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Coca Cola No Sugar launches in Australia

Coca Cola No Sugar launches in Australia
    Soft drink giant Coca Cola has just launched its new Coca Cola No Sugar in Australia after five years of product development and 30 years since the company released its first...
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Benefits of technology in the classroom

Benefits of technology in the classroom
  Most schools now use computers or devices in the classroom with many public schools adopting the ‘Bring your own device’ policy.  While some schools argue that this detracts...
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Amazon in Australia

Amazon in Australia
  As Amazon starts its set up phase in Australia ready to launch here in 2018, debate heats up over what impact this will have on various sectors such as retail and media. Separate hype from...
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Entrepreneurs – shaping the future of Australia

Entrepreneurs – shaping the future of Australia
Ernst & Young recently selected 24 high-potential and innovative start-up entrepreneurs from across Asia-Pacific to take part in its 2017 Accelerating Entrepreneurs program. The program enables...
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Nike announces hijab with mixed reaction

Nike announces hijab with mixed reaction
Inspired by Olympic runner Sarah Attar from Saudi Arabia who competed while wearing a hijab and Amna Al Haddad, a weightlifter from the United Arab Emirates who made it to the Rio Olympics, Nike has...
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Tuesday, 08 August 2017 13:02

Coca Cola No Sugar launches in Australia

    Soft drink giant Coca Cola has just launched its new Coca Cola No Sugar in Australia after five years of product development and 30…
Tuesday, 08 August 2017 13:02

Benefits of technology in the classroom

  Most schools now use computers or devices in the classroom with many public schools adopting the ‘Bring your own device’ policy.  While some schools…
Tuesday, 08 August 2017 13:01

Amazon in Australia

  As Amazon starts its set up phase in Australia ready to launch here in 2018, debate heats up over what impact this will have…
Ernst & Young recently selected 24 high-potential and innovative start-up entrepreneurs from across Asia-Pacific to take part in its 2017 Accelerating Entrepreneurs program. The program…
Wednesday, 29 March 2017 10:35

Nike announces hijab with mixed reaction

Inspired by Olympic runner Sarah Attar from Saudi Arabia who competed while wearing a hijab and Amna Al Haddad, a weightlifter from the United Arab…
The fastest growing franchise you’ve never heard of They are calling themselves the Apple store of the health and fitness scene but chances are you…
Monday, 20 February 2017 13:55

Welcome to the new school year!

We are pleased to bring you our first edition of the Australian Business Case Studies newsletter for 2017 connecting current news topics with our educational case studies.…
Wednesday, 07 September 2016 14:14

The Bachelor and reality based advertising

The Bachelor and reality based advertising Channel Ten was one of the first stations to introduce reality-based advertising with the hugely popular program Big Brother.…
Impact of weather changes on businesses With record temperatures this Autumn, many businesses are facing new challenges.  In particular clothing retailers, who often receive their…
Monday, 08 February 2016 14:11

Trends in project management

Trends in project management With an increase in flexible work practices and the need for companies to be able to mobilise teams of staff, project…
Sunday, 01 November 2015 08:41

Expanding a business internationally

  Running a business is a hard enough challenge in itself but imagine running a business that operates in numerous countries outside of Australia. Woodside…
Monday, 26 October 2015 08:40

The importance of risk management

  Insurance Australia Group (IAG) chief executive Peter Harmer has abandoned the insurance company’s plans to expand in to China following pressure from shareholders according…
Monday, 26 October 2015 08:39

Alcoa to split in two

  In a recent news report, Alcoa has stated that it will split its company in two, separating a faster growing plane and car parts…
Saturday, 10 October 2015 08:30

The growth in digital mediums

  Digital advertising in Australia will become an $11 billion industry over the next five years, growing at about 11 per cent a year, according…
Thursday, 01 October 2015 08:28

Nurturing relationships the key to success

  In March this year, Cyclone Pam devastated Vanuatu overnight.  The small South Pacific nation needed help rebuilding homes that were destroyed in the wake…
Saturday, 20 June 2015 08:27

Contextual Banking

  According to Westpac’s head of digital marketing, Simon Marks, very few brands have yet to master personalisation as relevancy was flagged as one of…
Wednesday, 17 June 2015 08:27

Making every drop matter

  According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics’ report on sweet treat consumption across Australia, one-third of Northern Territorians consume soft drink – a preference…
Wednesday, 17 June 2015 08:26

Our nation’s love of treat foods

  Across Australia we love our treat or discretionary food – food that is high in energy but low in nutritional value - according to…
Wednesday, 03 June 2015 08:24

Coal prices forecast to be slashed

  Australia’s mining industry is to cop another blow after forecast prices of coal were slashed recently by Citigroup. Coal is one of Australia’s biggest…
  Realestate.com.au has created a new brand campaign using Hollywood star and former Governor of California Arnold Schwarzenegger, who confuses Australia and his homeland Austria,…
Monday, 01 June 2015 08:21

Print versus digital

  Newscorp’s commuter newspaper mX, a free publication offered in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane will publish its last edition on June 12th 2015. The closure…
  Meat and Livestock Australia’s Australia Day Lamb advertising campaign called “Richie’s BBQ” featured Australian icons such as Captain Cook, Ita Buttrose and Ned Kelly…
Friday, 01 May 2015 09:41

After the Storm

  Homes in Sydney were recently battered by a number of big storms. First there was the ‘Storm of the Century’ followed only a few…
  Australia is seeing some of the lowest interest rates ever at the moment and further rate cuts are tipped for 2015. These low rates…
Friday, 20 March 2015 10:01

Investing for the future

  Planning for a solid financial future is something that is not always on the minds of young people.  However, with so many recent articles…
Sunday, 15 March 2015 09:57

95 per cent of start-ups fail

  According to a recent article in the Sydney Morning Herald, the reality for entrepreneurs is rather grim. Roughly one out of 20 start-ups is…
Wednesday, 15 October 2014 11:19

Lion - the pick of the pride for brand

  Our most recent case study on the Australian Financial Review Business Case Studies site features beverage company, Lion. They were pleased to pick up 2014…
  Social media has fast become a huge platform for marketers and PRs to create brand awareness. Similar to traditional celebrity endorsements, social media is…
  Accounting industry body, CPA Australia, has just released two ‘plain English’ guides to help potential and current investors better understand important content that impacts…
Monday, 15 September 2014 11:13

Changes to Crazy John’s

  Later this month, iconic Australian retailer Crazy John’s will finally close altogether following a gradual takeover by Vodafone.  Crazy John’s has been owned by…
Wednesday, 10 September 2014 11:04

McMate Burger

  McDonald’s is promoting its recent ‘McMate’ burgers in an ad which sees customers take over a McDonald’s kitchen to prepare the burger. McDonald’s listened…
  Telstra is promoting its recently launched Easy Share Business Plans with a campaign focusing on what should and shouldn’t be shared at work.  The…
  This month, KFC Australia opened the kitchens of 160 stores to the public for its inaugural ‘Open Kitchen Day’.  The concept is a new…
  'From the Ground Up’ an exhibition held in Sydney to raise awareness and funds for the youth and homeless of Sydney’s streets combined an eye…
Wednesday, 27 August 2014 13:36

Refugees in Iraq

  Eyes around the world have been focused on the tension in Iraq of late with tens of thousands of refugees trapped on Mount Singar…
    Lion is known as one of Australasia's leading beverage and food companies. The company also manufactures some of Australia and New Zealand's favourite…
      At the recent FIFA World Cup, a Belgian soccer fan found herself with a brief modelling contract with makeup giant L'Oreal after…
Wednesday, 02 July 2014 13:25

It's tax time!

      The end of the financial year is not only tax time but also a great time for everyone to take stock of…
Friday, 20 June 2014 13:12

Nike Football - The Last Game

    Renowned for their innovation, Nike’s latest ad ‘The Last Game’ highlights the importance of taking risks to get ahead. Launched to coincide with…
  The miserable moment of discovering a wallet is lost is recreated in a new ad for Westpac’s Emergency Cash service. The ad campaign, ‘Lost…
Thursday, 05 June 2014 13:04

End of Financial Year upon us.

    The end of the financial year is fast approaching. This is an extremely busy time for accounting practices. There is no shortage of…
Sunday, 01 June 2014 12:41

PINs the only way to pay from 1 August

      The PINwise Industry Security Initiative has announced that PIN will become the main form of card payment authorisation in Australia from 1…
  Insurance is a key part of the nation’s economy, and is critical for managing risk within our businesses and communities. Assessing risk accurately is…
Tuesday, 20 May 2014 12:34

Network Ten’s Wake Up show cancelled

      In the news recently, Network Ten announced program cuts including its new morning news show ‘Wake Up’ featuring Natarsha Belling and James…
Wednesday, 14 May 2014 12:15

Australia Post floats user pays model

  Australians may have to pay $30 a year for daily mail delivery or face a less frequent service.  Recently, Australia Post chairman John Stanhope…
Corporate social responsibility describes how companies manage their day-to-day business processes to produce a positive impact on society and the environment and can include specifically-designed…
Tuesday, 25 June 2013 05:24

Aussie ad sweeps the board at Cannes

More than 50 million people around the globe have seen the ‘Dumb Ways to Die’ video ad created by Melbourne Metro Trains as part of its…
Tuesday, 28 May 2013 01:39

Marketing tips for small business

  Marketing can be a challenge for small businesses without the resources for large scale direct cmarketing or advertising campaigns. However, there are plenty of…
Thursday, 09 May 2013 04:55

What makes a good leader?

  Effective companies are led by effective leaders. According to CornerStone Leadership Institute president and CEO David Cottrell, the essence of leadership boils down to…
  Australian businesses are failing to take advantage of online opportunities with less than a quarter utilising the range of social media opportunities available. New…
Friday, 22 March 2013 07:29

Creating effective employee engagement

  1. Engagement needs to be a priority. Make sure it is. 2. Work with integrity. Engagement will never happen if you are disingenuous. You…
Private businesses are finding it difficult to retain and attract quality staff, but are not instigating measures that would allow them to do so, says…
  During National Volunteer Week, Youth Off The Streets will be celebrating more than 350 volunteers who have donated their time towards the futures of…
      Fujitsu General has stood up to its “Australia’s Favourite Air” catchphrase, receiving the highest overall satisfaction rating in a recent Canstar Blue…
  Part of the role of 98% of HR managers includes handling conflict at work, with businesses with high levels of conflict experiencing greater turnover,…
  With winter approaching fast, Fujitsu General is once again be running its successful Fujitsu Free Money promotion.  “Once again, Fujitsu will be rewarding consumers…
Tuesday, 28 February 2012 17:49

Nike unveils new Qantas Socceroos kit

Nike have designed a new away kit for the Qantas Socceroos to celebrate the vibrancy, energy and modern approach of both the nation and football…
  Australian Business Case Studies is pleased to announce the relaunch of The Australian Financial Review Case Studies with Business News. Now available in a…
Thursday, 12 January 2012 09:10

McDonald's Australia releases energy report

McDonald's Australia has released its 2011 EEO Public Report, detailing the company's energy use and opportunities for energy efficiency. Click here to access the report.

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