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Wednesday, 3 December 2014

Online retailers turn to Christmas pop-up shops in bid to cash in on “new retail”

Online Australian retailers are increasingly seeing the value of greeting their customers face-to-face, choosing to turn their hands to running bricks-and-mortar stores. by Eloise Keating

Tuesday, 21 October 2014

Entrepreneurs can help bring new thinking to manufacturing

Australia has more than its fair share of entrepreneurs. However, few decide to invest in the local manufacturing sector. by Krzysztof Dembek

Thursday, 16 October 2014

Seven ways to generate new ideas for your business

When it comes to growing your business, innovation is the name of the game. Here’s seven ways to generate new ideas. by Eloise Keating

What Australian manufacturing industry can learn from its ‘outliers’

While Australian manufacturing is in decline, some innovative companies such as Anthony Kittel’s Redarc Electronics are bucking the trend. Here’s a look at what it’s doing right. by Michael Fischer

Friday, 1 August 2014

Melbourne startup develops water-repellent clothing

A Melbourne-based startup is harnessing the power of nanotechnology in order to make water-repellent clothing. by Broede Carmody

Thursday, 24 July 2014

How to win the digital minds of tomorrow’s consumer

The future is digital according to global futurist and innovation strategist Anders Sorman-Nilsson. by Cara Waters

Monday, 21 July 2014

Australia ranks on innovation – but indolence could cost us

In terms of innovation, Australia lags a long way behind leaders such as the US, Switzerland, the UK, Sweden, Finland, Netherlands, Singapore and Denmark. Federal government budget cuts risk making the situation far worse. by Roy Green

Tuesday, 17 June 2014

DesignCrowd acquires design and photo site Worth1000

Australian DesignCrowd, a global crowdsourcing marketplace for design work, has acquired Worth1000, home to over 600,000 graphic designers and enthusiasts. by Bronwen Clune

Friday, 13 June 2014

Melbourne startup aims to take on eBay for local sales

Most startups don’t often admit to going after the big guns, but not Melbourne-based online marketplace startup Locl, which is looking to offer an alternative to eBay and Gumtree for local sales. by Kye White
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