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Disruption Podcast: David Freeman, ‘Personal Disruptor’

Superior Sales Consulting’s Disruption Podcast series shares the stories behind some of the biggest disruptors in FMCG. Retail World has compiled highlights from Episode 5, ‘Personal Disruptor’, which interviews h2coco CEO David Freeman (right). Could you give a quick snapshot of where you grew up, went to school and some …

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SMC to feature at Brisbane for FoodTech Qld 2019

Following on from its success at AUSPACK 2019 and the launch of Open IIoT, SMC will be showcasing at FoodTech Qld in July 2019. SMC says it will use this as an opportunity to “engage with visitors and demonstrate its solutions for the food and beverage industries”. The company has …

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Reduce risk in your supply chain in three steps

While eliminating risk entirely from your supply chain is unrealistic, there’s plenty you can do to reduce it, says Upstream. Any business that depends on a supply chain has to live with risk. Supply-chain risks include: Unpredictable demand Interruption to supply Environmental fluctuations Financial volatility Physical conditions. But while businesses …

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Follow through on SME commitments, urges Ombudsman

Ombudsman Kate Carnell says the returned coalition government must make good on its pre-election commitments to small businesses. She called its focus on small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) a “major factor” in its surprise election win. But she added that she now expects the coalition to act on its campaign …

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Disruption Podcast: John Donlan, ‘Building an A-Team’

Superior Sales Consulting’s Disruption Podcast series shares the stories behind some of the biggest disruptors in FMCG. Retail World has compiled highlights from Episode 4, ‘Building an A-Team’, which interviews Pharmacare CEO John Donlan (right). Could you give a quick snapshot of where you grew up, went to school and …

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Keep up with health trends at Naturally Good 2019

The 2019 Naturally Good expo will take place on June 2-3 at the International Convention Centre in Sydney’s Darling Harbour. The two-day expo is the southern hemisphere’s largest business event for healthy retailers, brands and practitioners. There will be more than 360 exhibitors across the beauty, personal-care, health, home, living, …

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Disruption Podcast: Nick Nairn, ‘Playing to Distinctive Strengths’

Superior Sales Consulting’s Disruption Podcast series shares the stories behind some of the biggest disruptors in FMCG. Retail World has compiled highlights from Episode 3 ‘Playing to Distinctive Strengths’, which interviews Stuart Alexander & Co CEO Nick Nairn (right). Could you give a quick snapshot of where you grew up, …

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Disruption Podcast: James Lane, ‘Master of Change’

Superior Sales Consulting’s Disruption Podcast series shares the stories behind some of the biggest disruptors in FMCG. Retail World has compiled highlights from Episode 2, ‘Master of Change’, which interviews former Coca Cola Amatil sales director James Lane (right). Please give us a small snapshot of where you grew up, …

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ATO jumping gun on early debt recovery – Ombudsman

The ATO is issuing garnishee notices while tax disputes are still before the Administrative Appeals Tribunal, says a new report. The report on early debt recovery action by the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) comes from the Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman (ASBFEO). ‘Severe’ impact In response, Ombudsman Kate …

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