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Woolworths takes on Wesfarmers in bid for Priceline with $872m offer

Woolworths takes on Wesfarmers in bid for Priceline with $872m offer

Woolworths Group (ASX: WOW) has today thrown its hat in the ring to...

Shopping Centres Australasia launches $750m metro convenience retail JV with GIC

Shopping Centres Australasia launches $750m metro convenience retail JV with GIC

After making its fortunes with suburban malls anchored by blue-chip...

Beach Energy taken to the Federal Court by shareholders

Beach Energy taken to the Federal Court by shareholders

Slater and Gordon (ASX: SGH) has launched a class action against Ad...

Will Australia follow Europe into a fourth COVID wave?

Will Australia follow Europe into a fourth COVID wave?

Europe is facing a fourth wave of COVID. As we watch on, it is reas...

James Halliday's Junovate teams up with Entertainment Group for direct-to-consumer wine marketplace

James Halliday's Junovate teams up with Entertainment Group for direct-to-consumer wine marketplace

Sydney-based Entertainment Group, a company whose discount coupon b...

October sales rebound led by restriction-free states

October sales rebound led by restriction-free states

States that were free of restrictions led a bounce-back for Austral...

SA to reopen borders on 23 November, unveils new rules for the fully vaccinated

SA to reopen borders on 23 November, unveils new rules for the fully vaccinated

Premier Steven Marshall has announced today that fully vaccinated S...

MUA withdraws industrial action against Patrick in lead up to Christmas

MUA withdraws industrial action against Patrick in lead up to Christmas

The Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) and Patrick Terminals have co...

Codan digs up new CEO to helm metal detector business

Codan digs up new CEO to helm metal detector business

Adelaide-based Codan (ASX: CDA) has today announced the curren...

Oversubscribed SPAC sets the scene for next high-profile Australian or NZ NASDAQ listing

Oversubscribed SPAC sets the scene for next high-profile Australian or NZ NASDAQ listing

Leading Australian investors including Uluwatu Capital, Artesian an...

Australian companies are facing more climate-focused ESG resolutions than ever before

Australian companies are facing more climate-focused ESG resolutions than ever before

In 2020, for the first time in Australia, more than half the shareh...

Priceline owner API agrees to Wesfarmers buyout

Priceline owner API agrees to Wesfarmers buyout

Wesfarmers' (ASX: WES) attempt to diversify its retail offering...

Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales predicted to hit $5.4 billion in Australia

Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales predicted to hit $5.4 billion in Australia

A shopping frenzy is expected to generate a record $5.4 billion in ...

Retail sales down in September but e-commerce volumes hit record high

Retail sales down in September but e-commerce volumes hit record high

Prolonged lockdowns in New South Wales, Victoria and the Australian...

ACCC: Global container trade disruptions a crisis for Australian businesses

ACCC: Global container trade disruptions a crisis for Australian businesses

Delayed shipments and rapidly rising freight rates are putting pres...

Date finally set for Adelaide's $400m Central Market Arcade redevelopment to break ground

Date finally set for Adelaide's $400m Central Market Arcade redevelopment to break ground

After facing significant delays from COVID-19, the $400 million red...

Praemium board knocks back $785m takeover offer from Netwealth

Praemium board knocks back $785m takeover offer from Netwealth

Australia's fastest-growing wealth management platform Netwealt...

Sir David Attenborough calls on world leaders to act on climate crisis

Sir David Attenborough calls on world leaders to act on climate crisis

Natural historian and documentarian Sir David Attenborough issued s...

Australia to allow quarantine-free travel to Singaporeans this month

Australia to allow quarantine-free travel to Singaporeans this month

In three weeks' time Singapore will join New Zealand as part of...

Prime Media shares hit four-year high on Seven West takeover offer

Prime Media shares hit four-year high on Seven West takeover offer

Seven West Media (ASX: SWM) is having a second bite at the cherry a...

Australia welcomes back New Zealanders as one-way bubble reopens

Australia welcomes back New Zealanders as one-way bubble reopens

As NSW welcomes back international arrivals for citizens, permanent...

Fewer than half of Australia’s 150 biggest companies have committed to zero emissions by 2050

Fewer than half of Australia’s 150 biggest companies have committed to zero emissions by 2050

Corporate Australia has of late become a strong voice for more acti...

Pack your suitcase: ’Do not travel’ advice lifted for outbound Aussies

Pack your suitcase: ’Do not travel’ advice lifted for outbound Aussies

With Australia’s international borders set to progressively r...

Consumers are wise to ‘woke washing’ – but truly ‘transformative branding’ is still possible

Consumers are wise to ‘woke washing’ – but truly ‘transformative branding’ is still possible

With brands increasingly engaging in social change campaigns and le...

Your unvaccinated friend is roughly 20 times more likely to give you COVID

Your unvaccinated friend is roughly 20 times more likely to give you COVID

As lockdowns ease in New South Wales, Victoria and the ACT, and peo...

Singapore to open doors to vaccinated Aussies next month

Singapore to open doors to vaccinated Aussies next month

Vaccinated travellers from Australia will be able to enter Singapor...

Beach Energy faces class action after shares hit an oil slick this year

Beach Energy faces class action after shares hit an oil slick this year

A pullback in flows from a South Australian oilfield could provide ...

If all 2030 climate targets are met, the planet will heat by 2.7 degrees this century. That’s not OK

If all 2030 climate targets are met, the planet will heat by 2.7 degrees this century. That’s not OK

If nations make good on their latest promises to reduce emissions b...

Corporate Australia taps into social conscience with a sharp rise in ESG reporting

Corporate Australia taps into social conscience with a sharp rise in ESG reporting

Corporate Australia is gaining a social and environmental conscienc...

TGA provisionally approves Pfizer booster shots for Australian adults

TGA provisionally approves Pfizer booster shots for Australian adults

The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has today provisionally ...