News and interviews on IBISWorld including trends, features, blogs and community conversations from an Australian business perspective.
Wednesday, 11 August 2010
While a drop in major corporate activity such as IPOs, has weighed on revenue at the top end of the legal industry, the sector is set for growth.
Wednesday, 04 August 2010
Australia's aquaculture sector has been hit by the GFC, but global demand for seafood will underpin long-term growth.
Wednesday, 28 July 2010
The small end of Australia’s personal services sector – which covers everything from babysitters to marriage celebrants to tattooists – is fighting back.
Wednesday, 21 July 2010
There has been little comfort for furniture retailers over the past five years.
Wednesday, 14 July 2010
The carpet manufacturing industry's revival will be dependent on the state of the domestic housing and commercial building markets.
Wednesday, 30 June 2010
Amateur photographers and high-tech software mean less demand for professional photographers.
Wednesday, 23 June 2010
With the new financial year upon us, IBISWorld looks at the Australian industries set to fly in the next 12 months - and those set to fall.
Friday, 11 June 2010
Entrepreneurs need to be wary of falling productivity as absentee rates rise and tired workers battle to cope with late-night viewing patterns during the World Cup.
Wednesday, 09 June 2010
Providing customers with information had been a lucrative growth industry for some time... that is, before the global recession struck.
Monday, 24 May 2010
The fear-driven sell-off of commodities over the past fortnight has been nothing short of remarkable.
Wednesday, 19 May 2010
Peter Birtles, chief executive of Supercheap Auto Group, talks about the psyche of Australian consumers and how to stand out in a crowded market.
Due to Australia's ageing population, the nursing home industry is set to expand at a strong rate.
Wednesday, 05 May 2010
Weak export market demand, an appreciating dollar and constraints on livestock supply are producing trying times for the meat processing industry.
Wednesday, 21 April 2010
Despite the growing demand for aged-care services, the industry could face a decade of struggle as profits remain thin due to customers’ inability to pay for services.
As engagement with traditional media wanes in favour of new digital media, marketing budgets are being put towards PR in place of advertising.
Wednesday, 14 April 2010
Management consultants have been hit hard by the GFC, but as the economy rebounds and companies look to expand, the sector will thrive.
Thursday, 08 April 2010
The battle for the title of Australia's top online retailer has come down to a fight between the two heavyweights of the local e-tail sector.
Wednesday, 07 April 2010
Oversupply of winemaking grapes has become the most significant issue facing the industry as consumer prices plummet.
Wednesday, 31 March 2010
A new survey shows confidence among SME retailers fell 16 points to 24% in the March quarter, which means small retailers now have the lowest confidence level of any industry sector.
As we head into the tail end of the 2009-10 fiscal year, Australia has proven its name as the lucky country during the GFC.