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Body Shop fail

The Body Shop shouldn’t have failed in an age when consumers want activism from their brands. What happened?

The Body Shop's journey over the last 20 years has diverged from its origins.
good leadership training

Ever been on a lousy leadership course? Good leadership training needs these 5 ingredients

The Conversation looks at what makes leadership development programs effective.
rise personalised trend
main street future retail

The future of main street retail: shoppers reveal key shops and services

Retailing will not to be the main or sole reason people visit town centres.
management style
business cyber-security insurance

Just 25% of businesses are insured against cyber attacks. Here’s why…

What's needed to ensure Aussie businesses are insured for cyber-related incidents?
RBA-rates-rise-analysis

RBA rates rise analysis: high inflation – and worse is on the way

Why does inflation seem to be completely detached from the bank's target band?
What went wrong at Australia Post?

Company directors can’t serve two masters: what went wrong at AusPost

Shareholder primacy is often said to be the guiding principle of corporations. The idea is that they exist to benefit th...
Is the drop in insolvencies a delay to further closures?

Drop in insolvencies and bankruptcies is a ticking time bomb

The vast arsenal of fiscal, monetary and legal measures used by Australian governments to offset the COVID-induced econo...
Regional Victoria's restrictions are easing

On the road to Covid normal: the easing of regional Victoria’s restrictions signals hope for Melbourne too

From 11.59pm tomorrow (September 16), regional Victoria will take the third step out of COVID-19 restrictions, Premier D...