When Spotted Cow Cookies started, baking cookies was a part-time job for founder Tahnee Walters, but as the calf grew into a cow it needed more money to become a viable business. Here's the story of how a growing business milked its own sales for cash.
Australia likes to think of itself as the food bowl of Asia—or even the world—but there's so much more to our food industry than container loads of wheat. Technology is giving Australian businesses the edge when it comes to exporting.
Selling the proverbial tea to China sounds like a marketing dream, but what are some of the realities of competing in a product's country of origin? Here's how to avoid a bloodbath when exporting in a red ocean market.
The Council of Small Business of Australia (COSBOA) has expressed concern about the health of small business owners Australia-wide following a recent survey by Telstra Business that found more than half will be spending the holidays doing work.
Unemployment has continued to rise, but at a slow pace favoured over a sharp jump, according to economists. The slight rise in the month of November to 5.3 percent reflected a weakening global economy and softening hiring intentions.
A survey conducted by financial software Reckon has found that 66 percent of small businesses have reported either increased (41%) or stable (25%) revenue this year and more than 80 percent of business expect to have positive or stable revenue in 2012.