Australia Post has moved to bolster its small business offering by launching three partnerships to help small businesses with a number of core functions.
After spending its first few years in the Australian market getting a lay of the land, the local arm of global web domain registrar GoDaddy has launched a big marketing push taking aim at the 60 percent of small businesses that don’t have a website.
Only 50 percent of Australian SMBs have a website, while 48 percent of consumers stated they will stop considering a business if it doesn’t have a website.
Queensland businesses are among the most innovative in Australia, according to the second annual Business Insights report from Commonwealth Bank.
SMBs were awarded more than 75 percent of the government’s $50 million in technology contracts since the launch of its Digital Marketplace in August 2016.
Optus has launched Yes Business, an online platform to connect SMB owners to each other for support and advice, as well as tips from experts.
38 percent of retailers remain exclusively bricks and mortar, according to a report from the Australian Retailers Association (ARA).
Providing consumers with an alternative to cookie cutter furniture is Melbourne’s Sawdust Bureau, described by founder Bryan Cush as a low-volume furniture studio that looks to “blur the boundaries between contemporary art, sculpture and architectural design”.
In 2016 an entrepreneur by the name of Di Somerville launched an event in the NSW town of Wagga Wagga called Regional Pitchfest.
As usage of ATMs falls, most experts are forecasting the full transition to a cashless society will take place somewhere between 2020 and 2022.
Crowe Horwath has announced that it will be launching FoundX, a new initiative to support regional startups and small businesses.
“I have a very good eye for detail on ways to improve things without wasting time or money, so I turned it into a business.”
“I’m a problem solver at heart, and sometimes that makes you a less than desirable employee.” She never got fired, Carmen Roberts clarified with a laugh, but acknowledging that fact led to the decision not to go back to working for someone else after having her youngest child. Instead, she looked at what she was […]