The sales leader’s problem solver : practical solutions to conquer management mess-ups, handle difficult sales reps, and make the most of every opportunity (book)

Author: Suzanne Paling This is the book every sales manager wishes they had – before they accepted the job. The advice within acts as a 24/7 coach for beleaguered sales leaders dealing with perplexing dilemmas. Sales leaders (managers, directors, and vice presidents) advocate for and often succeed in getting sales training for their reps, but … Read more

Equity crowdfunding to be opened to retail investors as legislation passes Senate

“It may be hard to believe, but it’s true: the new equity crowdfunding regulations have officially passed the Senate, opening up equity crowdfunding to retail investors. The changes have been years in the making, with former Minister for Small Business Kelly O’Dwyer introducing the Government’s plans to change existing legislation in 2015 following recommendations made … Read more

Emerging fintech star Afterpay lands major contract with Myer

“Afterpay, the “take now, pay later” platform that’s quickly forming partnerships with some of Australia’s biggest retailers, has secured a two-year contract with Myer. The publicly-listed payment platform, which lets shoppers receive products immediately from participating retailers and then pay Afterpay for their purchases through a number of instalments, announced to the Australian Securities Exchange yesterday that … Read more

Atlassian debuts on list of Australia’s largest companies

“Australia’s major supermarket chains have retained the top two positions as Australia’s largest companies, but the effects of the Masters closures have taken a toll on Woolworths. Each year, market research firm IBISWorld ranks Australia’s top 1000 companies sorted by revenue, and Coles’ parent company Wesfarmers and Woolworths continue to dominate this year’s list. Companies … Read more

New research resource available for entrepreneurs!

We currently have a short trial of the ProQuest Entrepreneurship Database. This database bridges theory with practice, covering a wide spectrum of resources useful to educators, researchers, students and practitioners. Content ranges from the scholarly – including journals, dissertations, working papers and conference proceedings – to a full toolkit of practical guides, templates, forms, sample … Read more

The new retail revolution : bricks and mortar stores are not dead just different (book)

Author: Joanna Arhontis How a bricks and mortar store can survive and thrive in the fast evolving technological world. International author, speaker and retail business consultant, Joanna Arhontis, has been in the retail trade running her own business for over a decade and in retail, in some form, all her working life … hence her … Read more

Start Your Own Restaurant and More : Pizzeria, Coffeehouse, Deli, Bakery, Catering Business (ebook)

Author: Richard Mintzer Shifting demographics and changing lifestyles are driving the surge in food-service businesses. Today’s busy consumers don’t have the time or the inclination to cook—they want tasty, nutritious meals without dishes to wash. More and more singles, working parents, and seniors are demanding greater convenience and are looking to restaurants and food services … Read more