A group of WA women are bringing back bartering as a way to continue to do business during the COVID_19 pandemic, writes business coach Lisa Smith. Small business owners are still able to trade even with less cash flow thanks to an alternative small business stimulus package created by a group of entrepreneurs in WA.… Read more »
Global trade has come a long way since Marco Polo’s voyage connecting the East to the West. The exchange and transportation of goods can now be completed in hours by air rather than months by sea. Yet, despite our world being more connected than ever, geopolitical friction is placing the future of international trade in… Read more »
As Australia gears up for Chinese New Year, the three NSW winners of the NBNco, Glocals Academy mentorships have their sights set on launching their businesses into China. With recent research suggesting China is the most attractive market for Australian business expansion, Kemu Café on the Central Coast, Screen Weaver in Wollongong and Koala Eco in Edgecliff, hope to capitalise… Read more »
Have you flirted with the idea of taking your small business to China? With almost 1.5 billion people and an increasing desire for Australian commodities, the reason is obvious. The potential revenues are tempting but given some high profile failures, this market is not for the faint hearted. To minimise your risk and avoid common… Read more »
The Wellington Regional Economic Development Agency (WREDA) is working to make the capital the engine room for creatives, enhance the businesses and industries they have in the city, and attracting new ones so they can help them expand with ease.
Australian small and medium sized retailers looking to sell in China will now find it easier, thanks to a new strategic collaboration agreement between Austrade and Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba.
For those SMEs looking to expand into the overseas market, Scott Field offered some tips to ease some of the challenges associated with the process.