V.I.P. Australia began in Adelaide in 1972 when founder Bill Vis needed to supplement his income as a door to door salesman for Electrolux. Spotting a lawn mowing contractor arrive and cut the lawns of his sales prospects, Bill decided to start offering clients a lawn mowing service for the coming Saturday.
OHKI was co-founded by Lucas McEntee and Jason Littlewood in late-2010. The two former investment bankers and friends saw an opportunity to build an Australian electronics retailer dedicated to offering customer with choice in terms of product ranges at the best value and strong customer service above anything else. The company began selling a single television online in 2010 and has grown rapidly to now offer a wide range of products at some of the lowest prices available in Australia.
In business you usually find that those that reach that level of success that we all aspire to, have either been part of a great business partnership or have got to where they are with the help of a great team. [FoodGuru] and [TravelCandy] are two new online businesses that agree a strong partnership can help create a stronger brand and take that business idea to the next level.
Coming from humble beginnings in 2001Sunshine Coast-based Holster Fashion is now enjoying global success, with the company’s iconic jelly sandal now sold in 40+ countries worldwide and orders flowing in from retail giants including David Jones and Harvey Nichols.
TRIXAN: AUSTRALIA’S FASTEST GROWING FASHION AND LIFESTYLE EXPORTER! David Brown is an Australian entrepreneur who is attempting to replicate the Virgin business model on his home turf with a stable of fashion and lifestyle websites stocking some of the world’s biggest brands and exporting the benefits of in-store shopping to the homes of its UK and US customers, while also selling to Australian internet shoppers.
Q and A with recipient of the Huggies $20,000 Business Grant, Shae Tye for her new business Sleepy Wings.
KiddieConcepts, an eco-friendly company based in Melbourne, Australia has launched its safer, healthier alternative to the plastic sippy bottle. Practical, stylish and safe for kids the Adaptable Kiddie bottle allows you to simply change the top as your child grows. The Adaptable Kiddie bottle can change from a nipple teat to sippy top (AVENT Sippy Top supplied with bottle) and finally can convert into a sports bottle. The perfect three-in-one bottle!