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A year in review: the major stories of 2017

1. Not just a rainforest in South America It wouldn’t be a wrap-up of the biggest stories of the year without discussing Amazon’s Australian launch. Running commentary on the local entry of the online giant has stretched right from speculation at the start of the year to confirmation in March and then an eventual launch last week. In the lead up to its launch, most industry leaders have weighed in on what they think will happen to the market once Amazon sinks its teeth in and what their busi