Many businesses will put off thinking about their Christmas marketing until October or November, when it’s too late. Here are the essential strategies you need to start implementing now. By Jim Stewart
Flight Centre has posted a full-year net profit of $206.92 million, down 16% from $246.08 million a year earlier, as it announced plans to acquire a 90% stake in UK-based tour operator Topdeck Tours. By Andrew Sadauskas and Eloise Keating
Putting a stop to the roll out of the National Broadband Network would cost the economy $24 billion, according to a federal government report containing a cost-benefit analysis on four possible scenarios for a rollout of the NBN By Andrew Sadauskas
The Australian Tax Office has revealed a tax on superannuation, known as Division 293, has raised nearly $300 million from nearly 100,000 higher income earners, but a leading tax lobby group says the situation is not as bad as it sounds. By Andrew Sadauskas
Iconic Australian brands Hard Yakka, King Gee and Stubbies have found a new home, with retail conglomerate Wesfarmers agreeing to pay $180 million to Pacific Brands for the workwear trio. By Eloise Keating
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