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Digital grants amongst recommendations to help SMEs against overseas, online competitors

A parliamentary committee chaired by ex-Deputy PM Barnaby Joyce has made six recommendations to the Federal Government to help small businesses compete against overseas,...

Infographic: What SME leaders think about digital transformation in Australia

Get the details in the IDC InfoBrief - Thriving in the Digital Economy here.  IDC surveyed decision makers around the globe to find out how...

Boom or bust? A review of Australia’s burgeoning digital economy and businesses

If figures from Deloitte are to be believed, Australia’s digital economy is booming – with the advisory firm valuing it at $AUD79 billion. Another report...

Leading causes of sale abandonment revealed

New consumer engagement figures have revealed that Australian consumers expect real-time help within 78 seconds when online.

Aus retail must decide: Sink or swim

The Australian retail sector has been profoundly shaped in recent years by changing consumer demands.

Cheaper retail deals are found on Aussie websites

Despite the growth of ecommerce in Australia, many Australians still believe the cheapest deals are still found on overseas websites.

A new era of direct to consumer ecommerce

Having recently launched into the Australian market, the bespoke software as a service (SaaS) platform, tailor made for selling wine online, has the potential to completely disrupt the industry.

State of the digital economy

From shiny new devices to speedy software and the rise of the cloud, there's more technology to help businesses succeed than ever. Yet Australian business operators are still hesitant to embrace it.

“It isn’t rocket science” – Malcolm Turnbull on the NBN

The roll out of the National Broadband Network (NBN) is the cornerstone project for his department, and Turnbull pulled no punches with his criticisms of Labor’s handling of the NBN thus far.

NSW Government batting for small business

The NSW Government has announced a new initiative to drive economic growth in the SME sector.

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Australia facing its worst economic contraction in history

The ABS confirmed Australia’s first recession since 1990 after recording two consecutive quarters of economic decline. After being hammered by the pandemic, bushfires and drought,...

Let’s Talk: Investing to Succeed

Figuring out where to best invest your time and money is a difficult task. As businesses scale, leaders’ daily tasks become more and more...

Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment offered to Victorian workers living in NSW or SA

People who live in New South Wales and South Australia but work in Victoria are now eligible for a $1,500 Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment...

Afterpay doubles revenue and partners with Worldpay to go global

Despite the global economic slow-down, the shift to online spending and move from traditional forms of credit have boosted Afterpay’s position domestically and internationally. Afterpay...