Australian gaming company 3rd Sense has outlined how it built an online tool called Blitz, developed by Dr Ken Hudson, which uses gamification principles to drive corporate innovation.
The 2013 International CES, the largest in the tech show’s 45-year history, has wrapped up, with start-ups ranging from the Pebble ‘smartwatch’ to a device that informs people if they haven’t taken prescribed medication grabbing attendees’ attention.
Companies run by young entrepreneurs are more likely to make a profit than those run by older business owners, new research shows, although a lack of industry knowledge remains a major roadblock for tyros.
Back in the 1800s and early 20th century, women in Britain used to gather in homes to make chains.
Australian consumers are willing to spend an average 12% more for excellent service, according to an American Express report, but 40% of consumers say Australian businesses miss the mark.
This week’s Apple Developers Conference in San Francisco saw the tech giant ratchet up its battle with Google, unveiling its own mapping service and a beefed-up voice-activated service.
American Express has unveiled plans to invest $100 million in eCommerce-based start-ups, with the credit card giant set to accept applications from around the world.
Female business owners are 6% more likely than their male counterparts to use at least one form of social media in their business, according to a new study released by American Express.
DealsDirect buys corporate shopping and reward site Shoppers Advantage in its biggest ever acquisition10:10AM | Friday, 14 October
Online department store DealsDirect has upped the ante on its string of acquisitions, purchasing the corporate shopping group Shoppers Advantage in a deal that will add around $25 million in revenue per year and a member database of over three million.
Architecture software maker Aconex, Rebel Sport and start-ups LookOut Mobile and Apps Perhaps have been named as some of the winners of this year's Mobile Awards, organised and run by eBusiness consulting firm A Thinking Company.
Your business can’t survive without a steady stream of happy customers. But despite this, large numbers of Australian businesses aren’t putting enough emphasis on customer satisfaction.
A third of Australian consumers believe businesses pay less attention to giving good customer service in the current economic climate, according to a new global survey.
More than eight in 10 start-up entrepreneurs do not know what constitutes an allowable tax deduction, new figures reveal, suggesting tomorrow will be a fraught end of financial year for many emerging companies.
While there’s been plenty of talk about Australian consumers increasingly purchasing goods from overseas website, it’s not completely one-way traffic.
The fluctuating Australian dollar continues to be a cause for concern for many Australian businesses, suggesting there is an opportunity to develop a service around the notion of currency “protection”.
More than 80% of restaurant operators identify rising costs as a major challenge in running their business according to an American Express survey.
Sixty per cent of Australians say a negative review or online posting influences their decision to purchase from a store or supplier, according to new research.
Small businesses should focus on identifying non-paying customers and make it a key priority in the New Year, according to a new report.
From a consumer perspective, the appeal of RedBalloon is clear – the gift of experiences as thrillingly diverse as rally driving and wine tasting. However, the business has managed to find a value proposition that reaches far beyond its consumer-facing image.