Adeline Teoh

Adeline Teoh is a journalist with more than a decade of publishing experience in the fields of business, education, travel, health, and project management. She has specialised in business since 2003.

Cooking up cash flow success

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.

Technology: Giving Aussie exporters a competitive edge

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.

Exporting to an existing market? Tips for success

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.

Culture clash: How exporters can manage gender expectations

They say it's a man's world, but more and more women are participating in international business. How should exporters field their female talent when culture and gender expectations clash?

The Newcastle nappy business gone global

When a niche nappy business from Newcastle took out one of export's best-regarded awards, little did we know that the toilet habits of tots worldwide was such big business.

Avoid business icebergs: Do your due diligence

What you see on the surface is not always what you get, especially when it comes to other businesses. Here's why doing your due diligence is an important step in a business relationship.

COSBOA fears for small business owners’ health

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.

False holidays for half of small business

Almost three in five Australian small business owners (55 percent) will work during the Christmas/New Year holiday break and more than one in three (36 percent) will not take any time off.

Unemployment rate still at historic lows

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.

Four in five small businesses optimistic for 2012

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.

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