Category: Lifestyle

The 2017 ŠKODA – ups the ante

We here are at Business First hadn’t heard too much about ŠKODA before looking into the car for this issue. However, what we had noticed...

Super to overtake family home as key asset: HILDA

Super to overtake family home as key asset: HILDA

Figures from a Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) survey indicate that superannuation will soon become a bigger...

Audi innovation: SQ7 TDI

Following the launch of the SQ5, Audi is now applying the concept of a diesel-engined S model to the Q7 model line. The 4.0 TDI has been...

Rolling through the Rockies

Impeccable onboard service, gourmet cuisine and luxurious surroundings are a few of the reasons why Rocky Mountaineer rail journeys are...

Retail growth to taper off - Deloitte Access Economics

Retail growth to taper off: Deloitte Access Economics

Flat income growth and a fading of one-off boosts is likely to see a slowing down of strong retail growth slowing down, according to...

Double dissolution election hits consumer confidence

Double dissolution election hits consumer confidence

Consumer confidence has slumped with the prospect of a double dissolution election in July. The ANZ Roy Morgan Consumer Confidence Index...

Consumer confidence bounces back

Consumer confidence bounces back

A stronger Australian dollar, falling petrol prices and a recovery in the equity markets have seen consumer confidence rising to its second...

Slowdown in retail growth

Slowdown in retail growth

The retail sector is in for a sharp slowdown this year, according to Deloitte Access Economics Deloitte foreshadows retail sales growth...

Job ads crash

Job ads crash

Job ads in Australia have fallen to their lowest level since October 2015. The ANZ job advertisements series shows job ads appearing on the...

Australian GDP jumps 0.6 per cent

Australian GDP jumps 0.6 per cent

Australia’s gross domestic product rose a higher than expected 0.6 per cent for the December quarter. That takes Australia’s GDP to a...