Free trade agreements and globalisation mean that today’s business world is moving faster than ever…
When John S Larke landed on the shores of Australia in 1895, the land was still six years away from becoming a federation, when six independent British colonies would band together to become states of a new nation. Although the first fleet of settlers had arrived just over a century prior, in 1788, Australia soon became known for its natural beauty and many resources.
Product, People and Passion Whites GroupBy David Barratt View in E-MagazineView in Brochure For more than thirty-seven years, Whites Group has supplied the rural sector and beyond with innovative fencing products designed to offer better design, safer use and faster set-up. In doing so, the company has built a strong reputation for quality in products and service, and for its ongoing innovative development of new products to meet customers’ varied needs. Founded in 1977 as a two person operation by John Kelly, this third generation family owned and operated Australian business now employs more than one hundred and fifty people […]
Unmanned aerial vehicles – UAVs – are proving extremely popular right now. Unless, of course, you are the authorities, because many different arms of the law are trying to restrict their use for reasons of safety, privacy or even security…
Roll’d Australia offers a fresh new alternative to the standard fast food fare. “Our offering is simply unique in the market we’re playing in,” says Co-founder Bao Hoang.
The market for pleasure boats – motor yachts or superyachts – is under threat and much of the business has moved offshore, as it were. But one Queensland shipyard keeps afloat in this increasingly challenging market by applying its century-old craftsmanship in combination with innovative methods and new technologies.
When we last spoke to Kyocera Solar nearly two years ago, National Operations Manager George Phani expressed concern that the market for solar PV energy was clouded by doubt and insufficient consumer education. So when we caught up with George again recently, we asked him whether things had changed.
The garment industry is dynamic. Particularly at the retail level, brands come and go and goods change hands at margins that would make a supermarket weep. Consolidation has been taking place throughout the industry, on both the brand side and the supply side, and in Australia (with its potential limited somewhat by its relatively small population) the business has conformed to the global pattern.
When an ex-Arnotts and Uncle Ben’s biochemist developed a new method of treating polluted water, he spent more than a decade perfecting the systems involved. More recently, he has turned to the commercial sector to bring his technology to the world.
Everyone knows that at 2nds World, a tiny ding means huge savings – but not every 2nds World product has a tiny ding. “I always say that the worst thing that can happen at 2nds World is that you buy a brand new fridge at the best possible price,” says Managing Director and owner Peter Hammerman.