Billabong continues to sink, management looks to Quiksilver parent for a lifeline

Affirming its relatively grim guidance from earlier in the year, Billabong's financial results have dropped across the board during the first half. The surf retailer warned in January that losses would compound during 1H18, and compound they did. Billabong posted a net loss after t...

Billabong continues to sink, management looks to Quiksilver parent for a lifeline
Shaver Shop bucks the retail trend to achieve significant sales growth
Shaver Shop bucks the retail trend to achieve significant sales growth

Shaver Shop (ASX: SSG) has proved that not all Australian retailers are suffering in a challenging market, after i...

Comm Bank denies majority of money laundering allegations and refutes class action
Comm Bank denies majority of money laundering allegations and refutes class action

The Commonwealth Bank (ASX: CBA) has denied the "majority" of the allegations brought against it by AUST...

NEXTDC profits slide despite decent first-half revenue
NEXTDC profits slide despite decent first-half revenue

NEXTDC (ASX: NXT) has reported a significant profit drop, despite achieving sound revenue during 1H18. The gro...

From the garage to the kennel - how Ka-Pooch! found its paws
From the garage to the kennel - how Ka-Pooch! found its paws

Just seven years ago Ka-Pooch!, a leading Melbourne dog day-care centre, was being operated in founder Sam Mendels...

GetSwift served notice of class action from shareholders
GetSwift served notice of class action from shareholders

Logistics software company GetSwift (ASX: GSW) is facing a class action from shareholders over allegations it has ...

Kogan defies retail downturn with five-fold profit rise
Kogan defies retail downturn with five-fold profit rise

Kogan.com (ASX: KGN) has confirmed the rise of online shopping and shown Australian retailers it's not all doo...

McGrath appoints Sydney lawyer Andrew Robinson to new board
McGrath appoints Sydney lawyer Andrew Robinson to new board

John McGrath has revealed Sydney lawyer Andrew Robinson wil be one of the two two new directors who will join the boa...

Flight Centre flying high as share price surges
Flight Centre flying high as share price surges

Flight Centre (ASX: FLT) has lifted its full year profit guidance after posting a first-half net profit rise of 37...

Bellamy's posts profit rise but shares sink
Bellamy's posts profit rise but shares sink

Bellamy's Australia (ASX: BAL) has almost doubled its first-half net profit to $22.4 million from $13.2 million f...

Queensland patients victims of unfair medical negligence legal process, says Mark O'Connor
Queensland patients victims of unfair medical negligence legal process, says Mark O'Connor

A prominent Brisbane injury compensation law specialist says the legal system in Queensland is unfairly geared aga...

Herbert Smith Freehills advises global firm on major medical sale
Herbert Smith Freehills advises global firm on major medical sale

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised global private equity firm EQT on the sale of diagnostic imaging business I-MED R...

Reporting season wrap: Wednesday's highlights
Reporting season wrap: Wednesday's highlights

Wednesday was another busy day with a slew of ASX-listed companies releasing their results, with Cleanaway, Melbou...

Corporate Travel Management growth continues on international expansion
Corporate Travel Management growth continues on international expansion

Corporate Travel Management (ASX: CTD) has reported a statutory net profit rise of 38 per cent to $30.6 million fo...

Lovisa beats the retail blues ahead of global expansion
Lovisa beats the retail blues ahead of global expansion

While some Australian retail operations are stuck in a revenue and profit rut, jewellery store Lovisa (ASX: LOV) r...

Fairfax cuts NZ titles as it announces big fall in profit
Fairfax cuts NZ titles as it announces big fall in profit

Fairfax Media (ASX: FXJ) will axe or sell 28 of its New Zealand print publications as it announced a 54 per cent f...

Sealink acquires Fraser Island resort
Sealink acquires Fraser Island resort

Listed tourism and transport company Sealink (ASX: SLK) has announced it has acquired Kingfisher Bay Resort Group ...

Companies

Shaver Shop bucks the retail trend to achieve significant sales growth
Shaver Shop bucks the retail trend to achieve significant sales growth

Shaver Shop (ASX: SSG) has proved that not all Australian retailers are suffering in a challenging market, after i...

Property

Joint venture success buoys Villa World profit
Joint venture success buoys Villa World profit

Villa World (ASX: VLW) is on track to deliver its full-year forecast profit growth as the company today announced ...

Opinion

Australia's 'dumb luck' about to run out with economy on the brink of collapse
Australia's 'dumb luck' about to run out with economy on the brink of collapse

I RECENTLY watched the federal treasurer, Scott Morrison, proudly proclaim that Australia was in "surprisingl...

Leadership

Vinnies predicts this Christmas will be tougher than ever for Queensland families
Vinnies predicts this Christmas will be tougher than ever for Queensland families

THE Vinnies Christmas Appeal has been one of the most important social programs run by the group since its incepti...

Entrepreneurship

From the garage to the kennel - how Ka-Pooch! found its paws
From the garage to the kennel - how Ka-Pooch! found its paws

Just seven years ago Ka-Pooch!, a leading Melbourne dog day-care centre, was being operated in founder Sam Mendels...

Technology

Look to the sky and build flying cars not "sucky" roads, says Steve Baxter
Look to the sky and build flying cars not "sucky" roads, says Steve Baxter

Queensland's chief entrepreneur Steve Baxter has called on the government to stop pouring billions of dollars ...

GetSwift served notice of class action from shareholders
GetSwift served notice of class action from shareholders

Logistics software company GetSwift (ASX: GSW) is facing a class action from shareholders over allegations it has ...

Finance

Billabong continues to sink, management looks to Quiksilver parent for a lifeline
Billabong continues to sink, management looks to Quiksilver parent for a lifeline

Affirming its relatively grim guidance from earlier in the year, Billabong's financial results have dropped ac...

Marketing

How Tammy Hembrow leveraged social media to dominate the fashion game
How Tammy Hembrow leveraged social media to dominate the fashion game

SITTING pretty with 7.5 million followers, Tammy Hembrow has undeniably broken into the top echelons of Instagram....

Executive Lifestyle

The most passionate chef in Queensland is at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre
The most passionate chef in Queensland is at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre

Passion. It oozes out of Garry Kindred and you can't help but get swept up by his enthusiasm for food. The...

Conference And Events

The Games served on a platter
The Games served on a platter

The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games is a once-in-a-lifetime event, and you can take in all the action in style ...

Video

Look to the sky and build flying cars not "sucky" roads, says Steve Baxter
Look to the sky and build flying cars not "sucky" roads, says Steve Baxter

Queensland's chief entrepreneur Steve Baxter has called on the government to stop pouring billions of dollars ...

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