Yearly Archives: 2017 Back

FRENCH COMPANY TO SET UP DRIVERLESS CAR MANUFACTURING IN ADELAIDE

DRIVERLESS vehicle manufacturer Navya will set up shop in Adelaide bringing a manufacturing facility along for the ride. The decision to land in Adelaide by Navya CEO Christophe Sapet follows discussions between the company and South Australia Premier Jay Weatherill in Paris. Navya says it was attracted to Adelaide’s carbon neutral and renewable energy focus, … Read more

Is this the future of retail? Nordstrom unveils merchandise-free store

US fashion specialty retailer Nordstrom has given a glimpse of what the future of retail could look like, unveiling a new retail concept this week that is free of merchandise. The West Hollywood ‘Nordstrom Local’ concept store will be populated by personal stylists but no inventory. Instead, Nordstrom describes it as a “neighbourhood hub where … Read more

TURNBULL GOVERNMENT CRACKS DOWN ON PHOENIX DIRECTORS

Company directors will be issued with unique identification numbers as part of Federal Government reforms designed deter and penalise directors who engage in illegal phoenixing activity. The reforms were announced this week by Minister for Revenue and Financial Services, Kelly O’Dwyer, who said illegal phoenixing – the stripping and transfer of assets from one company … Read more

Bold : how to go big, achieve success, and impact the world (book)

Authors: Peter H. Diamandis and Steven Kotler A radical, how-to guide for using exponential technologies, moonshot thinking, and crowd-powered tools, Bold unfolds in three parts. Part One focuses on the exponential technologies that are disrupting today’s Fortune 500 companies and enabling upstart entrepreneurs to go from “I’ve got an idea” to “I run a billion-dollar … Read more

9 Startups Changing the Fabric of Fashion

Consumers increasingly demand products that cruelty-free and sustainable, but with no compromise in quality. As ethically minded consumers become aware of how materials are obtained and demand another kind of change for their dollar, diverse businesses around the world are lining up to cash in on vegan leather enterprises. Many companies — among them Land Rover, Tesla and H&M … Read more

The expert’s handbook : your direct path to making more while doing less in the digital economy (book)

Author: James Klobasa Whilst online systems and strategies can leverage time, reach and profit, allowing you to fulfill your vision, business online can also be a minefield of confusion and overwhelm. After multiple successes working with Experts, Thought Leaders and Visionaries, James Klobasa gives you the roadmap to access your true power, create your perfect … Read more