Category: Featured

0
The Millennials Are Where the Action Is

The Millennials Are Where the Action Is

Australia gets a new generation of citizens around every 20 years on average, as shown in the first chart below. We have had 12 generations since 1788: Interestingly, five-and-a-bit of…
Read More

0
Flying high on a low oil price: IBISWorld reveals the unexpected boost to the airline industry’s bottom line

Flying high on a low oil price: IBISWorld reveals the unexpected boost to the airline industry’s bottom line

Recent IBISWorld research suggests domestic and international airlines are benefiting from a sustained period of low oil prices, which has reduced the industry’s largest cost and improved profit margins on…
Read More

0
Taxing times: The proposed bank levy could benefit foreign banks

Taxing times: The proposed bank levy could benefit foreign banks

Foreign banks operating in Australia have been presented with an opportunity through the Federal Government’s proposed tax on the largest Australian banks. The levy would allow the government to recoup…
Read More

0
Mixed media: Faster internet boosts online shopping but stifles traditional media

Mixed media: Faster internet boosts online shopping but stifles traditional media

The ongoing rollout of the NBN has strongly enhanced Australian internet coverage and download speeds. According to the ABS, the number of internet subscribers in Australia increased by 4.7% over…
Read More

0
Australia's 2017-18 Outlook

Australia’s 2017-18 Outlook

As Australia starts 2017-18, we can look back over the previous financial year and notice several interesting trends. Australia grew at a slow pace in 2016-17, a percentage point below…
Read More

0
IBISWorld launches New Zealand industry research report collection

IBISWorld launches New Zealand industry research report collection

Global business research company IBISWorld has released its inaugural suite of more than 200 dedicated industry reports on the New Zealand economy to help clients make informed business decisions about…
Read More

0
Bridging the gulf: Gulf States represent a growing market for Australian agriculture

Bridging the gulf: Gulf States represent a growing market for Australian agriculture

While many Australian agricultural exporters have been focusing on Asian markets in recent years, the Gulf States have been growing in size and affluence. The region’s arid land and climate…
Read More

0
Vis-a-vis: Changes to the 457 visa program will constrain profit for several industries

Vis-a-vis: Changes to the 457 visa program will constrain profit for several industries

In April 2017, the Federal Government announced plans to axe the existing 457 visa program, which is intended to help employers fill skills gaps. Instead, they plan to replace it…
Read More

0
Changing the channel: Legislation changes could consolidate the FTA television industry

Changing the channel: Legislation changes could consolidate the FTA television industry

Free-to-air (FTA) television broadcasters have faced strong competition from online streaming and pay TV over the past five years. Consumers now have more choice than ever, which has split advertising…
Read More

0
Retailing off: Fierce competition has forced prominent retail brands to fold

Retailing off: Fierce competition has forced prominent retail brands to fold

Weak retail conditions, high wage and rent costs, and fierce competition have been weighing on the clothing retail sector in recent years. This has forced many prominent brands across several…
Read More