PROFIT BOOST FORECAST AT VILLA WORLD

VILLA World has forecast profit growth of 5 per cent in the first half of FY17 in an earnings guidance released to the ASX today.

The company announced that it was targeting net profit after tax of between $19.5 million and $21.4 million for the first six months of the year, compared to $20.4 ...

PROFIT BOOST FORECAST AT VILLA WORLD
WP CURVE SOLD TO GODADDY
WP CURVE SOLD TO GODADDY

NASDAQ-listed tech company GoDaddy has bought Gold Coast's WP Curve for an undisclosed sum.

The subscription-b...

BOARD SHAKE-UP TAKES OUT SURFSTITCH FOUNDER
BOARD SHAKE-UP TAKES OUT SURFSTITCH FOUNDER

ONLINE actionwear retailer SurfStitch Group (ASX: SRF) has announced a major board shake-up in a move that effectivel...

ORIGIN TO DIVEST UPSTREAM OIL AND GAS BUSINESS
ORIGIN TO DIVEST UPSTREAM OIL AND GAS BUSINESS

ORIGIN Energy will spin off its upstream oil and gas business in an as-yet unpriced IPO.

It will allow the Sydney-...

GOLD COAST YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS GET AN EDGE WITH COUNCIL
GOLD COAST YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS GET AN EDGE WITH COUNCIL

GOLD Coast Young Entrepreneur winners and finalists have secured a business edge by the City of Gold Coast under i...

STRAIGHT TALK: NEW BLUE SKY MANAGING DIRECTOR ROBERT SHAND HAS HIT THE GROUND RUNNING
STRAIGHT TALK: NEW BLUE SKY MANAGING DIRECTOR ROBERT SHAND HAS HIT THE GROUND RUNNING

ROBERT Shand says people have asked him how he has stayed so relaxed in taking control of Blue Sky Alternative Inv...

HOW MCDONALD'S AUSTRALIA REDISCOVERED ITS INNOVATIVE SPIRIT
HOW MCDONALD'S AUSTRALIA REDISCOVERED ITS INNOVATIVE SPIRIT

MCDONALD'S is such a ubiquitous part of the Australian landscape today that it is easy to forget how it change...

BMW BOOKED BY ASIC IN RECORD $77 MILLION COMPENSATION SCHEME
BMW BOOKED BY ASIC IN RECORD $77 MILLION COMPENSATION SCHEME

LUXURY vehicle brand BMW has agreed to pay its dues following a five-year string of lending failures which resulte...

NEW CLASS OF EDUCATION NURTURES ENTREPRENEURS OF TOMORROW
NEW CLASS OF EDUCATION NURTURES ENTREPRENEURS OF TOMORROW

THE rise in youth unemployment has affirmed the importance of entrepreneurship education, and south-east Queenslan...

DUET GROUP SUBJECT OF $7.3 BILLION TAKEOVER OFFER
DUET GROUP SUBJECT OF $7.3 BILLION TAKEOVER OFFER

HONG Kong's Cheung Kong Infrastructure has launched a $7.3 billion cash bid for one of Australia's largest en...

G8 SHARES BUOYED BY FORECAST PROFIT RECOVERY
G8 SHARES BUOYED BY FORECAST PROFIT RECOVERY

CHILDCARE centre operator G8 Education (ASX:GEM) has revealed it is on track to post a pre-tax profit of up to $16...

BELLAMY'S FINDS EXPORTING BABY FORMULA INTO CHINA IS NO CHILD'S PLAY
BELLAMY'S FINDS EXPORTING BABY FORMULA INTO CHINA IS NO CHILD'S PLAY

BELLAMY'S (ASX: BAL) shares have suffered a 40 per cent drop in value today after the company hit a regulatory...

BRISBANE WATCH BRAND ADINA AIMS FOR ICONIC
BRISBANE WATCH BRAND ADINA AIMS FOR ICONIC

ADINA watches is at a turning point in its history, 45 years after being founded by Robert 'Bob' Menzies i...

WHY YOU SHOULD CARE FOR YOUR BODY AS MUCH AS YOUR BUSINESS
WHY YOU SHOULD CARE FOR YOUR BODY AS MUCH AS YOUR BUSINESS

ENTREPRENEURSHIP is a busy business. It can be all-consuming, but it is important not to neglect your health Y...

BULLETS BACK IN THE BUSINESS COMMUNITY
BULLETS BACK IN THE BUSINESS COMMUNITY

ALTHOUGH new to the current south-east Queensland sporting landscape, the Brisbane Bullets have a rich basketball ...

RACQ TO ADD BANKING SERVICES AFTER QT MUTUAL MERGER
RACQ TO ADD BANKING SERVICES AFTER QT MUTUAL MERGER

THE $3.9 billion merger between RACQ and QT Mutual Bank has been approved by the bank's members, clearing the way...

WATPAC CHARGES AHEAD WITH NEW $170M BANK FACILITY
WATPAC CHARGES AHEAD WITH NEW $170M BANK FACILITY

WATPAC (ASX:WTP) has finalised a new $170 million syndicated banking facility to tackle multiple large-scale proje...

Companies

BOARD SHAKE-UP TAKES OUT SURFSTITCH FOUNDER
BOARD SHAKE-UP TAKES OUT SURFSTITCH FOUNDER

ONLINE actionwear retailer SurfStitch Group (ASX: SRF) has announced a major board shake-up in a move that effectivel...

Property

NEW REAL ESTATE PLATFORM LETS YOU BYPASS THE AGENT
NEW REAL ESTATE PLATFORM LETS YOU BYPASS THE AGENT

THERE'S a new player in the digital economy that allows you to buy a house online without the need for human c...

Opinion

THE GREATEST CHALLENGES FACING BUSINESS AND HOW TO SOLVE THEM
THE GREATEST CHALLENGES FACING BUSINESS AND HOW TO SOLVE THEM

THE business environment in which we operate is dynamic; with the only constant being change. Adapting to this cha...

Leadership

RED ROOSTER CONTINUES TO CLUCK UP A STORM
RED ROOSTER CONTINUES TO CLUCK UP A STORM

THE age-old saying, 'winner winner, chicken dinner' encapsulates the fondness that Australians have for a ...

Entrepreneurship

GOLD COAST YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS GET AN EDGE WITH COUNCIL
GOLD COAST YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS GET AN EDGE WITH COUNCIL

GOLD Coast Young Entrepreneur winners and finalists have secured a business edge by the City of Gold Coast under i...

Technology

FLAMINGO SETS SIGHTS ON US BACKED BY $23M ASX DEBUT
FLAMINGO SETS SIGHTS ON US BACKED BY $23M ASX DEBUT

SYDNEY fintech Flamingo has made its debut on the ASX under Cre8tek's $23 million reinstatement to the market....

Finance

BUDDY UP FOR COVER WITH NEW INSURANCE MODEL
BUDDY UP FOR COVER WITH NEW INSURANCE MODEL

A GERMAN peer-to-peer insurance platform is heading to Australia in a bid to make the industry more 'friendly&...

Marketing

SURVEY PREDICTS THE BULK OF SANTA'S BILLIONS FOR KIDS
SURVEY PREDICTS THE BULK OF SANTA'S BILLIONS FOR KIDS

AUSTRALIA is set to splurge more than $48 billion in retail stores this Christmas, with electronic product makers ...

Executive Lifestyle

WHY YOU SHOULD CARE FOR YOUR BODY AS MUCH AS YOUR BUSINESS
WHY YOU SHOULD CARE FOR YOUR BODY AS MUCH AS YOUR BUSINESS

ENTREPRENEURSHIP is a busy business. It can be all-consuming, but it is important not to neglect your health Y...

Conference And Events

BULLETS BACK IN THE BUSINESS COMMUNITY
BULLETS BACK IN THE BUSINESS COMMUNITY

ALTHOUGH new to the current south-east Queensland sporting landscape, the Brisbane Bullets have a rich basketball ...

Video

BUSINESS BITES: KHEMISTRY
BUSINESS BITES: KHEMISTRY

WHEN digital strategist Andy Fyffe felt like he missed the boat for the last big thing in tech, he pledged to seiz...

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