DOMINO'S EXTENDS DEALS

DOMINO'S EXTENDS DEALS

DOMINO’S Pizza Enterprises (ASX:DMP) is looking to take a bite out of competitor’s sales, after announcing plans to extend discount days. The company will roll out its promotion Cheaper Every Day after the initial success of Cheaper Tuesday followed by Cheaper Two Days, which included Monday. DMP will offer pizza for $4.95...

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DOMINO'S HITS THE MILLION MARK

DOMINO'S HITS THE MILLION MARK

DOMINO’S Pizza Australia (ASX: DMP) has reached a major milestone on the social media front, clicking over one million Facebook fans.

The company, which has an active social media policy, says it has even taken the time to thank each fan for the feedback and suggestions.

Earlier this year the pizza group launched its People Powered P...

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SOCIAL MEDIA: SPEND LESS, GET MORE

SOCIAL MEDIA: SPEND LESS, GET MORE

START-UPS, small businesses and multi-nationals: appreciate social media and your business will appreciate in return.

Regardless of the industry or business stage you are in, that’s the evidence-based advice from Chris Garrett (pictured), director of Brisbane-based firm KND Digital.

KND Digital specialise in digital marketing solutio...

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EAGLE BOYS FOOTBALL SPIRIT

EAGLE BOYS FOOTBALL SPIRIT

CAPITALISING on the competitive State of Origin spirit, Eagle Boys launched a ‘Half-time Shenanigans’ Facebook competition for the first game of the series on Wednesday night.

‘EB’s Half-time Shenanigans’ allowed two football fans to receive an Eagle Boys pizza party delivered to their home for game two.

While...

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DOMINO'S TRIALS ONLINE STRATEGY

DOMINO'S TRIALS ONLINE STRATEGY

DOMINO’S Group will push its technology strategy by switching off the phones at the Taringa store and operating solely from online sales for one day. Phone orders will be unavailable on Wednesday, in a world-first move for the Brisbane-based pizza company. CEO and managing director Don Meij (pictured) says plenty of customers have alr...

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MAGAZINE READERS RECEPTIVE TO PRODUCTS

MAGAZINE READERS RECEPTIVE TO PRODUCTS

MAGAZINE readers are more likely to try new food products and supermarket brands, according to research from Roy Morgan.

According to the data, Australians who have read four or more latest magazine issues are around a third more likely than the average to agree they are often one of the first to try new food products, new supermarket brands ...

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MAGAZINE READERS RECEPTIVE TO NEW PRODUCTS

MAGAZINE READERS RECEPTIVE TO NEW PRODUCTS

MAGAZINE readers are more likely to try new food products and supermarket brands, according to research from Roy Morgan.

According to the data, Australians who have read four or more latest magazine issues are around a third more likely than the average to agree they are often one of the first to try new food products, new supermarket brands ...

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EAGLE BOYS AND QUICKFLIX PARTNER UP

EAGLE BOYS AND QUICKFLIX PARTNER UP

MOVE over popcorn, Eagle Boys and Quickflix have announced a six month partnership, declaring pizza and movies as the new winning combination. Pioneer Australian streaming and home delivery entertainment service Quickflix and Brisbane-based pizza chain Eagle Boys anticipate a reciprocal boon as they capitalise on their convenience. Th...

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DAISO CHALLENGES RETAIL SLUMP

DAISO CHALLENGES RETAIL SLUMP

JAPANESE bargain retailer Daiso continues to roll out rapid expansion plans, with the opening of a new store in Indooroopilly Shopping Centre on Thursday. It will be the fourth store to open in Queensland in less than a year, with shoppers taking advantage of items sold at the uniform price of $2.80. Daiso Australia CEO Kit Cheong says the ...

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CSR AND BORAL TO MERGE BRICK OPERATIONS

CSR AND BORAL TO MERGE BRICK OPERATIONS

CSR Limited (ASX:CSR) and Boral Limited (ASX:BLD) will combine their brick operations on the east coast, to save money in a declining industry. The joint venture is expected to save up to $10 million in costs each year, pending approval by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission. BLD managing director and CEO Mike Kane says lower...

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POPULARITY BOOST FOR QUEENSLAND BRANDS

POPULARITY BOOST FOR QUEENSLAND BRANDS

QUEENSLAND’S brand economy has grown by 66 per cent, with seven companies making Brand Finance Australia’s top 100 list. The consultancy evaluates the most powerful brands in the country, with the list’s total value worth $117 billion. The state trails Victoria, New South Wales and Western Australia, contributing $5.1 bill...

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RETAIL SPENDING GROWING

RETAIL SPENDING GROWING

QUEENSLAND retailers raked in $5.85 billion in December, says the latest ABS Retail Trade figures. The seasonally-adjusted figure is up 0.2 per cent on the corresponding month last year and nationally, year on year figures show there was a 5.7 per cent rise in retail spending in 2013. Australian Retailers Association (ARA) Executive D...

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BUSINESS PROMOTERS WITH THE MOST

BUSINESS PROMOTERS WITH THE MOST

I LOVE Gold Coast is a fitting project for the creative magicians at Arundel-based 40/40 Creative to be currently working on. Managing director Luke MacDonald (pictured left with Nicholas Nichols right) says the community-based push to bring back fond feelings for the city intends to “show people there are so many great people doing great t...

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SOCIAL MEDIA KEY TO REVENUE RISE

SOCIAL MEDIA KEY TO REVENUE RISE

SMALL and medium business operators (SMEs) embracing social media were more likely to see revenue rise rather than fall in the 12 months to February 2013, according to research by MYOB. The latest MYOB Business Monitor revealed SMEs were 56 per cent more likely to see a revenue rise by using social media, with 28 per cent reporting a rise in rev...

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HONG KONG EXECUTIVES CHOOSE BRISBANE

HONG KONG EXECUTIVES CHOOSE BRISBANE

A CAMPAIGN featuring images of G20 leaders has gained attention in Hong King, highlighting Brisbane’s selection as host of the 2014 G20 Leaders Summit. The campaign has been run online, in print and in bus shelters in Hong Kong since March and has doubled investment interest in Brisbane according to a survey of 200 Hong Kong business execu...

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FINDING COMMON GROUND IN A REGION OF DIFFERENCE

FINDING COMMON GROUND IN A REGION OF DIFFERENCE

AN ACADEMIC who is an expert in Asian relations says trust is the cornerstone of strong relationships in Asian markets. Common sense goes a long way towards successfully doing business with foreign investors, says Griffith University professor Leong Liew. Dr Liew, head of the university’s business school and one of the country’s fore...

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TRAPPED IN THE WEB

TRAPPED IN THE WEB

Small business owners are devoting less time to online marketing and social media despite an increasing number running their own websites.

Sales and growth opportunities are being missed as a result of the lack of attention, experts say.

The unexpected decline in online business activity was revealed in a recent MYOB Business Monitor survey of ...

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AGENCY RECOGNISED FOR WINNING WAYS

AGENCY RECOGNISED FOR WINNING WAYS

RESEARCH and communications agency Winangali has won the coveted 2012 Telstra Queensland Business of the Year Award and will now be considered for the national title. The government-funded indigenous communications experts assist with providing valuable links between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and the public and private se...

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IN TUNE WITH DESIGN AND LIFE

IN TUNE WITH DESIGN AND LIFE

RACHEL Smith (pictured left) has a motto: Make your product look as good as it is.

Smith has started design company Harmonica with long-time friend Kate Maloney (pictured right) and says exceptional products can fall by the wayside because they don’t look good enough to grab a person’s attention.

“A lot of people take the attit...

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HOW OLYMPIC DREAMS FACE ECONOMIC REALITY

HOW OLYMPIC DREAMS FACE ECONOMIC REALITY

THEY are all similar size, weight and colour – but not every Olympic gold medal is worth the same once it’s taken from the sporting arena to the business world. That has been the commercial reality of every post-games period in the modern era as athletes of all disciplines have attempted to seek a return on their huge personal invest...

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