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Gifts Australia, Simplifying Online Shopping

Gifts Australia is an online gift store that has been delivering an easy and reliable gift-giving service for nearly two decades.

HiSmile’s Sparkling Debut on 2017 Young Rich List

Leveraging the enormous power of social media influencers to promote and market their teeth whitening company HiSmile, Gold Coast based co-founders, Nik Mirkovic, 22 and Alex Tomic, 24, are now among the richest Aussies aged...

Billabong's Interest to Buy SurfStitch

Billabong is reportedly among several parties to submit a proposal to SurfStitch’s administrators, John Park, Quentin Olde and Joseph hansell of FTI Consutling group.

Amazon Ordered to Pay AUD $369million in Back Taxes to Luxembourg

A lengthy investigation by the European Commission has revealed the tiny EU nation, Luxembourg was granting Amazon unfair tax benefits compared with other companies operating in the region.

Cool Clutch Bags Itself a Win at 2017 BBEA

Gisborne retailer Cool Clutch has been awarded a win for Excellence in Customer Service and Retail category in this year’s Bendigo Bank Business Excellence Awards also receiving its third award for runner-up for Business of...

Moss River Sinks Into Administration for the Second Time

Moss River, a homewares retail chain operating since 1978 that specialises in manchester and premium linen, has again found itself in hot water with investors.

Rakuten Announces Golden Link Awards Winners for Asia Pacific 2017

The winners of the 2nd Annual Golden Link Awards for Asia Pacific were announced by Rakuten Marketing in a special awards ceremony held at Symposium Sydney, earlier this month.

DHL E-Commerce Considers Crowd-Sourced Couriers Concept.

DHL eCommerce a division of one of the world’s leading logistics company Deutsche Post DHL Group, will join the growing list of courier companies opting for Uber-inspired social delivery services, taking a sharp left turn...

SurfStitch Reveals Plans to Sell Off Company Assets

Online sports clothing retailer SurfStitch, has revealed in an investor update released on Thursday that amid financial pressures from ongoing legal proceedings, the company may begin selling off its assets.

Jimmy Choo Purchased by Michael Kors for AUD $1.5 Billion

In the continuing trend of brand consolidation among luxury retailers, this week announced the latest top end take over. Michael Kors has finalised a deal reportedly worth AUD $1.5 billion to acquire British Luxury shoemaker,...

Rhodes & Beckett and Herringbone Rescued in Management Buyout.

Having collapsed into administration in February of this year, Melbourne based fashion labels Rhodes & Beckett and Herringbone have been thrown a lifeline in a deal led by current brand director Michael Boutin.

Amart Sports Dropped By Super Retail Group.

In a strategic move speculated to counter the impending Amazon arrival in Australia, Brisbane based Super Retail Group has announced it will be ditching the discount-sporting brand Amart Sports.