Business

Fri 21 Feb 2020

Six Harris Scarfe stores close

premium_icon Six Harris Scarfe stores close

The administrators of a national department store chain have shut stores as they try to find a white knight to buy or recapitalise the retailer.

Cafe slugged $15k for roach infestation

premium_icon Cafe slugged $15k for roach infestation

Southside cafe also had holes in the kitchen walls and no on-site thermometer to monitor food temperatures.

'You better take down that website or you’re dead'

premium_icon 'You better take down that website or you’re dead'

A pastor who alleged a multi-millionaire developer made a chilling threat against him suddenly withdrew the claims in court today.

Chinese property king’s Sydney dream crashes down

premium_icon Chinese property king’s Sydney dream crashes down

Michael Guo’s dream of bringing high-class apartments came crashing down this week as 60 businesses went belly-up leaving behind a trail of creditors.

New rides in ambitious plan to transform Dreamworld

premium_icon New rides in ambitious plan to transform Dreamworld

Dreamworld owner Ardent has revealed ambitious plans to transform the park with new rides and attractions after reporting disappointing financial figures.

KFC’s new restaurant and secret menu changes

premium_icon KFC’s new restaurant and secret menu changes

KFC is expanding across Australia with the launch of more than 30 new restaurants, offering new ordering technology and innovation around their secret menu.

Dreamworld’s Ardent Leisure takes a $22.5m hit

premium_icon Dreamworld’s Ardent Leisure takes a $22.5m hit

Dreamworld’s parent company Ardent Leisure has been dealt a blow – just days before the findings of the Thunder River Rapids inquest.

Sad end for Victoria’s Secret lingerie

Sad end for Victoria’s Secret lingerie

A once-iconic lingerie brand famous for its celebrity-studded shows is being sold off under a cloud of toxic allegations and falling sales.

Thu 20 Feb 2020

The robot apocalypse is coming, but how do we prepare?

premium_icon The robot apocalypse is coming, but how do we prepare?

Secure, well-paid jobs are slowly evaporating and being replaced by electronic and digital alternatives. , writes Mark Morey.

Burnett woman to host event about sustainable farming

premium_icon Burnett woman to host event about sustainable farming

In line with International Women’s Day the event will celebrate women in agriculture.

How FNQ has become state’s aquaculture powerhouse

premium_icon How FNQ has become state’s aquaculture powerhouse

Far North Queensland’s aquaculture industry has been priced at more than $50 million – but it is in danger of being affected by an ominous market force.

Jetstar to cut back international flights

premium_icon Jetstar to cut back international flights

Jetstar is the latest airline to announce it will cut back on international flights in response to the coronavirus outbreak.

Big money worry that’s only getting worse

Big money worry that’s only getting worse

It’s one of the most hated expenses Aussies face – but anxiety over this drain on our finances is on the rise and it could be causing a “death spiral”.

Grants to help celebrate Small Business Month

premium_icon Grants to help celebrate Small Business Month

South Burnett’s small businesses invited to apply for State Government funds to host an event during May.

Qantas slashes huge number of flights

Qantas slashes huge number of flights

Qantas and Jetstar will cut services to Asia due to coronavirus as the group braces for a financial hit of up to $150 million.

Major retailer admits massive rip off

Major retailer admits massive rip off

Yet another major institution has added to the underpayment scandal plaguing corporate Australia, as the government threatens tougher penalties.

Woolies considers widespread plastic ban

Woolies considers widespread plastic ban

The use of plastics in supermarkets remains a constant gripe for environmentally conscious Aussies but the giant retailer may have a plan.

Aussie homewares chain collapses

Aussie homewares chain collapses

Yet another Australian retailer has fallen victim to our brutal retail killing season, with a popular homewares brand to fold.

Qantas flights slashed as it takes $150m hit

premium_icon Qantas flights slashed as it takes $150m hit

Qantas and Jetstar will cut back flights to Asia as the coronavirus continues to cause chaos, with the airline’s bottom line set to take a $150 million hit.

Wed 19 Feb 2020

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra: Killer feature not the zoom

premium_icon Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra: Killer feature not the zoom

THE killer feature on Samsung’s S20 Ultra phone is not the 100 times space zoom.

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