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Cheesy Kyrgios marketing cheek backfires

A FULL page ad in a Melbourne newspaper taking a cheeky dig at Nick Kyrgios and a full swipe at Nike has backfired badly.

The sad demise of Aussie icons

Retail sales just aren't what they used to be at David Jones. Picture: Rob/Maccoll

They are Australian icons, but are headed the way of the video store

BHP coal slows, royalties set to drop

Caval Ridge Mine opening- 100% FIFO mine

Photo Lee Constable / Daily Mercury

The State Government is facing a $100-million cut to royalties

Warrant issued to take CBD property

The Supreme Court of Queensland has made an order for Perpetual Trust Company to take possession of the buildings previously owned by Mackay Spare Parts.

Owners to appeal court decision

The Coast man taking the music industry by storm

Taran Croxton has started a Cloud-based online music management system which connects venues to artists without the need to pay for a manager.

They say necessity is the mother of invention

DEADLINE: Kimberley Kampers told to pay employees, creditors

Kimberley Kampers has gone into voluntary administration.

The Ballina business has been given two months to pay

Furious local’s viral spray at Adani activists

A generic image of a man shouting. Source: Thinkstock

Protesters were left “shaking” after a confrontation with a troll

Bank chat reveals shocking home loan advice

A CHAT log has revealed a CBA sales agent offering some truly terrible financial advice to a first homebuyer, delivered with a smiley face.

Popular Gympie supermarket to close its doors next month

A Gympie supermarket will close its doors for 10 days next month,

The supermarket will remain closed for 10 days

Noel Whittaker says don't get beached by dream purchase

Be careful if you're thinking about buying a holiday house, warns Noel Whittaker

Noel Whittaker warns about holiday houses

Aussie kids scored $1.1b these holidays

The ‘Bank of Mum and Dad’ hands out more than $368 million during the Christmas holidays. Picture: iStock

AUSSIE kids have been raking it in thanks to the “Bank of Mum and Dad”.

How to avoid a debt trap

A stressed couple trying to work out how to manage their bills and household finances.

There are simple ways to ease money pain in 2018

New changes to how Australians bank their cash

Technology will play a key role in changing the way we bank this year.

It’s banking, but not as we know it: the big changes coming in 2018

Apple battery scandal: You weren’t ‘paying attention’

THE tech giant has apologised profusely for deliberately slowing down iPhones but Apple boss Tim Cook says people simply weren’t paying attention.

Solar firm wound up over debt claims

Two companies said the solar power installation firm owed them money. (File photo)

Companies say Wide Bay solar firm owes nearly $89,000

Facebook news feed change wipes billions off value

Facebook announced major changes to its newsfeed.

Mr Zuckerberg, who started Facebook in 2004 at age 19, still owns 17%

Rise of the drones: Spectacular shots from above

STUNNING: Noosa National Park shot via a drone.

But are amateurs harming a good thing?

'Heads before hearts' on Sekisui development

OPINION: Regrettably, if Sekisui's Yaroomba development is a test of how far we have come, then there is a strong likelihood we may be failing.

New postcode restrictions for home loans

The Commbank has announced a range of changes to make it tougher for borrowers.

Home loan customers will be forced to come up with fatter deposits

Building your prosperity through property

People like investing in something they understand - everyone lives in a property - plus you can see, touch and perhaps even drive past the asset you own.

The three simple investing principles you have to know

OPINION: Fixation with coal starting to look like socialism

Australia's Treasurer Scott Morrison pictured holding a piece of coal during House of Representatives Question Time at Parliament House in Canberra, in February.

Honestly, what is up with our politicians' preoccupation with coal?

How to stop losing 'easy' sales

15/07/02 110966 Building industry, tradesmans toolbelt. Photo Brett Wortman / Sunshine Coast Daily

There are things you can do to stop losing easy sales

Madness that allowed foreign workers a foot in the door

Sparks fly as a sheet metal worker fabricates a piece of mining equipment at Mastermyne Engineering.   Photo: Chris Ison / The Morning Bulletin

That is what the 457 visa program had become - a madness

Internet savages new Nintendo product

WHEN Nintendo announced a new product it hoped would revolutionise gaming, it likely didn’t expect the world to react like this.

Amazon to launch $5 a month music service

Amazon has revealed plans to launch its Echo range of smart speakers in Australia, as used by David and Emily Bain, and their 20-month-old son Liam. Picture: Ian Currie

New Amazon speaker can also deliver Aussie cricket sledges

Uber $150 ‘cleaning fee scam’

An Uber driver charged Sydney customer Ebony the maximum $150 cleaning fee for a mystery mess she says she did not make.

Uber customer Ebony has warned of a “cleaning fee scam’

CES 2018: Best tech gadgets on the planet

Samsung’s new giant 146-inch TV can be used to create a ‘wall-sized’ display. Picture: John Locher/AP

Here’s the best of the world’s largest tech convention