Business

Wed 23 Jan 2019

'We're not going anywhere': Video store defies the odds

'We're not going anywhere': Video store defies the odds

In this tech-savvy world we live in, the humble video store industry is on a sharp decline to impending extinction, but one Burnett video store has other plans.

Tue 22 Jan 2019

How this Bitcoin investor lost $3 million with one mistake

How this Bitcoin investor lost $3 million with one mistake

SAM Karagiozis was one of Australia’s most enthusiastic crypto supporters. Now, the outspoken entrepreneur has revealed he’s lost a fortune.

Afterpay slams ‘broke AF’ ad

Afterpay slams ‘broke AF’ ad

An ad encouraging “broke” Aussies to use Afterpay to “treat themselves” has been savaged by the buy-now, pay-later provider.

LEAKED INFO: iPad Mini's rumoured return

LEAKED INFO: iPad Mini's rumoured return

APPLE'S latest iPads are rumoured to be coming sooner rather than later — including a long awaited update to an old favourite.

Bolt calls Australia a 'sitting duck' as world economy slows

Bolt calls Australia a 'sitting duck' as world economy slows

AUSTRALIA may pay for racking up a decade of deficits, leaving the Federal Government with no money to cushion the blow of a recession.

Warning of world economy shock

Warning of world economy shock

It’s not looking good for the global economy, which is weakening faster than expected — and there are warnings of serious hurdles ahead.

Mon 21 Jan 2019

Sinister truth behind Fortnite craze

Sinister truth behind Fortnite craze

FORTNITE has taken the world by storm. But it turns out the insanely popular game is hiding a disturbing — and illegal — secret.

BHP accused of $300m royalty rip-off

BHP accused of $300m royalty rip-off

MINING giant BHP is being accused of ripping off taxpayers with claims it understated its prices to reduce the royalties it had to pay.

Sun 20 Jan 2019

Sweetest thing in office should be you: Study

Sweetest thing in office should be you: Study

If businesses want to get the most out of its employees and increase workplace satisfaction, sugar should be outlawed — at least according to a new study.

Dial up a new set of wheels

Dial up a new set of wheels

JANUARY can be a good time to buy big-ticket items and new technologies in Australia and offshore are making the process faster, simpler and often cheaper.

Digital-only banks now available in Australia

Digital-only banks now available in Australia

DIGITAL-only banks are creeping into the banking space and giving customers more choice on who they do transactions with. Find out what they can offer you.

Sat 19 Jan 2019

Scary illness led to million-dollar idea

Scary illness led to million-dollar idea

Christy Laurence was on the fast-track to success in the corporate world when a frightening brain injury stopped her in her tracks.

The lotto curse could be enough to put you off entering

The lotto curse could be enough to put you off entering

A Sydney woman has just scooped $107 million in Australia’s biggest Powerball prize. But is she really lucky?

Fri 18 Jan 2019

Profits wobble: Is Kmart’s golden run over?

Profits wobble: Is Kmart’s golden run over?

It’s been adored by customers and loved by shareholders but Kmart is one of a number of big-name retailers that are starting to look decidedly shaky.

FIRST DRIVE: Kia brandishes two new sporting heroes

FIRST DRIVE: Kia brandishes two new sporting heroes

The Kia Cerato GT is challenging in the "warm hatch” market, while the Picanto GT is aimed at the inner city for those with a need for speed.

Stop having a dig at us young ones

Stop having a dig at us young ones

NOONE has the time to teach all of this stuff as there is money to be made and that seems to be more important!

One winner scoops $107m in Powerball record

One winner scoops $107m in Powerball record

A Sydney mother in her 40s says she won’t be quitting her job after scooping $107 million in Australia’s largest ever individual lottery prize.

Thu 17 Jan 2019

Classic phone set to make a comeback

Classic phone set to make a comeback

The once beloved Motorola Razr flip phone is reportedly being revived — but it will come with an innovative new look and a price tag more than most iPhones.

Ford and Volkswagen to team up to build utes

Ford and Volkswagen to team up to build utes

Australia’s second most popular vehicle will form the basis of a new two-make ute offensive.

Wed 16 Jan 2019

Another Aussie fashion retailer going into administration

Another Aussie fashion retailer going into administration

AFTER a horror year for big brands in 2018, another menswear retailer has pulled up stumps.

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