Video Store Not Dead in Australia

According to Dynamic Business, the corner video store isn’t dead in Australia: Not even close, says the The Network Group Managing Director Keran Wicks, who reports the company’s balance sheet remains strong as do its 300 Network Video store members around the country. Wicks said The Network Group, Australia’s second largest DVD rental group, remains […]

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The Fruit Delivery Business

The Fruit Box is an Australian company that delivers fresh fruit to corporate breakrooms as a traditional alternative to the standard fare of unhealthy snacks. Ten years ago, the company had just two deliver vans, 280 customers and less than two full-time staff members. Today, the company has more than fifty vans, and delivers 600,000

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Niche: One-Handed Pool

The Coral Coast Men’s Shed, Michael Garret, was inspired to create a device for easy one-handed pool when his club received a pool table. He couldn’t help but think about how much fun it would be, and wanted to make sure people with disabilities, like those with the use of only one arm, could enjoy

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The Origins Of Vegemite

Before the song Down Under by Men At Work, one man worked hard to keep Vegemite on the map. That man is the inventor, Cyril Callister. Stock & Land: From the early 1920s, with imports of the British yeast extract Marmite having been disrupted by World War I, Melbourne food entrepreneur Fred Walker set Cyril

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