinkedIn, revealing they’ve managed to bolster sales by spending more time on the platform. by Nina Hendy
 
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