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Aussie small businesses set to expand

While almost half of SMEs are set to expand in the coming years, they’re feeling the pressure of competition, according to a new report released by NAB.

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Part 1: Moments That Matter – Understanding Australian SMEs

Australian SMEs are confident of the future, with two thirds of millennial SMEs in particular set to expand their business over the next three years, according to a new NAB white paper released today.

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Three lessons a young entrepreneur learnt acquiring six businesses

In just two years, Jamie Davison and business partner Nathan Hood acquired six businesses. Here, Davison explains how they did it – and the rookie mistakes others might want to avoid.

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A maternity wear company turns 20

How did a little maternity wear start-up from Victoria grow into an international business?

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INSIGHTS, TRENDS AND CASE STUDIES

The NAB Cashless Retail Sales Index is a new product which provides timely proprietary data on a major part of retail spending in Australia.

While almost half of SMEs are set to expand in the coming years, they’re feeling the pressure of competition, according to a new report released by NAB.

Revisions to real GDP growth forecasts this month largely reflect a stronger than expected rebound in coal exports following disruptions from Cyclone Debbie in Q1. Further out, we have not fundamentally changed the tone of our outlook.

Following a slow start to the year, GDP growth looks to have accelerated in the June quarter.

Global upturn remains in place despite the risks.

Australian housing market sentiment (measured by NAB’s Residential Property Index) fell noticeably in the June quarter after climbing to a 3-year high in March.

Fifteen years ago, two separate groups of enthusiastic investors and abalone farmers set out to secure a footing on the global stage. It wasn’t until they joined forces in 2008 that everything changed and the farms, within the space of nine years, went from individual 70-tonne entities to being the biggest producer of abalone in the southern hemisphere.

Business conditions hit another multi-year high, with most industries performing well. Stronger trading conditions (sales) and profitability drove the improvement, while employment conditions were steady.

Get the latest monthly update on housing market conditions around Australia.

Australians reported a further improvement in the quality of their lives in the March quarter.

What was the moment that mattered? Adam Hilton, Managing Director of Noisy Beast, Media Manoeuvres’ Sam Elam and Co-Founder of Appster, Mark McDonald tell their story.

Customer satisfaction, becoming a viable business and surviving tough economic conditions are the top three moments that matter for Australian SMEs, according to a new report released by NAB. And while almost half of SMEs are set to expand, they’re feeling some pressure.

Digital transformation on a shoestring opens options for residents, frees up staff and provides big benefits for Brimbank City Council, an organisation focused on delivering for its community.

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