Ongoing lockdowns push total retail damage estimates to $8 billion

Ongoing lockdowns push total retail damage estimates to $8 billion

In the space of just four days the expected hit to Australian retail from various lockdowns has risen by $1 billion, with the country's national peak retail body calling on more support from ...

New rules for areas of concern as NSW records 239 new COVID cases

New rules for areas of concern as NSW records 239 new COVID cases

"Based on those numbers, we can only assume that things are ...

WA to instate hard border with SA

WA to instate hard border with SA

Western Australia will introduce a hard border with South Austral...

Lockdowns take a toll on Australian retail turnover

Lockdowns take a toll on Australian retail turnover

Australian retail turnover fell 1.8 per cent in June 2021 as COVI...

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Deloitte forecasts wining and dining to drive retail growth at expense of apparel, household goods

Deloitte forecasts wining and dining to drive retail growth at expense of apparel, household goods

Retail has won a greater share of the consumer wallet in 2020-21 ...

Mighty Craft to buy SA's Mismatch Brewing, 78 Degrees, Lot 100 and more for $47 million

Mighty Craft to buy SA's Mismatch Brewing, 78 Degrees, Lot 100 and more for $47 million

Three beloved South Australian boutique alcohol brands and the ma...

Australian businesses took $128m hit from payment redirection scams in 2020

Australian businesses took $128m hit from payment redirection scams in 2020

Scammers took advantage of the economic crisis last year by swind...

AUSTRAC launches money laundering probes into NAB, Crown Perth, SkyCity Adelaide, Star Sydney

AUSTRAC launches money laundering probes into NAB, Crown Perth, SkyCity Adelaide, Star Sydney

Australia's financial crime regulator AUSTRAC has launched fo...

Hotel quarantine far from 'fit for purpose'

Hotel quarantine far from 'fit for purpose'

With Melbourne under lockdown for another seven days, the consequ...

The four GDP graphs that show us roaring out of recession pre-lockdown

The four GDP graphs that show us roaring out of recession pre-lockdown

Back in the first three months of this year when we had JobKeeper...

ASIC asks activist short sellers to play fair

ASIC asks activist short sellers to play fair

Australia's corporate watchdog has asked activist short sell...

Selecting what matters: skill shortages are no basis for picking permanent migrants

Selecting what matters: skill shortages are no basis for picking permanent migrants

Australia should not target skills shortages when it selects worker...

Australian Vintage sees no China syndrome, just an opportunity to grow

Australian Vintage sees no China syndrome, just an opportunity to grow

China may be a sore point for some Australian wine producers at t...

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Entrepreneurship

Airwallex founder launches VC fund Capital 49

Airwallex founder launches VC fund Capital 49

After their global payments platform achieved a US$2.6 billion ($3.5 billion) valuation in March, the founders of Airwallex are turning their attention to new startups with the launch of venture ...

$50m investment to bolster US plans for marketing software developer IntelligenceBank

$50m investment to bolster US plans for marketing software developer IntelligenceBank

"I'm a firm believer that great products sell, and if yo...

Entrepreneurs supporting entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs supporting entrepreneurs

Supporting young people in achieving their business goals has alw...

Wedding dress giant Grace Loves Lace to walk down the aisle in Canada

Wedding dress giant Grace Loves Lace to walk down the aisle in Canada

Australia's largest wedding dress exporter Grace Loves Lace i...

Companies

Priceline owner rejects "opportunistic" Wesfarmers takeover bid

Priceline owner rejects "opportunistic" Wesfarmers takeover bid

The board of Australian Pharmaceutical Industries (ASX: API) has ...

Star Entertainment backs away from Crown merger bid amidst Royal Commission uncertainty

Star Entertainment backs away from Crown merger bid amidst Royal Commission uncertainty

The Star Entertainment (ASX: SGR) has withdrawn its proposal to c...

Digital Wine Ventures to buy out beverage logistics firm Parton

Digital Wine Ventures to buy out beverage logistics firm Parton

Digital Wine Ventures (ASX: DW8) has entered into a binding agree...

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Retail

eStore Logistics unveils robot-powered Melbourne warehouse

eStore Logistics unveils robot-powered Melbourne warehouse

Australian e-commerce fulfilment provider eStore Logistics today ...

E-commerce success story continues for Temple & Webster

E-commerce success story continues for Temple & Webster

Amidst a surge in online shopping and home renovations, it's ...

Best & Less skyrockets on listing, exceeds prospectus forecasts

Best & Less skyrockets on listing, exceeds prospectus forecasts

Investors have welcomed apparel retailer Best & Less Group (A...

Myer secures lease on new Victorian distribution centre

Myer secures lease on new Victorian distribution centre

Department store icon Myer (ASX: MYR) has today announced a ...

 

Opinion

Why governments will have to consider the costs of long COVID when easing pandemic restrictions

Why governments will have to consider the costs of long COVID when easing pandemic restrictions

With governments worldwide under pressure to ease pandemic restrict...

Is Australia a sitting duck for ransomware attacks?

Is Australia a sitting duck for ransomware attacks?

Australian organisations are a soft target for ransomware attacks...

National plan to allow battery cages until 2036 favours cheap eggs over animal welfare

National plan to allow battery cages until 2036 favours cheap eggs over animal welfare

Eggs laid by battery hens would be phased out within 15 years und...

Leadership

Entrepreneurs supporting entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs supporting entrepreneurs

Supporting young people in achieving their business goals has alw...

Former Westpac CEO Brian Hartzer named chairman of fintech Beforepay

Former Westpac CEO Brian Hartzer named chairman of fintech Beforepay

Former Westpac (ASX: WBC) CEO Brian Hartzer, who resigned uncerem...

Professor Attila Brungs named next UNSW Vice-Chancellor

Professor Attila Brungs named next UNSW Vice-Chancellor

Professor Attila Brungs has been appointed the new Vice-Chancello...

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Property

Dexus names Dap & Co for Naldham House fitout

Dexus names Dap & Co for Naldham House fitout

Dexus Property Group (ASX: DXS) hopes to restore Brisbane's&n...

Construction starts on $250m CHEP service centre in Brisbane

Construction starts on $250m CHEP service centre in Brisbane

Joint venture (JV) construction partners Goodman (ASX: GMG) and B...

$140 million renewal project kicks off in Brisbane's northwest

$140 million renewal project kicks off in Brisbane's northwest

Construction is now underway on the Ferny Grove Central project, ...

Myer secures lease on new Victorian distribution centre

Myer secures lease on new Victorian distribution centre

Department store icon Myer (ASX: MYR) has today announced a ...

Health

"A necessity": Why WA's Cannaponics is going off the grid

"A necessity": Why WA's Cannaponics is going off the grid

As Cannaponics founder Rod Zakostelsky steers the Perth-based med...

Starpharma claims anti-COVID nasal spray proves its strength against Delta variant

Starpharma claims anti-COVID nasal spray proves its strength against Delta variant

Listed pharmaceutical company Starpharma (ASX: SPL) has today dou...

Australia's top 20 cannabis companies

Australia's top 20 cannabis companies

Investing in the medicinal cannabis industry is not for the faint...

Smiles Inclusive partners lose chance to claim $97m as Exit Solutions picks up final scraps

Smiles Inclusive partners lose chance to claim $97m as Exit Solutions picks up final scraps

Unsecured creditors in formerly ASX-listed, failed Gold Coast-bas...

Technology

Airwallex founder launches VC fund Capital 49

Airwallex founder launches VC fund Capital 49

After their global payments platform achieved a US$2.6 billion ($...

Voice AI platform Dubber drums up support for $110m capital raise

Voice AI platform Dubber drums up support for $110m capital raise

Voice intelligence software group Dubber Corp (ASX: DUB) has toda...

Undersea cable linking Australia to Middle East and Europe lands in Perth

Undersea cable linking Australia to Middle East and Europe lands in Perth

Australia's first express undersea cable to the Europe-Middle...

Employment Hero triples valuation to $800m

Employment Hero triples valuation to $800m

Payroll and HR platform Employment Hero is insatiable for global ...

Legal

Crown pays $61 million in unpaid taxes to Victorian Government

Crown pays $61 million in unpaid taxes to Victorian Government

Embattled casino and hotels giant Crown Resorts (ASX: CWN) has pa...

Lorna Jane slapped with $5 million fine over false 'anti-virus activewear' claims

Lorna Jane slapped with $5 million fine over false 'anti-virus activewear' claims

Sportswear brand Lorna Jane has been ordered to dish out $5 milli...

Craig Gore jail term appeal fails

Craig Gore jail term appeal fails

Former rich lister Craig Gore has been unsuccessful in his attemp...

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Finance

Brisbane "non-bank" WLTH closes $3m seed ahead of $15m Series A

Brisbane "non-bank" WLTH closes $3m seed ahead of $15m Series A

Fintech startup WLTH has today closed a $3 million seed round as ...

Digital platform VentureCrowd raises $31m for alternative assets

Digital platform VentureCrowd raises $31m for alternative assets

Brisbane-based crowdfunding equity investment platform VentureCro...

Digital bank Alex secures banking licence

Digital bank Alex secures banking licence

A digital bank named Alex is the latest to receive a banking lice...

EML Payments' next acquisition one step closer after UK approval

EML Payments' next acquisition one step closer after UK approval

EML Payments' (ASX: EML) $108.6 million acquisition of t...

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