Woolworths CEO Banducci quits as supermarket giants under the microscope

Woolworths CEO Banducci quits as supermarket giants under the microscope

Woolworths Group (ASX: WOW) CEO Brad Banducci has stunned the market with the announcement that he will retire as CEO at the end of this year, ending his more than eight ye...

Superloop board rejects "opportunistic" takeover offer from Aussie Broadband

Superloop board rejects "opportunistic" takeover offer from Aussie Broadband

The board of Superloop (ASX: SLC) has taken little time in assessin...

Akubra’s new CEO Natalie Culina marks a first for iconic hat manufacturer

Akubra’s new CEO Natalie Culina marks a first for iconic hat manufacturer

Australian hat manufacturer Akubra has enlisted retail industry exe...

How healthy are the plant-based meat and dairy replacements in the market?

How healthy are the plant-based meat and dairy replacements in the market?

If you’re thinking about buying plant-based foods, a trip to ...

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Nexba founders to launch wine-based fruit punch remixt at First Choice Liquor

Nexba founders to launch wine-based fruit punch remixt at First Choice Liquor

A company restructure for sugar-free soft drinks company ...

Berkshire Hathaway subsidiary buys Aussie toy distributor Big Balloon

Berkshire Hathaway subsidiary buys Aussie toy distributor Big Balloon

The world's fastest-growing toy company Jazwares has acquired l...

The worst may be over for the retail recession, says Deloitte Access Economics

The worst may be over for the retail recession, says Deloitte Access Economics

The worst may be over for the retail sector after suffering a reces...

Australia's first Moon rover prototype revealed

Australia's first Moon rover prototype revealed

A prototype for one of two possible lunar rovers to take part in th...

New Zealand’s Entrada Travel Group in the driver’s seat after snaring Greyhound Australia

New Zealand’s Entrada Travel Group in the driver’s seat after snaring Greyhound Australia

New Zealand-based tourism and transport company Entrada Travel Grou...

Bidding war kicks off for comms-tech Whispir as Pendula swings in

Bidding war kicks off for comms-tech Whispir as Pendula swings in

Sydney-headquartered customer engagement platform Pendula has weigh...

Rinehart joins the billionaire rush for iconic Aussie fashion with Driza-Bone acquisition

Rinehart joins the billionaire rush for iconic Aussie fashion with Driza-Bone acquisition

Billionaire mining magnate Gina Rinehart has followed in the steps ...

ARN Media forced to divest $16m in shares of takeover target Southern Cross Media

ARN Media forced to divest $16m in shares of takeover target Southern Cross Media

An M&A tussle involving some of the biggest powerbrokers in Aus...

OECD exposes the world’s 41 million ‘missing entrepreneurs’ are mostly women

OECD exposes the world’s 41 million ‘missing entrepreneurs’ are mostly women

Cross-border migration flows in the European Union and OECD countri...

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AI job matching platform Hatch raises $7m to challenge legacy marketplaces

AI job matching platform Hatch raises $7m to challenge legacy marketplaces

Hatch, an artificial intelligence (AI) powered job matching platform set up by co-founders of Zip Co (ASX: ZIP) and THE ICONIC, has raised $7 million in an oversubscribed s...

Brandon BioCatalyst secures $50m grant for new med-tech incubator tackling dementia

Brandon BioCatalyst secures $50m grant for new med-tech incubator tackling dementia

A national biotechnology incubator run by the venture capital-backe...

QIC to partner with five accelerators to boost QLD startups

QIC to partner with five accelerators to boost QLD startups

The Queensland Investment Corporation (QIC) expects more than 160 e...

From agritech to workplace safety: Startmate unveils a sizzling Summer ’24 cohort

From agritech to workplace safety: Startmate unveils a sizzling Summer ’24 cohort

From creating synthetic fertilisers that efficiently grow more food...

MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS

Superloop board rejects "opportunistic" takeover offer from Aussie Broadband

Superloop board rejects "opportunistic" takeover offer from Aussie Broadband

The board of Superloop (ASX: SLC) has taken little time in assessin...

Australian Vintage confirms merger talks with wine giant Accolade’s new owners

Australian Vintage confirms merger talks with wine giant Accolade’s new owners

A merger between Australian Vintage (ASX: AVG) and Accolade Wines c...

Aussie Broadband lobs $467m takeover offer for Superloop

Aussie Broadband lobs $467m takeover offer for Superloop

Update: Since this story was published, the board of Superloop...

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Retail

Universal Store profit up 17pc on productivity gains despite inflationary pressure

Universal Store profit up 17pc on productivity gains despite inflationary pressure

Now with 100 stores to its name across several brands, Universal St...

Scentre Group retailers post record sales in 2023 as foot traffic spikes

Scentre Group retailers post record sales in 2023 as foot traffic spikes

A sharp increase in foot traffic at Scentre Group’s (ASX: SCG...

Woolworths CEO Banducci quits as supermarket giants under the microscope

Woolworths CEO Banducci quits as supermarket giants under the microscope

Woolworths Group (ASX: WOW) CEO Brad Banducci has stunned the marke...

Aussies waiting on hold for longer, costing the economy $1.28b, says report

Aussies waiting on hold for longer, costing the economy $1.28b, says report

The time spent on hold by Australians increased dramatically over t...

 

Opinion

How healthy are the plant-based meat and dairy replacements in the market?

How healthy are the plant-based meat and dairy replacements in the market?

If you’re thinking about buying plant-based foods, a trip to ...

The secret sauce of Coles’ and Woolworths’ profits: high-tech surveillance and control

The secret sauce of Coles’ and Woolworths’ profits: high-tech surveillance and control

Coles and Woolworths, the supermarket chains that together control ...

The 7 new graphs that show inflation falling back to earth

The 7 new graphs that show inflation falling back to earth

Inflation has fallen for the fourth successive quarter. Australia&...

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CAPITAL RAISING & FINANCE

Local Residential's $650m build-to-rent fund boosts development pipeline to $1.1b

Local Residential's $650m build-to-rent fund boosts development pipeline to $1.1b

Melbourne-based built-to-rent platform Local Residential has closed...

Netwealth funds under management rise by more than a quarter to $80.8 billion

Netwealth funds under management rise by more than a quarter to $80.8 billion

Founded as a financial services industry challenger in 1999 and lis...

After leading the first bank to list on the ASX in 30 years, Judo co-founder Healy to resign

After leading the first bank to list on the ASX in 30 years, Judo co-founder Healy to resign

Judo Capital (ASX: JDO) has announced the co-founder and CEO of Jud...

Afterpay-founded Touch Ventures in the red from investment impairments

Afterpay-founded Touch Ventures in the red from investment impairments

A venture capital spin-off from buy-now pay-later (BNPL) compa...

Leadership

Akubra’s new CEO Natalie Culina marks a first for iconic hat manufacturer

Akubra’s new CEO Natalie Culina marks a first for iconic hat manufacturer

Australian hat manufacturer Akubra has enlisted retail industry exe...

Former DHL Express boss John Mullen to replace outgoing Qantas chairman

Former DHL Express boss John Mullen to replace outgoing Qantas chairman

Qantas Airways (ASX: QAN) has named John Mullen the new chairman to...

Woolworths CEO Banducci quits as supermarket giants under the microscope

Woolworths CEO Banducci quits as supermarket giants under the microscope

Woolworths Group (ASX: WOW) CEO Brad Banducci has stunned the marke...

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Property

Hotel Property Investments CEO Don Smith passes away

Hotel Property Investments CEO Don Smith passes away

Following a successful career of almost two decades with Vicinity C...

Local Residential's $650m build-to-rent fund boosts development pipeline to $1.1b

Local Residential's $650m build-to-rent fund boosts development pipeline to $1.1b

Melbourne-based built-to-rent platform Local Residential has closed...

Fortis gets green light for three projects worth $570m in Melbourne and Sydney

Fortis gets green light for three projects worth $570m in Melbourne and Sydney

Sydney-based developer Fortis, the property arm of debt and equity ...

Salter Brothers’ hospitality arm debuts Ardour hotel brand with Kingsford Barossa

Salter Brothers’ hospitality arm debuts Ardour hotel brand with Kingsford Barossa

Melbourne-based Salter Brothers is rebranding the Kingsford Barossa...

Health

Cochlear profit jumps 35pc on increased implant sales

Cochlear profit jumps 35pc on increased implant sales

Strong demand for its upgraded Nucleus 8 Sound Processor has l...

Brandon BioCatalyst secures $50m grant for new med-tech incubator tackling dementia

Brandon BioCatalyst secures $50m grant for new med-tech incubator tackling dementia

A national biotechnology incubator run by the venture capital-backe...

Crowd-sourced funding steady at $71m as food & beverage, female-founded startups rise

Crowd-sourced funding steady at $71m as food & beverage, female-founded startups rise

Despite a 58 per cent decline in venture capital funding in Austral...

Aravax raises $66m for peanut allergy cure as Victoria leads the way

Aravax raises $66m for peanut allergy cure as Victoria leads the way

Victoria has become the epicentre of finding a cure for peanut alle...

Technology

Superloop board rejects "opportunistic" takeover offer from Aussie Broadband

Superloop board rejects "opportunistic" takeover offer from Aussie Broadband

The board of Superloop (ASX: SLC) has taken little time in assessin...

Australian data protection authority received almost 500 breach reports in December half

Australian data protection authority received almost 500 breach reports in December half

While it’s no secret that cybersecurity attacks have posed a ...

Melbourne-based software consultancy and tech firm Leonardo bought by UST

Melbourne-based software consultancy and tech firm Leonardo bought by UST

California-based digital transformation solutions company UST ...

Reality bites for 3D tech company Euclideon as administrators appointed

Reality bites for 3D tech company Euclideon as administrators appointed

Euclideon, a Brisbane-based 3D data visualisation technology compan...

Legal

Grays agrees to pay $10m fine for misleading car ads on its website

Grays agrees to pay $10m fine for misleading car ads on its website

Online auction platform Grays has agreed to pay a $10 million fine ...

Bubs Australia settles with former chair and founder over legal disputes

Bubs Australia settles with former chair and founder over legal disputes

A legal dispute at Bubs Australia (ASX: BUB) that ensued following ...

Former Bingo Industries CEO sentenced to community service as company fined $30m for cartel conduct

Former Bingo Industries CEO sentenced to community service as company fined $30m for cartel conduct

A formerly ASX-listed skip bin operator that is now owned by a Macq...

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