KOPLOVITZ GIVES SPRINGBOARD TO AGILE ENTREPRENEURS

FOR Kay Koplovitz, the key to being a successful entrepreneur is an agile mind - one that is always learning and quick to take on board new insights.

It's what Koplovitz looks for in candidates for the female focused scale-up incubator she founded, Springboard Enterprises, which has m...

KOPLOVITZ GIVES SPRINGBOARD TO AGILE ENTREPRENEURS
SONAND TURNS THE TIDE AT SURFSTITCH
SONAND TURNS THE TIDE AT SURFSTITCH

SURFSTITCH (ASX:SRF) has reduced its losses in the first half of FY17 as new CEO Mike Sonand executed his turnaround ...

EUREKA IMPROVES WHILE MANAGEMENT REMAINS UNIMPRESSED
EUREKA IMPROVES WHILE MANAGEMENT REMAINS UNIMPRESSED

EUREKA Group has collected the gains on its 'buy and build' strategy to achieve a net profit of $6.29 mill...

FASHION RETAILER'S TAKEOVER IN DOUBT AS PROFIT CLIMBS
FASHION RETAILER'S TAKEOVER IN DOUBT AS PROFIT CLIMBS

IN the thick of takeover talks, Specialty Fashion Group (ASX: SFH) worked hard to cut costs and see its bottom lin...

NVC PLAYS A DIFFERENT GAME, AND WINS
NVC PLAYS A DIFFERENT GAME, AND WINS

AS its profits rise, National Veterinary Care's (ASX: NVL) focus on training over retail is proving to be a wi...

HOW TO TAKE CONTROL OF YOUR CAREER THROUGH TRAINING
HOW TO TAKE CONTROL OF YOUR CAREER THROUGH TRAINING

GIG economy, remote working, and freelance Friday are more than just buzz terms; our workforce is changing, and so...

PWR PROFIT CRASHES AS DOLLAR RISES AND COSTS MOUNT
PWR PROFIT CRASHES AS DOLLAR RISES AND COSTS MOUNT

A RISING Aussie dollar has offset PWR Holdings Limited's (ASX:PWH) overseas growth in the last half, forcing a...

BILLABONG'S SALES DEPARTMENT STILL STRUGGLING
BILLABONG'S SALES DEPARTMENT STILL STRUGGLING

SURFWEAR retailer Billabong International (ASX: BBG) hasn't posted any surprises to the ASX.

The Burleigh Head...

RECORD PROFIT IN SIGHT FOLLOWING STRONG HALF FOR VILLA WORLD
RECORD PROFIT IN SIGHT FOLLOWING STRONG HALF FOR VILLA WORLD

VILLA World (ASX: VLW) has met its forecast to deliver a $19.6 million profit following a strong sales period acro...

RISE OF THE MACHINES HAS WORKERS SWEATING
RISE OF THE MACHINES HAS WORKERS SWEATING

UP TO 3.8 million Australian workers are fearful their job may soon be terminated by a robot, a new survey has shown....

LESS TALK, MORE SMALL BUSINESS ACTION IN 2017
LESS TALK, MORE SMALL BUSINESS ACTION IN 2017

THE future growth and prosperity of Australian SMEs could be undermined if governments lose sight of the sector...

TEST DRIVE A POST GRAD AT BOND
TEST DRIVE A POST GRAD AT BOND

THERE'S only one way to really move your career into the fast lane, says Bond University, and 'test driving...

BEAUDESERT SITE SELLS FOR $5.5 MILLION
BEAUDESERT SITE SELLS FOR $5.5 MILLION

A SITE with preliminary approval for residential development in Beaudesert, south-west of Brisbane, has been sold for...

DREAMWORLD REVENUE DOWN 50 PER CENT
DREAMWORLD REVENUE DOWN 50 PER CENT

VISITORS are gradually returning to Dreamworld following the deaths of four people at the theme park in October la...

GOLD COAST ROTARY BALL TO END POLIO NOW
GOLD COAST ROTARY BALL TO END POLIO NOW

BURLEIGH Heads Rotary Club will hold a star studded black tie charity dinner on Saturday, 18 March at the Surfers Par...

NORFOLK VILLAGE SELLS FOR $9.7 MILLION
NORFOLK VILLAGE SELLS FOR $9.7 MILLION

A MELBOURNE-based syndicate has bought Norfolk Village in Ormeau for $9.7 million, reflecting a yield of around 7.2 p...

ALIBABA'S AUSTRALIAN 'GOLD MINE'
ALIBABA'S AUSTRALIAN 'GOLD MINE'

CHINA-based ecommerce giant Alibaba has launched its Australian and New Zealand headquarters in Melbourne.

The onl...

Companies

SONAND TURNS THE TIDE AT SURFSTITCH
SONAND TURNS THE TIDE AT SURFSTITCH

SURFSTITCH (ASX:SRF) has reduced its losses in the first half of FY17 as new CEO Mike Sonand executed his turnaround ...

Property

AGENT EXITS, LOW LISTINGS HURT MCGRATH
AGENT EXITS, LOW LISTINGS HURT MCGRATH

PROFITS have dived 72 per cent at real estate group McGrath (ASX:MEA) to $2.4 milllion on the back of low property...

Opinion

LESS TALK, MORE SMALL BUSINESS ACTION IN 2017
LESS TALK, MORE SMALL BUSINESS ACTION IN 2017

THE future growth and prosperity of Australian SMEs could be undermined if governments lose sight of the sector...

Leadership

WHY EMPLOYEE-OWNED COMPANIES ARE BEATING ASX200 SHARE PRICES
WHY EMPLOYEE-OWNED COMPANIES ARE BEATING ASX200 SHARE PRICES

EMPLOYEE-owned companies command a higher share price than their publicly listed peers, reaping a 17 per cent prem...

Entrepreneurship

KOPLOVITZ GIVES SPRINGBOARD TO AGILE ENTREPRENEURS
KOPLOVITZ GIVES SPRINGBOARD TO AGILE ENTREPRENEURS

FOR Kay Koplovitz, the key to being a successful entrepreneur is an agile mind - one that is always learning and q...

Technology

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE NATIONAL BROADBAND NETWORK
EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE NATIONAL BROADBAND NETWORK

THE National Broadband Network (NBN) is more than an internet connection, it is an opportunity to transform your b...

Finance

ASIC DROPS CIVIL CASE AGAINST LM INVESTMENT DUO
ASIC DROPS CIVIL CASE AGAINST LM INVESTMENT DUO

TWO directors of failed Gold Coast funds manager LM Investment Management (LMIM) have been spared further proceedi...

Marketing

WHY VIDEO IS A "GIVEN" FOR BUSINESS
WHY VIDEO IS A "GIVEN" FOR BUSINESS

IN TODAY's digital-driven world, video is king and if used right, it can push a company's brand and brand ...

Executive Lifestyle

HOW TO TAKE CONTROL OF YOUR CAREER THROUGH TRAINING
HOW TO TAKE CONTROL OF YOUR CAREER THROUGH TRAINING

GIG economy, remote working, and freelance Friday are more than just buzz terms; our workforce is changing, and so...

Conference And Events

IFLY DELIVERS THE UNFORGETTABLE, SOARS TO SILVER AT TOURISM AWARDS
IFLY DELIVERS THE UNFORGETTABLE, SOARS TO SILVER AT TOURISM AWARDS

THE Gold Coast has certainly earned its reputation as one of Australia's, if not the southern hemisphere's...

Video

IT'S TIME TO STOP TALKING ABOUT TOURISM
IT'S TIME TO STOP TALKING ABOUT TOURISM

THE Gold Coast must stop relying on its traditional economic driver of tourism and invest in innovation and entrep...

Young entrepreneur

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