Copycat businesses attempting to ride on the coattails of other companies’ success is an “inevitable” part of using Instagram, according to one of the founders of coffee scrub brand Frank Body. By Eloise Keating
The prospect of the goods and services tax being raised as a way of paying for income tax cuts has been canvassed by finance minister Mathias Cormann, who has indicated spending cuts alone would not be enough to fund income tax reductions. By Renee Thompson
A five-year legal battle involving an importer of haircare products has come to an end, with the full court of the Federal Court of Australia ruling Dateline Imports breached Australian law by suggesting one of its products did not contain formaldehyde. By Broede Carmody
Making entrepreneurship more visible and embracing it as a part of Australian culture will encourage the next generation of Aussie innovators, according to former prime minister Julia Gillard. By Denham Sadler
Despite banging the drum for years over the unfairness of capital raisings, it is disappointing the way some mainstream media players still don’t understand some of the fundamentals of Australia’s anything-goes system. By Stephen Mayne
Big data has become a buzzword in recent years, but many small businesses are missing out on opportunities to leverage this information in order to improve customer service and boost sales. By Broede Carmody
Providers of online, payday and peer-to-peer loans for small businesses say they are increasingly concerned that the lack of regulation of their sector could see a few bad apples destroy it. By Neil Slonim
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