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Millennials a generation of entrepreneurs

Millennial SME owners are far more focused on growth and digital platforms than other generations, according to a new report released by NAB. But can they handle the ongoing pressure of entrepreneurship?

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The moment that changed a business. Business leaders tell – Part 2

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.

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Top 10 characteristics of successful SMEs

What character traits do you need to succeed as an SME today? Some results may surprise, according to a new report released by NAB.

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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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INSIGHTS, TRENDS AND CASE STUDIES

Traditional law and accounting firms need to take a hard look at their business models and ways of pricing, or they risk getting left behind. The man who brought the term NewLaw to the world and has researched and written extensively on the subject gives five pieces of advice.

NAB’s proprietary indicator of Australian retail sales, the NAB Cashless Retail Sales Index, reveals a sharp decline in spending in the month of August.

With technology developing at an unprecedented pace and customer expectations constantly evolving, business survival is dependent on understanding and adapting to this changing landscape.

Australia’s next phase of growth must be defined by ideas, creativity and execution. Our future lies in our ability to foster a culture of innovation. But how do we measure innovation across all sizes and types of business?

At last count, the Australian pet industry was estimated at $8 billion. Business View looks at the changing nature of pet ownership and talks to three businesses tapping into the trend.

The latest housing market results showed dwelling values held firm nationally.

RBA to remove some emergency accommodation in 2018.

Business conditions are strong. Confidence takes a hit. Some signs of inflation pressure.

Online sales growing over the year, slight slowing in the month.

Australian fashion house Misha Collection has risen to international status within the space of three years. Fundamental to its success has been the approach of its founder, Michelle Aznavorian, a 27-year-old who has put her personal brand at the core of the company’s strategy.

Skills shortage holding back Australian business.

Transforming your payments system doesn’t have to hurt and can in fact save time and increase efficiency, as Perth’s Wesley College found out.

Under the pressure of managing day-to-day responsibilities, successful business owners don’t always realise they may also be in a position to build a property portfolio.

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