Anneli Knight Thanks to technology, people making handmade goods are finding new markets.
Michael Baker Consumers are not spreading the love to independent retailers.
Alexandra Cain Would you feel comfortable paying for your shopping just by tapping your glasses?
Michael Baker Iconic US brand opens Aussie flagship
Nina Hendy Wake up Australia. Paid parental leave scheme could give small business and mothers more choice.
Kate Jones Being a chef isn't as simple as it used to be. Just ask celebrity chef Luke Mangan.
Cindy Krischer Goodman Many are forgoing retirement and investing in a new career in later life.
Nina Hendy Employer branding is giving canny businesses an edge over the competition to attract staff.
Rex Huppke Imagine the workplace as a forest and your colleagues as animals.
David Wilson Downton Abbey - back on TV on Sunday - is one of a clutch of period dramas that have put the spotlight on the retro realm. So now could be a boom time for swinging fashion retailers with one foot suavely planted in the flapper age.
Job hunting is stressful — more stressful than it needs to be when some simple human decency is missing.
Michael Baker In murder mysteries, victims meet diabolical endings. In retail it can be the same, and many independent retailers found December to be a diabolical ending to the year 2012.
Michael Baker Shopping 'til you drop is taking on new meaning, with a late-night tipple loosening the purse strings of a growing number of online shoppers.
Philip Wen Two in every three Aussies believe the country has a bright economic outlook: research.
Michael Baker Australian retailers may have battled lacklustre conditions in the past year, but shopping centre landlords have still managed to nudge rents up.
COLIN KRUGER Lowering the tax-free threshold on goods purchased online will do little to change Australian's shopping behaviour, according to research by MasterCard.
Businesses’ enthusiasm to invest has sunk to its lowest level in at least 15 years against the back drop of a high dollar and soft growth in non-mining sectors.
Michael Baker Growth in the modern era is crucially dependent on overseas expansion, particularly into emerging markets - unless you're Coles or Woolworths.