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'It's a scary situation': 7-Eleven store owner begs to be allowed to close at night
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'It's a scary situation': 7-Eleven store owner begs to be allowed to close at night

Police recommended Paresh Davaria close his store at night after two attempted armed robberies, but 7-Eleven has rejected his request.

  • by Cara Waters

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Small business returns to cabinet with appointment of Michaelia Cash
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Small business returns to cabinet with appointment of Michaelia Cash

A new small business minister has been appointed in Scott Morrison's overhaul and the role has been returned to cabinet.

  • by Cara Waters
'Ban the single-use prime minister' meme spawns start-up overnight
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'Ban the single-use prime minister' meme spawns start-up overnight

Gwen Blake didn't mean to start a business, she just wanted to share a little Australian political joke.

  • by Cara Waters
Bold Businesses Podcast: How Pana Chocolate went from Vespa to global
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Bold Businesses Podcast: How Pana Chocolate went from Vespa to global

Chocolate is still hand-made and hand-wrapped at Pana Chocolate despite its international expansion.

  • by Cara Waters
Aussie cracks the US sports fitness market
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Aussie cracks the US sports fitness market

Paul Nicholas has invented a unique fitness product and surfer Sally Fitzgibbons swears by it.

  • by Christine D'Mello
Rotten Tomatoes founder has a few regrets on selling
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Rotten Tomatoes founder has a few regrets on selling

Patrick Lee co-founded the world's most popular movie review site but he says he didn't focus enough on money.

  • by Cara Waters
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'We didn't know what we were doing': How social media took skateboard firm global
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'We didn't know what we were doing': How social media took skateboard firm global

Businesses are using social media to drive international sales with 35 percent of Australian SMBs exporting to foreign markets.

  • by Cara Waters
'Hell on earth': Back in Motion physio franchisees 'bullied and trapped'
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'Hell on earth': Back in Motion physio franchisees 'bullied and trapped'

Peter Bain was the chief financial officer of the Back In Motion Health Group for over two years. It didn't take long for him to realise something was wrong.

  • by Cara Waters
Tough times for business as failures increase and startups flounder
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Tough times for business as failures increase and startups flounder

Many small businesses and startups are struggling, with failures of Australian businesses increasing 12.7 per cent in the previous financial year.

  • by Cara Waters
Uber knows everything about me except (apparently) my gender
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Uber knows everything about me except (apparently) my gender

Instead of tracking one-night stands, maybe Uber should try tracking gender discrimination.

  • by Cara Waters
Atlassian exec urges startups to 'dig deeper'
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Atlassian exec urges startups to 'dig deeper'

Oji Udezue wants to mentor businesses that offer things that fill a void in what's already available.

  • by Emma Koehn