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Tech leaders on the future of technology and business in Australia

High-tech trends that will change the way you do business. Three Australian ICT leaders share their thoughts.

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Innovation Lessons from Israel

A new whitepaper from NAB examines how the Australian SME sector, and the country more broadly, can continue to prosper, and what we can do to support SMEs. Get the full picture.

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Eyes in the skies

More than mere high-tech toys, drones are being put to work by businesses around the world in a multitude of ways.

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NAB Online Retail Sales Index data indicates that volatility continues in sales, with a jump in November sales after contracting in October.

Business innovation falters in Australia as the economy slows.

What does next year hold for Australian business owners? Listen to our podcast for NAB Chief Economist Alan Oster’s 2020 vision on the challenges and opportunities ahead.

Business conditions tracked sideways in the month, and appear to have stabilised at low levels, after declining significantly between mid-2018 and 2019.

Little support from fiscal policy to see further cuts in February and June, with a move to QE in the second half of 2020 a real prospect.

Our NAB Online Retail Sales Index data indicates that after two solid months of growth in August and September, online retail sales weakened in October.

Have you got the entrepreneurial gene? We examine the psychology of business success with Geoff Rohrsheim, who’s built and sold a series of companies, and Andreas Rauch, Professor of Entrepreneurship at The University of Sydney Business School.

After surviving multiple challenges to their market share in recent years, the nation’s wine producers have bounced back and look set to enjoy vintage times.

High cost of water dries up basin profit margins.

Next RBA cut delayed to February 2020, with the risk of further cuts and QE by mid-2020 without fiscal stimulus.

Conditions and confidence each saw a small improvement in the month with conditions edging up 1pt and confidence lifting 2pts – though both remain below average.

After a weak mid-year period, online retail sales continued to grow in September, albeit at a more moderate pace than the significant growth rate recorded in August.

Up close and personal. Is it time your business began connecting with customers in the micro-moment?

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