Business

Sun 23 Feb 2020

Three posts behind mum’s $20m empire

Three posts behind mum’s $20m empire

Joanna Jensen was running a steady business until three fellow mums’ Facebook posts helped tranform her into a multi-millionaire.

What it’s like for a family living with an electric car

What it’s like for a family living with an electric car

It’s been three months without a visit to the service station...but there are some additional grey hairs.

Offenders caught stealing from JM Kelly building

premium_icon Offenders caught stealing from JM Kelly building

TWO people are in custody after they fled the scene of a theft at the abandoned JM Kelly’s Park Avenue site in North Rockhampton.

Suunto 7: Android’s new benchmark for situational awareness

premium_icon Suunto 7: Android’s new benchmark for situational awareness

It’s not about the apps being clever, it’s about the apps being available when you need them.

Sat 22 Feb 2020

What led to the death of Holden

premium_icon What led to the death of Holden

There’s been much speculation on what caused the death of an Australian brand, but the truth is there are many reasons Holden is completing its final lap.

Troubled jewellery chain to shut stores

premium_icon Troubled jewellery chain to shut stores

Administrators of an embattled fashion retailer have taken a knife to the company, closing a quarter of its stores to make the brand more attractive to a buyer.

Future plan to force miners to keep local jobs

premium_icon Future plan to force miners to keep local jobs

Election pledge to keep jobs in mining towns if companies move to automation

Fri 21 Feb 2020

Six Harris Scarfe stores close

premium_icon Six Harris Scarfe stores close

The administrators of a national department store chain have shut stores as they try to find a white knight to buy or recapitalise the retailer.

Cafe slugged $15k for roach infestation

premium_icon Cafe slugged $15k for roach infestation

Southside cafe also had holes in the kitchen walls and no on-site thermometer to monitor food temperatures.

Pastor withdraws sensational claims against millionaire

premium_icon Pastor withdraws sensational claims against millionaire

A pastor who alleged a multi-millionaire developer made a chilling threat against him suddenly withdrew the claims in court today.

Chinese property king’s Sydney dream crashes down

premium_icon Chinese property king’s Sydney dream crashes down

Michael Guo’s dream of bringing high-class apartments came crashing down this week as 60 businesses went belly-up leaving behind a trail of creditors.

New rides in ambitious plan to transform Dreamworld

premium_icon New rides in ambitious plan to transform Dreamworld

Dreamworld owner Ardent has revealed ambitious plans to transform the park with new rides and attractions after reporting disappointing financial figures.

KFC’s new restaurant and secret menu changes

premium_icon KFC’s new restaurant and secret menu changes

KFC is expanding across Australia with the launch of more than 30 new restaurants, offering new ordering technology and innovation around their secret menu.

Dreamworld’s Ardent Leisure takes a $22.5m hit

premium_icon Dreamworld’s Ardent Leisure takes a $22.5m hit

Dreamworld’s parent company Ardent Leisure has been dealt a blow – just days before the findings of the Thunder River Rapids inquest.

Sad end for Victoria’s Secret lingerie

Sad end for Victoria’s Secret lingerie

A once-iconic lingerie brand famous for its celebrity-studded shows is being sold off under a cloud of toxic allegations and falling sales.

Thu 20 Feb 2020

The robot apocalypse is coming, but how do we prepare?

premium_icon The robot apocalypse is coming, but how do we prepare?

Secure, well-paid jobs are slowly evaporating and being replaced by electronic and digital alternatives. , writes Mark Morey.

How FNQ has become state’s aquaculture powerhouse

premium_icon How FNQ has become state’s aquaculture powerhouse

Far North Queensland’s aquaculture industry has been priced at more than $50 million – but it is in danger of being affected by an ominous market force.

Jetstar to cut back international flights

premium_icon Jetstar to cut back international flights

Jetstar is the latest airline to announce it will cut back on international flights in response to the coronavirus outbreak.

Big money worry that’s only getting worse

Big money worry that’s only getting worse

It’s one of the most hated expenses Aussies face – but anxiety over this drain on our finances is on the rise and it could be causing a “death spiral”.

Qantas slashes huge number of flights

Qantas slashes huge number of flights

Qantas and Jetstar will cut services to Asia due to coronavirus as the group braces for a financial hit of up to $150 million.

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