Australian Taxation Office video series

       Friday 14 September 2012   The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has released a series of GST video tips that aim to help small businesses understand the Goods and Services Tax (GST) and how to better meet their tax obligations. The videos offer practical tips to help you Article source: http://www.business.gov.au/bepsyndication2005/go.aspx?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.business.gov.au%2FNewsandfeatures%2F2012%2FSep%2FPages%2FAustralian-Taxation-Office-video-series.aspx&ContentId=8113&PageType=BusinessGovAuLink&PartnerUID= By: Government Business presented [...]

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Retail review: what should retailers be doing to prepare for Christmas?

In the latest in a series of articles as part of The Drum's retail review, we take a look at how retailers should be preparing for their busiest time of year – by holding their nerve and being patient as more and more consumers carry out their Christmas shopping last Article source: http://www.thedrum.com/news/2012/09/17/retail-review-what-should-retailers-be-doing-prepare-christmas By: admin

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Don’t Forget ‘Positioning’ in Your Marketing

  In my work as a marketing consultant, clients in creative fields often say to me: "Before I do any marketing, I have to figure out my positioning." What exactly is positioning? It might sound like marketing jargon to you, but it's an important concept for any entrepreneur to understand. I Article source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/entrepreneur/latest/~3/VLnUaFJNrhE/story01.htm By: Entrepreneur [...]

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How I fashioned a new cashflow from unwanted stock

Being a fashion designer means having the ability to transform fabrics into bestselling items. But what if the fabrics you’re working with aren’t always what you imagined them to be? This was the predicament of fashion designer Trelise Cooper. Cooper is the founder of three fashion labels – Trelise Cooper, Article source: http://www.startupsmart.com.au/my-best-mistake/how-i-fashioned-a-new-cashflow-from-unwanted-stock.html By: StartUpSmart [...]

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Finding Start-Up Success Through Serious School Spirit

  Editor’s Note: YE’s Startup of the Month is a regular column that highlights new companies with interesting launch stories. To be considered for a future column, tell us about your startup. While a student at the University of Oregon, Abraham Choe wanted to show some school spirit by Article source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/entrepreneur/latest/~3/-SqaKpKY-1g/story01.htm By: Entrepreneur presented [...]

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The Retailers’ Retailer

More than a century after Nordstrom's founding in Seattle, the upscale retailer maintains its Northwest sensibilities, most notably in its patient sales staff and customer-first policies. And management is still a family affair. President Blake Nordstrom is the fourth generation to lead the company. Even as the retailer expanded Article source: http://online.barrons.com/article/SB50001424053111904819604577643662974553378.html?mod=BOL_twm_fs By: admin

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3 Things You Need to Know About LinkedIn’s Company Pages

It's no longer enough to just drive traffic to your website, you need to engage your web visitors and create an online journey that leads them quickly to the content they're searching for. LinkedIn understands the need to engage their members so they recently released an updated version of Article source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/entrepreneur/latest/~3/EGyDdlIYo4Q/story01.htm By: Entrepreneur presented [...]

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The Shark Tank Effect: Top Success Stories from the First 3 Seasons

Based in: Alexandria, Va. Founded by: Heath Hall and Brett Thompson Product: Barbecue sauce Shark Tank appearance: Sept. 13, 2009 Show highlight: The Sharks were skeptical when Thompson and Hall said they had 10,000 units of their sauce ready to go. “What if the 10,000 don’t sell?” cracked Kevin Harrington. Article source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/entrepreneur/latest/~3/gtz9lcHnKJI/story01.htm By: Entrepreneur [...]

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Small Business Support Line reaches 60 000 calls

       Friday 07 September 2012   The Small Business Support Line has celebrated its third birthday by answering its 60 000th call from small business. Since it began operating in September 2009, the Support Line has successfully resolved calls ranging from advice for starting a business, through to Article source: http://www.business.gov.au/bepsyndication2005/go.aspx?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.business.gov.au%2FNewsandfeatures%2F2012%2FSep%2FPages%2FSmall-Business-Support-Line-reaches-60000-calls.aspx&ContentId=8104&PageType=BusinessGovAuLink&PartnerUID= By: Government Business presented [...]

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Kroger Loses Some Wait

"The waiting is the hardest part." – Tom Petty The Heartbreakers While citing its focus on value and its loyalty program for delivering 35 consecutive quarters of positive identical supermarket sales, Kroger officials also pointed to its success in reducing checkout times. On its second-quarter conference call, Rodney McMullen, Kroger's Article source: http://www.retailwire.com/news-article/16263/kroger-loses-some-wait By: admin

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