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    Wait time is longer but shoppers are willing

    Australian shoppers are experiencing longer wait times due to social distancing regulations, says a Shopper Media study. “The latest Shopper Study reveals that higher numbers...

    Perks of social start-ups

    Have you ever thought about beginning your own social start-up business? Turns out, it’s a lot more beneficial than previously thought! A world-first study has...

    Cybercrime sees new heights due to COVID-19

    In the week following the declaration of COVID-19 being classed as a pandemic, e-commerce saw a 23% increase. Unfortunately, with this, 22% of consumers said...

    Optimo and Black Swan partner to deliver key FMCG data

    Media Release 14 May, 2020 Optimo Designs wins exclusive rights to deliver market-leading FMCG data and insights from the COVID-19 crisis Optimo Designs (Optimo), a leading Australian...

    Social impact rewards most popular among loyalty members

    Loyalty program members have made it clear that they want brands and companies to think outside the box when it comes to the rewards...

    Digital vouchers used to help small businesses

    Payment and marketing service providers for small businesses, Live group, has launched a new digital voucher platform. The digital platform aims to specifically help Australian...

    COVID-19 is increasing consumers’ focus on ‘ethical consumption’

    Media Release 5 May, 2020 COVID-19 increasing consumers’ focus on ‘ethical consumption,’ Accenture survey finds The COVID-19 pandemic is likely to alter consumer behaviors permanently and cause...

    The very bad, and some good, from COVID-19

    Media Release The COVID-19 pandemic is dramatically changing the global economic landscape and causing severe disruption to Australian small businesses, ACCC Chair Rod Sims said...

    Key to businesses surviving the pandemic

    Businesses everywhere are being severely impacted by the current pandemic. However, researchers say that some businesses will fare better than others – and that’s...

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    A wave of tax debtors

    Prior to businesses shutting down when the economy was fairly healthy, 25% of businesses could not find the cash to pay their tax and...

    April petrol prices plummeted to record lows

    Media Release 6 July, 2020 A global crude oil surplus and COVID-19 restrictions on travel and economic activity led to the lowest monthly average petrol...

    Cobots combat COVID-19

    Collaborative robots, fondly known as cobots, are emerging as a force for good in the ongoing battle against COVID-19. Whether they are disinfecting and sanitising,...

    Retail turnover rises 16.9% in May

    Australian retail turnover rose 16.9% in May 2020, seasonally adjusted, according to the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Retail Trade figures. This updates the...