In this episode we check out the small businesses making a huge impact on social economic issues. We visit Melbourne social enterprise Pollinate Energy, who are lighting up Indian slums with solar lighting, and fly to Hong Kong to drop in on Les Beatitudes, the stay-at-home mums making purses out of neckties to support their family. We head to Brisbane to auto repair shop Brothers Garage, who train up at-risk youth, asylum seekers and the disabled, and visit Dick Smith in his Sydney home to gain his business insight. We also explore the young Australians fighting the global water crisis, and check out a warehouse employing those from disadvantaged backgrounds to recycle mattresses from landfills.
This episode checks out booming niche businesses: from Vietnamese pork roll chain Destination Roll about their expansion plans, to the Indigenous printing company Print Junction, which is growing in the midst of a declining sector. In Orange, NRL Bulldogs legend Peter Mortimer gives a tour of his winery Mortimers Wines. Explore the booming niche of high-end dog grooming and chat to Saibu no Akuma about bringing bespoke men's fashion back with the help of MYOB.
Check out home-grown olive oil beauty products hitting China's shelves in the e-commerce market, and explore how Feng Shui can make or break real estate sales. Take a walk with NSW Small Business Minister John Barilaro through the vibrant multicultural Parramatta, and chat to Rising Sun Pictures about how they're supplying special effects to Hollywood blockbusters from a side-street in Adelaide. (S.1 Ep.7) (Current Affairs) (Class. tba)
In this episode, we look at the best and most innovative ways for small businesses to get access to funding. Find out how to quit your day job and start a business. And Ricardo speaks to the Shadow Small Business Minister Katy Gallagher about what needs to be done to help small businesses.
Take a look at how writing code is becoming a girl thing; see how one woman is forging ahead with her family business in the male-dominated taxi sector; and Mia Freedman shares how she turned her redundancy into a media empire.
Take a look at how small businesses should plan for the future: from a five-generation Italian fruit and veg shop in Sydney's inner west, to the guys who turned the online wine industry on its head.
Small to medium enterprises make up 97 percent of Australian businesses and small business owners - many who come from diverse multicultural backgrounds. In this episode, Ricardo Goncalves checks out the business of being a tradie and an apprentice. He also speaks to the Chair of the Franchise Council of Australia about how to get involved in franchising and hears from online fashionista Showpo founder Jane Lu.
Host Ricardo Goncalves shines a light on the small business owners and innovators playing a vital role in Australia's economic growth. Small to medium businesses make up 97 percent of Australian businesses. Each week, the program features a mix of established businesses offering the secrets to their success, those who have weathered financial storms, and those just starting out, and how you can turn your business idea into a reality.
Hosts Ricardo Goncalves and Whitney Fitzsimmons shine a light on the small business owners and innovators playing a vital role in Australia's economic growth. Small to medium businesses make up 97 percent of Australian businesses. Each week, the program features a mix of established businesses offering the secrets to their success, those who have weathered financial storms, and those just starting out, and how you can turn your business idea into a reality.
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