Research by SavvySME has revealed hospitality businesses are lagging behind those in other industries when it comes to online activity. The SavvySME Industry Report 2022 analysed how active each industry was on the business community marketplace in the past 12 months. Pandemic pushes businesses online Based on the study, retailers were the most active industry… Read more »
New data from guest experience and reservation platform SevenRooms reveals that despite recent cancellations and no-shows, restaurants and hospitality venues are doing better than when Australia was first shut down by the pandemic in 2020. Restaurant cancellations and no-shows down It’s good news, as the nation and the sector continue to be battered by the… Read more »
While the trickle back into Melbourne’s CBD offices is slow, Decoy Café is ensuring their staff will be COVID secure as their loyal customers start streaming back in due to easing restrictions. Slinging quality coffee has been a lifelong family affair for brothers Bill and Chris Spathis; the duo started working in their family coffee… Read more »
At a time when the Amalfi Coast couldn’t feel further away, an Italian café, deli and bar has proven to be a ray of European sunshine when Sydney’s inner-city set has needed it most. Launching a business is not for the faint-hearted. Launching that business during a global pandemic, a week after your city has… Read more »
The hospitality industry is very close to my heart. Alongside my business partner, Shannon Hautot, I have spent close to twenty years working in it and we have developed some amazing business relationships and personal friendships. So I feel comfortable saying that it is also an industry that has been notoriously slow to change, but… Read more »
The nationwide lockdown restrictions imposed over the last few months have seen Australia’s once-bustling hospitality industry face a grim new reality, as eateries were forced to close, or adjust to takeaway or home delivery-only offerings, writes Nick Cloete, founder and CEO of cloud-based point of sale solution Kounta. However, as the sector struggled to thrive,… Read more »
As COVID-19 continues to have a global impact on the foodservice industry, Australian hospitality owners are encouraged to take some important steps to help them ride out the storm, writes SilverChef hospitality expert Ken Burgin. Hospitality owners should be looking closely at their last P&L statement to see where the impact will be felt. If… Read more »
Restaurant delivery services have opened up a new world of food for many consumers that, best of all, can be enjoyed from the comfort of one’s couch. Adelaide startup Bellr, however, believes the tide is turning for some and consumers are ready to venture outside the living room and back into venues – and it… Read more »
New data released by Xero shows that ‘the race that stops a nation’ means very hard work in the lead up for Australian small business owners.
New data has been revealed from Deputy, a cloud-based staffing tool, from over 30,000 employees in almost 2,000 businesses, that uncovers the staffing issues faced by Australia’s small businesses. Industries surveyed included Hospitality, Retail, Healthcare and Construction/Marketing. Which industry loses the most staff? The construction industry has the flakiest employees (40% retained) Which industry retains the… Read more »
We pulled up a stool at Six Barrel Soda Co. and had a chat to Joseph Slater about his fizzy foray into business.
Wellington Chocolate Factory is New Zealand’s first bean-to-bar factory intentionally making products with a commitment to ethical trade and production transparency.