Top 5 Reasons Why Business Owners Need to Keep Learning
Aug01

Top 5 Reasons Why Business Owners Need to Keep Learning

When was the last time you attended a training course or spent some time learning a new skill? Unfortunately, a large number of business owners don’t continually update their skill set and their business suffers as a result. Below are some of the main reasons every business owner needs to keep learning new things. 1.      You Stay Competitive and Sharp Over time, the decision makers in an organisation often rest on their laurels and...

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Australia’s Soft Drink Industry Promises to Cut Back on Overall Sugar
Jun25

Australia’s Soft Drink Industry Promises to Cut Back on Overall Sugar

Coca Cola and Pepsi promise to cut back on sugar by 20% The country’s biggest soft drink makers including Coca-Cola and Pepsi have vowed to slash their use of sugar by 20 per cent over the next seven years in a bid to tackle Australia’s obesity epidemic. But the highest-sugar varieties of drinks such as Coke will remain unchanged, with the plan largely focusing on efforts to produce and market low-sugar alternatives, and...

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Toys R Us is Closing all Australian Stores; 700 Jobs Lost
Jun20

Toys R Us is Closing all Australian Stores; 700 Jobs Lost

TOYS R Us and Babies R Us stores across Australia will be closed, putting 700 people out of work, after administrators failed to find a buyer for the doomed business. The chain of 44 toys and baby goods stores has been trading since entering voluntary administration in May but today administrators McGrathNicol said all potential buyers had pulled out and the business will be wound down. McGrathNicol said stock will now be liquidated...

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Amazon Prime is now Available to Australians
Jun18

Amazon Prime is now Available to Australians

Amazon launches Prime in Australia Amazon launched its Prime service in Australia today, giving most Australians access to free two-day shipping, Prime Video and a number of other perks. A subscription will cost AU$59 (approximately $44) per year — as opposed to the US price of $119 — a discounted rate that takes into account a smaller selection of goods and higher prices. Amazon just launched in the country last December....

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No More Airplane Windows; Emirates Debuts Virtual Windows Instead
Jun07

No More Airplane Windows; Emirates Debuts Virtual Windows Instead

Emirates airline has put a new twist on travel… airplane windows are to become a thing of the past. Would you travel in a windowless plane? A major airline has unveiled the plane of the future – complete with windowless cabins. Emirates Airline has debuted its new first class suite for the Boeing 777-300ER, which boasts virtual windows that link to the outside world with fibre-optic cameras. Emirates president Sir Tim Clark said...

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Starbucks Boss Howard Schultz President? Here’s What We Know
Jun06

Starbucks Boss Howard Schultz President? Here’s What We Know

Starbucks boss Howard Schultz this week announced he was retiring and quickly signaled he was considering a run for the White House to try to topple Donald Trump.     The billionaire businessman spoke about his interest in public service and launched a searing attack on Trump’s “vitriolic” divisiveness, US trade battles against China and the Republican Party’s “reckless” budget-busting tax...

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