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Aussie firm launches augmented reality app for beverages

The app, known as “Swigr”, is activated when shoppers scan a label with their phone.

Aussie shoppers reluctant to go back in-store

The research also found that 41 per cent plan on shopping online at the same volume as they did during the height of the...

Circular economy concept gaining momentum in Australia

The most common benefit of the circular economy identified by business leaders was its ability to reduce costs.

Employees say mental health initiatives are introduced to ‘tick boxes’

A survey of Australian workers has found that half believe businesses are paying lip service to mental health awareness,...

Employers warned of impending resignation wave

48 per cent of the 1000 workers surveyed plan to look for a new role in the next year, with 40 per cent planning to look...

Melbourne start-up ecosystem valued at over $10 billion

LaunchVic CEO Dr Kate Cornick said that the report demonstrates the strength and ongoing economic opportunities for Vict...

Small-business owners slam border closures

Business owners say this new policy has effectively locked them out on their own premises.

Gender pay gap still an issue despite diversity claims

The research also reveals that gender pay disparities in top management teams negatively moderate the relationship betwe...

Hospitality’s recovery hampered by problems with vaccination rollout

According to the the latest Deliveroo HospoVitality Index Report, only 46 per cent of hospitality businesses say they fe...

Indigenous business sector a significant, growing contributor to the economy

The Ombudsman stressed that every dollar spent with an Indigenous business goes a long way.

Aussies call for small retailers to be exempt from future lockdowns

Even with the one-person-per-4sqm rule put in place to limit close contact and to slow the spread of the virus.

Al fresco boost for Sydney’s hospitality businesses

City of Sydney council has now pledged a further $5.7 million for Al Fresco activations.

Online retailers to boost budget in 2021 following strong year: Research

CouriersPlease's research finds e-commerce players are gearing up to grow this year.

Aussie retailers leading the clean energy race

New data reveals that Australian retailers are leading the way in the the greater adoption of renewable energy, outperfo...

Stress levels among Aussie workers on the rise

New research reveals that Australian workers experience more workplace stress than anywhere else in the Asia Pacific reg...

Online marketplace supporting women launches in Australia

Developed with software provider Marketplacer, Global Sisters’ online marketplace vies to make self-employment a viable ...

Packaging needs be a top priority for brands and retailers

A growing number of consumers buy based off of their, and a brand's, environmental consciousness.

Aussies’ commitment to SME retailers potentially worth $1bn at Christmas

Australians could deliver an estimated $1.12 billion to the small-business sector by buying just one more gift from the...

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