McDonald’s loses ‘Big Mac’ trademark case
The European Union ruling in favor of Ireland-based fast-food chain Supermac’s allows other companies as well as McDonald’s to use the “Big Mac” name in the EU.
Worries about house prices, US-China trade tensions, and even the Australian men’s cricket team has pushed consumer confidence 4.7 per cent lower in January.
The investment firm circling for a takeover of The Reject Shop is demanding a clearer picture of the company’s Christmas sales performance.
Retail Food Group says while it may sell assets to whittle down debt, the $100 million price tag media reports slapped on its Crust Pizza empire is too high.
The ASX’s 20-point dip on Friday is tipped to be reversed when the market reopens after Wall Street and the Eurozone held firm.
Drought continues to drive slaughter and meat production rates lower, particularly lamb, which could fall further as Australian farmers rebuild their flocks.
Fruit and vegetable grower Costa Group has seen a third of its value wiped off after announcing demand for tomatoes, berries and avocados sagged in December.
Shares in fashion retailer Noni B are up by more than 13 per cent after it announced strong Christmas sales following the integration of several new brands.
New building approvals dropped nearly 10 per cent to a five-year low in November, adding to wider housing market anxiety amid tighter lending conditions.
Total job vacancies rose a seasonally adjusted 1.3 per cent to a new peak in the September-November quarter, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics.
Figures from ANZ on Tuesday showed total job advertisements were flat in December, down 0.4 per cent from November.
A near billion-dollar increase in combined gold, fuel and metal ore exports in November was offset by higher import costs, and lower coal exports.
Sleep device manufacturer ResMed has completed the $US225 million purchase of asthma and pulmonary specialist Propeller Health.
A look at the year ahead for finance - including recommendations from the Hayne Royal Commission, a looming federal election, and a stagnant housing market.
HOLIDAY-MAKERS in Echuca-Moama have been left with a bad taste in their mouth as gastro continues to sweep through caravan and holiday parks along the Murray River.
A PIECE of Australian motoring history has been stolen from Castlemaine and been reported being driven through Rochester and headed for Echuca. The mint condition, all original, blue and white 1963 EJ Holden special was stolen from the side of the...
The principal of Shepparton’s new ‘‘super school’’ has been appointed.
A 71-YEAR-OLD Echuca man has died after his boat capsized on Port Phillip Bay near Blairgowrie this morning. The man and his wife had been out on their new speedboat when it began to take on water. Police have told media the couple set out around...