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Sales fall for Harvey Norman franchisees despite record year

03/09/2019

A weak economy is to blame for Harvey Norman franchisees recording a drop in sales, chairman Gerry Harvey has told investors. In its latest results presentation, the iconic retailer revealed

How to survive in business: V.I.P. celebrates 40 years

16/08/2019

V.I.P. Home Services notches up its fourth decade in business this year. Bill Vis, the founder and director of the company, says at times he finds it very hard to believe

Europcar fined $350,000

14/08/2019

Europcar has to pay $350,000 in penalties for charging excessive credit and debit card payment surcharges in breach of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010. The Federal Court ruling is

The Source Bulk Foods hits Singapore

14/08/2019

The Source Bulk Foods. Australia’s largest bulk foods and zero waste retailer, has unveiled its first outlet in Singapore. The retail chain has promoted an ethos of zero packaging, encouraging customers

Janine Allis: 5 tips on finding the why factor

13/08/2019

How can you crystallise the brilliance of your business? Boost Juice founder Janine Allis has five fantastic tips for finding the ‘why’ in your business. “Businesses never know when they are

7-Eleven’s free coffee ploy to reduce landfill

08/08/2019

While Woolworths’ CEO Brad Banducci defends the supermarket’s use of plastic-toy giveaways to drive sales, 7-Eleven is taking a different approach. The convenience retailer on Tuesday announced it will offer

Are you deleting bad reviews?

02/08/2019

Why neither you – nor your franchisees – should delete online reviews, advises Stephen Palmer, executive general manager, White Pages. Deleting a bad review may seem like the best option at the time,

Wage theft shocking but unsurprising

01/08/2019

Many Australians are shocked by celebrity chef George Calombaris being caught for underpaying employees A$7.8m. It didn’t help, of course, that the television personality was also reported to be seeking a

Why I love my job: Snap’s Kevin Lacey

15/07/2019

There’s more to fostering positive relationships with franchisees than measuring performance. Kevin Lacey, in his role as national franchise manager at print store chain Snap Franchising, reveals how he evaluates success

Business confidence falls after election spike

09/07/2019

Australian business confidence retreated in June following a post-election spike in the previous month, while overall conditions look set to remain weak, according to a survey of Australian companies. The