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Food | Beverages
  • April 17 2019 How to easily rake in the 5 star reviews

    Byline: Saijo George, SEO Strategy Director at Supple, one of Australia’s leading and award-winning digital marketing agencies. Online reviews are the new “word of mouth” and we trust them. They’re also one of the top ways customers make their final decision to buy your product. Getting quality reviews is a prime way of reaching the top Read More…

  • April 5 2019 25 year old Newcastle entrepreneur launches ‘Tinder for Food’ app

    Meet Jessica Koncz: the founder of new food app EatSee where people can see their menu options before ordering A 25 year old female social media and technology entrepreneur from Newcastle, Australia, has won a $100,000 investment and a spot in the LAUNCH Accelerator program in San Francisco, after pitching the ‘Tinder for Food’ App Read More…

  • April 2 2019 Meet YQueue: the new competition for Uber Eats and Deliveroo

    A new food ordering app called YQueue is set to launch on the Gold Coast in May. The recent start up has seen a successful first launch in Singapore and now the founder George Lim looks to recreate that success in Australia. YQueue has been designed with the local food and beverage merchants in mind, Read More…

  • March 25 2019 How three small Victoria brands grew from social media

    More and more small businesses are growing their brands using online platforms and building presence, following and revenue. The power of social media was something not missed by these three small businesses in Victoria, who have been capitalising on the commercial opportunities that Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and other social media platforms provide. Bendigo Brittle, Peggy Read More…

  • March 22 2019 Deliveroo partners with Australian tech startup Doshii

    Leading food company Deliveroo has announced a partnership with Melbourne-based Hospitality and Retail API Platform Doshii to streamline processing orders for restaurant partners. Restaurants who partner with Deliveroo will be able to utilise the Doshii API (Application Programing Interface) to connect customer ordering direct to their in-store point-of-sale (POS), eliminating the need for restaurants to manually Read More…

  • March 18 2019 Australian dairy farmers struggle to earn a profit

    A fresh milk crisis taskforce will be established to help Australian dairy farmers who are doing it tough in drought ravaged towns. The Fresh Milk and Dairy Advocate will lead a dedicated Dairy Business Advisory Unit within the Department of Primary Industries, which will focus on driving demand for NSW milk through a marketing campaign, Read More…

  • January 21 2019 Australia-UK agreements ensure continued trade for Aussie exporters

    A new bilateral Wine Agreement and Mutual Recognition Agreement will ensure continued trade flow between Australia and the United Kingdom post-Brexit. The new Wine Agreement replicates an already existing agreement between Australia and the European Union, which means the UK will accept Australian winemaking practices, and labelling and certification standards. Minister for Trade, Tourism and Read More…

  • July 4 2018 Small Business Insurance for Convenience Stores

    If you own, or are planning to open, a convenience store, then you’ll be glad to know that you’re entering a thriving industry. Australia’s convenience store industry is one of the strongest in the world, with growth outpacing grocery, pharmacy, and liquor – making owning a convenience outlet a more attractive proposition than ever. But as Read More…

  • June 23 2017 Exploring Australia’s vibrant food scene

    Gone are the days where Australia was synonymous with barbecues and the dubious delights of Vegemite, as the nation has a food scene that’s undergone a startling transformation in the past ten years. With a freewheeling approach that takes in the best of global cuisine trends with a flexible take on everything from fine dining Read More…

  • June 7 2017 On the road: Insurance for mobile businesses

    Mobile businesses are unique.  From taco vans to locksmiths, and dog groomers to plumbers, these businesses gain a competitive edge through their ability to operate from any location. Mobile businesses have needs that are very different from their stationary counterparts. They need different stock, different equipment, and importantly, different insurance.  In this article, we explain Read More…

  • January 13 2017 ‘Too few innovate in the hospitality industry,’ says The Grounds co-founder Ramzey Choker

    A personal tragedy led prominent hospitality figure, Ramzey Choker, to reimagine what was possible in his industry. The result? The Grounds of Alexandria – an immersive, acre-sized venue in Sydney’s Inner West that continues to defy categorisation and attract crowds nearly five years on. From a very young age, Choker worked in his father’s Alexandria-based Read More…

  • August 15 2016 Balancing act: cashflow and inventory levels

    Due to the amount of cash that can be tied up in stock, inventory-carrying small businesses must carefully balance the need for adequate cashflow against the need to invest in stock that will drive growth – not just to succeed but to remain viable. Dynamic Business spoke with Stephen Canning, CEO of JCurve Solutions, a Read More…

  • June 9 2016 Break into the bar business – and stay there

    How time flies. It has now been 12 years since my baby and all-consuming obsession, Firefly in Neutral Bay, took shape. More than a decade on, Firefly has not only endured but thrived and, in my humble opinion, it’s one of the best bars and restaurants on Sydney’s North Shore. The bar scene can be a cruel mistress. It Read More…

  • April 22 2016 Uber for foodies: Share-economy tastes good for new dining platform

      It’s a little bit AirBnB, a little bit Uber – and if things go well, maybe even a little bit Tinder. A new Sydney-based platform called WelcomeOver is aiming to capitalise on the burgeoning share-based economy by bringing together strangers for dinner. Behind the new platform is a mixed young crew comprising Nelson Higalgo, Read More…

  • April 21 2016 Indonesia’s investment climate heats up while Chinese profits cool growth

    An increasingly favourable Indonesian investment climate offers growth opportunities for Australian exporters, according to new analysis from Efic.  Jokowi’s reform drive buoys Indonesia’s investment climate  Indonesia’s investment climate has benefited from 11 wide-ranging reform packages introduced by the government since September 2015. “This renewed reformist zeal has boosted market sentiment and will aid new efforts Read More…