Credit squeeze leads to personal lending opportunity for start-up Assetline

4:30PM | Monday, 22 April 2013 |  The concept of personal asset lending is relatively new to Australia, but this hasn’t stopped Asssetline from attracting some impressive attention.

GST threshold change unlikely to impact overseas web purchases: Report

1:23PM | Wednesday, 23 January 2013 |  Almost 80% of Australian consumers oppose reductions to the GST-free threshold on overseas online purchases, but any change will do little to quell their appetite to spend, new research reveals.

Startup Weekend winner among latest Innovyz START participants

1:12PM | Friday, 18 January 2013 |  A former winner of Startup Weekend is among the 10 ventures selected to take part in the second ANZ Innovyz START program, which is once again dominated by Adelaide-based start-ups.

DealsDirect scraps its unprofitable daily deal site DealMe

10:24PM | Thursday, 25 October 2012 |  The DealsDirect Group has shut down DealMe, the group's daily deal site which has been running since 2011.

DealsDirect flags further acquisitions under new CEO

6:36PM | Monday, 4 June 2012 |  Online department store DealsDirect has flagged further start-up acquisitions, after appointing former Centrebet boss Michael McRitchie as its new chief executive, with Linda Barrett named as head of buying.

DealsDirect acquisition confirms talent buyout trend

7:06PM | Wednesday, 6 July 2011 |  Online department store DealsDirect has invested in another online start-up in a bid to expand its portfolio as talent buyouts become the order of the day in the skill-starved tech industry.

Packer-backed sites to compete in online groceries space

6:08PM | Friday, 10 June 2011 |  Online retail giants DealsDirect and Catch of the Day have both unveiled plans to sell groceries online, with industry experts confirming online supermarkets are gaining traction.

Harvey Norman enters daily deals domain

4:42PM | Friday, 8 April 2011 |  Gerry Harvey has entered into the competitive world of group-buying, launching a daily deal shopping site just weeks after announcing plans to head online.

DealsDirect: Packer deal shows online retail is ‘coming of age’

4:11PM | Tuesday, 5 April 2011 |  Online retail in Australia is entering its maturity, according to DealsDirect, which has been the subject of a reported $10 million investment from James Packer’s fund Ellerston Capital.