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COVID-19 has changed the future of retail: there’s plenty more automation in store

As online shopping increasingly provides greater revenue streams for retailers, more physical store closures are also on the cards.

The death of the open-plan office? Not quite, but a revolution is in the air

Organisational culture, not technology, has long been the key force keeping us in central offices.

Why China believed it had a case to hit Australian barley with tariffs

Tax on Australian barley expected to hurt the A$600 million export market.

Pass the shiraz, please: how Australia’s wine industry can adapt to climate change

Australia’s natural climate variability means wine growers are already adept at responding to change.

Watch yourself: the self-surveillance strategy to keep supermarket shoppers honest

Woolworths trials self-service checkout terminals with built-in cameras.

Businesses get extension for instant asset write-off

The government says the extension will help those which have been hit by supply chain delays caused by the pandemic.

How a tightening of wallets pushed Australia into recession

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg described Australia as “on the edge of the cliff” in the March quarter, facing “an economist’s version of Armageddon”. 

Open, honest and effective: what makes Jacinda Ardern an authentic leader

How we feel about our boss transfers into how we see the company as a whole, just as political leaders represent the nation.

Why flour is still missing from supermarket shelves

Availability of most goods has returned to normal, so why are there flour shortages from Europe to the United States and Australia?

What defines casual work? Federal Court ruling highlights a fundamental flaw in Australian labour law

The decision has been attacked by employer groups for allowing casual workers to “double dip”.