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Premier Investments targeting spin-offs for Smiggle and Peter Alexander in 2025

Premier Investments targeting spin-offs for Smiggle and Peter Alexander in 2025

Premier Investments (ASX: PMV), buoyed by another strong earnings p...

The Body Shop shouldn’t have failed when consumers want activism from their brands. What happened?

The Body Shop shouldn’t have failed when consumers want activism from their brands. What happened?

We are in an era of brand activism and conscious consumerism. More ...

Knight Frank and NZ's Bayleys group partner in $95.5m takeover bid for McGrath

Knight Frank and NZ's Bayleys group partner in $95.5m takeover bid for McGrath

Knight Frank has teamed up with New Zealand’s Bayley Corporat...

G8 Education settles Slater and Gordon shareholder class action for $46.5m

G8 Education settles Slater and Gordon shareholder class action for $46.5m

Slater and Gordon Lawyers has secured a $46.5 million settlement fr...

Australia’s biggest chemist is merging with a giant wholesaler. Could we soon be paying more?

Australia’s biggest chemist is merging with a giant wholesaler. Could we soon be paying more?

Corporate Australia loves a big merger. And amid a growing flurry o...

Outposter unlocks a global workforce to ethically tackle our skills shortage

Outposter unlocks a global workforce to ethically tackle our skills shortage

Brisbane-based entrepreneur Ben Pullen first delved into outsourcin...

Singaporeans battle for control of Namoi Cotton as Olam’s $122m bid trumps Louis Dreyfus

Singaporeans battle for control of Namoi Cotton as Olam’s $122m bid trumps Louis Dreyfus

A battle for control of Namoi Cotton (ASX: NAM) has emerged wi...

End of an era for Godfreys after administrators fail to find a buyer

End of an era for Godfreys after administrators fail to find a buyer

It’s finally the end of the road for vacuum cleaner retailer ...

Promoter of $180m Courtenay House Ponzi scheme pleads guilty to two criminal charges

Promoter of $180m Courtenay House Ponzi scheme pleads guilty to two criminal charges

A NSW man has pleaded guilty to criminal charges, including dealing...

The Star embroiled in HWL Ebsworth cyber-attack amid tragedy for law firm

The Star embroiled in HWL Ebsworth cyber-attack amid tragedy for law firm

The Star Entertainment Group (ASX: SGR) has revealed itself to have...

Car pricing platform AutoGrab accelerates global ambitions through JATO partnership

Car pricing platform AutoGrab accelerates global ambitions through JATO partnership

After rapidly growing its business in Australia over the past four ...

Marmalade raises $16m as invoice payment startup aims to process $1b in 2024

Marmalade raises $16m as invoice payment startup aims to process $1b in 2024

Melbourne-based invoice payment platform Marmalade has raised $16 m...

Boral rejects Seven Group bid after independent expert says it falls $1 billion short

Boral rejects Seven Group bid after independent expert says it falls $1 billion short

Buildings materials giant Boral (ASX: BLD) has formally rejected a ...

Study links microplastics with human health problems – but there’s still a lot we don’t know

Study links microplastics with human health problems – but there’s still a lot we don’t know

A recent study published in the prestigious New England Journal of ...

Record year for EnergyLab alumni as climate tech startups raise $289m

Record year for EnergyLab alumni as climate tech startups raise $289m

Alumni of climate tech startup accelerator EnergyLab raised a recor...

Predictive intelligence marketing tech Prophet raises $5m in seed round backed by Catalano

Predictive intelligence marketing tech Prophet raises $5m in seed round backed by Catalano

In a move resembling the transformation of the investment world in ...

Southern Cross Media warms to increased $250m offer from ARN Media

Southern Cross Media warms to increased $250m offer from ARN Media

Southern Cross Media Group (ASX: SXL) has warmed to an improved tak...

Uber agrees to pay $272 million to Australian taxi drivers in mammoth class-action payout

Uber agrees to pay $272 million to Australian taxi drivers in mammoth class-action payout

Rideshare giant Uber has agreed to pay Australian taxi and hire car...

Superloop rubs salt in Aussie Broadband's wounds with share disposal order

Superloop rubs salt in Aussie Broadband's wounds with share disposal order

Aussie Broadband's (ASX: ABB) parried attempt to acquire rival ...

Former Google Play exec to lead Mighty Kingdom as game developer rattles tin for $6.2m

Former Google Play exec to lead Mighty Kingdom as game developer rattles tin for $6.2m

Adelaide-based game developer Mighty Kingdom (ASX: MKL) has hit pla...

Bain Capital looks to buy Iress UK Mortgages arm for $164m

Bain Capital looks to buy Iress UK Mortgages arm for $164m

In a bid to reduce debt and continue offloading non-core assets, Me...

Finder Wallet has a big win against ASIC as regulator tests the waters on crypto products

Finder Wallet has a big win against ASIC as regulator tests the waters on crypto products

Finder Wallet, a subsidiary of comparison website Finder.com, has s...

Myer names former Qantas Loyalty boss Olivia Wirth as CEO to replace King

Myer names former Qantas Loyalty boss Olivia Wirth as CEO to replace King

Myer Holdings (ASX: MYR) has announced a new position of executive ...

South Australia's Kanyini satellite passes critical testing hurdle

South Australia's Kanyini satellite passes critical testing hurdle

A South Australian satellite built by public and private partners i...

US suitor withdraws fleeting $153m takover offer for Appen

US suitor withdraws fleeting $153m takover offer for Appen

Downsizing artificial intelligence (AI) annotator Appen (ASX: APX),...

Australian B-Corp registrations double in two years as more companies meet high ESG benchmarks

Australian B-Corp registrations double in two years as more companies meet high ESG benchmarks

Achieving B Corp certification is no easy feat for a business, with...

Stan gears up for coast-to-coast productions in Queensland and WA

Stan gears up for coast-to-coast productions in Queensland and WA

Nine Entertainment Co’s video streaming service Stan is geari...

WAM Leaders ups the ante for QV Equities as investment groups agree to $2b merger

WAM Leaders ups the ante for QV Equities as investment groups agree to $2b merger

WAM Leaders (ASX: WLE), a listed investment company managed by Wils...

How LoanOptions.ai founder built advanced tech to "democratise" lending

How LoanOptions.ai founder built advanced tech to "democratise" lending

"The client was on a lunchbreak, and before they finished the ...

Hundreds of tariffs to go from July 1 in biggest unilateral tariff cut in decades

Hundreds of tariffs to go from July 1 in biggest unilateral tariff cut in decades

The Albanese government will abolish almost 500 so-called “nu...