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Business Studio lunch box forum: marketing through joint ventures [EVENT]

Date: Wednesday 7 June 2017 Time: 12.30pm–1.15pm Where:  Business Studio, level 1, State Library of Queensland How can you maximise your business potential by collaborating with other businesses? Peter Gjersoe talks through entering into joint ventures, the pitfalls to be aware of and the potential benefits. Peter Gjersoe is Danish by birth, and Australian by choice. He started … Read more

Will Topshop Australia’s woes stop other global brands from coming here? Three lessons for retailers

Last Wednesday, administrators announced they were working with the UK owners of the Topshop and Topman brands on “supporting and right-sizing” the Australian franchise after it collapsed six years after launching into the local market. The post-mortems of the fashion imprints have been vicious, with some retail analysts questioning why the brands even entered the Australian market … Read more

Why Your Startup Content-Marketing Strategy Isn’t Working

You could fix your company’s problems simply by taking a closer look at what you’re doing, and figuring out where it’s lacking. Today, almost every big business you’ve ever heard of has some kind of content-marketing strategy. By “almost every,” I refer to estimates of 94 percent of small businesses, around 77 percent of B2Cs and 93 percent of … Read more

Spaceship, Prospa and Timelio among winners in FinTech Australia’s inaugural Finnies awards

Australian startups taking on global markets with new fintech solutions in agtech, retail, lending and superannuation were celebrated at the inaugural Finnie awards held in Sydney on Wednesday. The Finnie awards were established by FinTech Australia to celebrate fintech ventures Down Under, and last night gave out 29 awards before an audience of more than … Read more