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26 May 2022

Key elements of a successful M&A strategy

Watch as our experts discuss the elements of a successful merger or acquisition, from building a solid strategy to understanding the importance of cultural fit to balancing pricing considerations.

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17 May 2022

How business is taking on today’s supply chain challenges

The global pandemic upended every aspect of trading business operations, including supply chains. In the first of NAB’s three-part series of roundtables, NAB’s Michael Saadie speaks to two industry insiders about how supply chains have been impacted and what Australia’s traders are doing to adapt and capitalise on ever-increasing consumer demand.

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22 Mar 2022

From side hustle to booming business

Rapid growth and huge demand proved a cash flow challenge to toy company Connetix. Here’s how NAB specialist support bolstered their continued expansion.

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24 Feb 2022

How Australian businesswomen are breaking the bias in 2022

We asked nine inspirational female business leaders to tell us the one thing they’re doing this year to break the bias. Their answers point the way forward for female equality and achievement.

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INSIGHTS, TRENDS AND CASE STUDIES

Since last month’s wrap, we have seen further gains in most agricultural commodity prices, tentative signs of a stabilisation in fertiliser prices, combined with a lower AUD and a weakening global growth outlook.

The Great Rethink has employees reconsidering what they want from an employer – and whether a job fits with their lifestyle and values. Here’s how professional services firms can factor this into the value proposition they offer staff.

In this excerpt from the new NAB Regional & Agribusiness Horizons Report Dean Pearson, Head of Behavioural & Industry Economics at NAB, highlights key differences in attitudes and behaviours among city, regional and rural dwellers – including the finding that rural and regional Australians are happier.

In month-on-month terms, our NAB Online Retail Sales Index contracted again in May.

This article first appeared in the Australian Financial Review – Mark Eggleton

COVID-19 uncertainty continues to cloud China’s economic outlook.

Our data show a drop in retail sales in May, albeit from generally strong levels seen earlier in the year.

Higher inflation, higher rates & slower growth ahead.

Confidence eases but conditions and outlook remain strong.

RBA rushing to neutral, rates to reach 2.10% by year-end.

NAB Group Chief Economist Alan Oster talks about the latest economic news. Listen now.

Watch as our experts discuss the elements of a successful merger or acquisition, from building a solid strategy to understanding the importance of cultural fit to balancing pricing considerations.

In month-on-month terms, our NAB Online Retail Sales Index contracted for a third consecutive month in April.

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