Adairs beds down $80m deal for Focus on Furniture group

Adairs beds down $80m deal for Focus on Furniture group

Homewares and furnishings retailer Adairs (ASX: ADH) has stepped up its push into the home furniture sector through the $80 million acquisition of national retailer Focus on Furniture. The deal co...

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...

GURNER, Qualitas raise $1.2 billion for rent-to-build platform

GURNER, Qualitas raise $1.2 billion for rent-to-build platform

Developer GURNER and alternative real estate investment manager Qua...

Australian Retailers Association raises alarm over customer aggression in Victoria

Australian Retailers Association raises alarm over customer aggression in Victoria

Australian Retailers Association (ARA) chief executive officer Paul...

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Aged and healthcare compliance software startup Zipline.io raises $6m

Aged and healthcare compliance software startup Zipline.io raises $6m

Melbourne-based software as a service (SaaS) company Zipline.io has...

Crown Resorts receives third takeover offer from Blackstone

Crown Resorts receives third takeover offer from Blackstone

US-based investment management company Blackstone has launched its ...

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...

Footwear retailer Accent Group shares wear down as lockdowns cut $40m from earnings

Footwear retailer Accent Group shares wear down as lockdowns cut $40m from earnings

Shares in footwear retail giant Accent Group (ASX: AX1) fell by mor...

Latest Airwallex raise brings company valuation to $7.6 billion

Latest Airwallex raise brings company valuation to $7.6 billion

Nearly two months after announcing a $275 million Series E raise, A...

Treasury Wine Estates to buy Californian luxury winemaker for $433m

Treasury Wine Estates to buy Californian luxury winemaker for $433m

After harvesting net proceeds of $300 million from divesting non-pr...

PlaySide levels up with $28m raise

PlaySide levels up with $28m raise

Melbourne-based video game developer PlaySide (ASX: PLY) has today ...

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...

Australian Clinical Labs to acquire Medlab Pathology for $70m

Australian Clinical Labs to acquire Medlab Pathology for $70m

Australian Clinical Labs (ASX: ACL) is set to nearly double its num...

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Entrepreneurship

Heaps Normal brews $8.5m raise as non-alcoholic beer demand rises

Heaps Normal brews $8.5m raise as non-alcoholic beer demand rises

Just 16 months since launching its award winning non-alcoholic beer 'Quiet XPA', Canberra-based Heaps Normal has raised an intoxicating sum as it plans to build a dedicated production facil...

Solar champions Anson Zhang and Jeff Yu win Sydney Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award

Solar champions Anson Zhang and Jeff Yu win Sydney Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award

It was a case of third time's a charm last night for the founde...

The Sydney Young Entrepreneur Awards are back with a star-studded line-up tonight

The Sydney Young Entrepreneur Awards are back with a star-studded line-up tonight

Sydney is roaring back to its usual self tonight with finalists in ...

Fraud prevention platform FrankieOne partners with digital bank Cape

Fraud prevention platform FrankieOne partners with digital bank Cape

Banking services fintech Cape has tapped fraud-prevention specialis...

Companies

Webjet buys Trip Ninja as bookings rebound on travel sector recovery

Webjet buys Trip Ninja as bookings rebound on travel sector recovery

Webjet (ASX: WEB) has today announced the acquisition of Canadian t...

Crown Resorts receives third takeover offer from Blackstone

Crown Resorts receives third takeover offer from Blackstone

US-based investment management company Blackstone has launched its ...

Treasury Wine Estates to buy Californian luxury winemaker for $433m

Treasury Wine Estates to buy Californian luxury winemaker for $433m

After harvesting net proceeds of $300 million from divesting non-pr...

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Retail

Adairs beds down $80m deal for Focus on Furniture group

Adairs beds down $80m deal for Focus on Furniture group

Homewares and furnishings retailer Adairs (ASX: ADH) has stepped up...

Australian Retailers Association raises alarm over customer aggression in Victoria

Australian Retailers Association raises alarm over customer aggression in Victoria

Australian Retailers Association (ARA) chief executive officer Paul...

Booktopia ramps up logistics in preparation for Christmas rush

Booktopia ramps up logistics in preparation for Christmas rush

Anticipating its best Christmas retail season ever, e-commerce gian...

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...

 

Opinion

What is Bitcoin’s fundamental value? That’s a good question

What is Bitcoin’s fundamental value? That’s a good question

As it hits new highs, there is no shortage of bold predictions abou...

Water leaks, cracks and more: Sydney’s apartments are riddled with building defects

Water leaks, cracks and more: Sydney’s apartments are riddled with building defects

Buying an apartment is the biggest financial commitment many of us ...

Relying only on vaccination in NSW isn’t enough – here’s what we need for sustained freedom

Relying only on vaccination in NSW isn’t enough – here’s what we need for sustained freedom

The latest New South Wales roadmap to recovery outlines a range of ...

Leadership

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...

Accor Pacific CEO named new boss of Crown Sydney

Accor Pacific CEO named new boss of Crown Sydney

Crown Resorts (ASX: CWN) has named Simon McGrath as CEO of Crown Sy...

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...

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Property

GURNER, Qualitas raise $1.2 billion for rent-to-build platform

GURNER, Qualitas raise $1.2 billion for rent-to-build platform

Developer GURNER and alternative real estate investment manager Qua...

Ingenia buys Bellarine resort for $37 million

Ingenia buys Bellarine resort for $37 million

Ingenia Communities (ASX: INA) will soon be the largest owner of ho...

GPT logistics portfolio worth $4.1 billion following Ascot Capital asset acquisition

GPT logistics portfolio worth $4.1 billion following Ascot Capital asset acquisition

Real estate investment trust GPT Group’s (ASX: GPT) portfolio...

Centuria industrial property fund to raise $325m for major portfolio expansion

Centuria industrial property fund to raise $325m for major portfolio expansion

Centuria Industrial REIT (ASX: CIP) has entered into agreements to ...

Health

Aged and healthcare compliance software startup Zipline.io raises $6m

Aged and healthcare compliance software startup Zipline.io raises $6m

Melbourne-based software as a service (SaaS) company Zipline.io has...

Twiggy Forrest makes $5m investment in Emyria for cannabis, MDMA research

Twiggy Forrest makes $5m investment in Emyria for cannabis, MDMA research

Andrew ‘Twiggy’ Forrest’s private investment grou...

Paul Hopper’s Radiopharm Theranostics to list this month with $152m market cap

Paul Hopper’s Radiopharm Theranostics to list this month with $152m market cap

An Australian company developing radiopharmaceutical products to tr...

Australian Clinical Labs to acquire Medlab Pathology for $70m

Australian Clinical Labs to acquire Medlab Pathology for $70m

Australian Clinical Labs (ASX: ACL) is set to nearly double its num...

Technology

Robot bricklayer FBR to raise $10m for commercialisation

Robot bricklayer FBR to raise $10m for commercialisation

Perth-based robotic bricklaying technology company FBR (ASX: FBR) i...

Reprieve for EML Payments as Irish regulators allow new customers and programs

Reprieve for EML Payments as Irish regulators allow new customers and programs

The dreaded 'Bank of Ireland Update' has become an ominous ...

Twiggy Forrest's Tattarang invests $25m in dark fibre innovator FibreconX

Twiggy Forrest's Tattarang invests $25m in dark fibre innovator FibreconX

Hot on the heels of recent deals in cannabinoid research and a Byro...

A decade in the making: Vertical Farm Systems signs $55m Canadian contract

A decade in the making: Vertical Farm Systems signs $55m Canadian contract

A Sunshine Coast-based vertical farming technology company has spro...

Legal

Nuix faces second class action as Phi Finney McDonald enters the fold

Nuix faces second class action as Phi Finney McDonald enters the fold

Data analytics and intelligence software company Nuix (ASX: NXL) is...

ANZ sued by ASIC over alleged lending failures

ANZ sued by ASIC over alleged lending failures

One of the country’s largest banks is in the sights of the Au...

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...

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Finance

Reprieve for EML Payments as Irish regulators allow new customers and programs

Reprieve for EML Payments as Irish regulators allow new customers and programs

The dreaded 'Bank of Ireland Update' has become an ominous ...

Afterpay launches new money management app called Money

Afterpay launches new money management app called Money

Afterpay (ASX: APT) has officially launched its Money app in A...

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...

CBA’s crypto play will see “greater adoption than before” of digital assets

CBA’s crypto play will see “greater adoption than before” of digital assets

Today’s announcement from Australia’s largest bank that...

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Notre Dame unveils new programs empowering business leaders to tackle realities of modern slavery
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Aspen, OM Civil to revitalise Burleigh community
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