News and interviews on Les Katz including trends, features, blogs and community conversations from an Australian business perspective.
Thursday, 06 May 2010
Following an ACCC investigation, Lift Shop founder Les Katz has admitted to breaching the Trade Practices Act and misleading a customer.
Thursday, 14 January 2010
Les Katz from Lift Shop shares his advice on how to respond to competitor attacks.
Tuesday, 20 October 2009
From cashflow problems to an attack from a competitor, many start ups have a near-death story to tell.
Friday, 16 October 2009
Lift Shop founder Les Katz had plenty of start-up problems, but is now finding his feet.
Tuesday, 22 September 2009
Smart businesses are already planning for the economic recovery. What strategies does your business have in place to benefit from the reviving financial climate?
Tuesday, 08 September 2009
The residential lift sector is a surprisingly cutthroat little industry. Just ask Lez Katz, founder of Lift Shop, which returns to the Smart 50 this year after posting revenue of $9.9 million in 2008-09.
Wednesday, 04 March 2009
Tuesday, 03 March 2009
Lift Shop founder Les Katz didn't see a niche as much as gaping wide hole when he started his business in 1996. The residential lift market in Australia was dominated by one player and Katz knew that anyone who could come in and provide an alternative would do well.
Tuesday, 30 September 2008
Do I dip my toe into web 2.0? What are my competitors doing?
Tuesday, 23 September 2008
Many of Australia’s best businesses have had to get through some tough, almost terminal, experiences before making the Smart50. JAMES THOMSON reports on the lessons they learnt on their way to the top.
Tuesday, 16 September 2008
Many of the fastest-growing entrepreneurs on the Smart50 are using their websites to grow revenue, reduce costs and improve productivity. AMANDA GOME reveals the 13 trends, tricks and hints from these web-savvy businesses.