News: Money

The Amazon Effect: JB Hi-Fi Now Offers Same-Day Delivery

Thursday  22:42,   23 november 2017
Lifehacker Australia

With the news that Amazon will be storming the online-retail-gates of Australia this week, it seems JB Hi-Fi has got on the front foot .With the news that Amazon will be storming the online-retail-gates of Australia this week, it seems JB Hi-Fi has[...]

Amazon Australia Launch: What to expect from 2PM today

Thursday  22:42,   23 november 2017
MSN

Products are expected to be 30 percent cheaper than local stores.Amazon will soft-launch at 2pm today and Kim Do, Senior Industry Analyst for IBISWorld, predicted once Amazon begins full-scale local trading other retailers in the technology industry [...]

Crypto Bull Tom Lee Doubles Bitcoin Price Target to $11,500

Thursday  22:42,   23 november 2017
Bloomberg

The bitcoin bulls are charging. A day after hedge fund manager Mike Novogratz said the cryptocurrency will end the year at $10,000, Fundstrat’s Thomas Lee doubled his price target to $11,500 by the middle of 2018 -- a 40 percent gain from current[...]

New Uber CEO keeps finding horrors at every turn

Thursday  22:42,   23 november 2017
Bloomberg

The appointment of Dara Khosrowshahi as head of Uber Technologies Inc. this summer was supposed to mark the beginning of a new[...]

Amazon Australia has arrived and this is the way to profit

Thursday  22:41,   23 november 2017
The Motley Fool

Amazon Australia is reportedly to start delivering goods from its Melbourne warehouse on November 23.Unless you’ve been living out in woop woop for the past year you’ll know that U.S. online giant Amazon is set to launch its Australian operations[...]

Time to 'up the ante' to get more female pilots says Qantas boss Alan Joyce

Thursday  22:39,   23 november 2017
Sydney Morning Herald

In a bid to lift women pilots in Australia, Qantas boss Alan Joyce has committed to a goal of at least 50 per cent women in its pilot cadet intake in a decade's time.The initiative is named after the legendary Australian female aviator, Nancy[...]

Unions say SA election crucial to workers

Thursday  22:39,   23 november 2017
MSN

South Australian unions say the next state election is crucial for workers but the entry of Nick Xenophon means some issues may be forgotten.Nick Xenophon's return to the South Australian political fray could result in issues important to working[...]

Revived Ten aims to take market share

Thursday  22:38,   23 november 2017
MSN

Ten boss Paul Anderson says the company's ambition is to increase its market share by investing further in content to improve ratings and audience numbers.Two weeks on from the finalisation of US media giant CBS's takeover of the embattled[...]

Comment: The Australian media’s love for Amazon

Thursday  22:38,   23 november 2017
Smart Company

As Australia prepares for the launch of online megastore Amazon, it’s had largely uncritical coverage in the press. And it’s not just A Current Affair pushing the hype with free advertising, or Seven Sydney pushing the line that Amazon’s arrival[...]

Minister rules out lifting Newstart rates

Thursday  22:37,   23 november 2017
MSN

Social Services Minister Christian Porter has ruled out lifting the basic rate of Newstart unemployment payments.Jobless Australians shouldn't hold their breath for a welfare payments boost as the Turnbull government focuses on finding money for[...]

Woolworths workers win big wage rises, farm supply chain gets overhauled

Thursday  22:37,   23 november 2017
The Age

Thousands of Woolworths warehouse workers have won substantial wage increases, defying the recent trend of sickly wages growth, by using the old-fashioned method of threatening a pre-Christmas strike. More than 2000 workers in Victoria and NSW have[...]

Trump SoHo to shed 'Trump' amid reports of sagging business

Thursday  22:37,   23 november 2017
Associated Press

The Trump SoHo hotel is dropping the name it shares with the U.S. president. The Trump Organization said Wednesday that it is ending its licensing deal with the New York hotel amid reports that the property has struggled to attract business.The[...]

Facebook to Show People the Russian Propaganda They Followed

Thursday  22:37,   23 november 2017
Bloomberg

Facebook Inc. will show people which Russian propaganda pages or accounts they’ve followed and liked on the social network, responding to a request from Congress to address manipulation and meddling during the 2016 presidential election. The tool[...]

The Australian retailers most at risk from Amazon

Wednesday  16:09,   22 november 2017
Business Insider Australia

The immediate impact on Australia's retailers from Amazon's push into Australia may have been overstated, according to analysis by UBS. The immediate impact on Australia's retailers from Amazon's push into Australia may have been[...]

Demand for workers in Australia is increasing

Wednesday  16:08,   22 november 2017
Business Insider Australia

If you're looking for a job in Australia, do we have some good news for you. Job vacancies are now the highest they've been in over five years, having increased in each of the past 12 months. According to Department of Employment's Internet[...]