MYOB chief Tim Reed has joined the board of digital health platform Healthshare, which has announced the successful closing of its capital raising, although the amount is undisclosed.
While they’re behind in the polls, it’s worth taking a look at what another term of Julia Gillard and Labor would mean for the economy and your business. BY BERNARD KEANE and GLENN DYER.
Last night, while using a nearby “leisure computer”, the Taskmaster managed to catch an interview with Gerry Harvey. The same interview holds a hidden lesson for anyone thinking of launching an online retailer.
Last night, Gerry Harvey gave an interview on the future of online retail – here are five of his most interesting comments.
Nationwide tile retailer Beaumont Tiles appears to be on a spending spree, after making its third major acquisition, purchasing Queensland-based business Majer Tiles for an undisclosed sum.
With the San Francisco 49ers facing the Baltimore Ravens in Super Bowl XLVII, it’s time to examine the major advertising trends to emerge this year.
A good franchise has a lot in common with a good marriage. In both cases, however, things can get messy if it ends in divorce. BY LEON GETTLER.
Last week, the Taskmaster suggested it was time to write to a few pollies ahead of the next election. However, after four small business ministers in just 14 months, it’s easier said than done.
Cashed-up online fashion retailer The Iconic has come under fire after it was revealed the company has been outsourcing jobs to India, with a retail expert suggesting the start-up is preparing to sell.
A disgruntled employee of collapsed music retail chain HMV hijacked the company's Twitter account and started live-tweeting about mass lay-offs.
Expectations are high for Melbourne start-up and eBay preferred shipping supplier Ship2Anywhere, which won two titles at the 2012 StartupSmart Awards. BY MICHELLE HAMMOND.
Two separate reports are saying small business is in for a hard slog in 2013.
The 2013 federal election has been called for September 14. Old Taskmaster says it’s time for a little less conversation and a little more action.
Australian start-up 7write.com is scrambling to find a third co-founder after being selected as a finalist for Startupbootcamp Amsterdam, which has a preference for teams with three founders.
A Melbourne-based entrepreneur has taken an unusual approach in his search for tech co-founders, offering a $2,000 bounty to anyone whose recommendation is eventually hired.
Independent eftpos provider Tyro Payments has vowed to step up its fight against the big banks, after revealing it surpassed $3.5 billion in credit and debit card transactions in 2012.
Energy efficiency start-up BuildingIQ has secured $9 million in venture funding, just 18 months after snagging $1.2 million in backing from Commercialisation Australia.
Shoes of Prey has taken a step towards the bricks-and-mortar world, teaming up with department store giant David Jones.
Greg Combet says struggling manufacturers should just get used to a high Aussie dollar and change their game plans to suit.
Can the business models of the old media and retail giants be salvaged? Old Taskmaster visited the dinosaur exhibit at a local museum to find out.