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Zelda's landmark merger to create a global cannabis player
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'Falling costs of solar' drive 20pc increase in panel installation last year as businesses dive in
Soaring power prices have driven the rocketing rate of solar panel installations on household roofs across Australia.
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Australian shoppers are spending less – and Qantas and Coles see their profits dip
Australian shoppers have become increasingly careful in their spending habits as a slew of consumer-facing companies reported tougher conditions and a closely watched survey showed the entire service sector shrank in July. Big guns including Qantas and Coles saw a dip in profits over the past 12 months, with the airline reporting weak demand for flights and the supermarket noting that the appetite for its cheaper own-brand label products was outstripping that for other goods.
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A changing of the business guard, as tech displaces finance
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Financial regulator warns that firms ignoring climate change may face their own 'Kodak moment'
Australian Prudential Regulation Authority executive Geoff Summerhayes said businesses that ignore climate change risks could confront their own "Kodak moment", referring to the film giant that failed to foresee the rapid rise of the digital world and went into bankruptcy protection.
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China Belt and Road Refusal Hurting Business in Australia, Analysts Say
Australian companies are being penalized by the federal government's refusal to sign up to Chinese President Xi Jinping's $1 trillion Belt and Road Initiative.
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Business is blooming for female entrepreneurs
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Shoppers! Put those phones down
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Housing dream turned nightmare spurs backlash in Australia
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Australia Market falls on profit booking, US-China trade talks woes