Lee Timutimu combined his experience with technology and Māori storytelling and used it to create a novel startup: Arataki Systems. But his journey demonstrates that success in business is as much about drive as it is knowledge or skill, writes Kellie Byrnes.
Are you a loyal customer and stick with the same suppliers through the good times and the bad? Or are you happy to shop around and switch suppliers based on the best deal?
Whether you’re considering buying into a franchise business or scaling your existing concept into a franchising model, there are several key things you should be aware of before committing to anything.
No matter what industry you’re in or how big your operations are, guaranteeing sustainable business growth relies on a few key management practices, writes Ann King.
For Axsys managing director Jason Ransley, sales gold lies outside of the spreadsheet. In this blog, he reveals how to use tech to best drive sales performance.
People get into small business for a host of different reasons, but all eventually find cause to move on. Here are five exit strategies that any small business owner should consider long before it comes time to pull the pin.
The stresses of jointly running an SME can strain most interpersonal business relationships, sometimes to the point where co-founders believe they can’t continue. Fortunately, an equitable solution may not be out of reach, writes Mark Phillips.
Regardless of size or category, consumer-facing businesses must invest in their customer experience as a competitive advantage. In an increasingly online world, this means striking the balance between automation and the human touch, writes Renae Smith.