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‘I don’t like being the villain’: Booktopia founder defends company

‘I don’t like being the villain’: Booktopia founder defends company

Tony Nash, the founder of the country’s biggest online bookseller took to the social media platform LinkedIn to respond to an article in The Age and Sydney Morning Herald that delved into the problems the company is facing.

  • by Sarah Danckert

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(Book)dystopia: How Australia’s biggest bookseller went from hero to villain

(Book)dystopia: How Australia’s biggest bookseller went from hero to villain

Booktopia has problems that go beyond a shift in consumer behaviour after the pandemic, with concerns about the leadership and loss of investor trust.

  • by Sarah Danckert
The best home tech for your buck this tax time

The best home tech for your buck this tax time

From TVs and headphones to smart home gadgets, here are our top picks if you’re planning a splurge with your tax refund this year.

  • by Tim Biggs
‘Hits just keep coming’: Inflation fears could spark retail meltdown

‘Hits just keep coming’: Inflation fears could spark retail meltdown

As interest rates rise and inflation bites, Aussie retailers are being warned they will soon face the toughest conditions in more than a decade.

  • by Emma Koehn and Jessica Yun
Rose Bay latest front in supermarkets’ bid to woo grocery shoppers

Rose Bay latest front in supermarkets’ bid to woo grocery shoppers

Customers are already offered drone deliveries, innovative apps and contactless pick-up as the pandemic saw a rise in popularity of online shopping, but the proposed Woolworths store in Rose Bay goes one step further.

  • by Andrew Taylor
Amazon reports weaker sales growth and predicts the slowdown may continue

Amazon reports weaker sales growth and predicts the slowdown may continue

In the face of the highest levels of inflation in four decades, Amazon on Thursday posted its slowest quarterly growth in years.

  • by Karen Weise
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Riding high: Bike mount maker Quad Lock mulls ASX listing

Riding high: Bike mount maker Quad Lock mulls ASX listing

Melbourne-founded smartphone mount manufacturer Quad Lock is considering a run at the ASX boards after a strong bout of growth during the pandemic.

  • by Dominic Powell
Amazon shares jump as cloud success makes up for supply chain woes

Amazon shares jump as cloud success makes up for supply chain woes

Amazon’s profits in the December quarter nearly doubled, calming Wall Street’s concerns that the online behemoth was headed for a slowdown.

  • by Anne D'Innocenzio and Spencer Soper
Premier, Kogan reveal strong online sales, supply chain struggles

Premier, Kogan reveal strong online sales, supply chain struggles

Supply chain issues are continuing to wreak havoc on the Australian retail market with Kogan hit particularly hard.

  • by Dominic Powell
10-minute dash: New startups join fast delivery race

10-minute dash: New startups join fast delivery race

New delivery apps are offering inner-city dwellers reasonably priced grocery deliveries in 10 minutes, seeking to cash in on a multibillion-dollar global trend. But will they last?

  • by Nick Bonyhady
‘We still love to browse’: Bricks and mortar stores make post-lockdown comeback
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‘We still love to browse’: Bricks and mortar stores make post-lockdown comeback

Spending in stores has rebounded since lockdowns, but the pandemic seems to have given online shopping a permanent boost.

  • by Matt Wade