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Companies. Retail. Twist in Aussie supply chain crisis. Aussie consumers are in for a world of pain in the weeks and months ahead – but there’s a surprising twist waiting for us all.

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AFP investigate rapid antigen test (RAT) price gouging at

56 minutes ago · Business; Companies ‘Face prison’: Australian Federal Police investigating rapid antigen test price gouging. Australian Federal Police have warned anyone busted inflating the prices of rapid

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Covid Qld: Cost of Omicron wave for business revealed in

20 hours ago · Business; Companies; Huge cost of Omicron wave revealed in Qld as Covid cases surge. Queensland’s peak business group has revealed the cost of Omicron as the state suffers from a desperate rapid

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Rapid antigen test price: ACCC blasts outrageous Covid …

Companies Consumer watchdog slams ‘outrageous’ rapid antigen test rip off Retailers that have been hiking up the price for Covid-19 rapid antigen tests have come under fire from Australia’s

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Woolworths suspends meat supply from Teys abattoir …

Companies Woolworths suspends meat supply from abattoir hit by Covid-19 outbreak Already battling supply chain and staff shortage nightmares, the supermarket giant has had to make a big call about

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Concerns over ‘zombie’ companies: why it matters to

Companies being kept alive in the past two years are a mix of landlords desperate to keep tenants, the Australian Taxation Office becoming remarkably inefficient and issuing fewer windup orders

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Subway to consider airfreight to deliver food as ‘last

Companies; Sandwich chain Subway will make a ‘last resort’ decision about their food if supply crisis worsens. Sandwich chain Subway says it …

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N95 masks: GPs concerned over shortage amid Australia’s

Companies Push to wear N95 masks leaves GPs in short supply Doctors have sounded the alarm over a shortage of special masks needed for Covid protection with shoppers pouncing on another crucial item.

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How Companies Are Overhauling Supply Chains to Ease

The Covid pandemic has strained global supply chains, causing freight backlogs that have driven up costs. Now, some companies are looking for longer-term solutions to prepare for future supply

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Brazil to probe cruise companies over Covid outbreaks

Brazil allowed cruises to resume in November, but ordered companies to implement strict protocols against Covid-19, including testing passengers and quarantining them in case of infection. The

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Aussie spending slump tipped to persist as Omicron dampens

2 days ago · Companies Shoppers, diners drop off as Omicron wave fuels financial difficulty fears There’s been a bigger than usual post-Christmas slump in …

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Bega Cheese: Aussie supermarket favourite sounds profit

Companies Bega Cheese: Supermarket favourite takes $230m dive The Covid pandemic has wreaked havoc at a company behind a number of iconic Aussie pantry items, with its share price crashing.

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US appeals court reinstates vaccine mandate for large

A US federal appeals court Friday reinstated a Biden administration mandate that large companies require Covid-19 vaccines for their employees, after the move was halted in court in November.

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Covid-19: Scott Morrison holds crisis talks to exempt

Business; Companies; More workers could be exempt from Covid isolation rules for close contacts. Scott Morrison will hold crisis talks over Australia’s supply chain havoc with more changes to

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Perth: Property expert’s warning as labour shortage

Companies Property expert warns of potential housing crisis facing one state Property experts have warned a hidden problem is causing serious issues for housing prices, which could have huge flow

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Experts claim supply chain crisis could end with

Business; Companies ‘Perfect storm’: Experts predict surprise twist in Australia’s supply chain crisis. Aussie consumers are in for a world of pain in …

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Retailers start 2022 on a low amid staff shortages

Companies Retail sales surged to a record high before taking one big hit After endless lockdowns and thousands of daily Omicron cases a …

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‘Urgent action’ must be taken to ensure transport

Transport Workers Union National Secretary Michael Kaine says “urgent action” must be taken to ensure transport companies have access to rapid antigen tests as the Omicron variant impacts

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Apple becomes first US company to hits $3 trillion in

Australian shares are set to open higher, led by gains energy companies after a rally in the oil price. Iron ore slipped. Read more. Business Money diet: your checklist for healthy 2022 finances.

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Chapel Street retailers temporarily close, reduce hours

Companies A third of Mebourne’s Chapel Street retailers temporarily close, reduce hours Retailers in Melbourne’s iconic Chapel St strip have taken drastic measures as a third report having

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Tackling Indigenous smoking: Greg Hunt says tobacco

“This is a particular blight and a particular scourge on Indigenous Australians and to those tobacco companies that are targeting Indigenous Australians – stop,” he told reporters.

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Eco friendly fashion Australia: Bondi Born, Outland Denim

Founded in 2015 by ex-media marketing executive Dale McCarthy, Bondi Born is made in Sydney from eco-conscious fabric. “We’ve been operating in a sustainable and ethical way, making in

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Covid hits takeaway faves McDonalds, KFC, Subway, Red

Business; Companies; Covid hits takeaway faves McDonalds, KFC, Subway, Red Rooster, Oporto’s. The army of people needed to grow, process, transport, prepare and deliver food to your door has

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Procter & Gamble recall: Shampoos contained cancer-causing

Companies Procter & Gamble recalls shampoos over concerns products include cancer-causing agent Benzene An urgent nationwide recall has been issued for certain shampoos and conditioners after

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Biden targets meatpacking companies amid rising food

Biden targets meatpacking companies amid rising food prices. January 04, 2022 - 16:04PM. US President Joe Biden is blaming recent food price rises on four large meatpacking companies, which he

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Boxing Day sales: Australian retailers expect record sales

Companies Boxing Day sales: Australian retailers expect record sales despite Omicron fears Despite fears of Omicron, Aussie retailers expect a record spend from shoppers over the Boxing Day sales.

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The Star sues over ‘combustible’ panels, similar to

The Star casino on the Gold Coast has sued four companies who helped build one of its glamorous restaurants claiming they used “combustible” plastic and aluminium panels on external walls

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Revealed: The big QLD emitters targeted in Labor’s climate

The list of companies is drawn from a safeguard mechanism set up by the Coalition, but Senator Canavan said it was not using the system to penalise companies with a …

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Banana Boat recalls sunscreen products over cancer-causing

Companies Banana Boat recalls three sunscreen products over cancer fears A popular product has been stripped from Coles and Woolworths shelves across the country over serious health and safety

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Carnage: the top Qld building firm collapses of 2021 The

The Pinkenba-based firm established in 1996 had worked for some of the state’s biggest building companies including Hutchinsons, Lendlease and McNab.

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Physiotherapist turned simple idea into multimillion

Companies; How physiotherapist turned simple idea into multimillion-dollar global empire. A man who turned a simple idea into a multimillion-dollar global empire has told of how he started his

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Bunnings creating cool new stores, with big rollout

Companies; Bunnings creating cool new stores, with big rollout underway. Wesfarmers is transforming its new acquisition, a specialty chain for tradies. And it …

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ABC funding: Chair Ita Buttrose says $1 billion not enough

Companies $1 billion of taxpayer’s money apparently not enough for the ABC ABC boss Ita Buttrose is demanding yet more funding for the national broadcaster, despite receiving more …

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Great Northern, XXX Gold, Carlton Dry: Can you guess

Australia’s two major brewing companies are now owned by Japanese drinks giants – Asahi owns CUB, and Kirin owns the Lion Group. They control …

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Qld Covid-19: Record daily infection tip of the iceberg of

The Palaszczuk government has pleaded with private testing companies to return to operation as health authorities warn Queensland will report hundreds of …

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Hu Xijin: China’s serial Australia basher and Global Times

Companies China’s serial Australia basher and Global Times editor Hu Xijin steps down One of China’s most vocal critics of Australia who described our nation as “chewing gum stuck on China

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Supply chain crisis: Woolworths boss Brad Banducci

Companies Woolworths boss has made a promise ahead of Christmas The supply chain crisis and Christmas demand is creating a big problem for Australia, but Woolies has made customers a promise.

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Administrators appointed to JWM Contracting The Courier Mail

A major Queensland civil construction company that had worked on the Wellcamp Airport and Kingsford Smith Drive upgrade has gone to the wall owing creditors almost $4m.

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Gracemere waste operators fined $36k for environmental

The companies were each fined $18,000, as well as being ordered to pay a combined total of $2852 in investigation costs and $1500 in legal costs. Convictions were not recorded.

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Australia: Boxing Day sales crowds down The Courier Mail

Companies Boxing Day sales crowds down amid pandemic and surging cases The traditional Boxing Day sales in Australia’s biggest cities looked noticeably different this year.

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Groceries to become more expensive for Australians in 2022

Business; Companies; Why Aussie grocery prices are set to soar in 2022. Australians are being warned to brace for a surge in grocery prices moving into 2022 due to …

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Covid: TGA fines for alleged ‘unlawful’ behaviour by

Companies ‘Dire’: New solution to shortage drama As shelves lay bare and businesses face a work supply shortage in Australia, a new solution has been flagged that could help solve the issue.

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ASX closes down; PNG stamps Oil Search takeover The

ASX 200 closes down 0.28%. Staff writers. The local sharemarket has closed in the red, breaking a five-day run of gains amid widespread profit taking across the index. At the close of trade the S

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Toowoomba wedding venue planned for old shearing shed at

A newly renovated wool shed southwest of Toowoomba could be transformed into a new 250-person wedding and function space, complete with real shearing displays.

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TGA launches review into ventilators and CPAP devices

The nation’s medicines regulator has launched a review into ventilators and CPAP devices in a bid to prevent deep lung tissue damage from faulty products. Carbone Lawyers is overseeing the legal

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TikTok songs 2021: Surprise Aussie artist takes out top

Entertainment; Music; Sydney rapper takes out top TikTok song in 2021. A Sydney rapper has taken out the title for top song in the world on TikTok in …

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