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Getting strategic for a rough year ahead

7:34PM | Wednesday, 20 July 2011 |  The coming 12 months promise a lot of volatility for business; but the economic uncertainty will present opportunities as well as problems for businesses.

Consumer optimism dubbed a “mirage” as BSI falls 0.3%

7:31PM | Wednesday, 20 July 2011 |  The recent optimism about consumer spending has been labeled a “mirage” by a leading economist, with the latest Commonwealth Bank Business Sales Indicator falling by 0.3%.

Spencer St receivership highlights shopping centre struggles

7:54PM | Friday, 15 July 2011 |  Start-ups have been warned to think twice before taking out a lease in a major shopping centre after it was revealed that Spencer Street Fashion Station has been placed in receivership.

Younger shoppers spending beyond their means: D&B

7:00AM | Friday, 15 July 2011 |  Younger consumers are more willing to spend than their older counterparts but are relying on credit cards to do so a new Dun & Bradstreet survey reveals.

Study your supply chain

7:57PM | Monday, 11 July 2011 |  The details of the carbon tax are out. You need to take a look at your supply chain to see how your business will be impacted.

Lack of marketing blamed for Bettina Liano downfall

7:22PM | Monday, 11 July 2011 | 

Six marketing lessons in six months

7:34PM | Tuesday, 5 July 2011 |  One of the key challenges for our business has been its marketing. Here are the marketing lessons 2011 has taught me so far on how to successfully launch a start-up.

Retail sales fall 0.6% in May as consumers anticipate rate rise

7:56PM | Monday, 4 July 2011 |  Retail sales unexpectedly fell 0.6% in May according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics as consumers adopt a wait and see approach to spending while they await the next interest rate rise.

SMEs fearful of super contributions hike: report

7:47PM | Friday, 1 July 2011 |  Survey reveals widespread confusion is accompanying impending super contribution changes.

Reviewing your financial year

6:45PM | Wednesday, 29 June 2011 |  I’m a believer in the adage that you can’t go forwards by looking backwards. To ascertain your next move, you need to explore your mistakes.