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Push for ticket crackdown to beat scalpers ahead of Big Bash

Push for ticket crackdown to beat scalpers ahead of Big Bash

Queensland is pushing for a national cap on the resale of music and sports events tickets and a ban on "ticket bots".

  • by Felicity Caldwell

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World's biggest focus group: How Alibaba made China's Snickers spicy
E-commerce

World's biggest focus group: How Alibaba made China's Snickers spicy

Chinese internet behemoth Alibaba's data trove holds revelations for companies. For Mars, it turned out the same people who buy a lot of chocolate also like spicy snacks.

  • by Robin Ajello
'Airborne cars': Vehicle ads face review following complaints about dangerous driving
Advertising

'Airborne cars': Vehicle ads face review following complaints about dangerous driving

The automotive industry will review its advertising code after complaints that some car ads promote dangerous driving.

  • by Julie Power
Mt Barker chooks to go on-camera for animal rights campaign
Shopping

Mt Barker chooks to go on-camera for animal rights campaign

The brand hit headlines last year after footage of birds said to be kept at the facility "cannibalising" each other and struggling to stand up.

  • by Hannah Barry
All gift cards sold in Australia to last at least three years under new federal laws
Shopping

All gift cards sold in Australia to last at least three years under new federal laws

The Morrison government will impose a three-year minimum expiry date for all gift cards no matter where they are sold.

  • by Michael Koziol
Imagine a world where debt doesn't exist
Afterpay Touch Group

Imagine a world where debt doesn't exist

Financial carelessness is directly proportional to the availability of debt, so of course we have a problem.

  • by Marcus Padley
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Spearwood student shocked at WA strawberry needle discovery

Spearwood student shocked at WA strawberry needle discovery

A student from Perth's southern suburbs has spoken of his shock at discovering a needle hidden inside a strawberry bought from a Spearwood supermarket on Monday night.

  • by Nathan Hondros
'You're disgusting': Perth dad's hostile encounter with mean mums in parent room
Gender equality

'You're disgusting': Perth dad's hostile encounter with mean mums in parent room

The father's message for mean mums was clear. Keep your disrespectful comments to yourself and understand if a child needs to be changed this is the place to do it. Changing a child in the men’s room is a nightmare.

  • by Daile Cross
Capilano honey offers to fund lab to sweeten new testing deal

Capilano honey offers to fund lab to sweeten new testing deal

In a backflip, Capilano has changed its attitude to a testing method that has shown some of its products were impure.

  • by Patrick Hatch
So I buried my kitchen rubbish: confessions of a zero waste dabbler
Supermarkets

So I buried my kitchen rubbish: confessions of a zero waste dabbler

There have been some curious reactions to the plastic bag ban in Perth; but we're encouraging our readers to take the high road and not go off their trolley.

  • by Emma Young
Why this hedge fund has taken a nail-biting punt on Coke
Opinion
Opinion

Why this hedge fund has taken a nail-biting punt on Coke

Morphic Asset Management has quietly taken a big bet on Coca Cola Amatil disappointing shareholders in the near future and the share price falling in response.

  • by Elizabeth Knight