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Sarah Danckert

Sarah is a business courts reporter based in Melbourne.

Coca-Cola Amatil's earnings are down as fewer Australian drink sugary soft drinks.

Coca-Cola Amatil hit as consumers shun soft drinks

Coca-Cola Amatil shares have dropped after its first-half earnings showed how Australians are taking a pass on sweet fizzy drinks and price pressure in its branded water business is crimping profit growth.

IVF cycles in Australia dipped in 2017 but a bigger concern for big ASX companies specialising in the area is ...

IVF price wars lower costs for treatment

A budding price war in the IVF sector has led to lower treatment prices at one of Australia's largest providers  but costs for consumers could still go lower, according to one of the industry's pioneers.

Illustration: John Shakespeare.

Foot stamping franchises in Fels freak-out

There's more news of the outer workings of the Franchise Council of Australia and we suggest this is best enjoyed with some mysterious dark music playing in the background.