Australian entrepreneurs are optimistic about opportunities for growth, with 74% saying they would open a new business in this country right now, according to a study released yesterday by the Entrepreneurs' Organization.
Stationery brand Kikki.K will franchise up to 10 of its Australian stores as it eyes off further expansion in the Asian market, but insists there are no prerequisites for franchisees.
Even if you’ve been fully absorbed in the starting and building of your business, it will have been hard to ignore that Pinterest is creating the biggest online buzz of all the social media sites right now.
The City of Melbourne council has defended its record of supporting retailers, despite ongoing fears of CBD small businesses being overlooked by consumers in favour of large suburban shopping centres.
Some of Australia’s leading start-up entrepreneurs have made an appearance onto this year’s BRW Young Rich list, with the tech and retail sectors well represented.