With stores now open across the nation, and a strategy that only appeals to a select segment of consumers, Aldi’s growth will soon slow down.
Many predictions about the future of retail have emerged — and some common themes have emerged that are worth considering.
Australians are more concerned about job insecurity as a result of poor business management and international workers willing to work for lower wages.
Manufacturers were using algorithmic price monitoring to determine when retailers were discounting prices and make their prices competitive.
Recruitment & Hiring
Despite age-related discrimination being prohibited by law, many employers hire younger applicants because of unfounded myths about age and productivity.
Education Minister Simon Birmingham encourages families to shop around for cheap childcare, so many workers have to cut rates to attract families.
A win-win for everyone: less hours and same pay for employees; lower costs, increased productivity and a boosted reputation for employers.
Finance, Startup News, Technology
Puzzles used to protect bitcoin are so complex that current technology cannot crack them. But quantum computers could crack these puzzles in coming decades.
Netflix’s latest half-year results have disappointed the market, sending shares in the TV streaming giant down 13% in one night.
Entrepreneurs, Startup News
A recent publication in the National Bureau of Economic Research shows that middle-aged entrepreneurs are far more successful than younger ones.