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How remote working can increase stress and reduce well-being

Many workers appreciate the flexibility, but is it doing more harm than good?

The rise, fall and rise again of businesses serving more than just their shareholders

Leaders are starting to challenge the wisdom that business exists purely for profit.

How women’s life-long experiences of being judged by their appearance affect how they feel in open-plan offices

It is not just face-to-face communication that becomes worse in open-plan offices.

3 reasons Forever 21’s bankruptcy doesn’t spell the end of brick-and-mortar retailing

Affordable fashion brand did the best it could blending bricks and online, but it clearly wasn’t enough.

Beautiful people don’t always win in the workplace

In the age of authenticity, beauty may be losing its cache.

Four-day work week is a necessary part of human progress – here’s a plan to make it happen

Will businesses accept a cut in the working week?

Could managers BE any more authentic?

Three ways you can improve your leadership skills by watching Friends.

A loaf of bread and a packet of pills: how supermarket pharmacies could change the way we shop

Could pharmacies in supermarkets be an option for Australia?

Where ‘woke’ came from

And why marketers should think twice before jumping on the bandwagon.

How Indigenous fashion designers are taking control

And challenging the notion of the heroic, lone genius.

Ikea v Pepperfy: India the venue for a David and Goliath furniture fight

The startup disrupting Ikea.

Death of the department store: don’t just blame the internet

It’s to do with a dwindling middle class.

Consumer watchdog calls for new measures to combat Facebook and Google’s digital dominance

The ACCC’s 600-page report makes 23 recommendations for a more even playing field.

Four Corners’ forced labour expose shows why you might be wearing slave-made clothes

Retailers promise to investigate relationships with suppliers following expose.

Amazon is turning 25 – here’s a look back at how it changed the world

What’s in store for Amazon’s future?

How advertising can repurpose itself to serve cities in more sustainable ways

Marketers could be part of the solution, rather than the problem.

Inducing consumer paralysis: how retailers bury customers in an avalanche of choice

The ubiquity of too much choice leads to consumer paralysis, studies show.

City temperatures and city economics, a hidden relationship between sun and wind and profits

Does microclimate affect the productivity of businesses differently across urban and non-urban surroundings?

Online shopping: why its unstoppable growth may be coming to an end

Is an online inflection point approaching?

Are you burnt out at work? Ask yourself these 4 questions

Don’t let your job become the only way you define yourself as a person.


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